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The world’s most notorious drug kingpin and prison escape artist, “El Chapo” Guzman, won’t be tunneling his way out jail in New York City, law enforcement officials said at a press conference … 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

Ho, ho, ho: Cobble Hill group delivers gift-wrapped LICH petitions to de Blasio

They came bearing gifts wrapped in bright red ribbons – but these may not be the kind of holiday presents that Mayor Bill de Blasio wants under his Christmas tree. … Full Article

Women pay more for almost identical products, NYC study confirms

A New York City study has confirmed what some women have long suspected: products marketed to women and girls cost, on average, 7 percent more than nearly identical items marketed to men and boys. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Library deal overwhelmingly approved by full City Council

The full New York City Council voted decisively on Wednesday to approve the controversial proposal to sell and develop the Brooklyn Heights Library. … Full Article

Thursday Dec. 17, Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA — Santas Go Surfing: Surf instructors dressed as Santa Claus teach children how to surf at Kuta beach in Bali on Thursday. … Full Article

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