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Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 10 Stories You Need to Read

From another tale of Bill de Blasio lateness to Brooklyn hip-hop star Bobby Shmurda's arrest. 

Jamaica »

Queens Library Fires Its Boss After Reviewing His Spending

The board of trustees voted to oust the library's CEO, Thomas Galante.

East Elmhurst »

Federal Government Sues City Over 'Extraordinary' Violence at Rikers Island

The suit says the DOC failed to protect young inmates at the city jail.

Red Hook »

City and State Commit $100M to Red Hook Flood Protection System

Officials called for a "Request for Proposals" to study and design the system.

Civic Center »

Bill de Blasio Met With Eric Garner Protesters

Mayor de Blasio invited some of the protests' organizers to meet with him on Friday morning.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

FDNY to Respond to Record Number of Emergency Calls in 2014: Officials

Firefighters and EMS workers are projected to respond to more than 1.6 million calls this year. 

Civic Center »

City to 'Beef Up' Security After Australian Hostage Crisis, De Blasio Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to boost security after the Sydney cafe hostage crisis.

East Williamsburg »

State Politicians Plan to Use Eminent Domain to Save Community Center

The Swinging Sixties Senior Center in Williamsburg has been around for 40 years.

Prospect Heights »

Developers Break Ground on Affordable Housing at Atlantic Yards

Nearly 300 units at 535 Carlton Ave. will be rented to low- and middle-income tenants.

Civic Center »

CUNY Prof Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Clash That Injured Police, NYPD Says

Eric Linsker, 29, tried to hurl a trash can onto a crowded roadway below him, police said.

Stapleton »

Mayor's Police Rhetoric Hit Right Note in Crisis As Critics Question Policy

Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.

Central Harlem »

Citi Bikes and Docking Stations Left Broken and Dirty, Audit Says

Comptroller Scott Stringer says the issues must be repaired before the program expands next year.

High Bridge »

De Blasio, Dolan Break Ground on Affordable Senior Housing in Bronx

The seven-story senior complex in Highbridge is expected to be completed in 2016. 

Civic Center »

Fire Commissioner Wants to Boost Number of Female Firefighters

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced changes to physical tests many feel unfairly eliminate women.

Civic Center »

Police Shootings and Rounds Fired Drop to Record Lows, Study Finds

The number of people shot and killed by police officers decreased 50 percent.

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