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Civic Center »

Inmate Was Ordered to Throw Severed Finger in Garbage, Lawsuit Says

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

Civic Center »

City Council Slams Rikers Medical Provider at Hearing

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

East Elmhurst »

Construction Worker Bled to Death from Untreated Ulcer at Rikers: Lawsuit

Victor Woods, 53, died of a bleeding ulcer after a week at Rikers, his family charges in a lawsuit.

East Elmhurst »

City Council to Demand More Oversight of Rikers Health Care Provider

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

Lower East Side »

Stanton St. Building Had Above 200 Times the Legal Limit for Lead: Lawsuit

The building is the third SMA Equities-owned property with with lead levels above EPA guidelines.

Sunset Park »

Chinese Immigrants Face Tuberculosis Outbreak in Sunset Park, Officials Say

At least 15 people have gotten the illness since 2013, according to the Department of Health. 

East Village »

Pudding Eatery Closes After Three Years on St. Mark's Place

Puddin', located at 102 St. Mark's Place, announced its closure on Facebook Sunday night.

Civic Center »

Health Care Complaints at City Jails Nearly Doubled Since 2012: Records

The city Health Department said more reporting, not inferior care, was to blame. 

Gowanus »

Brooklyn District Attorney Investigates Gowanus Rabbit Colony

The Brooklyn DA is looking into the Third Ave. rabbits after hearing from an animal welfare group.

Kips Bay »

Traveler Back From West Africa Tests Negative for Ebola

A patient who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken nation was placed in isolation at Bellevue.

East Village »

Maharlika Shut Down After Health Dept. Finds Roaches, Flies and Rats

The city's health department closed the popular East Village restaurant after its Dec. 4 inspection.

Park Slope »

Dog-Friendly Bar Battles City Over Definition of 'Food'

The Gate, a dog-friendly bar, says the city's ruling that it's a food establishment is bogus.

Park Slope »

Dog-Friendly Park Slope Bar Bans Pooches After City Crackdown

The Gate has allowed dogs since 1997, but a recent 311 call put a stop to the canine-friendly policy.

Lower East Side »

Apartment Building Had Nearly 3,000 Times Legal Lead Limit, Report Says

Dust samples from 102 Norfolk St. found lead concentration "above EPA level guidelines."

East Village »

Bodegas Selling $2 Hits of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana, City Warns

Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.