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Gov. Cuomo stands by anti-corruptio...

Gov. Cuomo stands by anti-corruption commission shutdown

Gov. Cuomo sang a defiant tune about criticism of his move to shut his anti-corruption commission. Appearing before the Crain's New York Business editorial board Wednesday, Cuomo said the commission was his to do what he wanted.
Rachael Ray: free lunch helps elimi...

Rachael Ray: free lunch helps eliminate social pressure on kids

When I was young and lived in Cape Cod with my grandfather, he sent me to school every day with a homemade sandwich.
Court strikes down New York cap on ...

Court strikes down New York cap on independent PAC donations

In a major decision that could radically alter elections in the Empire State by paving the way for domination by tycoons with cash to burn on so-called ?super PACs,? Manhattan Federal Judge Paul Crotty ruled the $150,000 annual cap unconstitutional.
Mayor de Blasio to give Democracy A...

Mayor de Blasio to give Democracy Alliance keynote

A progressive group committed to moving Democrats to the left has invited Mayor de Blasio to deliver the keynote address at its Chicago conference next week.
Gonzalez: FCC flip-flop is a Net lo...

Gonzalez: FCC flip-flop is a Net loss

Will the Internet become the superhighway of the rich? Imagine an expensive toll road ? one that radically reduces the chances for future Amazon, Google and Netflix outfits ? and you?ll get the idea.
No deal for LIRR workers after medi...

No deal for LIRR workers after mediation, one-on-one talks

Efforts to resolve the labor dispute between the MTA and Long Island Rail Road workers ? who have vowed to strike this summer unless they have a contract ? came up short again on Thursday.

WCBSTV

Solarte?s 4 RBIs Help Yanks Top Red...

Solarte?s 4 RBIs Help Yanks Top Red Sox 14-5

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 24: Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammate Derek Jeter #2 after scoring against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Fenway Park on April 24, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)Yangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the New York Yankees capitalized on five Boston errors to beat the Red Sox 14-5 on Thursday night.
Seen At 11: Preparing For The Worst...

Seen At 11: Preparing For The Worst With Luxury Bunkers

Rendering of an indoor swimming pool planned for a luxury bunker (Credit: CBS 2)Luxurious kitchens, swimming pools, and even gyms are being added to bunkers built just in case of an emergency.
Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean...

Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean County, N.J.

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.
Boy, 9, Falls To His Death From Bro...

Boy, 9, Falls To His Death From Bronx Building

Police say 9-year-old Sidy Fofana was found dead on top of scaffolding outside a high-rise where he lived in the Bronx on April 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)Police said they found the boy, Sidy Fofana, on the scaffolding outside the 30-story high-rise where he lived in Morris Heights.
Medical Myth: Weightlifting Dangero...

Medical Myth: Weightlifting Dangerous For Kids

It's safe for children as young as age 7 to lift weights, doctors say. (credit: CBS 2)Why is weightlifting controversial for kids, especially when so many of them are overweight?
Cuomo Announces Probe Of Landlord A...

Cuomo Announces Probe Of Landlord Accused Of Purposely Trashing Apartments

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)Gov. Andrew Cuomo has stepped in the middle of an ongoing battle between a landlord and his Brooklyn tenants who claim their rent-stabilized apartments were destroyed in an effort to force them out.

NY Times

Pre-K Applicants Up 36% This Year; ...

Pre-K Applicants Up 36% This Year; Mayor?s Challenge Is Finding Seats

New York City is prepared to accommodate about 20,400 pupils, far short of the 41,600 requests received so far.
City Worker Is Charged With Medicai...

City Worker Is Charged With Medicaid Fraud

Akim T. Murray faces federal fraud and conspiracy charges for processing Medicaid reimbursement claims and then pocketing money from the recipients.
Prosecutors Deny Targeting D?Souza ...

Prosecutors Deny Targeting D?Souza on Use of Straw Donors

A lawyer who represents the author and filmmaker accused the government of having targeted his client because of his controversial criticism of President Obama.
Effort to Remove Landlord Who Made ...

Effort to Remove Landlord Who Made Units Unlivable

Officials said families were forced to move into a homeless shelter after a Brooklyn landlord wrecked apartments to drive out tenants.
Judge Rejects New York Limit on Don...

Judge Rejects New York Limit on Donations to ?Super PACs?

The decision voiding New York?s $150,000 annual limit was largely expected, because the United States Supreme Court had previously struck down a cap on campaign contributions.
D.W.I. Charge for Detective Who Sho...

D.W.I. Charge for Detective Who Shot Colleague

Detective Jay Poggi was arrested after accidentally shooting his partner in the wrist while in their unmarked patrol car, the authorities said.

ABC Local

Beachwood, New Jersey forest fires ...

Beachwood, New Jersey forest fires force hundreds out of homes

Sunset brought no relief after a day of firefighting in New Jersey, as five blazes continue to burn across Ocean and Gloucester Counties.
AccuWeather Forecast for the New Yo...

AccuWeather Forecast for the New York area

There will be variable cloudiness with a few showers in the area during the afternoon and at night on Friday. There could even be a thunderstorm along the front in the evening. The high will be around 61.
DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC...

DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC app

Watch your favorite ABC shows plus Eyewitness News and all the great shows on Channel 7 while on the go!
Secret Sales with Tory Johnson stea...

Secret Sales with Tory Johnson steals and deals on dinner, dessert, and more

Check here for this week's Secret Sales from Tory Johnson!
Cat Cafe pounces onto Lower East Si...

Cat Cafe pounces onto Lower East Side

A unique cat cafe has opened in Manhattan and it's gaining national attention.
On-duty NYPD officer charged with D...

On-duty NYPD officer charged with DWI after shooting partner

An on duty NYPD detective accidentally shot his partner in the wrist in Queens overnight, and was charged with driving while intoxicated, police sources say.

Queens Courier

NYPD detective arrested in Queens f...

NYPD detective arrested in Queens for drunk driving after partner accidentally shot

A Brooklyn NYPD detective was arrested in Queens for drunk driving early Thursday morning after his partner was accidentally shot with his gun, officials said.
Queens Bangladeshi community mourns...

Queens Bangladeshi community mourns victims of factory collapse on anniversary

Congresswoman Grace Meng organized a vigil on the anniversary of a massive building collapse in Bangladesh, which killed 1,129 garment workers.
Traffic study released on site of f...

Traffic study released on site of fatal LIC accident

More than a year ago, 16-year-old Tenzin Drudak was fatally struck while on his way to school on Thomson Avenue. Now, LaGuardia Community College has a released a traffic study on the highly congested roadway, to help prevent another life from being lost.
Ex-bookkeeper busted for embezzling...

Ex-bookkeeper busted for embezzling $485K from Queens special needs school

A woman has been charged for embezzling from the Springfield Gardens special needs school where she worked as a bookkeeper for more than a decade, District Attorney Richard Brown said Thursday.
?Neighborhood tech? biz eyes Queens...

?Neighborhood tech? biz eyes Queens market

A ?neighborhood tech? business is fixing its sights on Queens as it continues to expand.
Elderly Bayside couple injured in h...

Elderly Bayside couple injured in home invasion

An elderly Bayside couple was seriously injured after two men invaded their home on Wednesday, cops said.

NY Village Voice

The Machine Attempts to Reboot Sci-...

The Machine Attempts to Reboot Sci-Fi A.I.

The perils of creating artificial intelligence have long been a sci-fi preoccupation, and The Machine brings little new to the subject save for an ominously ambiguous conclusion about the consequences of making computers more advanced than their human masters.

In a future marked b...

The Cruelty of Camel Racing Again E...

The Cruelty of Camel Racing Again Exposed in Desert Riders

None of the reliably irritating qualities of the social issue documentary gall quite so acutely as the tendency to venerate mere awareness.

Audiences are invited to leave such films duly pleased for having cared enough to watch, congratulated by the filmmakers for recognizing, from the c...

Ralph Steadman Doc For No Good Reas...

Ralph Steadman Doc For No Good Reason Keeps With the Spirit of Hunter S. Thompson

Finding form in chaos, Ralph Steadman became famous illustrating the writing of Hunter S. Thompson and made a subsequent career out of speaking truth to power via activist-minded art.

For No Good Reason details the famed wild-man cartoonist's career with a stylistic daring that do...

The German Doctor Is a Fictionalize...

The German Doctor Is a Fictionalized Run-In with a Nazi Psychopath

The promise of perfection leads to disaster for an Argentinean family in 1960 Patagonia in The German Doctor, a fictionalized account of one clan's run-in with notorious Auschwitz psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele.

Adapting her own novel, writer-director Lucía Puenzo keeps the e...

Train Thriller Last Passenger Aspir...

Train Thriller Last Passenger Aspires to be Hitchcokian

Few vistas are as exhilarating as the passenger train window, the world advancing and receding with breathtaking speed, the viewer stationary yet hurtling through the landscape.

Few films articulate this sensation as stunningly as the opening of Omid Nooshin's Last Passenger, whic...

Alex Karpovsky Doesn't Get to Show ...

Alex Karpovsky Doesn't Get to Show Much Range in Marvin Seth and Stanley

After honing his sour, smarter-than-thou persona on HBO's Girls, Alex Karpovsky translates the mix of repression, condescension, and bluntness he's now associated with to a Midwestern male context.

Karpovsky doesn't get to show much range in writer-director Stephen Gurewitz's timi...

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