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The man suspected of fatally shooting an aspiring East Village rapper outside his home in the Lillian Wald Houses on Avenue D on Mon., Feb. 23, was taken into custody in New Jersey Feb. 26. Shaquille Fuller, 21, a resident of 60 Avenue D, also in the Wald Houses, was taken into custody in Irvington, N.J., the […]

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A few of the hundreds who came to City Hall Sunday in support of Police Officer Peter Liang, who is under indictment for accidentally killing an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project last November. “An accident, not a crime,” read many banners.

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Four cops, who were instrumental in capturing a Queens man accused of committing eight burglaries Downtown, were honored as the “cops of the month” at the First Precinct Community Council meeting on Feb. 26. “The cops of the month from the First Precinct did a tremendous job,” said Captain Brendan Timoney, a week before he […]

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Insufficient funds It was the A.T.M. machine robbery that wasn’t. On Thurs., Mar. 5 at 11:30 p.m., a thief attempted to get at the cash dispenser located at a Tasti D-Lite at 203 Spring St. in Soho, police say. After cutting through the security gate, the thief attempted to remove the A.T.M., which is owned […]

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Insufficient funds It was the A.T.M. machine robbery that wasn’t. On Thurs., Mar. 5 at 11:30 p.m., a thief attempted to get at the cash dispenser located at a Tasti D-Lite at 203 Spring St. in Soho, police say. After cutting through the security gate, the thief attempted to remove the A.T.M., which is owned […]

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A “swirling spectacle” of sculptures will be installed at the top of the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place starting Mar. 26. “Soft Spin,” an installation of six massive fabric forms by Canadian artist Heather Nicol, will be on view until April 24 and open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The sculptures — in […]

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(Updated March 5, 2015) Held up at knifepoint A man held up a British bath and body store in Soho last week and got away with $400, police say. On Mon., Feb. 23 at the Molton Brown store at 128 Spring St., police say the robber took out his knife at around 7 p.m. and […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  A 63-year-old Battery Park City woman was struck by a van on Canal St. on Wed., Feb. 18, shortly after 11 a.m., and died from her injuries the next day, police said. Following an investigation, police reported that Yu-O Pan, of 380 Rector Place, was attempting to cross Canal St. midblock […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Thirty Park Place, at 926 feet, and 56 Leonard, at 821 feet, still may win as the tallest neighborhood buildings. At one time, the building that will sprout up at the former St. John’s University site was in the running for the tallest tower in Tribeca at a reportedly 850-950 […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The city is seeking proposals to develop a Civic Center site — with a preference for 7,000 square feet of space for a pre-K center. The classes at 137 Centre St.  could potentially add 72 full-day pre-K seats in Lower Manhattan, which largely missed out on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s […]

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