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
The second of two suspects who assaulted a young woman in an apartment building in the vicinity of Avenue M and East 18th Street in Midwood on Sunday were arrested early Friday morning. The other suspect was apprehended on Thursday. … Full Article
One arrest has been made while another suspect remains at large in the case of two suspects who assaulted a young woman in an apartment building in the vicinity of Avenue M and East 18th Street in Midwood Sunday. … Full Article
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the results of an initial crackdown on tax preparers, a service which over seven million New Yorkers use, with the suspension of 40 tax preparers who failed to file their own personal income tax returns for 2011 and 2012. … Full Article
Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street. … Full Article
Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.
The white flags — international symbols of surrender — fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge. … Full Article