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Madonna: I was raped at knifepoint

Singer writes of how she was held up at gunpoint, raped on a rooftop and burgled three times in first year in New York Madonna has detailed how she was raped not long after she moved to New York City at the age of 19, in a revealing account of…

Liberal Democratic mayoral candidate de Blasio has wealthy New Yorkers freaking out

The unabashedly liberal tone of the Democratic mayoral primary in New York City and the rapid ascent of tax-the-rich candidate Bill de Blasio has many in New York’s wealthiest circles in a panic. The New York Times reported that some of them are calling the situation “terrifying,” and that the…

New York man killed in remote-controlled helicopter mishap

A Queens, NY family received word Thursday night that their 19-year-old son and brother was killed when a remote-controlled helicopter he was flying struck him in the head. According to New York City’s WABC-TV, Roman Pirozek Jr. lost control of the miniature helicopter while piloting it in a park in…

New York City Muslims appalled that NYPD designated all mosques ‘terrorist organizations’

According to newly exposed documents, the New York City Police Department designated all mosques in the city as terrorist organizations, allowing the department to spy on them without oversight and to plant operatives inside the Muslim houses of worship. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that, under the secret designation, not only…

NYC’s Police Chief: Largest-ever gun seizure by an undercover cop was really because of ‘stop and frisk’

At a press conference this morning, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Department Commissior Ray Kelly announced the largest gun seizure in the history of the city. Nineteen people were arrested on charges that they were running “a gun pipeline” that led from the Carolinas into New York…

What women hear when New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner speaks

On September 10, 2013, registered Democrats in New York City — many of them women — will head to the polls to determine their party’s candidate for mayor (and, mostly likely, the next mayor of New York City, given its demographics). And it is for that reason, nominally, that former…

Newark, New Jersey introduces transparent ‘stop and frisk’ policy as alternative to New York City’s

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – Police in the city of Newark, New Jersey, have enacted new, highly transparent “stop and frisk” procedures that civil libertarians have called a model for the country and an alternative to the New York City policy rejected by a U.S. judge. New Jersey’s…

New York City’s ban on giant sodas struck down by appeals court

New York’s bid to ban giant, sugary sodas on public health grounds suffered a new setback on Tuesday when an appeals court upheld a ruling striking down the proposed legislation. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has championed the measure as part of the fight against an obesity epidemic and rampant diabetes,…

Anthony Weiner confirms newly revealed sex chats are his

By Francesca Trianni NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner confirmed on Tuesday that some newly revealed sexually explicit online chats and photos, published this week by a gossip website, were sent by him. Weiner, 48, resigned from the Congress in June 2011 after admitting he…

New York City council overrides Bloomberg veto to enact paid sick days

On Thursday, the New York City Council overrode a mayoral veto of a paid sick day policy for the city’s workers. According to the Associated Press, more than 1 million workers will be affected by the new policy, which advocates say will keep workers from having to prioritize their financial…

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