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  1. Accused gang member held on federal murder indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Newsday

    An accused MS-13 gang member from Long Island who authorities say killed a Queens man in 2011 could face the death penalty, federal prosecutors said Monday. Fausto Campos, of Southold, pleaded not guilty Monday at his arraignment in U.S. District Court in Central Islip on murder and firearms charges.

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  2. Valley Stream man convicted in fatal shooting after argument last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Newsday

    Orlando D. Ortiz, of Valley Stream, was convicted on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 on manslaughter and weapon charges for the December 2013 slaying of Richard Baccus, 50, of Rosedale. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Orlando D. Ortiz, of Valley Stream, was convicted on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 on manslaughter and weapon charges for the December 2013 slaying of Richard Baccus, 50, of Rosedale.

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  3. Funeral arrangements set for NYPD Officer Rafael RamosRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, second from left, visits the family of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos at their Brooklyn home on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Funeral arrangements have been made for one NYPD officer killed Saturday, while plans for the second slain officer depend on the timing of the arrival of relatives from China, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton said Monday.

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  4. Cuomo meets with family of second slain NYPD officerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo met with the family of the second slain police officer Monday as he warned the fabric of New York City was being torn by a string of tragedies. The family of Officer Wenjian Liu, 32, "can't understand why their son, who was a hero and was just trying to help people, is gone," Cuomo said outside the Brooklyn house the police officer bought two years ago.

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  5. NYPD retraining program may be delayed in light of police 'assassinations,' source, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    The scene where NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot and killed in an ambush near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Photo Credit: Mary McGuire The killing of NYPD officers Wen Jian Liu and Rafael Ramos will likely force the department to make changes in the timing and content of its massive retraining program underway in the wake of the Eric Garner case, according to law enforcement officials and experts.

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  6. Is the holiday season worth the weight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Newsday

    Now that we have finally worked off our Thanksgiving feast, here come the holiday parties and Christmas, with another 10,000 calories of yule joy. I don't know about you, but I celebrate these family food bonanzas on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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  7. Queens man arrested in 2012 shooting death of Euton Christian of Valley StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Newsday

    Euton Christian, 22, of Valley Stream, the victim of a 2012 shooting, is shown in this undated handout photo. Photo Credit: Hnadout A Queens man has been arrested more than 2 years after the shooting death of Euton Christian of Valley Stream. 1 comment

  8. Stan Li, doctor who sold painkillers to David Laffer, set to be sentenced in deaths of two patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Newsday

    Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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  9. Queens group asks panel to order FAA to conduct full environmental study on JFK runway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    An attorney representing a coalition of Queens civic groups Thursday told a panel of judges in Manhattan that the Federal Aviation Administration got it wrong when the agency determined a runway project at Kennedy Airport would not have significant impacts on the environment and residents who live and work in surrounding neighborhoods. During oral arguments before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Clyde Vanel, attorney for Eastern Queens Alliance, said the plan to widen Runway 4L/22R and construct 728 feet of new pavement on the north end of the runway would put departing and arriving airplanes closer to homes.

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  10. Authorities to announce details of heroin pipeline takedownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Newsday

    A heroin pipeline that stretched from Mexico to Long Island has been busted after an 18-month investigation that started with undercover street buys, the Nassau County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Nine people were arrested in recent weeks, part of a multiagency takedown that District Attorney Kathleen Rice will announce Thursday in a news conference in Mineola with federal and... A heroin pipeline that stretched from Mexico to Long Island has been busted after an 18-month investigation that started with undercover street buys, the Nassau County district attorney's office said Wednesday.

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  11. Citi Bike audit shows tough first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Citi Bike had a hard time living up to its contract with the city during a shaky first year that included failures to maintain and check equipment and keep its system fully connected with stations, an audit released Friday by city Comptroller Scott Stringer found. In the months following its May 2013 launch, Citi Bike's record worsened as 16 inspectors were laid off in the slow winter months,... Citi Bike had a hard time living up to its contract with the city during a shaky first year that included failures to maintain and check equipment and keep its system fully connected with stations, an audit released Friday by city Comptroller Scott Stringer found.

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  12. Love Story: Peggy and Walter Ruzek, Williston ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newsday

    One day in December 1983, I was in my new apartment in Bellerose, Queens, praying for some relief in dealing with a diagnosis of kidney disease and a recent divorce, when there was a knock at the door. A deliveryman had a plant for a tenant at the other end of the hall who was not... One day in December 1983, I was in my new apartment in Bellerose, Queens, praying for some relief in dealing with a diagnosis of kidney disease and a recent divorce, when there was a knock at the door.

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  13. Defendant in murder trial testifies that he shot in self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    Accused killer Orlando Ortiz testified Monday that he fired a revolver into a car behind a Valley Stream restaurant because the man behind the wheel pointed a gun in his face and threatened to kill him. "I just pulled my gun off my hip .

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  14. Roads, bridges, tunnels should matter to AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    It's almost a cliche at this point - the United States needs to spend more on infrastructure. Other countries are running circles around us in the infrastructure department.

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  15. Correct use of speed cameras reduces accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newsday

    A speed camera clocks vehicles traveling southbound on Utopia Parkway near 56th Avenue towards Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Sept. 2, 2014.

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  16. De Blasio comments on NYPD push for more Tasers after fatality in Crown Heights synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and police Commissioner William Bratton watch a demonstration at the new New York City Police Academy in Queens on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Photo Credit: AP Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday throttled back a push by NYPD Commissioner William Bratton to get more Tasers after police shot and killed an emotionally disturbed Long Island man who stabbed a Hasidic student inside a Crown Heights synagogue.

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  17. NYPD says they have nabbed an elusive Queens graffiti artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    "Shorty 140" is the tag line of a phantom-like graffiti artist whose ability to paint overpasses all over Queens and slip away undetected has confounded the NYPD. The scrawlings were the kind of vandalism that NYPD Commissioner William Bratton once said drove him out of his mind as he went back and forth to his summer home in the Hamptons.

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  18. Daughter of Medford massacre victim wants the max for convicted pain pill doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Dr. Stan Xuhui Li walks in the hallway of State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan during the first day of his trial on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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  19. Love Story: Leone and Mel Turner, Rego ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Newsday

    Mel and Leone Turner of Rego Park, Queens, recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a cruise to the Caribbean. Photo Credit: Princess Cruises Leone Turner of Rego Park, Queens, recalls the bit of confusion that almost prevented a first date with future husband, Mel.

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  20. Coalition seeks to halt JFK runway expansion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newsday

    A Queens civic group is appealing the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to allow the Port Authority to extend and reconfigure a JFK runway to allow larger aircrafts. Photo Credit: Google Earth A Queens civic group is appealing the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to allow the Port Authority to extend and reconfigure a JFK runway to allow larger aircrafts.

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