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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. last night on late night
    Hasan Minhaj Breaks Down Why We Need to Save Local Newspapers From Extinction“We need to treat them like the essential services they are.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.”
  8. coronavirus
    Scenes From the Subway ShutdownThe New York City subway executed its first-ever overnight shutdown early Wednesday. This is what it looked like.
  9. coronavirus
    De Blasio Blasted for Calling Out ‘Jewish Community’ After Crowded FuneralThe mayor was accused of “scapegoating Jews” and “inviting antisemitism.”
  10. extravagance
    This Report of a Staten Island Sweet 16 Is IncredibleA Staten Island teen went bold with a fall-themed party and a 180-person guest list.
  11. enterprising cheerleader
    Enterprising Cheerleader Allegedly Traded Pot Brownies for Homecoming VotesA Michigan high-schooler is suspected of bribing her classmates with pot brownies to get homecoming queen votes.
  12. niche drama
    Why Was NYC’s Most Beloved Halloween Dog Parade Canceled?The Tompkins Square Park Dog Parade was shockingly called off this year.
  13. 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.”
  14. ‘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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.”
  17. weather reports
    Chance the Rapper Dropped by to Deliver Chicago Weather ReportForecast: cloudy with a Chance.
  18. last night on late night
    John Oliver Warns That Local News Is At Risk of an Extreme Conservative TakeoverThe days of trusting your local station for in-depth crime and weather reports, and little else, may soon be numbered.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Mayor Orders the Reopening of 56th Street Outside Trump TowerLocal business owners complained of falling revenues.
  22. Watch ‘Christmas Tree Expert’ Joe Pera’s Delightfully Soothing and Awkward […]Joe Pera returns to Adult Swim this week with another relaxing special called Joe Pera Helps You Find the Perfect Christmas Tree, and to […]
  23. local news
    Squirrel Hospitalizes Anti-Squirrel Chicago AldermanBright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and bent on revenge.
  24. Woman Gives Birth in the World Trade Center’s OculusA $4 billion delivery room.
  25. Dead Man Wins Primary Election in Upstate New YorkRepublican Bill Nojay committed suicide Friday, too late to be taken off the ballot.
  26. stuff blake shelton does
    B. Shelton Uses Tractor to Save Men in Oklahoma This is one way to lend a hand.
  27. pumpkin vice
    The 15 Best Moments From 2015’s Giant Pumpkin CoveragePeople who love great pumpkins really, really love them.
  28. sad news
    Man Found Dead After Being Locked in Bronx Hospital Bathroom for DaysThe deceased worked at Montefiore Medical Center.
  29. fandom overload
    You Will Not Be Able to Visit the Goonies House AnymoreCancel your trip, cancel your childhood. Cry for the rest of your life.
  30. roll clip!
    This Celebrity-Interview Supercut Is a Near Overdose of AwkwardDeliciously awkward, that is?
  31. 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.
  32. local news
    T.J. Miller Hilariously Terrorized a Local News Station in DetroitCan we start calling him a national treasure now?
  33. 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!”
  34. Let’s Start a Slow Clap for Copenhagen, New York, the Snowiest Place in AmericaOr maybe let’s just cry for them. 
  35. Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Humiliate a Reporter on Live TVLocal Denver news reporter Chris Parente is probably used to pretending he’s seen certain movies for his job, and at the top of his recent […]
  36. amazing things
    Reporter/Weed CEO Live on Air: ‘F*ck It, I Quit’One for the local-news hall of fame.
  37. candy
    People Still Can’t Pronounce Lupita Nyong’o’s Name“Lew-PEET-uh en-YON-go.”
  38. Detroit Newscast Uses Photo of Alex Rodriguez for Nelson MandelaAnd yes, it looked ridiculous. 
  39. Will Ferrell Did a North Dakota Local Newscast, Called Some Women’s […] The Anchorman 2 marketing blitz continued this weekend, with Will Ferrell appearing in character as Ron Burgundy for both an entire North […]
  40. Conan Reveals the Utter Lack of Creativity in Local Newscasts Apparently Mike Myers is having a baby, and every newscast in America felt compelled to report on it. In exactly the same way.
  41. supercut
    Watch Tons of Local News Anchors Report on Mike Myers’s Baby Identically“Yeah, baby!”
  42. the internet
    Local Newscaster Doesn’t Even Realize She’s Parodying Local NewsWith a terrible Breaking Bad tweet.
  43. great moments in penis
    Sometimes You Draw a Penis by Accident on Live TVIt happens. 
  44. last night on late night
    3 Ways ‘Zou Bisou Bisou’ Affected Jessica ParéPlus: The first thing AJ Clemente, the disgraced potty-mouthed anchor, did after he got fired, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  45. oopsies
    News Anchor’s First On-Air Words Are Some of the SaltiestIt was a fun job while it lasted.
  46. local news
    Anchorman Rob Morrison Claims His Wife Is Actually Abusing Him He opened up to a reporter while drinking at Buffalo Wild Wings.
  47. Is Comedy Bar NYC Too Similar to Toronto’s Comedy Bar?There’s a local comedy dispute a-brewin’ in Toronto and New York. Third Beat Magazine has observed that a new comedy club called Comedy Bar […]
  48. news bloopers
    Watch Thirteen Minutes of the Best News Bloopers of 2012’Twas the year of Sweet Brown!
  49. Watch a Silly Cincinnati Traffic Anchor’s Year in Stupid On-air DancingDance, Bob, dance!
  50. Dog Learns How to Use DoorbellAnd just $30!
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