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SUBWAY SLEAZE Police are searching for the creep who flashed a woman on the subway, then followed her off the train and groped her on Nov. 20. A 20-year-old woman was on a southbound E train at 8 pm when the sleazeball exposed himself to her. When the train reached the Chambers Street Station, the […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The Halloween terror attack that stole eight lives in Lower Manhattan has renewed calls to provide schools near the West Side Highway with much needed crossing guards, and local civic honchos are demanding the Mayor’s Office sit down with community members to hash out a solution before it’s too late, according to […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The Department of Homeland Security will install experimental sensors designed to detect chemical weapon attacks inside the Oculus transportation hub as part of a year-long project to test the effectiveness of the new gas-sniffing gadgets, the agency announced on Nov. 9. Homeland Security is working in partnership with the Port Authority and […]

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TICKET PUNCHED Cops arrested a ticket seller operating around Bowling Green after he allegedly attacked a man with a clipboard on Nov. 12. The victim told police he was strolling with his wife past the park near Broadway at 3:45 pm, when the suspect offered to sell him some tickets and the man refused. As […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Roughly 250,000 people who breathed poisoned air while living, working, and studying Downtown after 9/11 don’t realize they may be eligible for compensation and healthcare from Uncle Sam, with many of them still believing benefits related to the attack are reserved for emergency responders and cleanup workers only, according to an attorney […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack that killed eight people with a truck on a Downtown bike path last month, locals are demanding better protection for a small stretch of Peck Slip outside the eponymous school that closes during school days to provide a play area for the space-strapped campus. […]

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By Lincoln Anderson Following last week’s horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-influenced terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the crowded bike path, the state Department of Transportation has been scrambling to put protective barriers on the popular path. It initially has been a […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Cops ticketed cars parked in the Financial District more intensively last year than anywhere in the city, a new study found. Manhattan meter maids handed out 25 tickets per parking spot in Fidi, edging out the Upper East Side — where cops handed out 24 citations per spot — according to the […]

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WATER TAXI A suspected car thief abandoned the taxi he alledgedly stole and jumped into the Hudson River to escape police on Nov. 3, where he had to be rescued by a ferry service, which handed him over to the NYPD harbor patrol, cops said. A cab driver told police the suspect, a 28-year-old man, […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated, Thurs., Nov. 8, 12 a.m.: In the end, it looks like the Sept. 12 Democratic primary election was clearly Christopher Marte’s best chance to unseat Margaret Chin in Lower Manhattan’s First City Council District. Marte lost that race two months ago by a very slim margin, 220 votes, to the […]

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