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mlssoccer.com — NEW YORK - And just like that, "NY2" is a reality. After three years of discussions and negotiations, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced on Tuesday that English Premier League powerhouse Manchester City FC and Major League Baseball's legendary New York Yankees have teamed up to acquire MLS's 20th expansion club.
queens.ny1.com — Police were searching Sunday for the gunman who shot and killed a 14-year-old girl who was on an MTA bus just blocks from her home in the South Jamaica section of Queens the previous night. Investigators say Daja Robinson was on a Q6 bus around 9 p.m.
ny1.com — A man was shot and killed in the West Village early this morning and police say the alleged gunman, who is now in custody, made anti-gay remarks right before firing his revolver. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the shooting took place shortly after midnight at West 4th Street and Barrow Street and it is classified as a hate crime.
usatoday.com — A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) The winning number's in Saturday night's Powerball drawing are 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and 11, one ticket sold in Florida has matched all six numbers for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million, officials say.
ny1.com — The roughly 20,000 runners who made their way from Crown Heights to Coney Island as part of Saturday's annual Brooklyn Half Marathon were not only celebrating their own accomplishments, but also the borough's progress since Hurricane Sandy. NY1's Erin Clarke filed the following report.
ny1.com — The New York Knicks' season is over after their comeback fell short Saturday night in Indianapolis. New York fell 106-99 to the Pacers in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup, bowing out of the series four games to two.
ny1.com — After getting battered by Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island's top dog is biting back as crews are putting the finishing touches on repairs to the new Nathan's Famous set to open Memorial Day weekend. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report Sandy hit Coney Island hard, and the iconic hot dog stop at Surf and Stillwell Avenues was not spared.
ny1.com — Two days after a special prosecutor cleared State Assemblyman Vito Lopez of criminal wrongdoing for sexual harassment, the Brooklyn lawmaker announced Friday he is resigning at the end of the legislative session on June 20 and will focus on his City Council run. | Read New Yorkers' thoughts .
queens.ny1.com — An art festival in Long Island City is looking to promote some of the local talent that call the up and coming neighborhood home. NY1's Ruschell Boone filed the following report.
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