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Today: New York City looks at a new way to cross the street, how slumlords flip apartments, and a shooting across from a Brooklyn school.

Woman’s Body Is Set on Fire in East Harlem Complex, Police Say

Search Continues For Suspect In ‘Unprovoked Attack’ On 83-Year-Old Man In The Bronx

Hernandez fell to the ground and lost consciousness, suffering a laceration to his forehead and fractures to his nose and face. (CBS New York)

Finally, an Entrance Worthy of the Brooklyn Bridge

A serious makeover by the city is transforming this dreaded corridor into a grand portal lined with shade trees and wildflowers. (New York Times)

Finally, an Entrance Worthy of the Brooklyn Bridge

Woman’s Body Is Set on Fire in East Harlem Complex, Police Say

Emergency workers arrived to find the body in flames in the ninth floor stairwell of the 105th Street building, a result of an unusually chilling homicide, according to the police. (New York Times)

Gunmen blast 18-year-old rival in the head near Brooklyn school

Gunmen shot a rival in the head across the street from a Brooklyn school Tuesday, officials said. (The Daily News)

Gunmen blast 18-year-old rival in the head near Brooklyn school

NYC considering ‘Barnes Dance’ at 25 intersections

For 25 seconds, this intersection belongs solely to pedestrians, who can cross without fear of getting hit. (WABC)

The Flipper’s Playbook: How NYC Slumlords Terrorize Tenants And Get Away With It

An unlikely band of Brooklyn tenants takes on two landlord brothers hell-bent on flipping their rent-stabilized homes to the luxury market. (Patch)


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