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Jamaica »

Crackdown on Illegal Dollar Vans Urged in Jamaica

The commuter vans pose a danger to passengers, officials said.

Tompkinsville »

NYPD Has Come a 'Long Way' Since Eric Garner Death, De Blasio Says

The mayor cited a new community policing effort as the one-year anniversary of Garner's death nears.

Civic Center »

Council's Police Reform Laws Are 'Unprecedented Intrusions,' Bratton Says

The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.

Forest Hills »

Karen Koslowitz Elected Chair of Queens Council Delegation

Koslowitz replaced Councilman Mark Weprin who resigned to accept a job in the Cuomo administration.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Jamaica »

Sutphin Boulevard Storefronts to Get Makeover With City Grant

The $95,000 grant will be used to renovate five facades in Jamaica.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Would Veto Chokehold Bill, But Councilman Says He Can Override

Rory Lancman's legislation would make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor.

Civic Center »

Councilman Introduces Law to Make NYPD Chokeholds Illegal

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton oppose the legislation.

Civic Center »

Bratton Opposes Law to Make Chokeholds Illegal

The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.

Jamaica Hills »

Part of Dangerous Jamaica Street Being Made One-Way

A portion of 168th Street, near where a teen was struck by a car, will be turned into a one-way street.

Jamaica Hills »

City Investigating Principal at Queens School After Complaints

Students at Queens Gateway accused their principal of disproportionately raising senior dues.

Forest Hills »

Advocates Ask Community Boards to Back Queens Boulevard Safety Study

Transportation Alternatives is asking the CBs to back the study and safety enhancements on the road.

Jamaica »

Labor Union Leader and Former Assemblyman Win Jamaica City Council Seats

I. Daneek Miller and Rory Lancman won seats in the districts that include portions of Jamaica.

Jamaica »

Two Jamaica City Council Seats Up for Grabs on Election Day

Queens Councilmen Leroy Comrie and James Gennaro are term-limited.

Jamaica »

Labor Union Leader Wins Primary for Jamaica City Council Seat

I. Daneek Miller received 24 percent of the vote in Democratic primary for the Council District 27 seat.