The burglary took place while the victim was at work last week, authorities said.
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The blaze started on the fourth floor of a West 177th Street building Monday morning, the FDNY said.
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The attack took place inside a Canarsie apartment, the NYPD said.
The victim paid $4,400 in cash to rent an apartment that was already occupied, police said.
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A man forced his way into a woman's East Seventh Street apartment early Monday, police said.
Madelyn Wils, the head of the Hudson River Park Trust, is trying to oust a longtime tenant, lawyers said.
The co-op board claims the porker was supposed to be gone by July 1.
David Lieberman's landlord wants him to pay $2,100, court papers say.
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