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3 HOURS AGO - Gothamist

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Elderly Woman Fatally Struck By Truck Driver On Flatbush Avenue

An elderly woman was killed after being hit by a dump truck at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush earlier this afternoon. According to an FDNY spokesperson, the collision took place at 12:24 p.m. and the woman, Winnifred Matthias, 77, was rushed to Brooklyn Hospital suffering from cardiac and respiratory arrest. A release from the NYPD says Matthias reached ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Gothamist

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Elderly Woman Run Over By Dump Truck Driver On Flatbush Avenue

An elderly woman is in critical condition after being hit by a dump truck at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush earlier this afternoon. According to an FDNY spokesperson, the collision took place at 12:24 p.m. and the woman was rushed to Brooklyn Hospital suffering from cardiac and respiratory arrest. An NYPD spokesperson confirmed that it is "likely" the ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Gothamist

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Pot Arrests On The Rise Under De Blasio's Watch

The NYPD has arrested more New Yorkers for low-level marijuana offenses in the past six months than they did over the same time period last year. Petty marijuana arrests were also higher in July and August of this year than they were during the Bloomberg administration, despite Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson's decision to stop prosecuting many petty marijuana arrests in ...

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10 HOURS AGO - New York Times

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11 HOURS AGO - Gothamist

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Astoria Cove Developer Is Jacking Up The Rent In Brooklyn

The developer behind Astoria Cove, possible future home of the $2,700/month "affordable" apartments, is raising the rent on hundreds of rent-regulated units it owns in Crown Heights. According to the Times, Alma Realty is charging renters up to 15% more in their lease renewals, which in some cases is more than is legally permitted. [ more › ]

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