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Midtown »

Hell's Kitchen Apartment That Caught Fire Owned by Illegal Hotel Operator

Highpoints Associates VII LLC owes the city almost $100,000 in fines for DOB violations.

St. George »

DA Continues Fight to Keep Eric Garner Grand Jury Testimony Secret

Judge William Garnett heard oral arguments for the release of the testimony, after several delays.

St. George »

Eric Garner Court Hearing Delayed by Storm

A hearing about whether to release grand jury testimony has been moved to Feb. 5, the DA's office said.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Out as Assembly Speaker

The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Bed-Stuy »

Prayer Vigil Honors Murdered NYPD Officers, Calls for End to Gun Violence

Faith leaders and elected officials gathered in Bed-Stuy to mourn victims of gun violence in 2014. 

Upper West Side »

Frederick Douglass Tenants Sue NYCHA Over Rats, Mold and Leaks

Tenants are tired of years of delays and say the "deplorable conditions" must be repaired immediately. 

St. George »

DA Tries to Block Release of Garner Grand Jury Information, Citing Ferguson

Judge William Garnett will hear arguments for the release on Jan. 29.

Pomonok »

Dozens Gather at Queens Vigil to Honor Slain Police Officers

The vigil was held Tuesday night at the 107th Precinct in Pomonok.

St. George »

Garner Judge Recuses Himself From Decision on Grand Jury Evidence Release

Judge Stephen Rooney stepped aside after several organizations asked him to unseal grand jury testimony.

Hamilton Heights »

Shoddy Work and Debt Plague Buildings Renovated by Tenant Group: Residents

Tenants of buildings on Riverside Drive said their apartments are plagued with problems.

Hamilton Heights »

Tenant Advocacy Group Lands on Public Advocate's Worst Landlord List

Urban Homesteading Assistance Board made the list for a decrepit Hamilton Heights building it co-owns.

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.

Washington Heights »

MAP: Highest Percentage of Manhattan's 'Worst' Landlords Are Uptown

Washington Heights and Inwood are home to 69 of the worst 206 buildings on the Public Advocate's list.

Crown Heights »

Officials Threaten Astoria Cove Project Over Brooklyn Rent Fight

Elected officials and tenants will hold a hearing Monday about the fate of the Astoria Cove Project.

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