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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, a police K-9 unit patrols in New York's Times Square where crowds were gathered for the annual New Year's Eve celebration. The New York Police Department is adding a drone this year to the security forces it uses to protect the huge crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in the city. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura, File)
December 30, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, a police K-9 unit patrols in New York's Times Square where crowds were gathered for the annual New Year's Eve celebration. The New York Police Department is adding a drone this year to the security forces it uses to protect the huge crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in the city. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura, File)
December 30, 2018 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep...
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Viewed from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the night sky is alight as a Con Edison facility in the Queens borough of New York experiences a transformer explosion, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 28, 2018 - 3:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion. The blast prompted a brief...
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This photo shows blue light over New York, as seen from Manhattan Brough of New York on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. New York police said a transformer exploded at a Con Edison facility in Queens on Thursday, causing some power outages. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
December 27, 2018 - 10:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say a transformer has exploded at a Con Edison facility in Queens. They said a fire that broke out at the facility Thursday night is under control and no injuries have been reported. The explosion caused a bright blue light that illuminated the New York skyline. The...
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This photo shows blue light over New York, as seen from Manhattan Brough of New York on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. New York police said a transformer exploded at a Con Edison facility in Queens on Thursday, causing some power outages. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
December 27, 2018 - 10:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say a transformer has exploded at the Con Edison facility in Queens. They said a fire that broke out at the facility Friday night is under control and no injuries have been reported. The explosion caused a bright blue light that illuminated the New York skyline. The...
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December 27, 2018 - 10:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say a transformer has exploded at a Con Edison facility in Queens. They said a fire that broke out at the facility Friday night is under control and no injuries have been reported. The explosion caused a bright blue light that illuminated the New York skyline. The...
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November 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a mishap involving Trump's private plane (all times local): 7:45 p.m. President Donald Trump's private jet has been involved in a fender bender at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The Trump Organization confirmed that a corporate jet maneuvering into a parking spot struck...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, who has been convicted of terrorism charges for setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour last Dec. 11. The verdict against the Bangladeshi immigrant was returned on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Manhattan federal court. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP, File)
November 06, 2018 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant was convicted Tuesday of setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station, disputing in court that he was supporting the Islamic State group and saying he was instead motivated by anger at President Donald Trump. The unusual outburst by...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, who has been convicted of terrorism charges for setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour last Dec. 11. The verdict against the Bangladeshi immigrant was returned on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Manhattan federal court. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP, File)
November 06, 2018 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges after setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour told the trial judge he was angry at President Donald Trump and didn't carry out the attack for the Islamic State group. The verdict...
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November 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer told a jury at a New York City terrorism trial that a Bangladeshi immigrant was only trying to kill himself when he set off a pipe bomb in the subway. Attorney Amy Gallicchio said Monday Akayed Ullah opposed American policies regarding Muslims in the Middle East...
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