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Park Slope »

A total of three people have contracted West Nile virus this year, health officials said.

Chelsea »

Pictures of their faces taped to chairs in the front of the packed room highlighted their absence. 

Lower East Side »

A sign on the gate said the restaurant was "temporarily closed."

Melrose »

Cooling towers at five buildings tested positive for the disease, officials said.

Annandale »

The pesticide will reduce the mosquito population and try to stop the risk of West Nile virus.

Central Harlem »

Health inspectors found "sewage or liquid waste" inside the restaurant Tuesday.

Central Harlem »

They also arrested an employee of a bodega for selling prescription Viagra pills. 

Civic Center »

The city's Health and Hospitals Corporation will take over in January 2016.

Civic Center »

Rodney Cotton's painful erection was caused by anti-depressant medication, according to a lawsuit.

East Harlem »

Jose Ferrer was paralyzed from the waist down after doctors failed to treat his fungal infection.

East Elmhurst »

Victor Woods, 53, died of a bleeding ulcer after a week at Rikers on drug possession charges.

Civic Center »

Rudolph Richardson had to beg a jail doctor to put his severed finger on ice, according to a lawsuit.

Civic Center »

Councilwoman Liz Crowley said she thought HHC should take the job.

East Elmhurst »

City Councilman Corey Johnson is holding a hearing on Rikers' health care provider, Corizon.