An off-duty NYPD officer killed in a motorcycle accident in the Bronx. Police say a high-ranking officer died when his motorcycle collided with a truck.
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Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York at age 75. Police said they received a call around 4 p.m. for an unconscious male at a townhouse on East 19th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement sources confirmed the deceased was Ocasek.
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A group of workers from Windows on the World have reopened a newly renovated restaurant that honors their friends who died in the World Trade Center. At the restaurant COLORS on the Lower East Side, they gathered Wednesday, just as they have for 18 years – a family forever connected by 9/11.
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New York City officials are getting at the root of the problem when it comes to cracked sidewalks. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that the city will now pick up the tab to repair sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees, and the city will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the “Trees and Sidewalks” program to address 5,500 priority sites over the next three years. Previously, homeowners were responsible for fixing the damage under threat of fines …
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New York City – Governor Cuomo announces an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in New York State – the latest in a series of actions to combat the increasing number of youth using vape products, largely driven by e-cigarette companies marketing flavors that are intended to get children addicted to nicotine.
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