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Calvin Peters entered the Brooklyn headquarters of the Lubavitcher movement where he stabbed an Israeli student. Cops shot him when he attacked again.

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Will & Kate have kicked off their three-day royal visit to New York City, the first trip to the city for both of the royals.

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Steven Brundage is a magician who got pulled over by police after a holiday party gig. To get out of a ticket, he did a magic trick with a Rubik’s Cube.

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On December 3, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit in New York CIty. It will air on NBC from 8-9, with the tree lit up at the end of the broadcast.

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If you’re in New York City during the Christmas season, be sure to see these annual traditions, from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to the Rockettes at Radio City.

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Peter Liang is the cop who shot an unarmed man in a Brooklyn housing project in an apparent case of accidental discharge of his weapon.

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Brian McClellen died after being electrocuted while surfing a Metro North train from Connecticut to New York City. Here are the photos to remember a young actor cut down in the prime of his life.

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Brian McClellen, a daredevil actor who was about to shoot a TV show with Hilary Duff, has died after being electrocuted by a 12,000-volt power line while surfing a train.

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Marcel Hamer is the latest African-American teenager in a police violence controversy. After an NYPD officer mistakes Hamer for smoking marijuana, he attacks.

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Sanford Rubenstein is the high-profile attorney and associate of Al Sharpton has been accused of raping one of Sharpton’s employees.

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Hassaun McFarlan is the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger. She’s the chief of staff to New York City’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray.

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Today marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, tragedy, when terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda killed nearly 3,000 people in New York City and Washington, D.C. Remember those who died on this day that changed everything.

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Melissa Mark-Viverito announced on Twitter that she has high-risk HPV. She is a City Council Speaker in New York City.

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Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke claim to be behind the white flags over the Brooklyn Bridge in late July. Here’s what you need to know about the artistic daredevils.

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Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the NYPD killing of Eric Garner, has been arrested, as has his wife Chrissie Ortiz in what he claims is police retribution.

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