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Hamilton Heights »

Brooklyn Man Arrested for 2013 Death of Transgender Woman Islan Nettles

James Dixon was indicted for killing Nettles in Harlem nearly two years ago.

Midtown »

Building Inspectors, Contractors to be Charged in Bribery Scheme: Sources

Up to 50 inspectors and contractors were expected to be arrested Tuesday, sources said. 

Bushwick »

City Inspectors Accepted $450K in Bribes to Erase Code Violations, DA Says

Sixteen employees of HBD and DOB received cash, cruises and cars to erase building code violations.

Civic Center »

Pharmaceutical Exec Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Autistic Son

Gigi Jordan was convicted of manslaughter Wednesday, but was not convicted of murder.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Aide Did Not Disclose Ex-Con Lover on Background Check: Sources

Rachel Noerdlinger was required to disclose her relationship to the Department of Investigation.

Midtown »

Bellhops, Cooks Used as Fake Construction Safety Managers, Prosecutors Say

Two companies allegedly hired people off Craiglist to forge safety reports at construction sites. 

Central Harlem »

NYPD Detective Charged With Lying About Illegal Arrest, Prosecutors Say

Said Salim, 42, told investigators that he had probable cause to arrest two men during a stop in Harlem.

Belmont »

Gun Dealer Sold Weapons Near Bronx Zoo Entrance, Officials Say

Javon Burgess, 36, sold guns to an undercover detective outside the Bronx Zoo five separate times.

West Village »

Bill Seeks Harsher Penalties for Attacks on Auxiliary Officers

In memory of two volunteer officers killed in 2007, state Sen. Brad Hoylman wants a new law.

Ozone Park »

Longtime CB9 Member Indicted in Massive Social Security Disability Fraud

Sam Esposito had been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks in a separate incident.

Inwood »

NYPD Officer Guilty of Raping Teacher Appeals 75-Year Sentence

Michael Pena's lawyer said mobsters, terrorists and serial killers get less time in prison than he did.

West Harlem »

Group to Protest DA's Handling of Transgender Woman's Beating Death

An anti-discrimination group is calling on the DA and NYPD to further investigate Islan Nettles' murder.

TriBeCa »

Hudson River Park Attacker Pleads Guilty to Raping 21-Year-Old in TriBeCa

Jonathan Stewart pleaded guilty to raping a 21-year-old in the TriBeCa section of Hudson River Park.

Civic Center »

Traffickers Smuggled Hundreds of Guns Into NYC on Chinatown Buses, Cops Say

Gun smugglers used Chinatown buses to bring weapons from as far as South Carolina, cops said.

Chinatown »

Chinatown's 'Evil Spirits' Scammers Indicted on Grand Larceny Charges

The scammers allegedly took valuables and cash to "cleanse" victims of "evil spirits," officials said.