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No lights, big city: Power outage KOs Broadway, Times Square

Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity and elevators stuck

Governor calls off planned shutdown of NYC subway line

Nearly a quarter million New Yorkers who for years dreaded “L-mageddon,” a planned 15-month shutdown of a key subway tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn, got a last-minute reprieve from the governor Thursday with a new plan that will allow repairs to go on at nights and weekends and the trains to keep running.

Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother’s arms

Police are investigating after a video was posted online that shows a group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp office.

Ick factor: NYC so far turns up nose at food-scrap recycling

New Yorkers are so far turning up their noses at the city’s ambitious organics collection program, which has stalled because not enough people are participating in the often-smelly chore of separating out all those table scraps, spoiled meat, rotten vegetables and cut grass.

NYC launches investigation into Kushner Cos. false filings

A New York City council member launched an investigation Monday into the Kushner Cos.’ routine filing of paperwork falsely claiming zero rent-regulated tenants in its buildings, saying that the deception should have been uncovered long ago because the documents are online for all to see.

NYC mayor angry over crosswalk deaths of 2 children

New York City’s mayor said a driver with a history of seizures who fatally struck two children, including the daughter of an acclaimed Broadway actress, never should have been behind the wheel.

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments from the city’s pension funds.

Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber’s botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a search of his apartment and hearing the suspect’s his own words.