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  • New York Police officers attach a climbing rope and carabiner to a man who was attempting to scale Trump Tower in New York on Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Trump Tower Climber Pleads Guilty, Can’t Contact President

    NEW YORK—A 19-year-old man who scaled Trump Tower in New York City in August has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. A judge... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his girlfriend Sandra Lee ride in a breast cancer awareness motorcycle event in New York on June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    NY Lawmakers: Cuomo Is Moving to Cut Funds to Fight Cancer

    ALBANY, N.Y.—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a $25 million cut to programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other health threats. The Democratic governor’s... Read more

  • A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 14, 2015. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Under Sanctuary Policies, NYC Refuses to Hand Over Gang Member to Immigration Agents

    NEW YORK—A member of the violent MS-13 gang was arrested in Queens by immigration agents on Feb. 16 after he was released from New York... Read more

  • Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks during a news conference to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, at United Nations headquarters. Russian officials said Churkin died suddenly in New York City on Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Russia’s Ambassador to United Nations Dies in NYC at 64

    NEW YORK—Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at the mission, Russian officials said. Churkin,... Read more

  • At left, a Heinz ketchup sign is shown on the side of the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. At right, the Kraft logo appears outside of their headquarters in Northfield, Ill. U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. (AP Photo/File)

    Kraft in Talks to Buy Europe’s Unilever

    NEW YORK—U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. confirmed that it’s made an offer to buy Europe’s Unilever and been rejected. The company said Friday that... Read more

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    5 Siblings Missing Since August Found OK, Parents in Custody

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Authorities say five young siblings from Rochester who had been missing for six months have been found safe and their parents are in custody... Read more

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    Ambulance Crash Kills Passenger En Route to Nursing Home

    DUNKIRK, N.Y.—Authorities say a 77-year-old western New York man has died after the ambulance transporting him from a Pennsylvania hospital to a nursing home crashed... Read more

  • Dr. Robert Ashton (LinkedIn)

    Surgeon Jumps to His Death From NYC Bridge, Says ABC News Doctor

    A surgeon jumped from a bridge to his death in New York City over the weekend, it was reported. Dr. Robert Ashton, the ex-husband of... Read more

  • Penn Station, New York, circa 1911. (Public domain)

    The Grand Gateway in Waiting: Envisioning the New-Old Penn Station

    NEW YORK—Nostalgia and heartbreak for the original Pennsylvania Station has persisted since it was destroyed over half a century ago. The beauty of that beaux-arts... Read more

  • A man makes his way through wind and snow past the Oculus of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York on Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Schools Close, Delay Start After Latest Storm Buries Region

    ALBANY, N.Y—Hundreds of schools from New York City’s northern suburbs to the Canadian border in northern New York are closed or opening later after the... Read more

  • A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Amtrak Train Stalled 5 Hours in Bronx; Wire Problem Blamed

    NEW YORK—Passengers aboard a Boston-bound Amtrak train said Friday they were stuck in New York City overnight for about five hours without heat. The passengers... Read more

  • Allan Stevo outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Feb. 6. Stevo says he and six others were removed from the respected club’s board because they supported Donald Trump. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Republican Club of New York Ousts Pro-Trump Board Members

    NEW YORK—On the evening of Dec. 23, Allan Stevo got an unexpected phone call informing him he was being removed from the board of the Metropolitan... Read more

  • A man walks his dog in the snow in Washington Square Park, in New York City on Feb. 9, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Storm Cancels Over 2,300 Flights at 3 NYC-Area Airports

    NEW YORK—Authorities say more than 2,300 flights have been cancelled at the New York City area’s three major airports because of the powerful winter storm... Read more

  • Vehicles drive drive through snow as they approach the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, N.J., on Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    NYC Doorman Falls Through Glass While Shoveling, Dies

    NEW YORK—A Manhattan doorman has died after he fell through plate glass while shoveling snow. The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Thursday on the Upper... Read more

  • Mexican immigrants walk in line through the Arizona desert near Sasabe, Sonora State, in an attempt to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border, on April 6, 2006. (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nearly 1 in 5 Immigrants in US Illegally in NYC, LA Areas

    SANTA ANA, Calif.—A report shows nearly one in five immigrants in the U.S. illegally live in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. The... Read more

  • A man makes his way through wind and snow past the Oculus of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York on Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Northeast US Dealing With Powerful, Fast-Moving Snowstorm

    BOSTON—A powerful, fast-moving storm swept through the northeastern U.S. Thursday, making for a slippery morning commute and leaving some residents bracing for blizzard conditions and... Read more

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    Mother Says Son Arrested in NYC Runner-Slay Not a Criminal

    NEW YORK—The mother of a man charged in the strangulation death of a New York City runner says her son was raised to respect life... Read more

  • New York City police stand guard in front of Trump Tower, a residence of President-elect Donald Trump in New York, on Nov. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Pentagon Looking to Rent Space at Trump Tower

    NEW YORK—The United States military is looking to rent space at Trump Tower for use when President Donald Trump returns to his longtime home in... Read more

  • Members of the Chinese Anti-Cult World Alliance, a Chinese Communist Party front group in New York, participate in the 2017 Flushing Chinese New Year Parade on Feb. 4, 2017. Note: This photo has been edited to remove the hate speech written on the banners. (Epoch Times)

    Pro-Beijing Group’s Hate Campaign Includes Fliers, Banner, and Biting

    NEW YORK—During the fifteen-day period of Chinese New Year festivities, Chinese people greet each other with warm sayings and wishes of good fortune and health... Read more

  • New York City Police continues to investigate the Aug. 2 murder of Karina Vetrano. (Instagram/karina.vee)

    NYPD Arrests Man in Connection with Slain Queens Jogger Case

    A man was arrested in connection to the killing of a jogger, Karina Vetrano, who was found dead in Queens, New York, about six months... Read more

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