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  1. Judge orders psych exam for man accused of impersonated copRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    David Nourmand, 32, of Forest Hills, is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree, police said. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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  2. Cops: Queens man stole cellphone, claimed to be a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    A man who stole a woman's cellphone and earlier had pretended to be a police officer was arrested at a Westbury hotel on Friday, Nassau police said. Police said David Nourmand, 32, of 102-50 67th Rd., Forest Hills, Queens, forcibly stole a woman's cellphone outside the Viana Hotel & Spa at 3998 Brush Hollow Rd. in Westbury at 1:30 a.m. Friday and ran away.

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  3. Website aimed at outing predators sued for copyright infringement by LI menRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Four New York men, including two from Long Island, on Friday filed a federal copyright suit against the anonymous website, huntingapredator.com, for posting online their pictures and texts they allegedly exchanged with someone they thought was a young girl. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan, alleges that the effort to out men who engage in suggestive online encounters is a "criminal website... Four New York men, including two from Long Island, on Friday filed a federal copyright suit against the anonymous website, huntingapredator.com, for posting online their pictures and texts they allegedly exchanged with someone they thought was a young girl.

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  4. Queens' Uriah Hall seeks 'personal' win over Rafael Natal at UFC 187Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Some people root for the bad guy in the movie. Others want to see the bad guy get his comeuppance before the credits roll.

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  5. Suit: NYC Transit denies services to disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Newsday

    New York City Transit violates the constitutional rights of the disabled by denying them paratransit services through the Access-a-Ride program and refusing to give reasons, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. Access-a-Ride is designed to provide vans and other alternatives for people who are medically unable to use subways and buses, but the agency gives applicants a bureaucratic runaround when they are deemed ineligible or denied recertification, the suit said.

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  6. Lawyers: New documents show further evidence of Sandy fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Newsday

    Lawyers for superstorm Sandy victims presented previously undisclosed documents during a federal court hearing in Brooklyn Wednesday, saying they provide further evidence that reports were altered to minimize flood insurance settlements to homeowners. The evidence included a 2012 email from Gary Bell, the founder of a Metairie, Louisiana, engineering firm, instructing an employee to rewrite... Lawyers for superstorm Sandy victims presented previously undisclosed documents during a federal court hearing in Brooklyn Wednesday, saying they provide further evidence that reports were altered to minimize flood insurance settlements to homeowners.

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  7. Sentencing adjourned for former Rikers captain facing 10 years in inmate's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Newsday

    The eastern section of Rikers Island jail complex in the Queens borough of New York is shown in this photo from June 11, 2014. Photo Credit: AP / Bebeto Matthews A former Rikers Island correction captain facing up to 10 years in prison for fatally neglecting an inmate in distress won a last-minute adjournment of his emotion-laden sentencing Thursday by claiming that his lawyer had done a poor job.

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  8. Forest Hills Stadium is a classic outdoor venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Newsday

    Summer and music in NYC go perfectly together. And there are so many places to take in the sounds of the season.

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  9. John Heaviside of Huntington Bay dies at 84; innovative engineer was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Newsday

    Jack Heaviside of Huntington Bay - An innovative engineer, John Heaviside was credited with developing an electronic nautical compass in the 1970s that helped mariners more precisely plot their trips. He also was accomplished outside the workplace, passionately tackling pursuits such as restoring boats, playing the trombone and running marathons, according to friends and family.

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  10. Most school budgets across Long Island pass overwhelminglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Newsday

    Kathryn Hausch 26, of Patchogue, with her son, Colin Hausch, casts her ballot in the 2015-2016 school board elections, at Saxton Middle School, on May 19, 2015, in East Patchogue. Photo Credit: Heather Walsh Kathryn Hausch 26, of Patchogue, with her son, Colin Hausch, casts her ballot in the 2015-2016 school board elections, at Saxton Middle School, on May 19, 2015, in East Patchogue.

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  11. Squatters evicted: 40,000 bees removed from NYC homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Newsday

    It wasn't a monster making a ruckus under the floor of a New York City bedroom. But it was still a bit scary.

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  12. NYPD: Queens rapper shot to death in BriarwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Newsday

    From left, hip-hop artist Chinx attends BET 106 and Park on June 11, 2014 in New York City; Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting involving a local rapper "Chinx" in a silver Porsche Panamera on Queens Boulevardand Main Street in Queens on Sunday May 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty; Theodore Parisienne A Queens rapper was shot to death and his passenger severely injured in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in the Briarwood area, the NYPD said. 3 comments

  13. Rain doesn't stop hundreds from honoring 9/11 first responders at memorial wall in NesconsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Newsday

    Claudette Haughton, who lost her nephew, OJ Ferguson of the New York City DOT, traces his name during a service to mark the addition of new names to the memorial wall in Nesconset, May 16, 2016. Photo Credit: Ed Betz Claudette Haughton, who lost her nephew, OJ Ferguson of the New York City DOT, traces his name during a service to mark the addition of new names to the memorial wall in Nesconset, May 16, 2016.

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  14. Slain NYPD officer, and others who serve, honored by Queens communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Newsday

    A man lights a candle at a tribute ceremony to NYPD Officer Brian Moore at Tribute Triangle Park in Glen Oaks, Queens, on May 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote A man lights a candle at a tribute ceremony to NYPD Officer Brian Moore at Tribute Triangle Park in Glen Oaks, Queens, on May 16, 2015.

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  15. Funeral for Justin Zemser, Amtrak train crash victim, held on LIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Newsday

    After the funeral for U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser in Hewlett on May 15, 2015, friends and family still express shock after his death caused by the derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia on May 12. After the funeral for U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser in Hewlett on May 15, 2015, friends and family still express shock after his death caused by the derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia on May 12. A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman from Queens killed in Tuesday's Amtrak crash was recalled Friday as a gifted scholar and athlete whose family believed he could have become the nation's first Jewish president.

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  16. De Blasio's California surprise: taking radio listener callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Newsday

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is seen here at the Corona Family Residence, a homeless facility in Queens, on Monday, May 11, 2015. Photo Credit: Uli Seit New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, visiting California, stepped out of character Friday by taking listener calls during a radio appearance.

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  17. Poll: Opposition exceeds support for East River toll planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Newsday

    More New York City voters oppose than support a plan to toll the now-free East River bridges to Manhattan while reducing the tolls on bridges linking only the outer boroughs and using part of the net gain in revenue for mass transit, according to a poll released Thursday. A Quinnipiac University survey found 49 percent of voters are against the proposal being revived by transit advocates and 44 percent are for it.

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  18. Derailed Amtrak train accelerated as it entered curve, NTSB saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Newsday

    In the minute before the Amtrak train carrying 243 people derailed Tuesday night, its speed accelerated to more than double the maximum recommended limit for that curve in the track, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Thursday. Sixty-five seconds before the end of the data recording, recovered by NTSB investigators, the train's speed went above 70 mph, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt said.

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  19. Schumer recommends Brooklyn prosecutor Robert Capers for U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Newsday

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer speaks to members of the media during a news conference April 23, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer speaks to members of the media during a news conference April 23, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  20. Laura Finamore, Queens native who lived in Manhattan, identified as Amtrak derailment victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Newsday

    Laura Finamore, 47, is seen in this family photo, prior to her death on May 12, 2015 in the derailment of Amtrak Northeast regional train 188.Family handout of Laura Finamore. The loving family of Laura Finamore, 47, is profoundly saddened by her untimely passing on May 12, 2015 in the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188.

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