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    MTA To Experiment With ‘Centipede’-Like Subway Cars

    New York’s Metropolitian Transportation Authority is looking to reduce the headache of traveling in New York City, introducing plans to implement modernized “open gangway” subway... Read more

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    Brooklyn Man Posts $200 Per Night ‘Igloo’ on Airbnb

    An intrepid Brooklyn man tried to use the several feet of snow that fell in New York City over the weekend to his advantage by building... Read more

  • A man waits for a D train at the snow-covered 25th Avenue stop in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in New York. Service at above-ground stations was suspended later in the day due to a blizzard. (AP Photo/David Boe)

    New York City Travel Ban Lifted as MTA Buses and Trains Resume Service

    The New York City travel ban was lifted at 7 a.m. Sunday, while trains and buses around the boroughs resumed service.  The ban commenced on... Read more

  • John Beach uses a snowblower to clear off a church parking lot on Letcher Street in Henderson, Ky.,following a three inch snow blanketing the area, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. (Mike Lawrence/The Gleaner via AP)

    Massive Snowstorm Prompts NY Governor to Declare Emergency

    NEW YORK—Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency as a massive storm blankets New York with up to two feet of snow. Cuomo... Read more

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    VIDEO: Cow Enjoys Brief Taste of Freedom but Is Roped by NY Police

    NEW YORK—A cow destined for the dinner table has run away and enjoyed a brief taste of freedom in New York City before being captured... Read more

  • A vehicle is pulled from the median on Interstate 90 on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, in East Greenbush, N.Y. Snow, sleet, freezing rain and gusty winds are creating treacherous driving conditions across upstate New York as eastern parts of the state receive their first severe weather of the winter season. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Miles of Interstate 90 in Central New York Closed Over Car Accidents, Snowy Weather

    SYRACUSE, N.Y.  — Lake-effect snowstorms are creating whiteout conditions that have closed a 15-mile stretch of the New York State Thruway just west of Syracuse. You... Read more

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    16-Year-Old Has Gone Missing From Kips Bay, Manhattan, Prompting Police Search

    Police are searching for a missing teenager in Manhattan after his family reported him missing. Kyle Hoffmaier, 16, was last seen on January 15 in... Read more

  • Baldor Specialty Foods’ Thomas McQuillan is the man in charge of a program to divert food scraps from the garbage to our dinner plate. (Courtesy of Baldor)

    Cabbage Cores for Sale at Baldor Specialty Foods in New York

    NEW YORK—Today’s most innovative and resourceful chefs already insist on using the entirety of their ingredients.  The nicest part of the carrot may be used for the main... Read more

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    Police Find Man’s Body Hanging From Tree in Great Kills, Staten Island

    Police say a man found hanging dead from a tree in the woods in the Staten Island borough of New York may have committed suicide... Read more

  • People relax and recreate on a hot Summer day, in Central Park, New York City, on July 3, 2014. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)A horse-drawn carriage driver takes passengers for a ride around Central Park, Monday, April 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Total Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages Avoided in NYC

    NEW YORK—New York City officials announced Sunday, Jan. 17, that a deal has been reached to keep some horse-drawn carriages in Central Park and build... Read more

  • In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 photo, Professor Chris Thorncroft, chairman of the Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Department at the University at Albany and co- principal investigator for the New York State Mesonet, poses in the Mesonet operations center at the university in Albany, N.Y. Described as the new “gold standard” of automated systems, the long-planned network of 125 weather stations stretching from the shores of Lake Erie to the tip of Long Island is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Thorncroft is helping lead the development of the New York State Mesonet, which is being funded with a $23.6 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Build a Better Weather Network? New York Takes the Dare

    ALBANY—Counting every raindrop or measuring every gust of wind is impossible, but New York is getting closer with a uniquely extensive statewide system of automated... Read more

  • The Cumberland Packing Corp. headquarter is seen in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Jan. 12, 2016. After nearly 60 years, the New York City factory that makes the sugar substitute Sweet’N Low will soon be stopping local production. The family-owned company told workers that production would stop in Brooklyn over the year and shift entirely to other parts of the country, leaving only headquarters in the borough. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Sweet’N Low to End Brooklyn Production After Nearly 60 Years

    NEW YORK—For almost 60 years, tiny pink packets of Sweet’N Low have flowed, millions upon millions, from Cumberland Packing Corp., the Brooklyn company where the... Read more

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    Police in Western New York Searching for Man Who Fled Car Crash With a Rifle

    Police are searching for a man armed with a rifle who fled the scene of a car accident in Ontario County, located in western New... Read more

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    Police Looking for Missing 17-Year-Old Girl in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey

    New Jersey police are searching for Anna Qian, a missing 17-year-old high school student. She was last seen leaving West Windsor-Plainsboro High School Friday afternoon,... Read more

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    LaGuardia Airport Flight Attendant Has Gone Missing, and Her Family Has Asked for the Public’s Help

    A New York flight attendant has gone missing shortly after quitting her job. Sierra Shields, 30, was last seen at LaGuardia Airport, where she had... Read more

  • A replica of one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered is unveiled at the American Museum of Natural History on January 14, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Exhibit Opens for Titanosaur, One of the Largest Dinosaurs Ever

    The fossil exhibit for the Titanosaur, one of the largest dinosaurs ever, opens at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address and executive budget proposal at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    VIDEO: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Interrupted by Assemblyman During Annual Speech

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo got interrupted by “heckler,” but it turned out to be Assemblyman Charles Barron (D-Brooklyn). “This is rhetoric,” Barron said, getting... Read more

  • 594 Strack Pond in Forest Park, Queens, June 30, 2014. The pond and surrounding meadow were named for Private First Class Lawrence George E. Strack (1948-1967), the first Woodhaven resident to die serving in the Vietnam War. The uneven terrain is due to glacial movement 20,000 years ago, and was prone to flooding by drainage pipes, so it was eventually converted back to a kettle pond. (Laura Cooksey/Epoch Times)

    Are NYC Parks Becoming More Toxic?

    NEW YORK—Meadows, flowers, and trees … and carcinogens? The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has been steadily increasing its use of Roundup,... Read more

  • MTA employees use a pump train to pump seawater out of the L train tunnel under the East River after Hurricane Sandy. (Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin)

    New York Is Considering Shutting Down One of Its Busiest Subway Lines for Years

    One of the most popular subway lines in New York City—and the main conduit from Manhattan to wide swaths of Brooklyn—could be shut down for... Read more

  • Mount Sinai Hospital Doctor Allegedly Sedated Patient Before Sexually Assaulting Her

    A doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient while she was sedated. Dr. David Newman is... Read more


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