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Tobacco-Buying Age To Be Raised To 21 In NY
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New York City will soon become the latest to raise the tobacco-buying age to 21, and smokers are not happy about it. The city council voted to approve the law on Wednesday night, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg has 30 days …

Baby Found in Bag After Teen Mom is Detained for Shoplifting
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After a teen was detained by security guards for shoplifting on Thursday, they made a shocking discovery in the girl’s bag: a dead baby. Seventeen-year-old Tiona Rodriguez (below) said that she miscarried the baby, but police think the baby was …

Avonte Oquendo: Search for Missing Autistic Child
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It was October 4, 2013 when Avonte Oquendo, a fourteen-year old autistic boy from Queens, New York, went missing. He was last seen leaving his school in Long Island City, New York, which was caught on a surveillance camera. A …

Banksy Piece Tagged, Graffiti Artist Beaten Up

Banksy has taken over New York in the last couple of weeks, leaving his stenciled artwork all over the place and creating little pockets of art appreciation every time someone spots the work. But for as many people as there …

Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets

What if you could charge your electric vehicle by simply parking it on the side of a city street – no cords, no hassle. That’s the vision of HEVO Power, whose wireless EV charging technology is coming to a city …

Macaulay Culkin Makes Comic Con Appearance

Macaulay Culkin hasn’t been in the public eye much since last year, when he was publicly accused of suffering from a debilitating drug habit. Culkin’s reps vehemently denied the rumors at the time, but Culkin only spurred the rumors on …

Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown
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A vast number of federal sectors were effected by the partial federal government shutdown. But, what most people weren’t aware of prior to the shutdown was that it would cause a ripple effect that would merge into other areas. The …

Andrea Sanderlin, aka “Pot Mom,” Pleads Guilty
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Andrea Sanderlin, the New York mom who is heralded as being a real-life Nancy Botwin from “Weeds,” pleaded guilty to running a marijuana empire worth millions. The soccer mom/drug kingpin faces a minimum sentence of 10 years in a federal …

Banksy Art Taken Down In Brooklyn

Banksy, the street artist who made a name for himself by painting stencils with a decidedly political commentary-lean on various walls around the world, is currently working on his “Better Out Than In” series…and at least one fan has caught …

Indiana Jones Runs For His Life in Central Park

Last week Improv Everywhere (the “no pants subway ride” troupe) released the first of its “Movies in Real Life” series. The first event had an actor dressed as Rocky Balboa run through the streets of Philadelphia, re-creating the famous workout …

New York Giants, Who’s To Blame?

The New York Giants had much promise and hope before the season started. The string of five losses for the 2013 season has dampened some of the enthusiasm for fans. The following video shows an overview of anticipated player performance …

Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers

A handful of New York lawmakers want to make their state the third to update its law books to ban so-called “revenge porn.” Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 255 into law, making it illegal to ““electronically distribute …

SUV Gang Assault: Third Biker is Arraigned, Flips Bird in Court
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A third motorcycle gang member involved in the vicious beating of an SUV driver was arraigned on Sunday. Reginald Chance, 37, was charged with several felonies, including gang assault in the first degree. Chance is the biker who is accused …

Meg Ryan Has Left The Spotlight For A Quieter Life
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Meg Ryan left the spotlight and has not been seen in Hollywood in recent years, and she has finally come clean with her reason for doing so. She was featured on this week’s issue of People Magazine and told the …

Joe Girardi: Yanks And Cubs To Fight It Out?

Joe Girardi is reportedly about to have two teams battling it out over who gets him, if sources are correct, and it could end up being very beneficial to him. After a slow season, the Cubs have fired manager Dale …

Attack In Riverside Park: 5 People Wounded
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An attack occurred this morning in Riverside Park, which is located along the Hudson River on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The suspect has been identified as Julius Graham, who is 43 years old. He was armed with a …

Bikers Attack SUV: Driver Beaten, 1 Man Possibly Paralyzed
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Bikers attacked an SUV over the weekend in New York, and the confrontation and beating of the driver was captured on a helmet-mounted camera. 33-year old Alexian Lien was behind the wheel of the SUV with his wife and 2-year …

Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

How did you celebrate Mike Piazza Day? New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg claimed that Sunday was a day dedicated to Mike Piazza and named that day Mike Piazza Day. The forty-five-year-old has recently received the honor of being the …

Heidi Klum Prepares For Halloween

Heidi Klum is known for her modeling career where she has hosted Project Runway as well as her entrepreneurial skills. However, the popular celebrity is also famously recognized for her knack of remembering and enjoying holidays. As October 31st nears, …

Ron Perlman And His Philanthropic Ways
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Ron Perlman the famous Hellboy star has more on his plate than acting obligations. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the talented actor has recently signed on to host the SAG Foundation’s “Actors Fore Actors” New York Golf Classic. The event …

N.Y. Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Critically Injured

This Wednesday afternoon was like any other at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, Long Island, located about thirty minutes away from the big apple, itself. At least, all was normal, until tragedy struck in the form of a …