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NYCHA Residents Praise De Blasio's Scaffold Plan But Say More Work Needed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.

Civic Center »

Stringer Says City Has Not Submitted 70 Percent of Pre-K Contracts

Comptroller Scott Stringer said he would not be able to review all the contracts before school starts.

East Harlem »

Voters Believe NYPD to Blame for Eric Garner's Death, Poll Shows

At the same time, the Quinnipiac survey says New Yorkers are in favor of aggressive police tactics.

Civic Center »

Bratton's Approval Rating Drops After Eric Garner Case, Poll Shows

The police commissioner has seen his numbers drop 9 points since June, while the mayor's remained flat.

Claremont »

State Revokes Daycare License for Woman Arrested in Death of 20-Month-Old

The state revoked Athena Skeeter's license on Aug. 25, after Cardell Williamson died in her care.

Midland Beach »

$56M in Federal Funding to Prevent Flooding Headed to Staten Island

Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the money for flood protection projects.

St. George »

Staten Island DA Assigns 18 Investigators and Lawyers to Chokehold Case

Dan Donovan said probe of Eric Garner's death is his "biggest allocation of resources" ever.

Mott Haven »

MAP: See Where Hundreds of Affordable Housing Units Are Coming to NYC

The $350 million fund is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Housing New York plan.

Civic Center »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Does Not Have Cervical Cancer, She Says

The council speaker said there's "no cause for concern" after she tested positive for high-risk HPV.

Midtown »

De Blasio Meets with NYPD, Religious Leaders to Discuss Eric Garner Death

Cardinal Timothy Dolan hosted the meeting about healing the rift between the community and the NYPD.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYPD Takes Fewer Guns Off the Streets as Shootings Rise, Stats Show

The latest data from police show that illegal gun recoveries have reached a new low.

Park Slope »

Scores Rise Slightly on State's Math and English Tests, City Says

Scores on standardized tests for third- through eighth-graders rose after last year's dismal results.

Central Harlem »

City Spends $12M on 'Violence Interrupters' to Reduce Shootings

The mayor unveiled a plan to fund more community initiatives to fight a spike in gun violence.

Prospect Heights »

De Blasio Could Be Real Winner With Democratic National Convention in City

The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Would Dump Bratton in Showdown with Sharpton, Sources Say

If the mayor were forced to choose between Sharpton and Bratton, Sharpton would win, insiders say.

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