Officer shot, 5 stabbed after large fight in New York City

Officer shot, 5 stabbed after large fight in New York City
Authorities say a New York City police officer has been shot in the ankle after exchanging gunfire with a suspect involved in a large fight. Police Commissioner William Bratton said 25-year-old Officer Sherrod Stuart was wounded early Saturday – his …
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EXCLUSIVE: Ex-NYPD cop on disability now runs marathons on taxpayer dime
30, 2013, DePaolis was approved for his NYPD disability pension, which provides him with $ 6,839 per month — or $ 82,069 annually, according to the New York City Police Pension Fund. The pension is tax-free, and also provides health benefits for life.
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Photos of 1930s New York City by Berenice Abbott
The Federal Art Project was a Depression-era program that launched in 1935 to fund projects by visual artists in the US. That same year, American photographer Berenice Abbott received funding for a “Changing New York” photo project to document New …
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New York City's Flu Shot Mandate for Young Children Is Struck Down

New York City's Flu Shot Mandate for Young Children Is Struck Down
A judge ruled on Thursday that the New York City health department could not require young children to be vaccinated for the flu to attend city-licensed preschools and day care centers, striking down one of the more ambitious public health initiatives …
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New York City to Expand Homeless Outreach
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the creation of a citywide task force to address street homelessness block-by-block, saying in a speech to business leaders Thursday that the city will arrive on-scene within an hour of a resident reporting …
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Christmas in New York City
Nobody would fault you for heading to New York City in the spring when Central Park blooms big or, really, in any of the seasons—but to see the city in a full-on glittery Christmas frenzy, winter can't be beat. The city's usual go-go-go energy (there …
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