Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that he plans to introduce legislation to create a new real estate tax exemption program to replace the expired 421-a program. … Full Article

Officials ID 2 Afghan attack victims as New York men

A New York City detective who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was mourned Tuesday as a selfless public servant and a devoted family man, while a second victim was identified as a Long Island man. … Full Article

Wednesday Dec. 23, Our World In Pictures

BEIJING — Santas Deliver Food: Food delivery drivers dressed in Santa Claus suits cross an intersection on a day with strong air pollution on Wednesday. … Full Article

NYPD detective killed in Afghan suicide attack is mourned

A New York City detective who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was mourned Tuesday as a selfless public servant and a devoted family man. … Full Article

FDNY probes fatal Bay Ridge house fire

The Fire Department is investigating to determine the cause of a deadly Bay Ridge fire that killed an elderly woman early Tuesday morning. The fire erupted at 434 79th St., a three-story apartment building, at around 1:30 a.m., authorities said. … Full Article

Hikind, NYPD, OEM hold counter-terrorism forum

Officials from the New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Unit and the city’s Office of Emergency Management came to Borough Park to offer a presentation on how individuals should respond to a potentially deadly situation involving a shooter bent on killing multiple numbers of people … Full Article

Outreach teams fan out in NYC as 3 homeless people prepare to sue

As members of the city's new homeless outreach team fanned out Monday in a campaign to persuade people to leave the streets, three homeless New Yorkers filed paperwork to sue over an unrelated effort to remove them, saying police wrongly tossed identifying documents and family photos into a … Full Article

Report: Brooklyn NYCHA buildings have most sex offenders

Local elected officials reacted with shock and anger to an alarming report by a state senator and city councilmember revealing that a large number of registered sex offenders are living in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings. … Full Article

Brooklyn lawmakers seek to tightly restrict sales of ammo statewide

State lawmakers from Brooklyn announced on Monday new draft legislation aimed at tightly restricting the sale of ammunition in New York. … Full Article

De Blasio, Bratton mark year since 2 officers were slain

Accompanied by the sounds of bagpipes and sobs, city officials, family members and police on Sunday honored the lives of two officers who were shot to death a year ago while in their cruiser. … Full Article

Monday Dec. 21, Our World In Pictures

LAS VEGAS — Error Made in Crowning: Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega, center, removes the crown from Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, left, before giving it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday. … Full Article


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