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Brooklyn Man Says Surveillance Video Shows NYPD Tried To Set Him UpA Brooklyn man claims he was blamed and framed by police for an accident involving a squad car. He says surveillance video proves he's innocent, and the officers concocted a story to protect themselves.
Christmas Wish Comes True For L.I. Boy Born Without ArmChristopher Kiezek was born without most of his left arm. This year, he told Santa he wanted a new prosthetic arm with fingers.
Online Fund Aims To Make L.I. Boy's Christmas Wish Come TrueChristopher Kiezek, of East Northport, was born without most of his left arm. This year he told Santa Claus that he wants an Xbox One and a new prosthetic arm with fingers so that he could play with it.
Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough PresidentCity Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night's Anti-Gay Attack In The East VillageThe incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.
An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay AttacksA community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.
DOE Official Angers Council Members After Saying PCBs Present 'No Danger' Members of New York City Council ripped into a Department of Education official Tuesday, criticizing a 10-year plan to clean up PCBs, which may be leaking from faulty light fixtures, in about 800 city schools.
First Three Kings Day Parade Held In InwoodMusic and animals paraded in Upper Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Three Kings’ Day.
NYC Officials Urge Surrender Of Illegal Weapons; Seek Citywide Gun RecoveryIn the wake of the horror in Newtown, Connecticut, elected officials and religious leaders in New York City are calling for people to turn in their illegal guns and they also want a citywide gun recovery initiative.
Heated Exchanges Mark Ray Kelly's Testimony Before City CouncilNew York City's top cop was grilled Thursday during a City Council committee hearing over the NYPD's controversial surveillance of Muslim communities and stop and frisks.
Calls Continue For Gov. Cuomo To Extend Millionaire's TaxGov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire's tax.
NYC Lawmakers Rally At City Hall To Protest Teacher LayoffsMayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed teacher layoffs has caused a stir among New York City lawmakers, teachers and parents.