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NYC lawmakers push for Big Apple ‘drag laureate’

Three city lawmakers have introduced legislation that would order Big Apple officials overseeing museums and nightlife to appoint a laureate of the city’s bustling drag performance scene. Drag has long been an integral part of Gotham’s gay nightlife...

NYC gang member open fires near high school

A 16-year-old gang member who’s been busted on gun charges twice in the past eight months was nabbed for opening fire on another teen near a Brooklyn high school, police said Tuesday. The teen, a reputed member of the...

NYC plowing ahead with public ‘safe injection sites’

Mayor Bill de Blasio is reviving a long-stalled plan to open supervised shooting galleries around the Big Apple — amid a surge in overdose deaths and shocking scenes of junkies shooting up on Manhattan sidewalks in broad daylight. During...

Police nab suspect in Union Square subway shooting: sources

The man who allegedly shot a straphanger during an attempted mugging in the Union Square subway station was arrested Tuesday when he robbed a bank and returned to that station — wearing the same shoes, authorities and law...

Unlicensed riders on motorbikes are dying at high rates in NYC

Motorcyclist deaths on New York City streets are surging so far this year — and the majority of the fatal victims are unlicensed and tooling around on unregistered vehicles, city officials said Tuesday. After doubling from 25 to 51...

Eric Adams praises cat-lover Curtis Sliwa in mayoral debate

Democrat Eric Adams and Republican Curtis Sliwa took a moment to praise each other during a sometimes rough and tumble mayoral debate Tuesday night. Asked by ABC-7 moderator Bill Ritter to pick something each likes about the other candidate...

Eric Adams-Curtis Sliwa mayoral debate gets personal

The final mayoral debate between Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and his main rival, conservative activist Curtis Sliwa, went straight into the gutter Tuesday night after a series of contentious exchanges turned sharply personal between the two men....

CUNY college admin charged with stealing $500K in student funds

The former bursar at the City College of New York was charged Tuesday with siphoning nearly $500,000 in student funds — which he then allegedly blew on exotic trips and designer goods, prosecutors said. Joseph Boselli, 58, is accused...

Curtis Sliwa gives Mayor Bill de Blasio an ‘F’ at debate

Republican mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa gave Mayor Bill de Blasio an “F” on his eight-year tenure, saying he’s taken a “wrecking ball” to the city and is so disliked by New Yorkers that he’s taken to walking through...

Success Academy clashing with city over new high school site

City Hall is once again leaving hundreds of Success Academy kids out in the cold, the network said Tuesday. The city’s largest charter network asserts that Mayor de Blasio is stonewalling their bid to incorporate a new high school...
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NYC man slashed at Times Square subway station

A homeless man was slashed in the face during a fight with a woman at a Times Square...
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