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  1. new york city
    One-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Brooklyn CookoutThe 22-month-old was shot in the stomach while sitting his stroller at the end of another violent New York City weekend.
  2. new york city
    New York City Schools to Reopen in September, de Blasio SaysA survey of parents found that 75 percent want their children to return to school in September. The mayor says they’ll get their wish.
  3. local news
    Mayor de Blasio Announces Task Force to Crack Down on Illegal FireworksA team of officers and fire department members will go after the suppliers, the mayor said.
  4. coronavirus
    Scenes From Phase One of NYC’s ReopeningIt’s day one of phase one in New York City’s gradual reopening. Here’s what that looks like.
  5. new york city
    More Chaos and Looting on First Night of NYC CurfewAfter an 11 p.m. curfew was ignored by looters Monday, an 8 p.m. curfew was put in place for Tuesday.
  6. new york city
    Looters Hit Luxury Retailers in Lower Manhattan After a Day of Peaceful ProtestsMayor Bill de Blasio blamed the looting on a “small number of violent protesters” who will be handled “very, very aggressively.”
  7. coronavirus
    Scenes From the Subway ShutdownThe New York City subway executed its first-ever overnight shutdown early Wednesday. This is what it looked like.
  8. coronavirus
    De Blasio Blasted for Calling Out ‘Jewish Community’ After Crowded FuneralThe mayor was accused of “scapegoating Jews” and “inviting antisemitism.”
  9. Sinclair Forces Local Stations to Discredit Outrage Over Family Separation“Opponents of the president have seized on this issue to make it seem as if those who are tough on immigration are somehow monsters.”
  10. ‘Baby Breitbarts’ Might Be the Future of Local NewspapersThe Tennessee Star is a far-right outlet disguised as a traditional paper. And it’s influencing local politics while staying in the black.
  11. fake news
    News Anchors Reciting Sinclair Propaganda Is Even More Terrifying in UnisonA new video demonstrates how the real “fake news” has never been more synchronized.
  12. Local News Anchors Are Being Forced to Deliver Pro-Trump PropagandaA pro-Trump media giant is requiring local news stations to report that the national media is full of “bias” and “false news.”
  13. rip
    Don’t Call 8 Because Cellino and Barnes May Be Splitting UpThe law firm behind the most memorable of jingles could break up, coincidentally, because of a lawsuit.
  14. Trump-Friendly Company Buys Rights to Deliver Local News to 70 Percent of U.S.Last year, Sinclair reportedly made a deal with the Trump campaign, trading access for friendly coverage. Now, it’s poised to expand its reach.
  15. Mayor Orders the Reopening of 56th Street Outside Trump TowerLocal business owners complained of falling revenues.
  16. local news
    Squirrel Hospitalizes Anti-Squirrel Chicago AldermanBright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and bent on revenge.
  17. Woman Gives Birth in the World Trade Center’s OculusA $4 billion delivery room.
  18. Dead Man Wins Primary Election in Upstate New YorkRepublican Bill Nojay committed suicide Friday, too late to be taken off the ballot.
  19. pumpkin vice
    The 15 Best Moments From 2015’s Giant Pumpkin CoveragePeople who love great pumpkins really, really love them.
  20. sad news
    Man Found Dead After Being Locked in Bronx Hospital Bathroom for DaysThe deceased worked at Montefiore Medical Center.
  21. Huge Pile of Dirt in Buffalo Actually Just Snow That Hasn’t MeltedAn intrepid local reporter/explorer investigates the mysterious snow mountain of western New York.
  22. local news
    Carl and His Friend Swear That Carl Punched a Bear in the Face“The man or beast that I run from ain’t been born, and its mama’s already dead!”
  23. Let’s Start a Slow Clap for Copenhagen, New York, the Snowiest Place in AmericaOr maybe let’s just cry for them. 
  24. amazing things
    Reporter/Weed CEO Live on Air: ‘F*ck It, I Quit’One for the local-news hall of fame.
  25. Detroit Newscast Uses Photo of Alex Rodriguez for Nelson MandelaAnd yes, it looked ridiculous. 
  26. the internet
    Local Newscaster Doesn’t Even Realize She’s Parodying Local NewsWith a terrible Breaking Bad tweet.
  27. great moments in penis
    Sometimes You Draw a Penis by Accident on Live TVIt happens. 
  28. oopsies
    News Anchor’s First On-Air Words Are Some of the SaltiestIt was a fun job while it lasted.
  29. local news
    Anchorman Rob Morrison Claims His Wife Is Actually Abusing Him He opened up to a reporter while drinking at Buffalo Wild Wings.
  30. crime and punishment
    MTA Employee Allegedly Punched 6 Train PassengerAnd that’s why you always have exact change.
  31. health
    AIDS Cases Dropped 25 Percent in NYC This YearAnd 47 percent since 2003.
  32. charity
    NYC Bus Drivers Made a Beefcake CalendarThe FDNY should watch their backs.
  33. education
    What Did You Wear for the First Day of School?This 7-year-old wore a tuxedo.
  34. crime and punishment
    Leiby Kletzky’s Dad Suing Suspected Killer for $100 MillionLevi Aron and his father are both named in separate suits.
  35. race relations
    Reverend Al Sharpton Agrees Not to Attend Panel on Crown Heights RiotsBut he still argues that he wasn’t responsible.
  36. life imitating art
    Carjacker Accidentally Takes ‘Plucky’ Kids, PoodleThis sounds familiar.
  37. photo op
    Garbage Truck Hangs From Window, FDNY Tweets a PhotoWay to go, FDNY social media!
  38. fdny
    FDNY Is Really Racist, Captain ClaimsEven 9/11 wasn’t sacred.
  39. scary things
    NYPD Practicing Riot DrillsJust in case.
  40. bad ideas
    NYC Gym Offering 9/11 DealRead the fine print!
  41. duh
    Poll: Taxis Don’t Share the Road WellYou don’t say …?
  42. stupid crime
    Mother Spots Son on the News Robbing an Old LadyProbably more awkward than watching a sex scene with your parents!
  43. sad news
    Chicago Morning News Anchors Sad About Explosion, Their LivesA missed local event causes chaos at WGN9.
  44. the ivy league
    Harvard Bystanders Don’t Care That Harvard Students Got PoisonedLocal news finds only completely apathetic men on the street.