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Jul 08, 2014

Commissioners rip FCC's spendy school Wi-Fi plan

A proposal by U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to pump billions of dollars into Wi-Fi deployment at schools and libraries has run into a snag, with the commission’s two Republican suggesting the money will come from U.S. re...

Jul 27, 2014

NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

(AP) -- At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority... #New York University #New Jersey #LaGuardia Airport #John Degnan #Scott Rechler #World Trade Center

Jul 01, 2014

Still no arrests in screwdriver attack in Annadale

Police are asking for the public's help in locating John Matthews, 34, who is described as white, 5-foot-11 and 160 pounds and a frequent traveler to New Jersey and Arizona, according to an e-mailed statement from the NYPD's office of the Deputy Comm... #Arizona #New Jersey

Jul 25, 2014

Yankees' momentum-building victories come at expense of two beaten-up teams

Shortly before four o'clock Thursday the Yankees moved into a tie with the Mariners for the second American League wild card by virtue of a brisk 4-2 win over the Rangers. Later that same night, at 10:10, Seattle was scheduled to host the division-le... #Texas #New York Yankees #American League #Joe Girardi #Safeco #Ron Washington #YouTube #Major League Baseball #History Channel #Bronx River

Jul 26, 2014

Ray Rice's slap on the wrist by NFL sends wrong message on domestic violence

Judy Harris Kluger was particularly galled at the two-game suspension handed down Thursday by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was arrested in February for assaulting his then fiancee, Janay Palmer, at an Atlantic C... #Michael Vick #New York Jets #Roger Goodell #National Football League #Ray Rice #New York (state)

Jul 28, 2014

Baseball ban 'wears and tears' at Pete Rose

As he has for several years now, Pete Rose spent induction weekend signing autographs for money a few blocks from the Hall of Fame. As usual, he drew big crowds and helped reignite the seemingly never-ending debate about whether baseball's all-time h... #Cincinnati Reds #Pete Rose #Barry Larkin #Bud Selig #MLB Network

Jul 21, 2014

Editorial: Death on Staten Island challenges NYPD

As the takedown of Eric Garner, 43, on Staten Island reverberates across the metropolitan area, it is clear that New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton faces a huge challenge to train America's largest police force in the art of "active liste... #Michael Bloomberg #Bill Bratton

Jul 20, 2014

Louis V. Ryf, retired Nassau police detective sergeant

When Avianca Flight 52 crashed in Cove Neck in 1990, Nassau police Det. Sgt. Louis V. Ryf oversaw the logistics of identifying the dead and interviewing the survivors. The crash killed 73 passengers and crew. Eight-five people survived. "He was calm,... #Panama #Nassau County Police #Nassau County, NY #Bethpage State Park, NY #Cove Neck, NY #Hempstead, NY #Freeport, NY #South Farmingdale, NY

Jul 21, 2014

Editorial: Change NYPD culture

The takedown of Eric Garner, 43, on Staten Island last week is the strongest sign yet that NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton faces a huge challenge as he tries to train America's largest police force to practice the art of "active listening" and to "add... #Michael Bloomberg #Bill Bratton

Jul 19, 2014

Death after cop's chokehold will test De Blasio's vow to change NYPD, mayor's allies say

Allies of Bill de Blasio said Saturday that a man's death after an officer used a banned chokehold would show whether the mayor can deliver on campaign rhetoric to change the NYPD. The police department is under fire after an amateur video showed off... #Al Sharpton #Brooklyn, NY #Letitia James
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