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'Hero' Cops Thought They Were Dead When a Man Allegedly Threw Fake Bomb in Their Police Van

Originally posted 07/21/2016 02:25PM

Two New York City police officers are being hailed as heroes for their quick-thinking reaction Wednesday, when they sped away from a crowded Times Square carrying what they thought was a bomb that had been tossed into their van, police said.

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Coney Island Beach Closed After Sharks Spotted Close to Shore

Coney Island Beach Closed After Sharks Spotted Close to Shore

Originally posted 07/19/2016 03:15PM

New Yorkers won't be able to stick their toes in the Coney Island sand, Tuesday, due to some aquatic visitors, according to NBC 4 New York.

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UpdatePosted 07/16/2016 06:10PM

PEOPLE's List Sneak Peek: Ex Cons Triumph as Trainers at Prison Style Bootcamp

Originally posted 06/27/2016 10:05PM

It looks as though the next fitness trend may have just broken out... of prison.

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Family of College Student Who Lost Leg in Central Park Explosion Releases Statement

Family of College Student Who Lost Leg in Central Park Explosion Releases Statement

Originally posted 07/08/2016 09:55PM

The family of Connor Golden – a University of Miami student who lost his leg after stepping on an explosive device in New York's Central Park – has released a statement thanking the staff of NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, where Connor is being treated.

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Tourist Loses Foot After Explosion in Central Park Near Elie Wiesel's Funeral

UpdatePosted 07/03/2016 02:40PM

Tourist Loses Foot After Explosion in Central Park Near Elie Wiesel's Funeral

Originally posted 07/03/2016 01:55PM

A tourist visiting from Washington, D.C. is in critical but stable condition after losing his foot in an explosion in New York City's iconic Central Park Sunday morning, PEOPLE confirms.

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New York City Passes Law to Provide Free Tampons in Public Schools, Homeless Shelters and Jails

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New York City Passes Law to Provide Free Tampons in Public Schools, Homeless Shelters and Jails

Originally posted 06/22/2016 01:25PM

New York City made history Tuesday when legislators passed a law that provides free access to tampons and sanitary pads in public schools, homeless shelters and jails.

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Filed Under: Health, New York
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Broadway Musical Hamilton Receives Backlash for Controversial 'Non-White' Open Casting Call

Broadway Musical Hamilton Receives Backlash for Controversial 'Non-White' Open Casting Call

Originally posted 03/31/2016 12:35AM

Broadway hit musical Hamilton is in hot water for posting a controversial casting call, according to reports.

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Filed Under: New York, Theater
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Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Meet the Cast of Broadway's School of Rock

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Meet the Cast of Broadway's School of Rock

Originally posted 03/30/2016 09:20PM

Her mom definitely 'rocks'!

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Watch as Rat Crawls on Sleeping Subway Passenger's Neck

Watch as Rat Crawls on Sleeping Subway Passenger's Neck

Originally posted 03/30/2016 08:30PM

It's safe to say this subway rider might consider cabs for some time after his most recent underground encounter.

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