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New York Daily News
EXCLUSIVE: NYCHA firm charged by Feds in wage scam
The U.S. Department of Labor in May charged MDG Design & Construction with violating a slew of wage and labor laws - and has moved to ban the firm from bidding on federal projects for up to three years.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Knockout Attack Takes Down 20 Year Old Woman in Brooklyn
A New York City councilman tweeted about a new knockout attack days after a Jewish council offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of attack perpetrators.
Big hurdle for criminal charges in train derailment
A backhoe clears soil next to a derailed Metro-North train car, foreground, on Dec. 2, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York.
Elderly Traffic Officer Memorialized After Agent's Line-of-Duty Death
Leaders of the city's police force and family members of the 71-year-old NYPD traffic agent who was fatally hit by a truck in Midtown last week gathered Saturday at the devoted agent's funeral.
Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian In Queens
Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man early Saturday morning in Queens.
Anniversary: Myra Solomon & Donald Solomon
The happy couple met when Myra was just 16-years-old and Donald was 18-years-old.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
New York Daily News
Woman found dead in bedroom with rope around neck
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 56-year-old Brooklyn woman. Cops found the woman dead in her bedroom on Hubbard Place in Flatlands about 7:30 p.m. Friday with a rope around her neck, sources said.
Family And Friends Say Goodbye At Funeral For Queens Woman Killed In Train Derailment
Friends and family gathered at Saint Sebastian's Church in Woodside on Saturday to say goodbye to Kisook Ahn, the 35-year-old Queens woman killed in last weekend's Metro-North train derailment.
Man Stabbed to Death Near Marcy Ave. Station
A man was stabbed multiple times just steps from the Marcy Avenue subway station in Brooklyn early Saturday, and police were investigating the cause of the attack.
Queens DA Commends 3 Guilty Verdicts In Separate Murder Cases
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown praised three juries Friday for returning guilty verdicts in separate murder trials within hours of each other.
Federal Flood Maps Left New York Unprepared for Sandy-and FEMA Knew It
The agency ignored state and city officials' appeals to update the maps with better data until it was too late.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Jay Z leads Grammy nominees, Timberlake snubbed in...
Rapper Jay Z led all artists with nine Grammy nominations on Friday, but newcomers Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis edged out industry heavyweights for nods in the top categories of the annual music awards.
NYC agrees to improve taxi access for disabled
The details of how to achieve that goal haven't yet been worked out and taxi owners immediately questioned who was going to shoulder the cost of upgrading the fleet.
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
The Riverdale Press
Displaced thousands flood No.1 train stop
Local commuters who regularly pass through the Van Cortlandt Park-242nd Street subway stop are making room for an influx of passengers taking the 1 Line into Manhattan while Metro-North service is suspended due to Sunday's deadly train accident.
The Raw Story
Unarmed man charged with assault after NY cops shoot at him but wound bystanders instead
A grand jury indicted an unarmed, emotionally disturbed man on assault charges after police opened fire on him near New York City's Times Square and wounded two bystanders.
At Least Seven Sought In Alleged Brooklyn Group Assault
The New York City Police Department says that as many as 20 men and women attacked two people at a Dekalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Show Will Go On, Says Elton John
The Elton John concert planned for Moscow this Friday will go ahead as planned, say organizers, who note that the singer felt obligated to perform his sold-out show.
Ghostly wailing sounds heard at New York's Freedom Tower
Erik Torkells captured some eerie sounds coming from the Freedom Tower area of MidTown, New York City, on November 27. The heavy winds rushing through and around the buildings and structures in the area seem to mimic screaming voices.