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Howard Beach »

'Second Avenue Sinatra' Found Dead in Apparent Suicide, Police Say

Police found 54-year-old Gary Russo hanging from a tree at Spring Creek Park.

Hunts Point »

Petition Seeks New Name for Rikers Island Over Historic Ties to Slavery

The namesake Riker family's connection to slavery is cited as top reason for the need for the change.

Long Island City »

Five Possible Sites for a New Queens Tourism Center

Tourists never looked for information near the Queens Criminal Court. Here's where they might go.

Bayswater »

Man Whose Body Parts Were Found in Duffel Bag was Murdered, ME Says

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Westerley Osson, according to police.

Mott Haven »

30-year Parks Veteran Picked to Replace Controversial Bronx Chief

Iris Rodriguez-Rosa will replace former Bronx Parks Commissioner Hector Aponte, who retired in January.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Says His Relationship With the NYPD is in 'Better Place'

Speaking on "Morning Joe," de Blasio said the tone of his relationship with police was "much better."

Flushing »

Ron Darling Wine Flows For Charity at Citi Field

The Mets legend worked with the owner of McFadden's to start a wine label to help kids with diabetes.

Meatpacking District »

Woman Drags Victim by Hair in Meatpacking District Attack, Police Say

It took three police officers to pull Sophia Tolbert, 23, away from the 26-year-old victim, NYPD said. 

Soundview »

Studio That Helped Make 'Godzilla' to Open 300,000-Sq-Foot Hub in Bronx

The roughly 300,000-square-foot project will be located in Soundview and could open by next year.

Baychester »

Diaz Calls for New Schools, Possible Train Yard Development in SOTB

Admission to the specialized high schools would be based on schoolwork rather than tests.

South Jamaica »

Sean Bell Pal Arrested for Driving Car With Covered Plates and No License

Trent Benefield received $900,000 from the city after being shot by police when Sean Bell was killed.

East Elmhurst »

SURVEY: Would You Use The Proposed AirTrain to Get to LaGuardia Airport?

We want to know what New Yorkers think of the governor's plan to build a train to LaGuardia Airport. 

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Concourse »

BP Diaz Unveils Legislation to Grade Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops

The legislation would set up a restaurant-style grading system for cosmetology businesses.