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  1. Manhole 'Pop' Causes Carbon Monoxide Scare, Evacuation in BKRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC New York

    A manhole "popped" outside a women's shelter in Brooklyn early Thursday, sending smoke into the air and causing above-normal carbon monoxide levels that prompted a major evacuation in the area. Authorities say the manhole fire outside the shelter on Junius Street was under control by about 6:30 a.m., about two hours after officials got a call about smoke in the area.

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  2. This Startup Wants to Retrofit Your Home Through Your PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | NBC New York

    In this photo provided by BlocPower, Reverend Leo W. Curry stands in the basement of the Fordham United Methodist Church in the Bronx, New York, with a boiler that will be replaced with an energy-efficient boiler as part of a BlocPower project. A homeowner who wants to retrofit their home with green, energy-saving technology usually has to hire inspectors, engineers and contractors - a long and costly process.

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  3. Woman Punched and Slashed at Random in Subway: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | NBC New York

    A woman was punched, slashed and robbed in a subway station in Brooklyn at the height of the evening rush, police said. The woman was in the Nostrand Avenue station in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 6 p.m. Wednesday when a man came up to her.

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  4. Famed NYC Bakery's Immigrant Workers Defy TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | NBC New York

    Immigrant workers at a famed New York bakery who are threatened with being fired if they don't produce legal work papers defied the government outside President Donald Trump's Manhattan home on Saturday. Thirty-one employees of the Tom Cat Bakery also could be deported if they don't prove by April 21 that they're in the country legally.

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  5. Docs, Nurses, Ex-Assemblyman Nabbed in NY 'Pill Mill' SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | NBC New York

    Thirteen people, including three doctors and four nurse practitioners, face charges for allegedly turning several Brooklyn clinics into "pill mills," illegally prescribing millions of painkillers out of the offices, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC 4 New York. Investigators from the New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor's office and the DEA's Long Island Tactical Diversion Squad began making arrests and executing search warrants at the clinics early Friday, the sources said.

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  6. Video Shows Brooklyn Bedroom Intruder, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | NBC New York

    There's new video of the man who allegedly slipped into a woman's Brooklyn home through a window, exposed himself, and tried to get in bed with her. Ray Villeda reports.

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  7. MTA Fare Hike Takes Effect Sunday: What to Know, ExpectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | NBC New York

    The base fare will stay at $2.75, single rides will remain $3, but weekly and monthly MetroCards will increase to $32 and $121, respectively The cash toll at the Verrazano-Narrows will increase to $17, while E-ZPass tolls will go up to $11.52 Straphangers will be shelling out more for their daily commutes next week as MTA's most recent fare hike goes into effect at midnight Sunday. Unlimited Ride MetroCard fares will go up from $31 to $32 for the seven-day and from $116.50 to $121 for the 30-day.

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  8. As Storm Moves Out, Lingering Problems Plague PM CommuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | NBC New York

    As the city slowly crawls back to normal following Tuesday's fierce nor'easter, straphangers can expect lingering problems during the Wednesday evening commute. Though MTA service above ground returned by 6 p.m. Tuesday, the agency reported delays on at least nine subway lines Wednesday morning, including the B, D, F, 7, and Q, while customers griped about packed platforms at several stations along the L in throughout Brooklyn.

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  9. Broadway Offers Snow Day DiscountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | NBC New York

    Times Square Alliance workers maintain the red steps in Father Duffy Square during a day of heavy snow and freezing rain on March 14, 2017 in New York City According to The Broadway League, evening performances of all Broadway shows will play as scheduled on Tuesday night. . Jimmy Fallon and Luke Bryan perform the "official music video" for their song "I Don't Know How to Pronounce Gyro."

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  10. Duo Claims Boy Dies of Cancer in Funeral Donation Scheme: DARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | NBC New York

    Prosecutors say the couple used the story of a real 5-year-old boy with cancer, falsely saying he died to get people to pony up cash The total estimated haul of the alleged scheme wasn't known, but officials said they took in $200 in Lynbrook in one day A Brooklyn couple pleaded not guilty Tuesday to fraud-related and child endangerment charges in an alleged scheme to dupe people into helping cover funeral costs for a cancer-stricken 5-year-old Staten Island boy they claimed had died. Prosecutors say Brittney Schmidt, 30, and Vincent Fina, used the boy's photo when they walked into businesses in Nassau County's Lynbrook last month asking for cash.

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  11. 3 Women at Same NY Nursing Home Celebrate Living 100 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | NBC New York

    There's a long list of tonics recommended for a long life, and they seem to change depending on who you ask. But at a joint celebration of three centenarian women at the same nursing home in Brooklyn this week there was one common thread: the love of family and friends.

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  12. Alleged Killer Mouths 'You Know I Love You' to Victim's MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | NBC New York

    Kwauhuru Govan now faces charges in his death; he is also charged with murder in the 2004 slaying of a 17-year-old Brooklyn girl The man accused of killing and dismembering a 19-year-old Brooklynite in 2005, then dumping some of his body parts in a subway tunnel, mouthed, 'You know I love you,' twice to the victim's mother as she sat in Brooklyn court for the suspect's arraignment Friday. Kwauhuru Govan, 38, arrested in late February in the cold-case death of Rashawn Brazell, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder.

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  13. Mystery Animal Lays Curled Atop Pole in Brooklyn for HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | NBC New York

    An animal on top of a pole in Brooklyn has neighbors concerned that it may be stuck. A mystery animal curled up on top of a pole in Brooklyn has neighbors concerned that it may be stuck.

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  14. Bloody 78-Year-Old NYC Woman Was Strangled: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | NBC New York

    Investigators initially thought she may have been beaten with a hammer because one was found near her body and she had head trauma, sources said Family members are being questioned in the death of a 78-year-old woman found with head trauma at her Brooklyn home Monday night, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC 4 New York. Roseanne Colletti reports.

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  15. 5 Places to Find Paczki in NYC for Fat TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | NBC New York

    Don't worry, you don't have to be in New Orleans to join in on the Mardi Gras celebrations. Here's a look at the highest-rated New York City shops on Yelp that sell the traditional Polish pastries.

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  16. Family Questioned After Woman Found Dead in Home: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | NBC New York

    Family members of a Brooklyn woman found dead in her home Monday night were being questioned at an NYPD stationhouse, sources told NBC 4 New York. Edna Pierre-Jacques, 78, was pronounced dead at her East Flatbush home around 10 p.m. after her daughter and granddaughter found her unconscious there, sources said.

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  17. Man Dies After Police-Involved Shooting in Brooklyn: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | NBC New York

    Three cops from the NYPD's anti-crime unit -- one sergeant and two police officers -- responded to calls regarding a gunpoint robbery at the Garden Deli near Starr Street in Bushwick around 12:40 a.m., authorities said. As they were gathering information from witnesses on the scene, the officers saw the suspect walking west on Starr Street.

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  18. Husband Arrested in Wife's Killing, Dismemberment: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | NBC New York

    The husband of a Brooklyn woman who's been missing since January has been arrested, accused of killing and dismembering her, police say. When Diana Rodriguez-Martin, 43, was reported missing on Monday, she was said to be last seen on Jan. 16 at her home on Linden Boulevard, police said.

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  19. Decorated 9/11 First Responder, Terror Investigator DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | NBC New York

    A 25 year veteran of the NYPD, assigned to the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force for 16 years, died suddenly earlier this week. Robert Losada, 59, of Staten Island was a highly decorated Detective Sergeant when he retired from the NYPD in 2009.

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  20. NYC Homeless Services Stops Using BK Provider for ClustersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | NBC New York

    The city says it's taken steps to end a program of 'cluster sites' for homeless families. But with the tragic death of two young girls in the Bronx, there are renewed calls for the city to take action.

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