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Upper East Side »

Officer Injured In Arson that Killed her Partner Released from Hospital

Officer Rosa Rodriguez had been hospitalized since April, when she responded to a fire in Coney Island.

Financial District »

President Obama Dedicates 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero

President Barack Obama spoke at a somber ceremony opening the underground museum Thursday.

Civic Center »

Stringer Warned De Blasio About Budget Issue With Teacher Raises

The comptroller pushed the mayor to change his plan for $725 million in payments to teacher retirees.

Civic Center »

Real Cost of Teachers Union Labor Deal Rises to Almost $9B, City Says

A week after heralding their $5.5 billion UFT deal, the city said it would actually cost $8.9 billion.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Bridge Park Seeks Proposals for Residential Development

Developers at the Pier 6 site will be required to build 130,000 square feet of affordable housing.

East Harlem »

Salary Boost for Pre-K Teachers Stiffs Colleagues Who Teach Younger Kids

Teachers of 4-year-olds will make thousands of dollars more than teachers of 3-year-olds.

Gowanus »

Man Killed in Gowanus Hit-And-Run

Felipe Castro, 27, of Sunset Park was working at an auto shop when he was hit and killed, police said.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Picks New FDNY Commissioner

Daniel Nigro, who retired from the FDNY in 2002, will succeed Sal Cassano, sources told DNAinfo.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Releases $74B Budget, Boosting Funds for Schools, NYPD and NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio's first budget includes funding increases pre-K, police precincts and CUNY.

Civic Center »

New Contractor Rules Aim to Prevent the Next CityTime Scandal

A new directive from Comptroller Scott Stringer sets standards for reporting IT workers' hours.

Fort Greene »

De Blasio Proposes $41B Plan for 200,000 Units of Affordable Housing

The plan would create 80,000 new units through mixed-income models and preserve 120,000 units.

East Harlem »

New Pre-K Seats Could Leave Many 4-Year-Olds Scrambling for Afternoon Care

The city wants 53,000 "full day" pre-K seats in September, but a six-hour day is hard on some families.

Morrisania »

City Investigating Death of 4-Year-Old Who May Have Eaten Rat Poison

The city is investigating the death of Juan Sanchez, a 4-year-old boy who possibly consumed rat poison.

Civic Center »

Labor Union Council Approves de Blasio's Health Care Savings Deal

The deal, which is designed to save the city $3.4 billion, will now have to be approved by each union.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Strikes Deal With Teachers Union, With $5.5B in Raises

The deal would extend retroactively to 2009, giving teachers billions of dollars in back pay.

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