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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and tracking down a burglar who stole $5,000 from a Queens clothing store last month.
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4 hrs ago | NY1
Family and friends are remembering Kisook Ahn, who was one of four people killed in Sunday's Metro-North derailment.
5 hrs ago | New York Daily News
5 hrs ago | TwinCities
In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, the 80-foot-tall Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit during the 80th annual lighting ceremony in New York.
7 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Rabbi Sensei Gary Moskowitz shows of some self-defense moves on the NY subway. Gary Moskowitz , a rabbi and sensei teaching martial arts to Orthodox children in Flushing, Queens, thinks religious intolerance has little if nothing to do with the fact that a large proportion of recent "knockout game" attacks victims have been Orthodox Jews.
11 hrs ago | Glendale Register
John Collins a QPTV producer and director who headed up the project accepting an award for the series "Understanding Mental Health."
15 hrs ago | Glendale Register
The great Hungarian-American illusionist Ehrich Weiss, better known as Harry Houdini, marveled his audience in the early 1900's with never-before-seen magic tricks and a mysterious connection with the world of spirits and straightjackets.
19 hrs ago | New York Daily News
". . . sometimes different cities follow one another on the same site and under the same name, born and dying without knowing one another, without communication among themselvesa The old postcards do not depict Maurilia as it was, but a different city which, by chance, was called Maurilia, like this one."
ABC is doing just that with the new reality show "The Great Christmas Light Fight," which begins Monday at 9 p.m. In each episode, four families from across the country compete to come up with the most over-the-top holiday decor for a prize of $50,000, judged by experts on three criteria: use of lights, overall design and Christmas spirit.
A painter who created dioramas for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City has died.
A 38-year-old woman was shot dead while walking down a Queens street Tuesday morning, police sources said.
The annual Queens Civic Congress legislative reception was held this past weekend in northeast Queens.
A young father struck while on his way to work was the first of at least seven people killed by New York City motorists since last Tuesday.
An NYPD officer was arrested Tuesday on charges of helping two career criminals exort a restaurant owner in Astoria, Queens.
The Bayside Village Business Improvement District held its annual holiday lighting ceremony at the community's Long Island Rail Road station Monday night.
One of the victims killed in Sunday's train derailment in the Bronx lived in Queens, and friends remembered her as an ideal nurse and a good friend.
The four New Yorkers who died in the commuter train that derailed over the weekend led lives that reflected the dynamic diversity of the city they had just entered -- but will never see again.