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Civic Center »

Resignation of Highest Ranked Black NYPD Officer Raises Diversity Concerns

Politicians and community leaders say the resignation of Philip Banks is a blow to NYPD reform efforts.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Ferry Sails Into the Sunset on Halloween

The boat, which began running in 2012 after Hurricane Sandy, was not permanently funded by the city.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Local Health Care Workers to Get Incentives to Fight Ebola in West Africa

The city and state will offer job protections to health workers, as well as pay during quarantines.

Cobble Hill »

Family of Autistic Student Who Died in School Hires Avonte Oquendo Lawyer

Dyasha Smith, 21, choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school.

Midland Beach »

Mayor Touts NYC's Recovery on 2 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

762 homes have started construction and 1,090 people have gotten checks since Sandy, the mayor said.

East Harlem »

Handling Ebola Cases Will Cost 'Many Millions,' City Says

New York will seek federal aid to pay the hefty tab of dealing with Ebola cases.

Civic Center »

Dept. of Education Employees Fight for First Pay Raise in 6 Years

Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Police Plan Grace Period on 25 MPH Speed Limit Enforcement

The new 25 mph speed limit takes effect Nov. 7, but Forest Hills police won't ticket drivers right away.

Lower East Side »

Speed Limit Lowered to 25 MPH for Vision Zero Plan

The 30 mph limit had been in place since 1964.

Jamaica »

Man Killed By NYPD After Hatchet Attack Was Homegrown Terrorist, Police Say

Zale H. Thompson, 32, took inspiration from terrorist websites for his attack on police, the NYPD said

Downtown Brooklyn »

Mandatory Quarantines Announced for Travelers With Ebola Victim Contact

The shift comes following a Harlem doctor being diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Guinea.

Kips Bay »

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola as Deadly Virus Arrives in New York City

Dr. Craig Spencer, a Harlem resident, recently returned from working with Ebola patients in Guinea.

Ocean Breeze »

Pizza Joint Where Mayor Ate With Fork Closed by Health Department

Goodfella's Pizzeria was shut down on Wednesday by the Department of Health.

East Elmhurst »

Rikers Violence Up Despite Increased Spending and Smaller Inmate Population

The number of fights and assaults have increased 65 percent since 2007 as spending jumped 42 percent.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Offers Continued Support of Embattled Aide Rachel Noerdlinger

The mayor called Rachel Noerdlinger a good public servant.

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