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A historic Lower East Side Synagogue is consumed by flames, a map of property owners at the Gowanus Canal, a homeless shelter knife battle, and looking inside a South Bronx murder.

More than 100 firefighters battle fire at historic LES synagogue

More than 100 firefighters battle fire at historic LES synagogue

The blaze began at Congregation Beth Hamedrash on 60 Norfolk St. in the Lower East Side around 7 p.m. It quickly grew to a 3-alarm fire inside the abandoned building, according to the FDNY. (PIX11)

In the South Bronx, Gang Violence Breaks With Old Loyalties

Jequan Lawrence was brutally murdered in an ambush at a housing complex. For detectives, it was a sign of a fissure running through gangs across the country, especially the Bloods. (New York Times)

In the South Bronx, Gang Violence Breaks With Old Loyalties

Cops hunt pair who robbed Queens auto body shop at gunpoint

Cops are looking for two crooks who ordered a Queens auto body shop owner and four employees of to the ground and robbed them at gunpoint Saturday, authorities said. (The Daily News)

Cops hunt pair who robbed Queens auto body shop at gunpoint

Brearley, Manhattan Girls’ School, Pursuing Allegations of Past Abuse

The Brearley School, a prestigious all-girls private school in Manhattan, announced on Friday that it had retained a law firm to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct at the school, and asked anyone with knowledge of possible abuse to come forward. (New York Times)

New Jersey man high on PCP busted after he stops car in the middle of the Lincoln Tunnel to masturbate

When cops approached the car, they found him removing his clothes and “performing a lewd act,” a Port Authority spokesman said. (The Daily News)

Who Owns All the Property Along the Gowanus Canal

The real estate developer building one of the tallest skyscrapers on Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row is poised to make the biggest impact on development along the Gowanus Canal. (DNAinfo)

Who Owns All the Property Along the Gowanus Canal

Two stabbed, one fatally, in knife battle at Harlem homeless shelter

A knife fight between roommates at a Harlem homeless shelter Friday morning left one of them dead and the other in critical condition, police sources said. (The Daily News)

NYC libraries plagued by leaky roofs, poor electrical systems, report says

The Countee Cullen Library in Harlem’s electrical systems are so old that the 76-year-old building has numerous power outages. (amNY)

NYC libraries plagued by leaky roofs, poor electrical systems, report says

School turns away immigration agent looking for fourth grader

An immigration agent tried to search for a fourth-grader at Queens school — but was sent packing by staff, according to city officials. (New York Post)


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