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VIDEO: $400 Pendant Snatched Off Teen in LES Elevator, Police Say

A thief quickly grabbed the pendant from the 18-year-old's neck, according to video released by police.

Flushing »

3-Year-Old Fatally Struck by SUV in Queens

Allison Liao, 3, was hit Sunday while crossing Main Street in Flushing.

Lower East Side »

Relatives Mourn Mentally Ill Man Who Jumped From Manhattan Bridge

Thomas Lee Miller, 33, jumped to his death from the Manhattan Bridge Friday evening.

Lower East Side »

Man Dead on LES Sidewalk After Leap from Manhattan Bridge, Cops Say

A man's body was found on Cherry Street after police said he appeared to have leaped off the bridge.

Lower East Side »

$1M Wetland Proposed for East River Park

The Lower East Side Ecology Center would include a wetland area to shelter birds and produce clean water.

Lower East Side »

Perfect Picnic Serves Basket-Ready Sandwiches Out of LES Basement

The Perfect Picnic's new shop serves sandwiches and prepackaged meals out of a Ludlow Street basement. 

Lower East Side »

Parents Fear Age Clash as FiDi High School Moves Into LES Elementary School

Freshmen and sophomores at Millennium High School moved to the Shuang Wen School on the Lower East Side.

East Village & Lower East Side »

DOE Orders Removal of Memorial to Ousted Shuang Wen Principal

Parents rallied to save the memorial to former Principal Ling Ling Chou Friday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Break-In at Shuang Wen School Leaves Office Ransacked

The Shuang Wen Academy Network on Cherry Street was broken into.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shuang Wen School Investigation Reveals No Theft of Funds

An investigation into financial practices at the Shuang Wen School revealed no theft of funds.  

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown's Shuang Wen School Supporters Blast DOE 'Witch Hunt'

Parents and students rallied Friday against the DOE's ongoing investigations into the high-achieving Chinatown school.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Cleanup Efforts Begin

Crews worked to clear out downed trees at areas along the East River hit hardest by the storm.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shuang Wen Parents Threaten to Pull Students Over Principal's Firing

Parents from the Lower East Side's elite Shuang Wen School threatened to remove their children at a rally Thursday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Principal Tapped for Shuang Wen School

Iris Chiu replaces Ling Ling Chou at the elite Shuang Wen School, according to a letter from the schools department

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shuang Wen School Parents Sue DOE

Parents are suing the DOE regarding claims of discrimination against the bilingual Lower East Side school.

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