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How One Woman’s Love Helped Overturn a Wrongful Conviction Case That May Help Thousands

Derrick Hamilton with his daughter Maia and wife Nicole, in their home in Bensalem, Pa., on Jan. 25. Derrick was wrongfully convicted and spent 20 years in prison. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)
Derrick Hamilton with his daughter Maia and wife Nicole, in their home in Bensalem, Pa., on Jan. 25. Derrick was wrongfully convicted and spent 20 years in prison. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—There were only a few hours before Christmas was over. Nicole Hamilton sped along the familiar barren highway to get home in time to...

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Don’t Go Walking Out on the Frozen Bronx River Right Now

Two boys got stranded while attempting to walk on the frozen Bronx River on Thursday evening, according to reports. FDNY Rescues 2 Boys From Icy Bronx River http://t.co/I8Ym5bjj3H pic.twitter.com/wNQkxTaWsL — Aldi (@aldirefansyah) January 29, 2015 WABC-7 reported that at 10-year-old …... Read More

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Historic Woolworth Mansion Badly Damaged in Fire

GLEN COVE, N.Y.—Authorities say the historic Woolworth mansion on Long Island has suffered extensive damage in a fire. The blaze erupted Wednesday in a first-floor bedroom of the 16-acre Glen Cove estate. Fire officials say flames quickly spread through a …... Read More

  • Mark and Galina Turner, and their son, Nareem, 18 months, arrive at the city's intake center for homeless families in the Bronx borough of New York, Friday March 6, 2009. The family expects help from the city to find a home after their recent eviction from an apartment, unable to pay rent from Galina's salary as a security guard. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Thousands of Toddlers Homeless in NY, Thousands of Free Child Care Seats Empty

    Some 9,000 children six years old and younger are homeless in New York City, states a report by the New School’s Center for New York... Read more

  • Shane, left, and Dawn Perry clear snow from their driveway and cars in Patchogue, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.  While much of the New York City region breathed easier after eluding serious damage from a deadly blizzard, highway crews helped eastern Long Island residents recover from a storm that dumped more than two feet of snow in some places. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Blizzard Dumped 2 Feet of Snow on Long Island

    PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y.—Snow was still piled as high as street signs on parts of eastern Long Island on Wednesday as residents continued to dig... Read more

  • Taxis that belong to Arthur Cab Leasing Corp. stand idle outside the company's lot before being put it back into service following a winter storm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Manager Shaon Chowdhury estimates that the winter storm has cost his company approximately $60,000 in lost revenue and added expenses. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    NYC Economy Lost $200M From Fizzled Storm, Transit Shutdown

    NEW YORK—New York City lost about $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snow storm and decision to shut down the transit system, but it... Read more

  • A man crosses the street during Winter Storm Juno, in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 26, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    With Storm Predictions Hit-and-Miss, Will New Yorkers Heed Future Warnings?

    During a snowstorm last February that brought more than a foot of snow to New York City, the new mayor was strongly criticized for keeping... Read more

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    Check Out This Drone’s View of the NYC Snowstorm

    A drone operator flew the machine around New York City on Monday night, showing the city covered in snow. A YouTuber Jonathan Harper, put his a... Read more

  • The Wall Street Bull is covered in snow the morning after a snowstorm on Jan. 27, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    NYC Didn’t Get Snowed In, But Most People Still Got the Day Off (Photos)

    After days of warnings by New York City officials, the city was spared the raging snow blizzard that paralyzed parts of the East Coast. A travel ban... Read more

  • Herald Square in Midtown Manhattan, during Winter Storm Juno on Jan. 26, 2015. The metropolitan area of New York City was spared the worst of the storm, said mayor Bill de Blasio. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Mayor de Blasio Update on Winter Storm Juno: Preparing for Worst-Case Scenario Was Right Decision

    Although New York City was spared the worst of Winter Storm Juno, Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed confidence that his decision to take extra precaution was... Read more

  • Lisetta Shah cross-country skis on Commercial Street in Portland, Maine, Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, during a winter storm in downtown Portland, Maine. "I'll probably never get another chance to ski in the city," she said, explaining why she was outing the blizzard. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Gray have said that much of southern Maine will see 12 to 18 inches of snow, while small bands of intense snowfall will increase those totals in localized areas. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Experts Defend Snowstorm Forecast, Say Blizzard Prediction a Tough Science

    Meteorologists defend the weather forecast for Winter Storm Juno that hit the East Coast on Jan. 26 despite the fact that some areas, notably New York... Read more

  • In this June 19, 2014 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, talk during a news conference announcing an agreement on legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    New York Assembly Might Oust Speaker Over Corruption Charges

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are expected to call for replacing their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. The Democratic... Read more

  • Commuters walk on the platform at the Mets-Willets Point subway stop in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, after arriving on a No. 7 subway train.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a rail link to LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the nation.  Cuomo's plan calls for an elevated AirTrain connecting the airport with the Willets Point station 1.5 miles away. The station, opposite the Mets' ballpark, serves both the Long Island Rail Road commuter rail and the No. 7 subway line.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NYC’s Subway Closure Was ‘Horrible,’ Actually Running During Blizzard

    The winter storm that hit New York City came in with a whimper, leading to questions about why Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down the subway... Read more

  • Men carry shovels as they walk on a snow covered road after an overnight snowstorm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Hoboken, N.J. New Jersey starting digging out, roads reopened and mass transit started working to get back on schedule Tuesday as a winter storm that was predicted to bring several feet of snow to parts of the state fell short of predictions. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Mass Transit Resumes Service After Snowstorm Fizzles

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Mass transit has started to resume across New Jersey Tuesday morning as a storm that threatened a historic blizzard instead fizzled, leaving commuters... Read more

  • Amtrak Restarts Some Services as Storm Passes

    HARTFORD, Conn.—Amtrak says limited service is resuming between New York and Albany, New York, as storm conditions ease. Amtrak said Tuesday that service between New... Read more

  • Tweet apologizing for getting it wrong on storm from Meteorologist in Mount Holly, NJ Gary Szatkowski, Jan. 27, 2015. (twitter)

    Humble Meteorologist Apologizes for Getting it Wrong on Mega Blizzard

    NEW YORK—Governors shut down the entire transit systems, all vehicles were banned on New York City streets, airlines grounded thousands of flights losing small fortunes, and... Read more

  • A worker plows with a large tractor after an overnight storm Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Newtown, Pa. Motorists can get back on the highways while New Jersey begins digging out from a winter storm that fell short of snowfall in the double digits. Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday lifted the ban on travel statewide Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    New Jersey Reopening Roads, Mass Transit Services

    TRENTON, N.J.—Mass transit service is slowly returning to New Jersey after its suspension because of the winter storm. Gov. Chris Christie lifted a statewide travel... Read more

  • Times Square at around 9:30 p.m., which is virtually empty from the blizzard in New York on Jan. 26, 2015. (Amir Tali/Epoch Times)

    CNN’s ‘Blizzardmobile,’ Don Lemon Ridiculed on Twitter During Winter Storm

    CNN unveiled its “Blizzardmobile” during the snowstorm that’s hitting New York City. A number of people on Twitter ridiculed the feature. CNN’s Don Lemon was... Read more

  • NASA has released several satellite images of the winter storm bearing down on New York City and the northeastern U.S. (NASA)

    NASA Photo Shows NYC Snowstorm from Space

    NASA has released several satellite images of the winter storm bearing down on New York City and the northeastern U.S. The space agency’s photo shows... Read more