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ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward in Dog-In-Suitcase Abandonement

nbcnewyork.com — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a malnourished puppy was found zipped inside a suitcase in the Bronx.
Jan 24, 2015

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2 Kids, 1 Adult Dead in Queens Shooting; 3rd Child Being Treated

nbcnewyork.com — Two children and an adult are dead - and another child is injured - following a shooting Saturday in Queens, authorities said. First responders were called to the scene on 148th Avenue in Brookville shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday, the FDNY said.
Jan 24, 2015

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Jan 24, 2015

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Parking Deck Collapse Injures Snowplow Driver in NJ

nbcnewyork.com — A snowplow operator in New jersey suffered minor injuries Saturday when the top deck of a parking garage he was plowing collapsed, officials said. No one else was injured, but a car on the second level of the garage in Secaucus was destroyed.
Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 24, 2015

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Bill Would Require Doctor at NYC Youth Tackle Football Games

nbcnewyork.com — All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council. The hearing focused on the safety of young players who are even more vulnerable to brain injuries than their counterparts in high school, college and professional leagues.

Malnourished Pit Bull Puppy Found Inside Suitcase: NYPD

nbcnewyork.com — A malnourished puppy was found inside a suitcase in a Bronx housing development, and police are looking for the person who put him there. A passerby at the Melrose Housing Development at 700 Morris Ave. in Morrisania alerted police officers on patrol after discovering the dog in the suitcase Thursday afternoon.

Madoff Defends Late Sons in Email to NBC News

nbcnewyork.com — In an email sent to NBC News Friday, Bernie Madoff, the man behind one of the most infamous Ponzi schemes in American history, discussed the pain of losing his two sons and refuted claims that they knowingly participated in the scam.

20 IDNYC Benefits You May Not Have Heard About

nbcnewyork.com — While you probably heard that signing up for New York City's new municipal identification card IDNYC can get you free memberships to cultural institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, here's a list of 20 other benefits you may not have heard about.
Jan 23, 2015

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Timeline: A History of Political Corruption in Albany

nbcnewyork.com — The arrest of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is the latest mark in a decades-long string of corruption and misconduct allegations against lawmakers at the State Capitol in Albany. Below is a timeline of notable cases from the last few decades.
Jan 23, 2015

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Jan 22, 2015

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NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Expected to Be Charged: Sources

nbcnewyork.com — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to face federal corruption charges as early as Thursday, a federal law enforcement official familiar with the investigation tells NBC 4 New York. Officials familiar with the investigation would not disclose what specific charges Silver would be facing.
Jan 22, 2015

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes nbcnewyork.com/investigations…

Jan 22, 2015

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Jan 22, 2015

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Jan 22, 2015

Sheldon Silver complaint alleges he steered $500k in state funds to a doctor who gave him asbestos case referrals. nbcnewyork.com/investigations…

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I-Team: Edgewater Apartment Complex Fire Raises Questions Over Construction, Company's Safety History

nbcnewyork.com — Officials and experts are questioning whether a certain type of home construction helped fuel the massive blaze that ripped through the luxury apartment complex in New Jersey that displaced hundreds of residents. The fire at Avalon on the Hudson in Edgewater spread stunningly quickly, despite the buildings being up to code and having working sprinklers.
Jan 22, 2015

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Crews Continue to Battle Blaze at NJ Luxury Apartment Complex; Hundreds Displaced

nbcnewyork.com — Crews continued Thursday to battle a massive blaze that ripped through a luxury apartment complex in New Jersey Wednesday afternoon, destroying the 408-unit complex, displacing hundreds of residents and forcing officials to close schools and roads in the area.
Jan 22, 2015

RT @NBCNewYork: UPDATE: Residents in apts not damaged in Avalon fire in Edgewater likely can return as early as Monday, per @Brian4NY 4.nbcny.com/UztQLJk

Jan 22, 2015

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