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What Happened in New York This Week: 10 Stories You Need to Read

From another tale of Bill de Blasio lateness to Brooklyn hip-hop star Bobby Shmurda's arrest. 

St. George »

New Judge Assigned to Decide on Releasing Eric Garner Grand Jury Evidence

Judge William Garnett, an acting justice in Brooklyn, was appointed to the case.

Financial District »

Cuba Decision Gives Fraunces Tavern Bombing Victim's Son Hope for Justice

Joseph Connor hopes William Morales will be extradited from Cuba for the bombing that killed his father.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Landlord Refuses to Move Man With PTSD and AIDS to Quieter Studio: Lawsuit

The state's Division of Human Rights sued on behalf of Phil Harris.

Civic Center »

Bobby Shmurda's GS9 Crew Charged in 24 Shootings, 1 Murder: Investigators

Shmurda shot near a crowd outside an East Flatbush barbershop over the summer, prosecutors said. 

East Flatbush »

Bobby Shmurda's Lawyer Claims Prosecutors 'Hate Rappers'

Defense attorney Howard Greenberg claimed police targeted his client because the government hates rap.

East Elmhurst »

Federal Government Sues City Over 'Extraordinary' Violence at Rikers Island

The suit says the DOC failed to protect young inmates at the city jail.

St. George »

Garner Judge Recuses Himself From Decision on Grand Jury Evidence Release

Judge Stephen Rooney stepped aside after several organizations asked him to unseal grand jury testimony.

Financial District »

Man Who Sucker Punched 3 Officers Identified by Sweater Stain, Police Say

Yotam Sayer, who was charged with assault, is an "idealistic" young man, his father said.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Tenants Fight Eviction, Claim Landlord Lied About Legal Docs

The tenants of 590 Bushwick Ave. believed their former landlord because they had a good relationship.

South Street Seaport »

Protester Sucker Punches Officer During Eric Garner Rally, Police Say

Yotameli Sayer was arrested for punching two officers in the head last week.

St. George »

1985 Probe Called For Lifting Grand Jury Secrecy in Police Fatality Cases

A state panel recommended releasing grand jury evidence in police fatality cases 30 years ago.

DUMBO »

French Brooklyn Bridge Climber Gets Community Service, Will Clean a Jail

The French tourist who climbed the iconic bridge was sentenced to 30 days of community service.

Prospect Heights »

Demonstrators Protest Eric Garner Decision Outside Barclays Center

Protests continued the week after a grand jury did not indict an NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death.

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