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Activists hold NYC rally over banning ICE agents from N.Y. courts

Angry attorneys and community activists hit the streets in Brooklyn Thursday to protest the presence of immigration officers in state courts. On the steps of Borough Hall, demonstrators called on the Office of Court Administration and Chief Judge Janet DiFiore ...

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N.Y. must tackle opioid crisis with policies for all communities

In the last several years, the white face of the opioid crisis has engendered a different set of responses than past drug epidemics that were seen as affecting largely Black and or Latino communities. Historically, when a “drug problem” is ...

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Rapper PartyNextDoor busted with drugs on bus from Canada to N.Y.

Customs cops and state troopers busted singer/songwriter PartyNextDoor and a buddy after they allegedly tried to bring drugs across the Canadian-American border to New York, according to reports Friday. The Toronto performer, whose real name is Jahron Anthony Brathwaite, 24, ...

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N.Y. Dems pledge Harvey Weinstein donations to women's charities

Senators Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker joined the ranks of prominent Democrats distancing themselves from Harvey Weinstein Friday. They promised to give thousands of dollars in political donations from the embattled movie mogul to women’s charities after a ...

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N.Y. assemblyman: Probe Cy Vance dropping case against Trump kids

ALBANY — An assemblyman wants the state Attorney General to probe Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.’s decision to drop a case against two of President Trump’s kids. Vance received a $ 31,000 reelection campaign donation from Trump’s personal lawyer ...

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Top N.Y. financial regulator wants to sink 'teeth' into Equifax

ALBANY — The state’s top financial regulator urged lawmakers Thursday to give her “teeth” to punish Equifax and other companies that don’t protect consumers vital information. Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria Vullo told a state Senate committee that any ...

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Equifax breach outrage spurs N.Y. State crackdown bill

ALBANY — The Equifax data breach — and the company’s response to it — has state lawmakers readying new measures to boost consumer protections and better scrutinize credit monitoring agencies. State Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) blasted Equifax’s handling of the ...

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z teaming up for hurricane relief concert in N.Y.

Beyoncé’s first concert after childbirth could be for a worthy cause. The singer, who welcomed twins in June, and her rapper husband JAY-Z are teaming up next month for a benefit show in New York to support of the victims ...

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S.I. woman gets 12 years for pumping opioids into N.Y., N.J.

Playing pharmacist for profit comes at a heavy price — in this case, a prison term. A Staten Island woman got 12 years for masterminding an oxycodone distribution ring that flooded New York and New Jersey with more than 1,000 ...

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Two men charged in death of boys who fell over N.Y. waterfall

Two men charged in death of boys who fell over N.Y. waterfall Dylan Giangregorio, 9, and his brother, Preston Giangregorio, 6, were killed while hiking next to an upstate New York waterfall in June. (Facebook) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, ...

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