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Chelsea »

14-Year-Old Boy Attacked With Wine Bottles in Chelsea Liquor Store

The fight trashed $1,900 worth of alcohol, police said.

East Harlem »

De Blasio Plan to Save NYCHA Would Lease Land to Private Developers

NextGeneration NYCHA plan proposes drastic changes to bring the agency out of deficit.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Family of Akai Gurley Files Lawsuit Against City, Rookie Officers

Officer Peter Liang shot Gurley when his gun accidentally went off in a dark stairwell, officials said. 

Claremont »

Tenants Ask Judge For Contempt Charge Against NYCHA for Overdue Repairs

NYCHA promised to fix issues like severe mold, roaches and warped floors, tenants said.

Upper West Side »

Trash Feeds Rats After NYCHA Fails to Fix Broken Garbage Compactor

With the compactor broken, Frederick Douglass Houses residents have to leave garbage outside.

Gowanus »

Art Collective for NYCHA Youth Aims to Bridge Growing Divide in Gowanus

The Gowanus Houses Art Collective gives young NYCHA residents a forum for artistic expression.

Chelsea »

Police Arrest Man Who Beat Up Pregnant Woman Because She Did Not Thank Him

Darryl Gillyard kicked and choked Lakeeya Walker after she failed to thank him for holding the door.

Midtown »

NYC Women-Owned Businesses Up 43 Percent in a Decade, Study Shows

The fastest growth was in Brooklyn, where the number increased 77 percent.

Chelsea »

Man Beats Pregnant Woman Who Doesn't Thank Him for Holding Door, NYPD Says

"He said, 'I'm going to kick this baby out of your womb,'" victim Lakeeya Walker told DNAinfo New York.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Asks Albany for Permanent Control of Schools, $300M for NYCHA

The mayor also criticized some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget plans.

Red Hook »

Brooklyn Nonprofits Launch Job and Education Program for NYCHA Residents

"Stronger Together" is a new initiative for public housing residents in Red Hook and Gowanus.

Brownsville »

Senator Calls NYCHA 'Slumlord' of City for Attempting to Evict Senior

Sen. Jesse Hamilton seeks improvements after NYCHA's attempt to evict a senior who was late on her rent.

Union Square »

Box Cutter-Wielding Union Square Slasher Arrested in Harlem, Police Say

Derrick Mcleod, 24, of Brooklyn, was arrested on Thursday morning, police said.

Civic Center »

Bratton Mulls Absorbing NYPD Housing Bureau Into Local Precincts

Officers who patrol the projects would be under local precinct command instead of the Housing Bureau.

Bed-Stuy »

City Rolls Out Domestic Violence Response Team for NYCHA Residents

The agency will provide services and resources directly to victims at NYCHA developments.