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Ric Ocasek
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema. Read more here.
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Ric Ocasek, from the Cars, performs during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland in 2018.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 10:06 am
Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.
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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.
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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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A police officer walks by yellow evidence markers at a playground in the Brownsville neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, July 28, 2019.
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July 29, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Deepti Hajela and Mallika Sen, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A popular community festival was coming to a close when gunfire erupted in a Brooklyn neighborhood, leaving one man dead, another person in critical condition and 10 others wounded, authorities said Sunday as they searched for two...
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Mark Segal reminisces about the night of the 1969 Stonewall uprising.
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Tim McLaughlin
June 17, 2019 - 10:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Growing up in a housing project in 1960s South Philadelphia, Mark Segal didn't see anyone like him. "There was nothing on TV, because we were invisible," Segal says. "No TV personalities, no mentions of us on TV. Radio talk shows were not allowed to talk about us." So...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, St. Patrick's Cathedral is seen in New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
April 18, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By David Porter and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A man arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New...
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CNN
December 07, 2018 - 7:43 am
By Nicole Chavez (CNN) -- Police and CNN have issued an all-clear message after the network's New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night because of a phoned-in bomb threat. "The NYPD has now given us the all clear, and employees have been permitted to return to the building,"CNN...
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New York police are looking for a happy couple who were victims of an unhappy accident. The man popped the question in the middle of Times Square, police said, and then lost hold of the engagement ring.
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December 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- First he got down on one knee, then he was sent scrambling on his hands and knees. The man popped the question in Times Square, police said, but lost hold of the engagement ring, which fell through a sidewalk grate. WANTED for dropping his fiancée’s ring in @...
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Dreamstime
October 22, 2018 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Police Department has suspended use of a model of body camera after one exploded. The NYPD says an officer noticed smoke coming from the Vievu LE-5 body camera on Saturday night. The officer removed it and the device exploded. No one was injured. The NYPD says that...
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