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New York City weather: wintry mix expected to make its debut this week

New York City weather: wintry mix e...

New York City weather could get wintry this week as cold weather and a late-week storm collide. Two storms are hitting the tri-state area this week as they move up the coast. The first storm causing a rainy Tuesday morning,...

Jury selection in accused Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial underway in Brooklyn

Jury selection in accused Mexican d...

The trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, which is expected to last four months, began Monday with the selection of jurors in Brooklyn federal...

City launches #PeaceNYC campaign to help end gun violence

City launches #PeaceNYC campaign to...

For the past year, the Office to Prevent Gun Violence has been on the front lines in the 17 neighborhoods across the five boroughs that account for more than half of the city’s gun violence. OPGV uses a community-based...

Pirates seize eight Polish crew, three others from ship off Nigeria coast

Pirates seize eight Polish crew, th...

Pirates boarded a container ship off the coast of Nigeria, seizing 11 crew including eight from Poland, the vessel’s management firm and Polish state media reported. The attackers struck the MV Pomerania Sky, bound for the...

Winning lottery ticket sold in South Carolina for $1.5 billion jackpot

Winning lottery ticket sold in Sout...

Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the U.S. Mega Millions lottery for a jackpot of $1.537 billion, just short of a world record, an official said on Wednesday.  The ticket was sold in Simpsonville, South Carolina,...

Department of Justice and Department of Interior Team Up for Major Expansion of Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

Department of Justice and Departmen...

Department of Justice Expands Tribal Access Program to Additional 25 Tribes This Year, Department of Interior Funds the Expansion of DOJ Tribal Access Program at 31 BIA Social Services and Law Enforcement Locations by...

De Blasio agrees to unlimited sick leave for civilians involved with 9/11 response efforts

De Blasio agrees to unlimited sick ...

Mayor Bill de Blasio has agreed to grant unlimited sick leave to New York City civilian workers who were exposed to 9/11 dust at Ground Zero when became ill after participating in rescue, recovery and cleanup operations...