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Parents Claim Construction Work At 2 Brooklyn Schools Making Students Sick

Parents are concerned construction conditions at two Brooklyn schools are putting their children’s health at risk.

03/27/2012

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MTA Report: Jump In Number Of People Struck In Subways

New data shows that 147 subway riders were struck by a train last year, 50 of them fatally.

03/26/2012

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Sen Schumer Calls On Justice Department To Launch Facebook Probe

Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.

03/25/2012

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NYPD To Fire Detective In Sean Bell Shooting

CBS 2 has learned that the NYPD will uphold a Department trial judge’s recommendation that Det. Gescard Isnora be fired for his role in the 2006 Sean Bell killing.

03/23/2012

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Marked For Closure, There Is Now Hope For Nazareth High In Brooklyn

“Nazareth is a place where everyone feels comfortable and we’re at home at Nazareth. Our students in the inner city need schools like Nazareth,” principal Providencia Quiles said.

03/23/2012

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New Rochelle Considering To Allow Residents To Keep Chickens

The movement to allow chickens in New Rochelle was started by sisters 15-year-old Emma and 12-year-old Sophia Piester, who asked permission to own three hens for the purpose of egg consumption.

03/20/2012

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Police: Suspect Used Petroleum Jelly In Manhattan Burglary Pattern

The incidents all took place in the Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood sections of the borough between September 4 of last year and March 8.

03/19/2012

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Report: High Levels Of Silica Dust Found At 2nd Avenue Subway Construction Site

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found three times the permissible level of silica underground at the site at 69th Street and Second Avenue during an inspection last November.

03/19/2012

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC Goes Green For 251st Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saint Patrick’s Day parade is a vibrant, colorful celebration of Irish culture, complete with flags, bands, Irish dancers and much more and it draws fans from all over the world.

03/17/2012

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40 Years Later, Owners Of Bronx Restaurant Have No Regrets In Turning Down Role In ‘The Godfather’

Director Francis Ford Coppola originally wanted to film the famous shooting scene at Mario’s Restaurant on Arthur Avenue, since the eatery was mentioned in Mario Puzo’s novel.

03/15/2012

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Ahead Of First Four, Iona’s Jones Glad Jimmer Time Over At BYU

Lamont Jones has played against BYU twice before. But he only remembers one player — one no longer even with the Cougars.

WFAN–03/13/2012

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Police: Victims Ambushed In 3 Separate Mt. Vernon Shootings; Connection Probed

The shootings on the city’s south side were likely a part of a long-running feud — perhaps going back to childhood — among a group of 20-year-olds, authorities said on Monday.

03/12/2012

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MTA ‘FASTRACK’ Program Beginning Monday Night For 8th Avenue Lines

Starting on Monday night, service will be suspended on the A, C and E lines from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Columbus Circle to Jay Street.

03/12/2012

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Convicted Sex Offender Michael Mele Gets 23 Years For Laura Garza’s Murder

Mele apologized for “what happened.” Judge Michael DeRosa corrected him saying, “not for what happened, but for what you did.”

03/06/2012

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Nassau County Votes To Close Half Of Its Police Precincts

Police precincts in Nassau County have been chopped due to an ongoing budget battle. The Legislature voted along party lines, 10-9, on Monday afternoon in favor of closing half of the county’s eight precincts.

03/05/2012

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