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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.

Hunts Point »

City Investigating 129 Cases of Assaults on Rikers Inmates

The review is part of the DOI's broader probe into corruption and violence at Rikers.

Concourse »

Ex-Giant Chris Canty Returns to The Bronx to Promote Healthy Eating

Canty, a Bronx native, was in the borough to promote healthy eating with the Food Bank..

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYC Lyft Launch Delayed Until At Least Monday, Attorney General Says

The state said Uber competitor Lyft would be operating illegally if it launched Friday as planned.

Mott Haven »

YMCA Expanding Program for Disconnected Youth to The Bronx

The organization launched its Y Roads program last May.

Corona »

City Council Approves Bill for Municipal ID Cards

The program is expected to open registration by the end of this year. 

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