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Chinatown »

Margaret Chin Tries Again for Crackdown on Counterfeit Handbags

Margaret Chin's new bill targets buildings where counterfeit goods are stored.

Astoria »

Queens BP Candidate Peter Vallone Brands Himself as 'Superhero'

As borough president, though, Peter Vallone would be more like a cheerleader, he said.

Manhattan »

Budget Crunch Forces Delay in Hiring Police Cadets

City Officials said they would delay hiring 540 NYPD cadets until the start of the new fiscal year in July.

Manhattan »

City Nixes Controversial FDNY 'Crash Tax' Plan

The FDNY planned to start billing for emergency responses to car accidents in July before the "crash tax" was dropped.

Manhattan »

Report: Crime Soared in Central Park Last Year

Major crimes in Central Park reportedly jumped by 50 percent between 2009 and 2010 in the city.

Manhattan »

Owners Who Tie Up Dogs Would be Locked Up Under New Law

The legislation would punish owners who keep their dogs tethered for more than three hours over a 12-hour stretch.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ray Kelly Admits NYPD Fault in Lower East Side Bike Confiscations

The NYPD said the April seizures along Houston Street for Pres. Barack Obama's visit were appropriate but ill advised.

Downtown »

Peter Vallone Calls for Arrest of FDR Driver Who Wedged Truck in Overpass

The council member called for the arrest of a driver who wedged his mammoth truck in an overpass on the FDR Drive.