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Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

Union Square Subway

Community Reps Plead With De Blasio To Block High-End Union Square Bar

Community representatives pleaded with Mayor Bill de Blasio to do away with the Bloomberg era plan and said that the establishment would displace families and eliminate one of the city’s most historic free speech sites.

03/09/2014

Citi Bike Problems

Plaza Hotel Files Suit, Calls Citi Bike Rack ‘Eyesore’

The Plaza Hotel, a place where you can park your Rolls Royce at the curb and perhaps ask for Grey Poupon on your hot dog. But, is the Plaza any place for a Citi Bike rack?

10/14/2013

George Hess and Caroline Stern (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Report: City Settles For $75,000 With Couple Arrested For Dancing In Subway

A Manhattan couple has reportedly settled with the city, after being arrested and held overnight in police custody for dancing on a subway platform.

01/20/2013