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

De Blasio’s Bail Lab looks to change how suspects are treated

The de Blasio administration is moving forward with a plan to revamp the system by which crime suspects are jailed while awaiting trial. … Full Article

Rat Race: With complaints on rise, NYC redoubles efforts

To many in New York City, the rats are winning. … Full Article

Tuesday Oct. 20, Our World In Pictures

NEW DEHLI — Effigies Line Roads: Girls walk past effigies of demon king Ravana displayed for sale at a roadside before Hindu festival Dussehra on Tuesday. … Full Article

Advocacy group says survey shows Pierhouse project juts into protected view plane

A group working to protect the scenic view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade says a new land survey has discovered that a 20-foot section of the penthouse apartment atop the Pierhouse project in Brooklyn Bridge Park juts into a protected view plane and has to come down. … Full Article

Activist Christopher Swain swims the Gowanus Canal in spite of EPA warnings

After a failed attempt in April due to inclement weather, clean water advocate Christopher Swain finally completed his 1.8-mile swim of the Gowanus Canal on Saturday morning.   … Full Article

Clarke: NYPD responds to 770 domestic violence calls daily

The NYPD responds to a staggering number of domestic violence reports — 770 every day — according to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, who recently held a forum with experts and elected officials to come up with ways to address the problem. … Full Article

Monday Oct. 19, Our World In Pictures

MALAYSIA — Prayers Are Offered: Ethnic Chinese citizens offer prayers and offerings during the Nine Emperor Gods festival in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. … Full Article

Kids lead chorus of praise for 68th Precinct cops

Children led the way as the Bay Ridge community took time out on Thursday to come to the 68th Precinct to offer a show of support to the NYPD at a time in the city’s history when police-community relations could use an injection of positive energy. … Full Article

Friday Oct. 16, Our World In Pictures

INDIA — Revelers Prepare for Festival: A Hindu woman dances along with a religious procession ahead of Dussehra festival in Allahabad on Friday. Dussehra, the day Hindu god Rama killed the demon King Ravana, will be celebrated on Oct. 22. … Full Article

Biking in Brooklyn by the numbers

Biking in New York has become increasingly more popular, and with more bikers comes a greater need for bike safety. Bike safety has therefore become a topic of conversation and a top priority for the city’s politicians and citizens. … Full Article


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