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Graffiti Artists Protest 5 Pointz Closure by Painting Plastic Wrap Walls

Two students are inviting graffiti artists to spray-paint pop-up plastic walls in Brooklyn.

Civic Center »

FBI Bars Congressman Michael Grimm From its Offices

The ex-agent is not allowed into the FBI premises after he quit under a cloud, sources said.

Kew Gardens »

Witness Recants Testimony in '94 Murder, Says Police Forced Her to Testify

Joan Gennace-Purser said police coached her to finger Robert Jones in the murder of his ex-lover.

Cobble Hill »

Comedian Plays Scrabble Blindfolded in Cobble Hill Bar

Comedian Matt Graham knows the scrabble board so well he can play the game blindfolded.

Kew Gardens »

Queens Designer Ven Budhu Turning Heads on 'Project Runway'

Queens resident Ven Budhu is one of the strongest contenders to win "Project Runway."

Forest Hills »

Groups Tangle Over Creating Queens 'High Line'

One of the proposals is to turn the Rockaway Beach Line into a park like the High Line.

Richmond Hill »

Man Struck and Killed by Long Island Rail Road Train in Queens

An unidentified man was struck and killed by an LIRR train in Richmond Hill early Tuesday.

Ozone Park »

JFK Airport Cargo Handler Stole From Troops' Packages, Officials Say

An airport cargo handler is arrested for swiping goodies from packages meant for U.S. troops.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

Water Main Repairs Cause Parking Headaches in Kew Gardens

Residents say the city doesn't give enough notice before ticketing cars that block access to water mains.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

Overlooked Clues in Kitty Genovese Murder Merit Inspection, Expert Says

Attorney Joseph De May will discuss his research on the Kitty Genovese case on Feb. 10 in Richmond Hill.

Flushing & Whitestone »

Queens City Councilman Peter Koo Defects to Democrats

One of only two Queens Republicans in City Council switches parties at Board of Elections.

Midtown & Theater District »

Elevator Firm Probed in Suzanne Hart's Death Sued for Another Incident

A 94-year-old Queens woman says she suffered a broken collar bone and other crippling injuries.

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