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VIDEO: NYPD seeks shooter in East New York who nearly struck officer

Cops are on the lookout for an unknown shooter who aimed and missed hitting a man on a bicycle, instead nearly striking a nearby officer in East New York.

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‘Suspicious’ Hamilton Heights fire caused by power strip: FDNY

An extension cord overload caused the deadly fire in Hamilton Heights late Monday that killed a 15-year-old girl and injured at least 12 others.

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NYS state forces thrift shops comply with ban on drawstring apparel for kids

Nine New York City thrift shops were reprimanded by the state attorney general for selling children's clothes with drawstrings around the neck and waist.

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World Mosquito Day: Metro examines interesting facts about those pesky bugs (Infographic)

Metro examines the most interesting facts on the most loathed insect.

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VIDEO: Watch people fail at the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Some people do not need to be near buckets of water.

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Indicted Texas Governor Perry to turn himself in for fingerprints, photo

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to turn himself in for fingerprinting and a mug shot after he was indicted last week on two felony charges of abusing power.