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Brooklyn Man's Conviction Vacated After Serving 23 Years For Homicide

Brooklyn Man's Conviction Vacated After Serving 23 Years For Homicide

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office found that the identification procedure for the sole eyewitness was improper, and the probable culprit had implicated himself on two recordings.
Mayor Says More Work is Needed on NYPD Mental Health Responses

Mayor Says More Work is Needed on NYPD Mental Health Responses

"I don't think we have it 100% right now. We need to continue to evolve to get it right the best way we can,” Mayor Eric Adams said, referring to the fatal shooting of Win Rozario by the NYPD.

Construction Begins On 287-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Brownsville

The second and final phase of of the housing project will create affordable units at the Marcus Garvey Apartments, an existing Mitchell-Lama complex.

Governor Nominates Former BK Assemblyman Mosley For Secretary of State

The state senate will first have to approve Mosley's appointment.
NYC Rat Sightings Continue Historic Decline

NYC Rat Sightings Continue Historic Decline

New data proves containerization of city trash is working, the City said.
Legal Aid, NYCLU Secure $512K Settlement In Case Against NYPD

Legal Aid, NYCLU Secure $512K Settlement In Case Against NYPD

Clients brutalized by the NYPD during the 2020 demonstrations will receive a monetary settlement.
60-Day Shelter Limit is Ineffective, Comptroller Says

60-Day Shelter Limit is Ineffective, Comptroller Says

Despite promises, the City provides limited case management services that do little to help families achieve self-sufficiency, a new report from Comptroller Brad Lander found.
BQE Cantilever Fix Won't Start Until 2028

BQE Cantilever Fix Won't Start Until 2028

Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez said he'll be talking to the community about it in the summer.

State Senator Zellnor Myrie To Run Against Mayor in Primary, Report Says

Myrie (D20) told the New York Times he opened an exploratory committee to start raising funds.
City Kicks Off Cannabis Shop Inspections, Dispels Arsenic Poisoning

City Kicks Off Cannabis Shop Inspections, Dispels Arsenic Poisoning

During his regular weekly press briefing, the mayor talked about the closure of illegal cannabis shops, NYCHA arsenic issues and the DOE data breach.