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Ridgewood »

Livery Cab Driver Stabbed Multiple Times by Carjacker, Police Say

Fernando Crespin, 30, was stabbed in his chest and arms before he was carjacked in Ridgewood.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Nurse Arrested for Smuggling Booze, Tobacco and Drugs to Inmates

Jeffrey Taylor of The Bronx was arrested for smuggling tobacco, alcohol and a narcotic to inmates.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Inmate Dies After Being Denied Food, Water and Medicine, Suit Says

Bradley Ballard, who suffered from schizophrenia and diabetes, died in his cell in September 2013.

Hunts Point »

Corrections Boss Wants 'Time Out' for Rikers Inmates Instead of Solitary

Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte laid out a list of proposed reforms for Rikers.

Breezy Point »

VIDEO: NYPD Helicopter Crew Rescues Man Having Heart Attack on Boat

The man suffered from a heart attack Thursday aboard a barge floating near Breezy Point.

Whitestone »

Man Tells NYPD He Was Shot by Gambino Relative, Sources Say

A 39-year-old man told police he was shot early Friday by a relative of the crime family, sources said.

Springfield Gardens »

Drug Fugitive Arrested After Furious Gun Battle With Marshals

Oswald Lewis wore a bulletproof vest and emptied two guns at the law enforcement officers.

Jamaica »

MTA Launching New Bus Routes, Extensions as Part of $4.9M Upgrade

The MTA is creating new bus routes and extending service on lines citywide due to growing ridership.

Corona »

City Parks Dept. Truck Hits, Injures Woman Biking With Her Puppy in Queens

A woman and her 5-month-old Pomeranian were hurt Thursday after they were struck.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die From Diabetic Coma, Suit Says

Carlos Mercado died after lapsing into a coma on Aug. 24, 2013, according to court documents.

Hunts Point »

Felony Assaults Up By Almost 60 Percent in City Jails, Stats Show

As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.

Astoria »

8 People Hurt in Queens House Fire Sparked by Candle, FDNY Says

The fire erupted at 1:02 a.m. on the second floor of 25-88 41st Street, an FDNY spokesman said.

Claremont »

NYCHA Community Centers Get Free Air Conditioners in The Bronx

Friedrich is donating 150 air conditioners to 38 NYCHA Community Centers across the city.

Nolita »

Mother-Daughter Cheesecake Shop Celebrates 40 Years with '70s Prices

Eileen Avezzano has operated out of a tiny storefront on Cleveland Place since 1976.

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