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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:29:32 GMTA sign along the New York State Thruway. Federal officials say such road signs are illegal because they are so crammed with words and information that they are distracting to drivers.State road signs intended to generate love and money for New York have instead set off a feud with federal officials, who say the signs are dangerous distractions.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:46:20 GMTA smoker outside of the Melrose Houses in the Bronx. The federal smoking rule will have the biggest implications in New York, which has the nation’s largest public housing agency.Officials said the rule, which bars tobacco use in apartments, common areas and offices, will take effect in early 2017. It will cover the homes of more than 400,000 New York City residents.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:49:07 GMTThe police outside an apartment building in the South Bronx, where they said Alejandro Uribe fatally stabbed his wife, Nadia Saavedra, and then himself on March 7.The persistence of such killings has frustrated the police, prosecutors and social service providers struggling to prevent intimate tensions that play out behind closed doors from turning deadly.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:17:15 GMTThe New York City police are seeking a man who grabbed a bucket off the back of a momentarily unattended armored truck in broad daylight and fled, very slowly, with $1.6 million worth of gold flakes.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:00:15 GMTSantiago Taveras outside DeWitt Clinton High School in 2014. An inquiry found that in several cases he changed course codes or grades on student transcripts and that he used the threat of a poor rating to persuade an assistant principal to leave.Santiago Taveras, of DeWitt Clinton High School, joins a list of principals tasked with turning around troubled schools, only to leave or be forced out after Education Department inquiries.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:00:02 GMTPaola Infante with her daughter, Geraliz, and her son, Joshua, in their apartment in Upper Manhattan. “I wish for a bigger apartment with all of my soul,” she said. “A separate kitchen, this is all I need.”Paola Infante lives with her 4-year-old daughter, Geraliz, who has autism, and her 8-month-old son, Joshua, who needs heart surgery, in a small Manhattan apartment with the kitchen in the living room.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:17:32 GMTJoel Israel, second from left, and his brother Aaron, right, pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday to driving out rent-regulated tenants to reap greater profits.Joel and Aaron Israel pleaded guilty to trying to increase their profits by driving rent-regulated tenants out of their apartments in favor of residents who would pay much higher amounts.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:33:22 GMTTara Lenich, a prosecutor in the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, was arrested this week.Tara Lenich, a high-ranking prosecutor in the district attorney’s office, was arrested and fired after investigators learned she had spied on a police detective and a colleague, an official said.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:20:59 GMTBen VereenThe performer thought he and his first wife were divorced decades ago, but then he was given reason to fear that for 36 years he was an unwitting bigamist.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:34:55 GMTThe Canada Goose store in SoHo.The Canadian tech labels Canada Goose and Arc’teryx operate in SoHo, if not quietly.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:10:52 GMTChristopher Kane top and skirtWhere to score your party-ready wardrobe needs, B12 shots, unlimited blowouts and more.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:27:54 GMTPaul’s Casablanca, home to the Sunday “Smiths/Morrissey Night” party.The home of the popular Sunday “Smiths/Morrissey Night” party is back, this time as Paul’s Casablanca.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:55:07 GMTCasey Fremont is the new executive director of the Art Production Fund.Casey Fremont, 33, is the new executive director of the Art Production Fund based in New York.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:14:42 GMTScott, left, and Brian Rudolph of Banza pasta with some of their products at the Eataly store in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. The products are based on a chickpea pasta recipe Brian developed.Two brothers took their chickpea pasta from obscurity to the shelves of national retailers, successfully demonstrating the fine art of self-promotion.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:33:47 GMTAre you the one?Wednesday: Things to ask yourself when considering a dog, more rain and the World Chess Championship tiebreaker.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:19:57 GMTMayor Bill de Blasio has adopted an old trick: the so-called Friday news dump, when potentially negative news is released when it is likely to garner slight attention from a distracted public.The timing of the release of 1,500 pages of email correspondence on the day before Thanksgiving jars with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s repeated pledge to adhere to a policy of transparency.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:36:05 GMTJohn Dwayne Bunn in 2013. When Mr. Bunn was 14 he and another teenager were convicted of the murder of an off-duty correction officer in Brooklyn.John Dwayne Bunn is the latest defendant to have a guilty verdict tossed out in a case related to Louis Scarcella, a retired detective.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:00:01 GMTTwo women make peace on the subway.