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Council Bill Will Stiffen Penalties For Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the legislation addresses a growing problem in the city.

Mott Haven »

Harlem School Opens Branch in South Bronx in Time for 2015

Storefront Academy South Bronx will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 8 at 8 a.m.

East Harlem »

Man Robs Third Avenue Bank With Note Saying He's Armed with Bomb: Police

The suspect fled the Chase bank at 1924 Third Ave. near East 106th Street with $500, police said.

East Harlem »

City Says Small Business Fines Have Been Cut in Half

Fines have dropped to $15.7 million from $32.5 million and the number of violations declined by a third.

Upper East Side »

El Paso Taqueria Shuttered by Health Department for Fly Infestation

The restaurant flunked its inspection on Wednesday because of a fly infestation, records show.

TriBeCa »

How Not to Kill All Your Plants: Green Thumb Advice for Your Apartment

Get some plant life into your apartment with a little help from the experts.

East Harlem »

VIDEO: Police Searching for Gunman Who Opened Fire in Harlem, Hitting Bus

The suspect shot one man and an MTA bus at East 104th Street near Madison Avenue, police said. 

East Harlem »

City Paid $300K to Rikers Inmate Paralyzed by Untreated Infection

Jose Ferrer was paralyzed from the waist down after doctors failed to treat his fungal infection.

Civic Center »

Housing Groups Heckle Mayor on Steps of City Hall Over Affordable Housing

The groups called for more involvement in the city's rezoning process.

East Harlem »

Car Break-Ins On the Upswing in East Harlem, Police Say

Stolen items include $5 in quarters and a vacuum. Police are stepping up crime prevention efforts.

Union Square »

Man Reunited With Dog Lost During Home Depot Shooting

A good Samaritan went to great lengths to return Fritz to his owner after the fatal Home Depot shooting.

East Harlem »

Hero Marine Who Saved Lives In East Harlem Blast Looks For New Start

Rasheed Thomas' military service ends next month, and he's looking for a new home and career.

Mott Haven »

New Pre-K Bronx Health Program Wants the Whole Family to Eat Better

The program is based at 375 East 143rd St. in the East Side House Settlement Early Learning Center.

East Harlem »

Hundreds Plan to Sue City Over East Harlem Explosion

The city has received 205 notices of claim for the March explosion that killed eight people.