Was Wall Street Originally the Site of a ‘Border Wall’ Meant to Protect New Amsterdam?
  • 15 January 2019
Social media memes compared a defensive wall built along the northern border of New Amsterdam...
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Cops Responding to 911 Call Find 4-Foot Gator in Building
  • 20 July 2018
Officers notified the state Department of Environmental Conservation, which sent an environmental conservation officer to...
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New York Sues President Trump’s Charitable Foundation
  • 14 June 2018
New York's Attorney General sued the Trump Foundation, saying it engaged in a pattern of...
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Law Enforcement Officials: Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead in New York in Apparent Suicide
  • 5 June 2018
Designer Kate Spade has been found dead in New York.
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Was a Young Girl Decapitated by a Seat Belt in a Car Crash?
  • 2 March 2018
A website that publishes viral content accurately recounts the terrible story of Katie Flynn's death...
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Is a New York Lawmaker Accused of Sexual Misconduct Negotiating Anti-Harassment Laws?
  • 25 January 2018
A former staffer said the senator forced himself on her outside a bar in April...
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New York City Businesses Targeted With Homophobic and Racist Fliers
  • 6 October 2017
The NYPD and the Brooklyn district attorney's office are investigating a string of apparent hate...
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One dead, Six Hurt at New York City Hospital; Gunman Apparently Kills Self
  • 30 June 2017
Police say the assailant was a former employee of the Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
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Was a Chinese Man Arrested in New York for Selling Hot Dogs Made from Dog Meat?
  • 27 June 2017
A web site known for bizarre, fake stories has published yet another hoax, this time...
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Car Runs Down Multiple Pedestrians in Times Square
  • 18 May 2017
Multiple people were struck, New York police say.
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Is Samantha Bee’s Husband Fighting to Keep Poor People Out of His Child’s School?
  • 2 May 2017
Reports that Jason Jones campaigned against moving the school used outdated and incomplete quotes from...
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Judge’s Body Found in Hudson River
  • 12 April 2017
Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the first black woman to be appointed to the New York...
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