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Survey Shows Increase In NYC Homele...

Survey Shows Increase In NYC Homelessness In 2014

Homeless woman in Bushwick, Brooklyn (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every category: individuals, families and the chronically homeless.
Chicago Cubs Set To Introduce Joe M...

Chicago Cubs Set To Introduce Joe Maddon As New Manager Monday

Joe Maddon (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)Recently-departed Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be introduced Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.
NY Sex Offenders Given Special Rest...

NY Sex Offenders Given Special Restrictions For Halloween

Photo Credit ThinkstockNew York law enforcement officials have placed special restrictions on paroled sex offenders for Halloween.
35-Year NYPD Veteran James Secreto ...

35-Year NYPD Veteran James Secreto To Take Over As Chief Of Housing In Reshuffling

Incoming NYPD Chief of Housing James Secreto. (Credit: NYPD)NYPD Assistant Chief James Secreto, a 35-year-veteran of the department, will take over as chief of housing effective Monday.
Judge Rejects Maine?s Bid To Quaran...

Judge Rejects Maine?s Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola Concerns

Kaci HickoxA nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
Lawyer For Family Of Avonte Oquendo...

Lawyer For Family Of Avonte Oquendo To Represent Family Of Brooklyn Student Who Choked To Death

Dyasha Smith, 21, died after choking at the School for International Studies in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)The lawyer for the family of an autistic teenager who died after disappearing from his New York City school will also work with the family of an autistic student who died after choking.

NY Times

Three People Are Shot, One Fatally,...

Three People Are Shot, One Fatally, Outside a Queens Nightclub

Detectives could not immediately provide a motive for the early-morning shooting outside Club Hive in Elmhurst.
Top Uniformed Police Officer, Set t...

Top Uniformed Police Officer, Set to Become Bratton?s Deputy, Quits

Philip Banks III, the chief of department, resigned just days before he was to be promoted to become Commissioner William J. Bratton?s second-in-command.
Judge in Maine Eases Restrictions o...

Judge in Maine Eases Restrictions on Nurse

A judge in Maine rejected arguments that a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa should have her movements restricted, despite the public?s fears about the virus.
Panel Denies Unions? Bid To Play Ro...

Panel Denies Unions? Bid To Play Role In Frisk Suits

The judges rejected a bid by several New York police unions to enter two lawsuits challenging the Police Department?s tactics.
With School Ban Nearing End, New Yo...

With School Ban Nearing End, New York City Works on How and When to Allow Cellphones

In an era when many parents want constant access to their children and students live in a digital social milieu, banning cellphones from schools is increasingly seen as counterproductive.
Crime Scene: 3 People in the Bronx,...

Crime Scene: 3 People in the Bronx, Drugs and Recollections of a Day?s Bloody Turn

Three strangers, more or less, recall a drug-filled episode that left at least one person stabbed and changed the lives of all.

ABC Local

Guardrail Co. Avoids Nationwide Ban...

Guardrail Co. Avoids Nationwide Ban With Crash Test Plan

The federal government has received, but is refusing to disclose, an urgent plan to re-test the safety of guardrails found on American highways across the country amid accusations they are dangerous to motorists.
Mexican Judge Orders Release of US ...

Mexican Judge Orders Release of US Marine Reservist

The California native was arrested across border with firearms in his truck.
'America's Funniest' teaches you wh...

'America's Funniest' teaches you what not to do this Halloween

Using hilarious video clips from around the country, here's a video teaching you how to survive Halloween. Take a look.
Cubs hire Maddon as 54th manager

Cubs hire Maddon as 54th manager

The Chicago Cubs will announce the hiring former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history on Monday, the team announced in a release Friday.
The 7 Most Controversial Ads of Ele...

The 7 Most Controversial Ads of Election 2014

Attack ads are some of the oldest -- and dirtiest -- tricks in the political playbook. And 2014 has seen it's share.
Canada suspends entry visas from Eb...

Canada suspends entry visas from Ebola stricken countries

Canada will deny entry visas to people from the West African countries: Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

NY Village Voice

Braddock America Reveals a Steel To...

Braddock America Reveals a Steel Town's Afterlife

There's nothing new, exactly, in Gabriella Kessler and Jean-Loïc Portron's despairing but beautiful Braddock America, but the sad truths it illuminates have rarely been put onscreen with such clarity and power. The directors tour the bottomed-out city of Braddock, Pennsylvania, lettin...

In Point and Shoot, the Arab Spring...

In Point and Shoot, the Arab Spring is Second to a Nice American's Journey

Can profundity be accidental? Marshall Curry's documentary Point and Shoot is a study in naifdom that seems to think it's about something else: masculinity, honor, war. But it's mostly about the way Americans of means see the wider world as a self-help proving ground, an exotic back...

The Mekons are Still Here, Still Gr...

The Mekons are Still Here, Still Great -- and In a New Doc

In Richard Lester’s 1965 Help!, two proper English matrons, dressed in balmacaans, gloves, and old-lady hats, wave to their neighbors, John, Paul, George, and Ringo, who, in the movie’s fantastical universe, live in a communal Beatle pad on an ordinary London street. “Lov...

Horns Lets Radcliffe Be Bad, But No...

Horns Lets Radcliffe Be Bad, But Not in a Good Way

Alexandre Aja's Horns is the rare YA-ish romance that doesn't make like a guidance counselor and force the characters to shake hands and forgive. It's a biblically tinged, eye-for-an-eye vengeance thriller about an emo boyfriend named Ig (Daniel Radcliffe) whose childhood sweetheart...

Nightcrawler's Jake Gyllenhaal on W...

Nightcrawler's Jake Gyllenhaal on Why We're to Blame for Tabloid News

Jake Gyllenhaal is used to exhaustion. During his research for the LAPD drama End of Watch, he spent five months patrolling the streets with real-life police officers until 7 a.m. It was good preparation for his new movie Nightcrawler, a blistering portrait of a morally corru...

Thriller Missionary Is a Taut Look ...

Thriller Missionary Is a Taut Look at the Dark Side of Door-to-Door Evangelism

Anthony DiBlasi’s taut look at the dark side of door-to-door evangelism starts off innocuously enough, but things go from The Tabernacles of Madison County to Play Moroni for Me in short order. Elder Kevin Brock (Mitch Ryan) isn’t the most devout, but he speaks the unive...

NY Daily News

Mexican judge orders release of U.S...

Mexican judge orders release of U.S. Marine held on weapons charges

SAN DIEGO ? Mexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman says.
BREAKING AWAY: Rep. Michael Grimm o...

BREAKING AWAY: Rep. Michael Grimm opens to huge lead over Domenic Recchia in poll

In their battle over Staten Island, Rep. Michael Grimm has opened an almost 20-point lead in his reelection bid against Democrat Domenic Recchia, according to a jaw dropping a NY1 News / Capital New York / Siena College poll.
IRS warns of sophisticated tax scam...

IRS warns of sophisticated tax scammers who call your phone

If you get a nasty call from someone purporting to be an employee of the IRS, hang up the phone.
?Obama? wears hazmat suit to spread...

?Obama? wears hazmat suit to spread ?Obola? in Chicago

A man dressed in a President Barack Obama mask and an Ebola Hazmat suit walked the streets of the President?s former stomping grounds of Chicago recently to share his thoughts on how Obama has responded to the outbreak of the virus in the United States.
?Obama? wears hazmat suit to spread...

?Obama? wears hazmat suit to spread ?Obola? in Chicago

A man dressed in a President Barack Obama mask and an Ebola Hazmat suit walked the streets of the President?s former stomping grounds of Chicago recently to share his thoughts on how Obama has responded to the outbreak of the virus in the United States.
DOH worker suspended for 'robotic' ...

DOH worker suspended for 'robotic' phone voice

A veteran city Health Department worker was given a 20-day suspension for answering official calls in a robotic voice that led some callers to believe they had reached an automated service. Ronald Dillon, 66, argued it was his way of counteracting his Brooklynese.

Queens Courier

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