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Donovan awarded $1.5M in taxpayer funds for mayoral bid despite dad’s $2M to PAC
Candidate Shaun Donovan’s long-shot bid to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio next year got a financial shot in the arm Thursday when the Campaign Finance Board voted to award nearly $1.5 million in public matching funds after receiving sworn statements that a super PAC bankrolled by his dad was not coordinating with his campaign. Last...
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DOT to reserve hundreds of parking spots for Zipcar, car-sharing vehicles
The Department of Transportation will be opening up hundreds of parking spots for car-sharing vehicles.
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Park Slope shooter snapped and felt ‘enough was enough,’ sister says
The woman charged with murdering her former girlfriend of nearly two decades on a Park Slope street snapped and felt “enough was enough” following a contentious relationship between the pair, the alleged shooter’s sister claimed Thursday.
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Pair of infants found dead in NYC, mom in custody
Two young babies were found dead in Queens Thursday afternoon and their 23-year-old mother is in custody, The Post has learned. The infants were found in a city housing apartment complex on 51st Street at 32nd Avenue in Woodside, cops said.
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Man who rammed MTA vehicle had ‘kill’ list in his car, feds say
A crazed man rammed his Jeep into an MTA vehicle earlier this month in the Hudson Valley — and was carrying a notebook with a page labeled “list — to kill,” federal authorities alleged Thursday. The suspect, Nicholas Skulstad, of Dobbs Ferry, is expected to make an initial court appearance in White Plains federal court...
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Electric Citi Bike rival service coming to Manhattan
A privately-run rival to the New York City-backed Citi Bike program is set to roll out an all-electric-bike fleet across Manhattan next week. Transportation start-up JOCO will make hundreds of e-bikes available for rent next week at 30 privately-owned locations across the borough, its founders said. At $1 to ride plus $.25-cents a minute, JOCO’s...
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This NYC pol favors school-zone speed cameras — and got caught by them 8 times!
He’s a high-speed hypocrite! City Councilman Brad Lander — who’s crusaded against reckless drivers and pushed a law that lets the city seize their cars — has been caught speeding in school zones around the Big Apple eight times in the past five years, The Post has learned. Lander’s lead foot led to tickets against...
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LI college student doused with acid recalls ‘worse than death experience’
The Long Island college student who was doused with acid in her own driveway said she endured a “worse than death experience."
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Bronx man shot dead over ‘garbage’ cocaine
An aging drug dealer was shot dead in the Bronx by a man who was angry over the “garbage” cocaine he peddled, police and sources said Thursday. Christopher Bridges, 58, was shot multiple times in the head and body around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of East 165th and Faile streets in Longwood, cops...
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Woman who executed ex-girlfriend in Park Slope held without bail
The woman accused of fatally gunning down her ex-girlfriend execution-style in broad daylight on a Park Slope street was ordered held without bail at her arraignment Thursday — as prosecutors revealed a disturbing history of domestic violence in their relationship. Latisha Bell, 38, was arraigned during a virtual Brooklyn Criminal Court hearing on charges of second-degree murder and...
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Disgraced NYC politician Andy King sued by another former staffer
Disgraced city politician Andy King tried to obstruct a probe into his conduct, a former staffer alleges in yet another lawsuit accusing the ousted councilman of bullying and abusing his aides. The Bronx Democrat faced three sets of ethics charges going back to 2018 for misusing government funds and mistreating his staff. A monitor was...
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Richard Carranza fined for taking wife to ‘Hamilton’ with special DOE discount
The departed administrator brought his spouse to a special production for employees in April 2019.
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New York English exam questions recycled from old tests
Citing the upheaval wrought by the coronavirus, state officials asked the federal government for a waiver on tests this year but were denied.
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De Blasio may lift outdoor mask requirement if COVID vaccine rates rise
In an effort to incentivize more New Yorkers to get inoculated, Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted that some coronavirus safety rules and restrictions could disappear with higher vaccination rates.
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Stewart-Cousins rebuked for standing with Gov. Cuomo after calling for resignation
Andrea Stewart-Cousins called for Cuomo’s resignation over a month ago, naming allegations of sexual misconduct, a toxic work environment and the nursing home scandal as reasons for significant “distraction.”
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NYC Councilman Chaim Deutsch pleads guilty in federal tax fraud case
Chaim Deutsch was charged and pleaded guilty Thursday morning in Manhattan federal court to tax fraud for failing to report business income connected to his real estate company.
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Video shows man attempting to rob, sexually assault woman in Brooklyn
A creep tried to rob a woman and then sexually assaulted her in a horrifying Brooklyn attack this week, cops said. 
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Man mumbles anti-Asian comment, gestures to punch woman in NYC: cops
The victim was walking in Tribeca when the stranger muttered something that included the word “Asian” before raising his fist, authorities said.
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Off-duty cop arrested for punching sister during fight over slipper: cops
Officer Rosanna Espinal, 28, slugged her 37-year-old sister multiple times as the dispute between the siblings heated up, police said.
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Man fatally shot in head on Bronx street
A 58-year-old man who lived two blocks away from the shooting was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
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Suspect seen in chilling video executing ex-girlfriend on NYC street ID’d
Footage obtained by The Post showed Latisha Bell sprinting up to her ex-girlfriend Nichelle Thomas on a Brooklyn street and allegedly shooting her point-blank in the back of the head before fleeing.
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Army paratrooper from NY killed during helicopter jump training
Spc. Abigail Jenks, of Gansevoort, was doing a static-line jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk chopper at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Monday, when she was fatally injured, military officials said.
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Long Island college student doused with acid in horrific assault
Nafiah Ikram was left severely burned and nearly blind in the appalling March 17 Elmont attack. 
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Assembly impeachment probe into Cuomo has received over 200 tips through hotline
ALBANY — Investigators hired by the state Assembly have received over 200 tips pertaining to an impeachment inquiry into Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a broad range of allegations including sexual harassment and data pertaining to COVID-19 in nursing homes. Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Lavine (D-Nassau) said besides the over 200 tips collected through the...
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You can get unlimited 5-cent Nathan’s Famous hot dogs at Coney Island
Hot diggity dog! Nickel dogs are coming to Coney.
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Half of NYC adults still haven’t been vaccinated
Despite full eligibility and an abundance of appointments, half of New York City's adults are not vaccinated for COVID-19.
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Mom whose baby died of malnutrition says she kept him on ‘Biblical’ vegan diet
The woman -- who identified herself only as Carla, 28 -- held up a copy of the holy book and slapped it with her hand to explain why she imposed the highly restrictive diet on her newborn.
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Man, 38, slashed in Lower Manhattan fight, cops say
His injuries were non-life-threatening, police said.
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Gov. Cuomo hangs up on reporter who asked if he’d resign over sexual harassment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo cut off a reporter during a virtual news conference Wednesday who was pressing him to say whether he’d resign if found guilty in a probe of his sexual harassment scandal. The silencing of the journalist by Cuomo staffers came during a brief question-and-answer session that followed the governor’s appearance in Yonkers to...
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NYers 60 and over don’t need appointments at state-run vax sites
Starting Friday, "you don't have to go on the internet. You don't have to make a phone call. You don't have to do anything," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "Just show up." 
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