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  • Plane's swastika banner spurs criticism around NYC

    July 13, 2014 10:48 AM

    NEW YORK - A banner aiming to change people's minds about what swastikas stand for has stirred outrage after it flew over beaches in New York City and on Long Island. Some beachgoers were appalled and officials fielded complaints after a plane toted the banner Saturday. The banner featured swastikas,... more »
  • Naughty nanny behind bars

    June 26, 2014 8:10 AM

    LONG ISLAND, NY - A New York nanny was arrested after investigators say she left the toddler she was watching in the car while she went in a store to commit a crime. Witnesses called police after they saw Christine Nunes lock the girl she cares for in a... more »
  • Great white shark moves back to northeast

    January 31, 2013 11:11 AM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - The great white shark known as Mary Lee is headed north again after spending a number of weeks this winter along the Southeast coast. The 3,500-pound shark was off Long Island, N.Y, on Thursday. Earlier, Mary Lee traveled as far south as Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Shark researcher... more »
  • NYC, Long Island to start rationing gasoline

    November 8, 2012 3:03 PM

    NEW YORK - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and officials on Long Island have decided to start rationing gasoline. Gasoline will be available to drivers with license plate numbers ending in an odd number starting Friday morning. Drivers with plate numbers ending in an even number can gas up on... more »
  • "Spirit of Louisiana" fire truck headed to Long Island

    November 5, 2012 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A fire truck donated to New York in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is headed to the northeast again to help with a different disaster. Fire Marshal Butch Browning said they were lending the "Spirit of Louisiana" truck to aid in cleanup around... more »
  • Young 'Lion King' actress with leukemia dies

    November 2, 2010 12:52 PM

    NEW YORK - An 11-year-old girl who played young Nala in "The Lion King" on Broadway has died after a battle with leukemia. Katharina Harf, co-founder of the bone marrow donor center DKMS, says Shannon Tavarez died Monday at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, on New... more »
  • Brinkley puts NY house on market for $15.75 million

    July 28, 2010 12:35 PM

    You, too, can live like Christie Brinkley. All you need is $15.75 million. The supermodel has put one of her properties on New York's Long Island up for sale. It's a five-bedroom house on 4 1/2 acres in Sag Harbor on the island's eastern end. According... more »

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