Jane Jacobs, a writer and activist known for her work in urban planning, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been her 100th birthday.

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A 19-year-old homeless New York man says he was defending himself from an unwanted sex attack when he killed 66-year-old former teacher Michael Wimbert.

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A 34-year-old former Army reservist already facing child rape charges is accused of stealing 16 guns from a military base in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Anthony Esteves is charged with cruelty to animals after he brought his severely malnourished dog, Brewster, to a shelter and lied about owning it, police say.

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Tyrone Howard, a 30-year-old “hardened criminal” and known gang member, is suspected in the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder, police say.

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Hurricane Joaquin continues to strengthen as it makes its way toward the East Coast. Here is the storm’s latest projected path and forecast.

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Pope Francis is slated to visit the US after Cuba. While in the US, he will visit New York, Philadelphia, and address Congress. But who was the last pope to visit the USA and when?

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Americans are awaiting the arrival of the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, to New York and Philadelphia after His Holiness visits Cuba. See the best, funny memes here.

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The cop who is a accused of brutalizing former tennis star James Blake in Manhattan after mistaking him for a criminal possesses a shocking record with the NYPD.

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Today is the anniversary of September 11. We pay tribute to the people who gave their lives in the terrorist attacks and to those who died trying to help them.

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Today we stop to reflect on the tragic events of September 11, 2001. America was forever changed, and Americans will never forget.

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Jeff Smisek has stepped down as CEO of United Airlines amid a federal corruption investigation involving the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Carey Gabay, a lawyer in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration, was shot in the head before the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn.

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Two people have been shot outside of an immigration court in Manhattan. One of the victims is a police officer.

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Lamar Davenport has been accused of murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, E’Dena Hines in New York City. Hines was Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter.

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Morgan Freeman’s step-grandaughter, E’dena Hines, 27, who followed in his footsteps to become an actress, was stabbed to death in New York City.

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