New Jersey teen found dead in midtown hotel, an apparent suicide

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An 18-year-old New Jersey woman was found dead in her room at The Bryant Park Hotel in midtown Tuesday afternoon, an apparent suicide.

Rowen Altenburger, who lived in Short Hills, N.J., was discovered with a bag over her head after her mother called the hotel and asked staff to check on her, police said. Prescription medications and a suicide note were found at the scene, police said. "She...

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City businesses taking major hit during cold snap

Siteseeing bus

(Credit: The city's sightseeing buses are seeing fewer visitors due to the cold. (Anthony Lanzilote))

Frigid temperatures, snowstorm after snowstorm and harsh travel conditions are keeping New Yorkers and tourists away from many of the city's top attractions and hot spots.

From museums and parks to restaurants and entertainment locales, some Big Apple venues' owners and operators say they've seen fewer visitors lately.

One of the spots that's experienced a dip in attendance compared...

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Bronx set for arraignment in Bryant Park ice rink shooting


(Credit: Corey Dunton, 16, is suspected of shooting 2 teens in Bryant Park/Bryan Smith)

Prosecutors Monday were set to arraign the Bronx teen who allegedly opened fire at the Bryant Park ice skating rink over a popular model of jacket.

Corey Dunton, 16, was expected to be charged in Manhattan Criminal Court Mondaywith attempted murder, and will be tried as an adult, authorities said.

The teen grinned and shouted swears at reporters as he was taken from the Midtown South...

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