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Tesla Model 3 turning heads as New York taxi

A new taxi is turning heads in New York City. It's still yellow and has the city's ubiquitous Taxi & Limousine Commission medallion and logos, but it bares little resemblance to its cabbie colleagues.

Coca-Cola To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola is planning to cut 2,200 jobs, including 1,200 in the United States, as it faces declining sales during the pandemic. In the United States, where there were about...

Long lines in New York on first day of early voting

New Yorkers were waiting in long lines early on Saturday (October 24) on the first day of early voting in the state for the presidential election. Outside Madison Square Garden, many voters were excited...

New York looks to ‘crush’ COVID hot spots

New York City leaders outlined plans to "crush" coronavirus hot spots during a pair of news briefings Tuesday (October 6). The statement, by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, came as New York City rolled...

Power blackout affects thousands in New York

Electricity provider Con Edison said that power was restored to parts of New York's Manhattan area after an outage early Friday (August 7) left thousands without electricity and caused disruptions to the city's subway system.

New York city cop, suspect killed in exchange of gunfire

Officer Brian Mulkeen, 33, was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said in a statement. The 27-year-old suspect was pronounced dead on the scene. "This is a very very sad day for our city. We lost a...

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes

"Common sense says if you don't know what you're smoking, don't smoke it," Cuomo told reporters at a news conference. "And right now, we don't know what you're smoking in a lot of these vaping substances," he said. The governor's...

Kate Moss picks up her Style Icon honor at the Daily Front Row Awards

This is the 7th year the fashion publication has celebrated leaders in the fashion industry in various categories. Also honored included Halima Aden who was named breakthrough model and British Vogue editor Edward Enninful picked up the magazine of the...

Eric Garner’s mother, defiant after New York police officer fired, calls for dismissal of others

Gwen Carr is the mother of Eric Garner, who died in 2014 after Officer Daniel Pantaleo used a banned chokehold on him. The case, made famous by Garner's plaintive cries of "I can't breathe" with Pantaleo's arm wrapped around his...

NY, CT and VT to file suit against Trump administration

Announced on Tuesday (August 20) by New York Attorney General Letitia James, the lawsuit will challenge a Trump administration rule that would deny or revoke visas for legal immigrants who might become a public charge because they fail to...
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Fatal shooting at an apartment complex on Dunlap

HOUSTON - A man has been shot and killed at a Southwest Houston apartment complex.
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Bayou City Art Festival scheduled for in-person return in October

HOUSTON - The Bayou City Art Festival will be making its in-person return to Houston in October, provided that health and...

Several structures destroyed after a fire on Mary Francis Drive

HOUSTON - A fire destroyed multiple buildings, including two homes, in northeast Harris County overnight. The fire...

HPD investigates a shooting at a complex on 610 Drive

HOUSTON - HPD units are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex near South Loop West Freeway.

Wall St closes higher as Yellen backs more stimulus

Wall Street's main indexes rose on Tuesday (January 19) as U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen advocated for a hefty fiscal relief...