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State correction officer opens fire on ex-boyfriend, kills self outside Queens prison

2 Bodies Found This Week in Waters of Central Park

Around noon on Tuesday, a park worker spotted a man’s body, naked and badly decomposed, in the vast Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir near East 86th Street. Around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, more than a mile south, a man’s body bobbed to the surface of the Pond, this one clothed only in pants and looking as though it had not been in the water as long. (New York Times)

State correction officer opens fire on ex-boyfriend, kills self outside Queens prison

A veteran state correction officer shot herself to death outside a Queens prison early Tuesday after firing at her ex-boyfriend and riddling his car with bullets, officials said. (The Daily News)

Man Used Imposters of Dead Homeowners to Fake Deeds in Brooklyn

A Crown Heights man has been indicted for trying to steal six homes in Central Brooklyn using fake deeds — and imposters to pretend to be their owners, prosecutors say. (DNAinfo)

Man Used Imposters of Dead Homeowners to Fake Deeds in Brooklyn

Blaze rips through vacant Bronx house leaving two men dead

Two people were killed in a fire that tore through a vacant Bronx house late Wednesday night — less than two months after that same house caught ablaze amid reports of squatters sneaking in and out, officials said. (The Daily News )

Blaze rips through vacant Bronx house leaving two men dead

Suspect in random Bronx attack that left 83-year-old man critical found dead

The suspect accused in a random attack in the Bronx that left an 83-year-old man in critical condition was found dead of an apparent suicide. (WABC)

Chain saw vandals cut down trees at Trump’s Bronx golf course

Two people scaled a fence at the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx on Tuesday and cut down four trees with a chain saw, police said. (amNY)

Proposed Queens Blvd. Revamp Adds Bike Lanes, Cuts 198 Parking Spots

The section of Queens Boulevard between Eliot Avenue and Yellowstone Boulevard includes some of the busiest and most crash-prone intersections in the neighborhood, including at 63rd Drive. (DNAinfo)

Proposed Queens Blvd. Revamp Adds Bike Lanes, Cuts 198 Parking Spots

New York City Teacher Fired After Ripping Hijab Off 8-Year-Old Girl

A New York City teacher has been fired after he allegedly ripped a hjiab off an 8-year-old girl in the classroom when she refused to take it off, police say. (NBC New York)

City Offers Little Help to Rent-Stabilized Tenants Left Homeless by Fire

A group of tenants displaced from their homes by a massive blaze have been living in shelters for more than a year as their landlord drags his feet on repairing the rent-stabilized property with little challenge from city agencies, their lawyer says. (DNAinfo)


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