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Picture Of NYC Resident Dubbed ‘Ridiculously Photogenic Guy’ Goes Viral

Monday, April 09, 2012

Picture Of NYC Resident Dubbed ‘Ridiculously Photogenic Guy’ Goes Viral

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A picture posted online of a Manhattan resident running in a South Carolina marathon has gone viral and it’s all because of his GQ look.Zeddie Little became an overnight internet...

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Rangers Fans Growing Beards For Charity During Playoffs

Monday, April 09, 2012

Rangers Fans Growing Beards For Charity During Playoffs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – With their first playoff game this Thursday at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers invited their fans to participate in a tradition and “Grow One for the Team” at...

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Judge Denies Accused UES Madam’s Bid For Bail Reduction

Monday, April 09, 2012

Judge Denies Accused UES Madam’s Bid For Bail Reduction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The  suburban mother accused of being a Manhattan madam was back in court Monday, but lost her effort to get out of jail.Lawyers for Anna Gristina tried to have her $2 million bail...

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Heroic Queens Man Chases Off Easter Sunday Sexual Assault Suspect

Monday, April 09, 2012

Heroic Queens Man Chases Off Easter Sunday Sexual Assault Suspect

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man who heard a young woman screaming on Easter Sunday decided to take action. He chased away a man who was trying to rape her, police said.Mike Novak scared off a would-be...

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Det. Kenneth Ayala, Officer Injured In Brooklyn Shootout, Released From Hospital

Monday, April 09, 2012

Det. Kenneth Ayala, Officer Injured In Brooklyn Shootout, Released From Hospital

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One of two remaining New York City police officers who were hospitalized following a weekend shootout in Brooklyn went home on Monday.Fellow officers cheered as Det. Kenneth Ayala was...

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Survey: Many Women Would Trade IQ Points For Bigger Breasts

Monday, April 09, 2012

Survey: Many Women Would Trade IQ Points For Bigger Breasts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new survey found that a third of women would lower their IQ if it meant that the size of their breasts would increase.Forty-one percent of the more than two-thousand women who answered...

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‘Reckless’ And ‘Criminal’ Fire Destroys Ulster County Indian Reservation

Monday, April 09, 2012

‘Reckless’ And ‘Criminal’ Fire Destroys Ulster County Indian Reservation

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Tinder dry conditions and high winds contributed to a fast-moving fire that gutted the heart of an old Catskills resort turned “Indian reservation” over the weekend,...

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NYPD: Well Dressed Sexual Predator Is Groping Women In New York

Monday, April 09, 2012

NYPD: Well Dressed Sexual Predator Is Groping Women In New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A well dressed and dangerous sexual predator is on the prowl, according to police. The unidentified man is being called the “Well Dressed Groper.” He has been roaming the...

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Wind-Fueled Brush Fires Continue To Wreak Havoc On L.I.; NYC, Southern N.J. Also Battling Flames

Monday, April 09, 2012

Wind-Fueled Brush Fires Continue To Wreak Havoc On L.I.; NYC, Southern N.J. Also Battling Flames

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in different parts of the Tri-State Area.  Among the most  serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the...

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More Adults Being Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes, Says Long Island Foundation

Sunday, April 08, 2012

More Adults Being Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes, Says Long Island Foundation

HUNTINGTON, NY (CBSNewYork) - It’s an unfortunate truth, but more adults are being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.Type 1 Diabetes used to be known as juvenile diabetes, said Karina Sisalli of the Juvenile...

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Coram Woman Dies In Crash On Long Island

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Coram Woman Dies In Crash On Long Island

MEDFORD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Suffolk County Police were investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a Coram woman Sunday.Maria Nunez, 82, was driving her 2003 Ford Focus northbound on Route 112 when, police...

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AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

Sunday, April 08, 2012

AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

NEW YORK (AP) — About 40,000 AT&T landline workers are staying on the job this week without a contract, their union said Sunday.The workers’ contracts expired over the weekend, raising the possibility...

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City’s Pay Phones To Be Replaced By New Futuristic Model

Sunday, April 08, 2012

City’s Pay Phones To Be Replaced By New Futuristic Model

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) – New Yorkers will be seeing new pay phones in the near future. There are 250 phones in a pilot program that the city plans to install in all five boros, according to the Department Of...

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan: ‘Messages Of Easter Are Hope And Joy’

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: ‘Messages Of Easter Are Hope And Joy’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Easter is Christianity’s greatest feast day, and as thousands of the faithful gathered at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Cardinal Timothy Dolan preached that the twin messages of Easter...

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Easter Parade Marchers Put Fancy Headwear On Display

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Easter Parade Marchers Put Fancy Headwear On Display

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fifth Avenue turned into an impromptu fashion show, once again, as the Easter bonnet tradition continued Sunday.“The parade is Halloween for the head in a way, and it’s a New...

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News Legend Mike Wallace Dies At 93

Sunday, April 08, 2012

News Legend Mike Wallace Dies At 93

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — For 40-years, Mike Wallace’s tough style was a hallmark of 60-minutes, his interviews were legendary. Today he is being remembered as a fierce newsman and a pioneer in broadcast...

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Police: Brooklyn Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Police: Brooklyn Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Police officers responding to a report of a man with a firearm inside of an East 96th Street building arrived to find a gruesome scene.On Saturday afternoon Vincent Tropeano, 74, and...

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Crane Inspector May Have Been At Fault In 2008 Accident

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Crane Inspector May Have Been At Fault In 2008 Accident

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The building inspector who didn’t check a cable involved in a crane collapse last week was the same one who performed the inspection on a crane involved in a fatal accident in...

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Pillow Fighters Do Battle In Washington Square Park

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Pillow Fighters Do Battle In Washington Square Park

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) – Saturday was International Pillow Fight Day, the event marked the 7th annual celebration in New York City.The 2012 fight was touted as the Bunny Edition, pillow wielding assailants wore...

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Project Safe Surrender In Brooklyn Gives Minor Offenders The Chance To Be Forgiven

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Project Safe Surrender In Brooklyn Gives Minor Offenders The Chance To Be Forgiven

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s called Project Safe Surrender, and it helps people with outstanding warrants.They’re called C-Summons and warrants, and residents in the five boroughs can get one if they...

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