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Brooklyn Supreme Court. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese

Jersey man tracked ex-girlfriend’s car before murdering her: prosecutors

September 19 | Noah Goldberg

A New Jersey man who allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in Canarsie in late 2016 spent the days before the killing tracking her movements after installing a GPS device on the bottom of her car, prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond is on trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend — a 25-year-old rookie […]

The NYC Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Brooklyn and Queens Thursday night. But what is in that spray, and is it safe to breathe? AP file photo by Rick Bowmer

Aerial spraying for West Nile virus Thursday night

September 5 | Mary Frost

City Department of Health trucks will be out again Thursday night spraying pesticide mist in parts of Brooklyn and Queens to kill mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. Spraying will take place between the hours of 8:30 p.m. Thursday night and 6 a.m. Friday morning, weather permitting. This is the sixth time this summer the city […]

L station repair spending projected to double as MTA takes different track

August 29 | Jose Martinez, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Aug. 29 by THE CITY. L train riders were spared shutdown for more than a year at the last minute in January, but other construction work pushed back by the change of plans is looming — and costs are booming. The projected price tag for structural repairs at the […]

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