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Top NYC news: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square; self-driving shuttle to debut

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Police: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — The New York Police Department says the loud noise of a motorcycle backfiring caused a panic and sent people scrambling in Times Square. 

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Defending champions Keitany, Desisa, Romanchuk and Schär back for 2019 TCS New York City Marathon as pro field is announced

All four defending champions — Kenya's Mary Keitany, Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa, the United States' Daniel Romanchuk, and Switzerland's Manuela Schär — will return to the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019.

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Self-driving car shuttle service to make debut in New York City

Six autonomous shuttles, operated by Boston-based startup Optimus Ride, will take riders on a loop to a ferry dock in Brooklyn Navy Yard starting Wednesday.

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Car stolen with toddler inside, child later found safe

Police in New York City say they have safely found a toddler who was in a vehicle that was stolen in Brooklyn.

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