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City Hotel Program For Sandy Victims Will End Next Week

The Federal Emergency Management Administration will end its funding Monday for New York City residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy to stay in hotels.

09/28/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Sandy Evacuees Fighting City’s Hotel Eviction Notices

The city’s lawyers argued that the 350 remaining evacuees have to be out by Oct. 1 since the Federal Emergency Management Agency is no longer reimbursing the city for its hotel program.

09/25/2013

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DAs: More Time For Repeat Crimes; Courts Clogged

Prosecutors want state legislation that would automatically turn a certain number of misdemeanor convictions into a felony calling for prison time or court-ordered programs to try and stop the repeating crime cycle.

04/10/2011

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Free Legal Representation For NY Foreclosure Victims

Are you facing foreclosure? Some free help could be there for you.

02/16/2011

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NYer Charged With Harassment After Nearly 50 Calls

A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.

01/15/2011