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MIAMI— Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starv … Full Article

NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

MIAMI— Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors," attorneys said. … Full Article

NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions

Police Commissioner William Bratton says New York City is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level. Bratton said Friday there is "no specific credible threat" to New York City. … Full Article

EPA charges SUNY Downstate with federal hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.  … Full Article
Man arrested after dangerous stroll on Brooklyn Bridge

Adams and Squadron: Throw the book at future Brooklyn Bridge climbers

After a Russian tourist was apprehended climbing on the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. … Full Article

Family of man killed by NYPD chokehold talks to feds

The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met with a U.S. prosecutor on Thursday to again demand a federal probe.
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Girl finds loaded gun on beach at Coney Island

The beach at Coney Island is supposed to be a place to find sea shells, not deadly weapons. … Full Article

Letitia James calls for NYPD body cameras

A New York City official is calling for body cameras on police officers as a check on misconduct, citing last month's death of a man who was put in a police chokehold. … Full Article

Cops nab suspect in anti-Muslim incident outside Bay Ridge mosque

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a frightening anti-Muslim incident that took place outside a Bay Ridge mosque during a Ramadan prayer service, police said. … Full Article

Man who shot NYPD choke video held on gun charge

The man who recorded video of a fatal police chokehold in New York City has been arrested on gun charges, police said Sunday. … Full Article

BREAKING: Medical examiner rules Staten Island NYPD choking death a homicide

The medical examiner has ruled that the chokehold of a police officer on a New York City man last month caused his death. Medical examiner spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said Friday that Eric Garner's July 17 death has been ruled a homicide.
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