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  • In this frame from video provided by WABC-TV, smoke rises from a house that exploded in the Bronx borough of New York on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Authorities said firefighters responded to a report of a gas leak right before the house exploded. (WABC-TV via AP)

    FDNY Captain Killed in Bronx Home Explosion

    A large explosion in the Bronx triggered by a possible gas leak left a FDNY captain dead, 20 others injured, and a neighborhood covered in smoke.   Firefighters were called... Read more

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    2 Buses Headed for NYC Crash in Lincoln Tunnel, Injuring 44

    WEEHAWKEN, N.J.—A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York City’s Port Authority... Read more

  • A US Airways jet is de-iced prior to takeoff at Laguardia Airport on January 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Officials Open LaGuardia’s Terminal B; Abandoned Car Cleared

    NEW YORK—Officials say a terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport that was evacuated has been reopened after an abandoned vehicle was cleared. Alana Calmi, a... Read more

  • Police and security agents man a vehicle barricade across 42nd Street at Second Avenue near United Nations headquarters, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    After NYC Bombing, UN Summit Security on High Alert

    While a suspect in the Sept. 17 bombing in Chelsea, New York City, has already been charged, the attack has added to security concerns over the... Read more

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown on July 6, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    NY Governor’s Ex-top Aide Among 8 Charged in Bribery Case

    NEW YORK—A former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was among eight people charged Thursday in a bribery and fraud case that threatened to... Read more

  • Investigators is asking for the public's assistance in locating these two individuals, who found the second undetonated bomb on West 27 Street on Sept. 17. (Twitter/ FBI)

    Investigators Seek Men Who Found Chelsea Bomb in Luggage

    The two men who happened upon one of Ahmad Rahami’s homemade bombs in New York City are being sought by investigators. Local authorities and federal... Read more

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    Loud Boom Heard Near JFK Airport

    An “explosion”-like noise was being reported in Queens, New York, near John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. At around 2:20 p.m., local time,... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the FBI shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was taken into custody Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, after a shootout with police in New Jersey, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. (FBI via AP)

    Ahmad Khan Rahami Left Behind ‘Rambling’ Letter About Al-Qaeda

    The investigation into the Sept. 17 bombings in New York and New Jersey has shed more light on suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami. NBC News reported Rahami, 28, left... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the New Jersey State Police shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted for questioning Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and the New Jersey shore town Seaside Park. Investigators want to question Rahami's wife, who is currently in Pakistan. (New Jersey State Police via AP)

    Authorities Seek to Question Wife of Suspected Bomber Ahmad Rahami

    The wife of suspected bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami is being sought by investigators for questioning. She reportedly left the country days before bomb attacks hit New Jersey... Read more

  • Police arrive on the scene of an explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, in New York, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood appears to have come from a construction toolbox in front of a building. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak about an ongoing investigation. Police say 26 people have sustained minor injuries in the explosion on West 23rd Street. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    Explosives in NY, NJ Were Made With Easy-to-Get Materials

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three explosives devices found Saturday in New York and New Jersey used the same kind of flip cellphone as a trigger and... Read more

  • The New York Police department and the fire department investigate a potential bomb threat on 27th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Sept. 19, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    New York Bombing Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami Arrested After Police Shootout

    Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Afghanistan, was arrested by police in Linden, New Jersey, a law enforcement official told NBC New... Read more

  • Crime scene investigators work at the scene of an explosion on West 23rd street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, in New York, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, after an incident that injured passers-by Saturday night. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Authorities Probe Ties Between Blasts, Devices in 2 States

    NEW YORK—Authorities questioned several people early Monday after a car stop in New York City as they worked to determine whether there was a connection... Read more

  • Bruno Travalja plunged to his death while working on a Manhattan skyscraper on Sept. 15, 2016. (Facebook/Bruno Travajia)

    Architect Falls to His Death From Manhattan Skyscraper

    An architect working on a Midtown Manhattan high-rise fell hundreds of feet to his death on Sept. 15. Bruno Travalja, of Ridgewood, New Jersey, fell 47 stories... Read more

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    NY Lower Than Most States in Rate of Opioid Prescriptions

    ALBANY, N.Y.—New York ranked fourth among states whose lawmakers drew the most contributions from the opioid industry but was near the bottom in prescriptions per... Read more

  • The NYPD and emergency responders on 23rd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues where a bomb exploded injuring at least 29 in New York on Sept. 17, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Investigation Underway Into NYC Explosion That Left 29 Injured

    NEW YORK—An explosion in a crowded Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday night left 29 people injured, and authorities said a second nearby site was also being investigated... Read more

  • Demonstrators in the Occupy Wall Street movement gather to call for the occupation of Wall Street in New York on Sept. 17, 2011. Alumni of the Occupy Wall Street protest are gathering Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in the New York City park that they took over five years ago to mark the anniversary of the movement. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Measuring Occupy Wall Street’s Impact, 5 Years Later

    NEW YORK—For a time, Occupy Wall Street was everywhere with its grass-roots encampments—first in New York City, then globally—and the refrain, “We are the 99... Read more

  • Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question from the media in Trenton, N.J., on Aug. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    What Is ‘Bridgegate’? Things to Know as the Trial Begins

    NEWARK, N.J.—It’s provided material for late-night talk show monologues and even made its way into a Jeopardy answer. Now, three years after a series of... Read more

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    Man Attacks 2 NYPD Officers With Meat Cleaver Near Penn Station

    A man who was shot by police near Manhattan’s Penn Station, after he struck an off-duty detective with a meat cleaver was initially stopped because... Read more

  • A man lies next to a LinkNYC kiosk on Eighth Avenue with headphones on, New York City, Aug. 25, 2016. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/Epoch Times)

    NYC’s Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Get Update After Inappropriate Use

    NEW YORK—The city removed the web browsing feature on its 400 free Wi-Fi hubs on Sept. 14 after complaints of misuse and unsavory behavior. Council... Read more

  • Left: FDNY Firefighter Brian Finley. (FDNY); Right: CPR training on a simulation dummy at Truckee Meadows Community College on  Feb. 22, 2014. (Truckee Meadows Community College/CC BY 2.0)

    Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Man, Urges People to Learn CPR

    On- or off-duty, it’s good to have a firefighter around. A Queens man was lucky to have one as a neighbor on Sept. 11. Firefighter Brian... Read more

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