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The hundreds of children who recently arrived in New York City from Central America have encountered a justice system that appears more forgiving than many faced by their counterparts elsewhere. In an immigration courtroom in Lower Manhattan, they have often met judges who have steered them through the legal process with a gentle hand.
Spending on higher-education construction in New York City will top $2 billion this year and will continue near that level for the next three years, according to a new survey by a building industry trade group.
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After three decades working as a blacksmith for the Parks Department , Larry Hagberg hung up his hammer in July, prompting the agency to post a notice on NYC.gov calling for applicants to replace him. The job description calls for someone who can "forge and shape angle irons, bridle irons, tools and automobile parts," according to the posting.
A dangerous intersection in one Queens neighborhood has residents begging the city for help. NY1's Susan Jhun filed the following NY1 For You report.
Twenty-eight people died in New York City traffic in July, and 4,571 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of July, 80 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 8,380 injured, compared to 90 deaths and 8,958 injuries for the same period in 2013.
A Harlem man who was convicted of a fatal 1994 shooting in Far Rockaway, Queens but always maintained his innocence received a fair trial that was free of eyewitness misidentification or misconduct by police and prosecutors, a Queens judge has ruled.
Bareburger is set to open a location in Long Island City that will offer new menu items like goat burgers and duck bacon sandwiches. The growing burger chain - which got its start in Astoria in 2009 - will open its latest eatery on 49-19 Vernon Blvd. in Hunters Point in early 2015, according to the company.
A Bay Terrace woman is accused of several horrendous acts of animal cruelty in connection with the severely injured puppy found in a shopping bag on Staten Island Friday, police said. The dog owner, Alsu Ivanchenko, 34, of the 3400 block of Hylan Boulevard, was arrested 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after she was brought in for questioning at the 122nd Precinct stationhouse in New Dorp, authorities said.
New York firefighter Luke Schreiner allegedly attacked a black mailman in Brooklyn during an apparent road rage incident, and is now being tried on hate crime charges. A Brooklyn judge is weighing whether a 300-pound New York City firefighter is a racist brute or merely a bully.
A new ferry, which will serve Monmouth and Ocean County residents out of Belford, will be christened the Molly Pitcher , NY Waterway Founder & President Arthur E. Imperatore and Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso announced Tuesday. The first NY Waterway ferry built in the Garden State since the Weehawken-based ferry service started in 1986, the Molly Pitcher currently is under construction at Yank Marine in Tuckahoe.
The Hudson Companies and civic architecture firm Dattner released images of the final-phase, 287-unit component of their affordable housing project in the Spring Creek section of East New York, Brooklyn. The third and final phase is the largest of the Gateway Elton Street development, which will bring a total of 659 apartments and 70,000 square feet of retail space to East New York.
Two Columbus Circle vendors were charged with felony assault after they got into a physical altercation that involved each of the two slashing each other. Two Columbus Circle vendors have been charged with felony assault after slashing each other in a wild fight, police said Tuesday.
Twenty-six-year-old Joe is a homeless bro who makes $150 every day panhandling on the streets of New York. He also picks up women and sleeps with them not only so he can "lay the good pipe," as he so eloquently puts it, but also so that he doesn't have to sleep on the street.
A Staten Island high school is facing a backlash from students for its newly implemented, hyper-strict dress code , for which 200 students have already been given detention for violating. Students at Tottenville High School are fighting back against the draconian new policy, which prohibits girls from wearing shorts or skirts shorter than finger-tip length - in addition to low-cut or midriff-bearing tops - despite many classrooms not having air conditioning.
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