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Cause of death for celeb fashion designer inconclusive for now

Fashion designer Michele Savoia

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The autopsy of celebrity fashion designer Michele Savoia, whose body was found in the Hudson River on Sunday afternoon, was ruled inconclusive by the city medical examiner.

Further tests, including toxicology analysis, will be performed to determine what led to the death of Savoia, 55, who was last seen around 4 a.m. Thursday leaving trendy Chelsea night club Marquee, said a spokeswoman for...

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Three stabbed outside Hell's Kitchen club

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Three clubgoers were stabbed early Sunday morning by a group of men who allegedly ambushed them outside a Hell's Kitchen club, police said.

The unidentified men, who were in their twenties, police said, were leaving the Hudson Terrace club on W. 46th Street and 11th Avenue around 3:15 a.m. when the seven suspects allegedly approached them.

The suspects, also in their 20s, stabbed the...

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A look back at the Miracle on the Hudson on its fifth anniversary

Miracle on the Hudson

(Credit: Crews attempt to get the US Airways plane out of the Hudson River. (Getty))

It was supposed to be a routine flight between LaGuardia Airport and Charlotte, N.C. But when engine trouble forced the plane to crash land, the trip became anything but routine.

US Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia around 3:25 p.m. on Jan. 15, 2009, with 150 passengers and five crew members, including Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger. Less than two minutes later,...

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Hudson Square to get $27M makeover

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(Credit: Hudson Square Connection Rendering by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects)

Manhattan’s Hudson Square neighborhood is getting a $27 million upgrade.

With funds from the New York City Economic Development Corp. and the City Council, plus matching funds from the Hudson Square Connection Business Improvement District, public spaces including sidewalks and outdoor venues will be refashioned to reflect the area’s current status as a hub for advertising, architectural,...

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