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Jamaica »

Sean Bell's Fiancee Asks Mayoral Candidates to Address Stop-And-Frisk

Community activists are inviting mayoral candidates to come to Southeast Queens.

Park Slope »

Fourth Avenue Safety Upgrades Scheduled to Begin

Long-awaited construction work on the busy roadway was to begin Aug. 19, DOT signs announced.

New York City »

MTA Eyes Laser Sensors for Tracks After Rash of Subway Deaths

The MTA has been brainstorming options after several high-profile subway deaths.

Elmhurst »

Community Board Approves New 'Slow Zone' For Elmhurst

The new zone will reduce speeds by 10 mph and add speed bumps and signage to the area.

Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill School Playground Dangerous to Kids, Parents Say

Parents say P.S. 38's playground has left several children injured and is filled with trash and condoms.

New York City »

School Safety Officers Trained Not to Confront Shooters, Ray Kelly Says

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said school safety officers focus on ushering students to safety.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says City Will Only Bulldoze Homes that Pose a Hazard

Bloomberg estimated that between 200 and 300 homes will eventually have to be bulldozed.

East Village »

Cops Ramp Up Halloween Presence on Lower Manhattan's Darkened Streets

Police have ramped up patrols and added spotlights to make neighborhoods left in the dark more secure.

New York City »

Zone A Evacuees Can't Return Until Homes Are Inspected, Bloomberg Says

The DOB is sending inspectors into Zone A buildings to determine whether they are safe to reoccupy.

New York City »

Water Coming Out of Taps is Safe to Drink, Bloomberg Says

Water has been given an extra shot of chlorine, but is safe to drink, Bloomberg said.

Upper East Side »

City Officials Propose Redesign for Central Park Drives

The new plan is expected to improve the park's safety between pedestrians and cyclists.

New York City »

More Riders Feel Unsafe on Subways At Night, Survey Finds

Riders are more concerned about their personal safety at night, a new survey finds.

Corona »

Corona Students Paint Their Way to a Safer Intersection

Students at the  High School for Arts and Businesses painted a mural aimed at slowing down drivers.

Astoria »

Astoria Residents To Try Out Pedestrian Plaza For One Day

This Saturday, DOT will close part of Newtown Avenue in Astoria to create a temporary pedestrian plaza.

New York City »

MTA Workers Charged With Faking Signal Inspections

Ten MTA workers were charged with tampering with public records.