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New York-Presbyterian Exposed Workers to Bloody, Contaminated Laundry: Feds

NY-Presbyterian/Columbia U. Medical Center is facing a $201,000 fine for violating health standards.

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MAP: See Planned Affordable Housing Developments Popping Up in The Bronx

Economic development organization SoBRO has several projects in the pipeline for the borough.

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Straphangers Demand Better C Train Service

The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line. 

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Ticking Mailbox Temporarily Sparks Bomb Scare Outside Yeshiva University

A Postal Service device inside a mailbox created a ticking sound that prompted passersby to call 911.  

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Two Injured in Washington Heights Car Crash

Police shut down several uptown streets in response to the Tuesday morning accident.

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Man Tried to Rape Woman, Stole Cellphone in Washington Heights, NYPD Says

Police are looking for a man suspected of trying to rape a woman and following her home, the NYPD said.

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Police Search for Escaped Prisoner

The suspect led police on a four-mile chase and wrestled free once he was in custody, police said.

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Police Looking for Trio of Suspects in Washington Heights Robbery

Police are looking for three suspects accused of robbery in Washington Heights.

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Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting spooky events for $40,000 for a complete restoration.

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Fire at Washington Heights Apartment Building

A unit on the fourth floor of a Washington Heights apartment building caught fire Saturday afternoon.

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Police Looking For Four Suspects in Washington Heights Home Robbery

Cops are looking for four men wanted in a robbery of an apartment Friday night in Washington Heights.

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PHOTOS: Winter Storm Nemo Blankets New York in Snow

The massive winter storm largely spared the city, but still dumped about a foot of snow on Friday night.

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Mom Killed in Harlem Crash Was an 'Angel,' Family Says

Litseth Ventura was killed when a van slammed into a car she was in on Feb. 6, 2013.

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DOE Reverses Decision to Move Innovation High from the UWS

The DOE has halted a multimillion dollar plan to move 189 students from their Upper West Side campus. 

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Critics Blast DOE for Plan to Move UWS High School to Washington Heights

The DOE's proposal to move Innovation High School to Washington Heights faces growing opposition.