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26 min ago | New York Daily News
1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has settled a gender discrimination lawsuit brought four years ago by the New York Police Department's school safety division, 70 percent of whose employees are women.
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1 hr ago | New York Post
Other hateful messages - painted on and near a school in Williamsburg - proclaimed, "NYPD pick on the harmless," and "NYPD pick on the innocent."
2 hrs ago | CBS Local
Most New Yorkers support the "broken windows" theory of policing that has come under fire in recent weeks in New York City, according to a poll released Wednesday.
2 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com
A Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and a 10-year-old piano prodigy are scheduled to play this fall at the historic Flushing Town Hall performing arts center, which recently underwent an extensive renovation.
2 hrs ago | Curbed
Bowery Boogie took a trip out of the Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard in Staten Island, and the whole thing sounds like something out of Narnia.
3 hrs ago | NY1
Police are asking for the public's help tracking down a man they say attempted to sexually assault a woman in front of her three young children this past weekend.
4 hrs ago | SILive.com
5 hrs ago | The Village Voice
When Kate Buenaflor opened Soft Spot in Williamsburg nine years ago, it became a neighborhood bar to a very different kind of neighborhood.
5 hrs ago | National Review Online
Local Law 71, the so-called Community Safety Act, used the possibility of endless civil-rights litigation to gut the city's "stop, question, and frisk" procedure for dealing with street-level crime, and Mr. de Blasio campaigned energetically on the issue, charging that the New York Police Department had "unfairly targeted young African-American and ... (more)
6 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Authorities were attempting to arrest 44-year-old Oswald Lewis, who had been on the run since skipping out on his April 1991 indictment for conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Virginia, when he allegedly opened fire on them late Tuesday.
7 hrs ago | ABC News
A fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.
8 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com
A man who claimed he was a cab driver tried to sexually assault a woman Sunday morning near the homeless shelter in the former Pan Am Hotel while her three children were also in the car, according to police.
8 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle
Since the economic crisis, survival on Manhattan's Upper East Side has become even harder for the poor.
12 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Cops investigate the 175th St. apartment after the shootout. The suspect's gun is under the blue cloth on the stoop by the rail, along with his bulletproof vest on the sidewalk.
12 hrs ago | Newsday
Four Brooklyn men were under arrest Wednesday, charged with using a fake American Express card to fraudulently purchase Apple iPads and other electronics from a Target store in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.
12 hrs ago | NY1
There may be no shortage of demand in the city for affordable housing, but in spite of that, plans to build more affordable housing are often met with skepticism, concern and sometimes downright hostility.
. As public housing becomes a crumbling relic of another era, American cities have grown more reliant on the private sector to build housing for the poor and working class. Developers say they can maximize their revenues, and thus build more affordable units, by separating them from their luxury counterparts.
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