Monday, January 30, 2012

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January 30, 2012

Off-Duty Detective Fatally Shoots Robber, Police Say

The detective was approached from behind by two young men, one of whom hit him with a cane while the other simulated a gun and demanded money, the police said.

January 30, 2012 9:41 AM ET

We’re Not So Bad. Really.

The Day: A magazine survey says out-of-towners don't have the nicest things to say about New Yorkers, and New Yorkers don't, either. But that's not the full story.

January 30, 2012 2:26 AM ET

12 Arrested at Manhattan March for Oakland Protesters

A winding march through Lower Manhattan to show solidarity for Occupy Oakland protesters led to scuffles with the police on Sunday night.

January 29, 2012 2:30 PM ET

A Rescued Organ Gets a New Life in Manhattan

An organ that has long been the musical jewel of a New Jersey church is finding a new home at St. Malachy's in the theater district.

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With Focus on Income Inequality, Albany Bill Will Seek $8.50 Minimum Wage

Following similar steps across the country, the Assembly speaker, Sheldon Silver, plans to introduce a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage, and for it to be adjusted each year for inflation.

Expanding Reach, Cuomo Creates Second Cop on Financial Beat

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s superintendent of the new office has taken on high-profile issues, and some see it as infringing on Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s territory.

Imagine His Shock. His Leg Had Vanished.

An actor who posed for some stock photos was surprised to see his image, years later, doctored to make it look as if he had only one leg.

For Family of Burned Woman, an Offer, but No Help

Darren Weingrow has not made good on his commitment to help the family of Deloris Gillespie, who was burned to death in an elevator in Brooklyn.

Bridge’s Partial Fencing Points to a Bigger Divide

The fence was built after a cyclist was hit by a thrown brick in a changing neighborhood of projects and wealthier newcomers.

Proposal to Cut Some Felonies From Records

A proposal from the New York State Bar Association would remove some convictions from an offender’s public record, but whether Albany would take it up was uncertain.

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