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Fire Department Honors Mechanic Who Saved New York $700,000


NEW YORK—A Fire Department of New York mechanic who has saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars through his ingenuity has been honored. Jomar Pichardo’s...

  • Diane Backis leaves the federal courthouse in Albany on Nov. 28, 2016, N.Y (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Accountant Admits Stealing $3 Million From Grain Shipper

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A corporate accountant in New York admitted Monday to stealing at least $3.1 million from agribusiness giant Cargill, Inc., and causing $25 million in... Read more

  • OCTOBER 08:  Defiant Donald Trump supporters gather outside of Trump Towers in Manhattan October 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Man Getting Psych Evaluation After Trump Tower Incident

    NEW YORK —Authorities say a man is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after he appeared at New York’s Trump Tower claiming he’d received a phone call... Read more

  • Santa Claus proceeds down 6th Av, during the 90th Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 24, 2016. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    Revelers Cheer Amid Police at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    NEW YORK—Santa Claus, giant cartoon balloons and whimsical floats were protected by sand-filled dump trucks and bomb-sniffing dogs as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade wound... Read more

  • NYPD officers stand guard as people watch the 90th Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 24, 2016.  (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    NY Police Officer Proposed to Girlfriend at Thanksgiving Parade

      NEW YORK—Talk about a memorable trip to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The New York Police Department says an officer who was shot on... Read more

  • Traffic is backed up on the New York State Thruway in Harriman, N.Y., due to a fatal crash on the northbound side of Interstate 87 in Woodbury on Sept. 18, 2010. Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of 2015, following a slight decrease in 2014, according to a report released Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Baby Girl Born in Car Amid Thanksgiving Traffic on Highway

    YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — As many Americans hit the road on Thanksgiving, one baby couldn’t wait to join them. Firefighters were called to help a... Read more

  • A person posing with an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland, PA)

    E-cigarette Explodes in Man’s Pants at NYC’s Grand Central

    NEW YORK—Officials say a man shopping in New York’s Grand Central Terminal suffered leg and hand burns when an e-cigarette exploded in his pants pocket... Read more

  • Bobby Thomson (L) of the New York Giants, and Ralph Branca of the Brooklyn Dodgers, engage in horse play before a World Series game at Yankee Stadium in New York on Oct. 10, 1951. (AP Photo/File)

    Branca, Pitcher Who Gave up Historic Home Run Dies

    RYE, N.Y.—Ralph Branca, the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who gave up the home run dubbed the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” has died at the age... Read more

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    Steel Beam Falls From NYC Crane, Killing 2 Workers

    NEW YORK—Authorities say a steel beam being hoisted at a New York City construction site fell after a cable apparently snapped, killing a crane operator... Read more

  • Dance students at the Fei Tian College in Cuddebackville, New York. (Fei Tian College)

    Fei Tian College Authorized to Award Graduate Degree in Classical Chinese Dance

    Fei Tian College, a private college located in Cuddebackville, New York, recently became the first and perhaps only institution of higher education in the United... Read more

  • Snow blankets the median on Main Street while a tree maintain its autumn leaves during a storm  in North Adams, Mass., on Nov. 20, 2016. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

    School: 3 Students Injured in Bus Crash on Snowy NY Highway

    MARATHON, N.Y.—A school bus taking students from suburban Rochester on a trip to New York City has crashed and overturned along a snowy upstate highway,... Read more

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    2 Men Charged in Deaths of 2 Young Boys Swept Over Waterfall

    WARSAW, N.Y. —Two New York men face manslaughter and other charges in the deaths of two young brothers under their watch who fell over a... Read more

  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence, top center, leaves the Richard Rodgers Theatre after a performance of "Hamilton," in New York, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    ‘Hamilton’ Member Gives Pence Earful. Trump: ‘Apologize!’

    NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful from about equality. Actor Brandon... Read more

  • Security personnel stand at the front entrance of Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Trump Meeting With Japan’s PM, Possible Cabinet Choices

    NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump, a foreign policy novice, was deepening his focus on national security Thursday, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as well... Read more

  • Visitors can design a street or a park using a touchscreen panel and then interact with their design that is projected on a giant digital wall at the new exhibition New York at It's Core in Museum of the City of New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Interpreting 400 Years of New York City History

    NEW YORK—The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 to tell and preserve the history of the city. For a long time now,... Read more

  • The NYPD provides security during the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2016 in New York City. (Vincent J. Bove)

    NYPD Counterterrorism: Protecting New York City

    On Nov. 9, I attended the First Precinct Financial Area Security Council meeting at the NYPD Lower Manhattan Security Coordination Center (LMSCC) in New York... Read more

  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference in front of Trump Tower following a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Nov. 16, 2016. De Blasio said that Trump "loves this city" and added that he urged the Republican president-elect to send a "sign of unity" to his hometown, which overwhelmingly voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NYC Mayor de Blasio Meets With Trump

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio said he met with President-elect Donald Trump for an hour Wednesday at Trump Tower and told him that many New... Read more

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