New York City

NYC Subway Scare / Larry Kenton Griffin II
NYPD via AP, File
August 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea...
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An investigator bags a suspicious package as evidence after it was thought to be an explosive device in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York.
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo
August 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives...
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After recent shootings in the US left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to flee the area in fear that another shooting was taking place.
CNN, WBRZ
August 07, 2019 - 7:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- After a weekend of two mass shootings that left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to believe they were at the center of a third. The confusion took place...
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July 16, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Mark Morales, David Shortell and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department is not bringing federal charges against a New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, the New York man whose last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry in the Black Lives...
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Screens in Times Square are black during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York.
Michael Owens/AP Photo
July 14, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan power outage that temporarily turned off the bright lights of the big city only lasted for a few hours, but left plenty of lingering questions and calls for investigations on Sunday. Con Edison engineers and planners are looking into what happened at a substation on...
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Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity.
Michael Owens/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio/AP) — On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that hit most of New York City, a massive power outage brought the curtain down on Broadway shows and stalled traffic on Manhattan streets. Underground, the power outage affecting 73,000 customers for hours also left the subway...
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Members of the U.S. women's soccer team, including Megan Rapinoe, rear left, and Alex Morgan, right foreground, stand on a float before being honored with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes in New York, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
Craig Ruttle/AP Photo
July 10, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Ali Swenson, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting "USA! USA!" on Wednesday as the U.S. women's national soccer team reigned supreme once again in New York City's Canyon of Heroes. It was four years ago to the day that crowds tossed heaps...
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Part of the NYC Pride March moves past the Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich Village.
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Antionette Lee
July 01, 2019 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of people carried signs, banners and balloons in New York City's annual Pride March on Sunday, a celebration this year of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which many consider to be the spark that ignited a nationwide LGBTQ rights movement...
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse for a hearing on June 15, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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June 26, 2019 - 3:21 pm
By Kara Scannell and Katelyn Polantz, (CNN) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be arraigned Thursday afternoon in New York City on state fraud charges, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN. He plans to plead not guilty and to fight the charges on the state's double jeopardy...
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In this March 27, 2019, photo, Nigerian activist Michael Ighodaro speaks during a meeting of the Reclaim Pride Coalition at the Church of the Village in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo
June 26, 2019 - 9:06 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. By Karen Matthews, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One of the biggest celebrations of LGBT pride in New York City history will culminate Sunday with not one, but two processions through Manhattan, after dissidents who believe the annual parade has become too commercialized...
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