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Teachers union backs Corey Johnson for NYC comptroller
The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson for Comptroller.
Council Speaker Johnson supports Finance chair who clashed with Dermot Shea on NYPD OT
Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Wednesday backed a fellow councilman who got into a heated dispute with Police Commissioner Dermot Shea, saying he had “full confidence” in the Finance Committee chair. 
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GOP pols want Cuomo to suspend gas tax amid Colonial Pipeline debacle
Top Republican leaders are asking Gov. Cuomo to temporarily suspend the state’s gas tax after pump prices surged following the Colonial Pipeline’s nearly week-long shutdown.
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Half of New York adults have now received COVID vaccine
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that half of New York state has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but the vaccination rate in the state has been declining.
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NYC parents file crowdfunded lawsuit demanding reopening of schools
The continued lack of full-time schooling in New York City schools is a crisis that has driven former high achievers to the brink of suicide, according to a Manhattan Supreme Court suit demanding an immediate return to in-person instruction.
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New York ‘insulated’ from pipeline fuel crisis, experts say
Drivers in the tri-state area are unlikely to be significantly impacted by the Colonial Pipeline shutdown.
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Italian-Americans rip de Blasio over cancel of Columbus Day in schools
Italian-American activists blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio during a protest at Columbus Circle Wednesday for scrapping Christopher Columbus Day from the New York City school calendar.
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Birds fatally crashing into glass railing at World Trade Center’s Liberty Park
Migratory birds keep smacking into a glass railing at the World Trade Center's elevated park and dying, according to wildlife advocates.
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‘Systemic and deep-seated’ issues in NYC jails creates ‘chaos’: report
New York City jails are plagued by "systemic and deep-seated" issues that have created a "pervasive level of disorder and chaos," according to a new scathing report.
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Man attacked by ‘menace’ pleads for treatment to keep him off streets
Osvaldo Rosa, a local homeless man, allegedly viciously assaulted lawyer Joshua Epstein on the Upper West Side and is now out on bail.
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Colombian drug kingpin pleads guilty in NYC court to mass cocaine production
As part of his plea deal, Roman Narvaez Ansazoy agreed to forfeit $20 million in profits — and faces a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of life when he’s sentenced.
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Andrew Yang apologizes for pro-Israel tweet after criticism from the left
Andrew Yang backtracked on his support for Israel amid the latest battle in its ongoing conflict with Palestinian militants after critics on the left blasted his remarks.
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MTA paid track worker $79K in OT by mistake — and no one noticed: watchdog
The MTA paid a subway worker $79,000 in overtime pay over three years that she wasn't actually eligible for, while no one in management noticed, according to a report from the agency's watchdog.
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Suspect arrested in Times Square shooting that injured two women, child
Farrakhan Muhammad was busted in Jacksonville Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the NYPD released a new photo of the 31-year-old CD peddler.
What you need to know about getting a COVID vaccine for kids 12 to 15 in NYC
New York City is prepared to begin administering Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to kids 12-to-15-years-old as soon as Thursday.
Man mugged in Times Square Dave & Buster’s
The 27-year-old victim was punched multiple times and robbed of $500 in cash and a number of credit cards.
NYC subway stations begin to offer COVID-19 vaccinations
Straphangers who receive the free vaccine at a subway station from Wednesday through Sunday will receive a free seven-day MetroCard pass.
NYC mayoral candidates Shaun Donovan and Ray McGuire botch Brooklyn real estate question
Two candidates looking to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio in City Hall botched a simple question about real estate prices in Brooklyn.
Indian workers held captive and forced to build New Jersey temple, lawsuit claims
Hundreds of workers from India were allegedly lured to New Jersey and forced to work for just a few dollars a day to help build a massive Hindu temple, according to a lawsuit on Tuesday.
Four people shot, including two teens, in series of NYC shootings
The shootings started in the middle of Tuesday afternoon and stretched across the city.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art approved as early voting site
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is among the 104 sites that were approved by the New York City Board of Elections for early voting Tuesday.
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Andrew Yang wants to close Rikers Island — but doesn’t say when
Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang came out in support for closing down Rikers Island, but didn't give any specifics for when this would happen if elected.
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Trio indicted in connection to the seizure of 40 pounds of narcotics
The three defendants were slapped with a 66-count indictment, including conspiracy and criminal possession of a weapon.
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NYC approves East River spot for futuristic floating pool
This watery venture just scored a formal street address in the middle of the East River, in the water adjacent to the Lower East Side.
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NYPD cops charged in towing company bribery scheme
Heather Busch, Robert Hassett and Robert Smith, all of the 105th Precinct, were charged.
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Serpico’s son dies of apparent drug overdose, police say
The 41-year-old son of former NYPD whistleblower Frank Serpico was found dead in his Wall Street apartment on Monday. His official cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner.
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Video shows ‘unhinged’ straphanger threatening MTA workers
Video filmed by a "terrified" subway conductor shows an "unhinged" straphanger attempting to get into his locked token booth in Queens -- after allegedly chasing the worker while spitting on him.
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NYPD release new photo of man wanted in Times Square shooting
Police on Tuesday released a new photo of the man wanted for shooting three innocent bystanders, including a 4-year-old girl, in Times Square as they continue to hunt for him.
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Up in smoke: New weed law leads to drop in gun busts, NYPD sources say
Some in the NYPD are blaming New York state's new marijuana legalization for a recent drop in illegal gun arrests.
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Man who hit 2-year-old with suitcase has lengthy rap sheet
The deranged man who allegedly walloped a 2-year-old child in the face with a suitcase in Lower Manhattan is a career criminal with dozens of arrests on his record and a history of bipolar disorder, law enforcement sources said Tuesday.
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