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East Village »

Calif. Man Says Test Proves He's East Village Dad Who Vanished 20 Years Ago

Kwame Seku claims in court papers that a DNA test proves he is Winston Bright.

Inwood »

NYPD Officer Guilty of Raping Teacher Appeals 75-Year Sentence

Michael Pena's lawyer said mobsters, terrorists and serial killers get less time in prison than he did.

Canarsie »

Principal Knocks Parents Who Shun School Uniforms For Religious Beliefs

Principal Lorenzo Chambers said in a letter he didn't buy parents' excuses for kids not wearing uniforms.

East Village »

'Dead' Man Missing For 20 Years Returns, Wants to Be Declared Alive

Kwame Seku said he disappeared from his East Village home in 1990 because he suffered amnesia.

St. Albans »

Queens Dance Instructor Nabbed for Sexually Abusing Student

Tyshaunna Roberts, 22, sexually abused a 13-year-old girl, prosecutors said.

Fordham »

Principal Turned Blind Eye as Teacher Abused Girl, Investigators Say

The principal of PS 386 didn't tell authorities about a teacher's advances on a 10-year-old student.

Williamsburg »

Teacher Busted for Playing Dice in Williamsburg Park, Cops Say

Teacher John Maldonado was arrested Sunday morning in Williamsburg, cops said.

Bensonhurst »

Brooklyn Teacher Axed For Allegedly Making Pregnancy Cracks at Students

Rigal Baptiste is accused of making female students uncomfortable with digs about them being pregnant.

Bed-Stuy »

P.S. 256 Principal Helped Turn Around Failing Bed-Stuy School

Sharyn Hemphill helped P.S. 256 thrive again just a year after there were fears it might close.

Lower East Side »

Student Bites Teacher at LES School, Police Say

A 14-year-old boy was arrested after assaulting his teacher, cops said.

Upper East Side »

Teacher Fired for 'Bribing' Kids with Food Claims Colleagues Took Gifts

Valencia Garrett says school officials really canned her for griping about lavish gifts from parents.

Rosebank »

Teacher Accused of Hijacking School Website Sues Colleagues

A Staten Island teacher claims he was removed from the classroom after two co-workers bad-mouthed him.

Bushwick »

Community Involvement Boosts Bushwick Elementary Schools

Young Bushwick students learn to volunteer in their community.

East Elmhurst »

Middle School Teacher Choked to Death in East Elmhurst Home

M.S. 219 teacher David Rangel was found dead Sunday, and the medical examiner has ruled it a homicide.

Crown Heights »

Third Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Teenager in Brooklyn

Travis Bourne, 23, has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Darius Robinson in August.