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Thursday September 18th 2014

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Classic Jaguar Stolen 46 Years Ago in NYC Found in California


Facing competition from other states, and plummeting revenues, Atlantic City sees another casino close. What must it do to turn itself around?

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:34 pm

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Fake Con Ed Workers Steal $70K From 78-Year-Old: NYPD


Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to rob a woman jogging inside a Queens park Tuesday evening.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:22 pm

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Missing Girl With Mental Issues Found Safe: Cops


An NYPD officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Brooklyn.

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:05 pm

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Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials


Four day care managers were arrested and more than a dozen child care centers with which they are affiliated face closure after an investigation found animal feces on the floor in one facility and staffers with…

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:30 pm

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Dirty Delis and Markets Exposed


Officials Wednesday confirmed cases of enterovirus EV-D68 in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut as the unusual and potentially severe respiratory illness continues to sweep across the U.S.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:20 pm

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New NYC Program Encourages Healthy Eating for Kids


A new program at 11 pre-K schools in New York City is designed to instill healthy eating habits for life. Stacey Bell reports.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:57 pm

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NYers React to Adrian Peterson Investigation


Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back their superstar running back following his…

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:51 pm

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3 Men Attack, Shoot at 2 Men on Bronx Street: NYPD


Police are looking for a man they say allegedly threw a 17-year-old girl to the ground and choked her before sexually assaulting her in the Bronx.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:46 pm

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Cabbie Picks Up Wrong Girl From NYC School: Family


Officials Wednesday confirmed cases of enterovirus EV-D68 in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut as the unusual and potentially severe respiratory illness continues to sweep across the U.S.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:41 pm

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Fire Breaks Out in Midtown Building


Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to rob a woman jogging inside a Queens park Tuesday evening.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:39 pm

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WNYW – NYC News

Missing special needs student found safe

Special needs student Nashaly Perez, 15, who had been missing since Monday when she disappeared after leaving her school in Sunset Park, Brooklyn has been found safe and sound, according to police.  The teen was found at 7 a.m. at a friend’s house and has been reunited with her family.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:10 pm

Central Park ultra-marathon

The New York City Marathon is weeks away, but a 200-mile race inside Central Park is taking place this weekend. Ultra-marathoner Eric Gelber is running to raise awareness and money for research to find a cure for multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cell. More than 24,000 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2014. The race, dubbed ’200 Miles Towards A Cure,’ starts on Friday at 8 a.m. and will continue (non-stop for 50+ hours) through Sunday, Sept. 21.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:29 pm

Astoria Restaurant Week

Bustling Astoria, Queens is celebrating the many diverse cuisines found throughout the neighborhood with Astoria Restaurant Week.  The event runs from Sept. 19- Sept. 28. Participating restaurants include: MP Taverna, MexiBBQ, Marketa, Pachanga Patterson, Vesta Vino and many more. Prices vary by restaurant Many are offering special prix fixe menus for $25, $35 or $45.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:02 pm

Rich vs poor largest gap in Manhattan

The income disparity between the rich and poor is the largest in the country in Manhattan. U.S. Census Bureau data from 2013 reportedly found that the top five percent of households in Manhattan saw their incomes go up nine percent. The average income of the richest people in Manhattan is now $864K. Top households earn 88 times what the bottom 20 percent of households make.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:16 pm

Special needs student missing after leaving school

The NYPD is looking for help in finding a girl with special needs who is missing after walking out of school. Nashaly Perez, 15, has been missing since Monday.  Her parents tell police that she is bi-polar.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:03 am

NYPD officer suspended after kick video

A New York City police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Brooklyn.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 11:46 pm

Islamic State group threat expanding

Police have stepped up security in Times Square but insist that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City. NYPD officials told reporters on Wednesday that New Yorkers would see more patrols and other signs of heightened security in Times Square, the subways and other spots.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 9:17 pm

Elmo arrested in Times Square

The NYPD arrested another costumed character in Times Square. This time, a woman dressed as Elmo was busted for aggressive solicitation, according to police. The Midtown South Police Precinct Tweeted a photo of the costumed character on Tuesday with the caption “Just another day in Midtown South.” The woman is wearing a fuzzy, red suit in the photo.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 9:14 pm

NYPD: Hate crimes spike

New York City police say suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:22 pm

Search for sex attacker caught on video

Police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for a vicious assault on a girl in the Bronx. The footage includes a close-up of the suspect after he grabbed his victim from behind. Investigators say he threw the 17-year-old onto the ground at Jerome Ave. and E. 183rd St. on Sept. 8.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:12 pm