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    November 6, 2014

    357 People in New York City Are Currently on Ebola Watch

    Just when when the rush from riding a subway possibly infected with Ebola virus was starting to wear off, comes a new statistic to strike fear into the hearts of New Yorkers across all five boroughs. According to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation on Wednesday afternoon, 357 people i ... More >>

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    November 5, 2014

    Video: Ebola Explained Like You're Five Years Old

    Kids: They're dumb! If you want to explain anything to them, you'll need to do it in very, very simple terms. Adults are dumb too! Or misinformed, or just confused, and sometimes they need things explained to them in simple terms too. That is the basic premise of the popular subreddit "Explain Like ... More >>

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    November 4, 2014

    Trans Woman Still Suffering Brain Damage After Bushwick Attack

    It has been three weeks since Kimy Hartman was brutally attacked by a group of strangers while walking down the street in Bushwick. The four men who assaulted the 28-year-old didn't like the sound of her voice; when she spoke, they could tell she was transgender. They called Hartman and her friend ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Feverish 5-Year-Old Now Being Tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital

    After a weekend filled with debate over controversial quarantine measures instituted in New York and New Jersey, there are concerns Monday that there may be a second Ebola patient in New York City. On Sunday night EMS Hazardous Material Tactical Units transported a 5-year-old child from his home i ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Make Your Own Crisis Mode de Blasio Meme

    By now you've heard the news: A 33-year-old doctor who recently traveled to Guinea to treat patients with Ebola tested positive for the disease on Thursday here in New York. Craig Spencer is currently in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. His girlfriend and two friends who had contact with Spencer are ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Doctor With Ebola-like Symptoms Rushed to Hospital in NYC

    Paramedics rushed a doctor in West Harlem to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday after he started showing Ebola-like symptoms. Craig Spencer, 33, a physician with Doctors Without Borders, treated Ebola patients in Guinea, Africa, before returning to New York City more than a week ago, according to the P ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Cuomo Says the 'Situation is Under Control' in NYC While Ebola Breaks Twitter

    Reaction to the first reported case of Ebola in New York City ranged from swift and measured to explosive and histrionic as the city familiarized itself with Dr. Craig Spencer, his exercise habits, and his bowling game. Mayor Bill De Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo called a 9 p.m. press conference ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    50 Things You Do When You're New To New York

    We were all new to New York at some point. Plenty of you no doubt took your first gulp of air in the maternity ward at Bellevue Hospital. But this list isn't for you. Many of us, including most here at the Voice, immigrated from elsewhere. We came in droves from the West Coast and the heartland. Fro ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Big Snow Buffalo Lodge Crew Bounces Back After Co-Owner Is Shot

    On July 17, during a routine Wednesday night at the East Williamsburg performing arts space known as Big Snow Buffalo Lodge, co-manager Yoni David was shot, a bystander in a dispute unrelated to the venue. The bullet travelled through his left arm and into his torso, leaving his limb close to unusab ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    CUNY City College Students Protest After Morales-Shakur Center, Hub of Campus Political Activity, Is Abruptly Closed

    A nearly 25-year-old campus community center at the City College of New York was abruptly closed Sunday night, leading to a large, furious protest by students and community groups. The Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Community and Student Center, which is on the third floor of a campus building, was ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    Cab Driver Who Mowed Down Cyclist, Took Off Tourist's Foot, Has Not Been Charged With A Crime

    Twenty three-year-old Sian Green counted down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until her New York City vacation. The young woman, a citizen of the U.K., posted a shot of her countdown clock on Instagram with the caption, "New York plzzzzz hurry up! #NewYork #excited #August #lovinglife." Green ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    Taxi Cab Jumps Curb in front of 30 Rock, Severing A Woman's Legs and Injuring One Other Victim

    A taxi cab jumped the curb in front of 30 Rockefeller Center at approximately 11:30 a.m. FDNY has confirmed that at least one victim, listed as 23 years old in numerous reports, lost at least one leg in the crash.

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    August 16, 2013

    The Spider-Man Musical Sees Another Nasty Injury in the Middle of the Performance

    Looks like the ludicrously titled production Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has had another ludicrously gruesome onstage accident. NY1 reports that an actor got his leg caught in some sort of elevator contraption, crushing it, causing the audience the be evacuated and the show to be cancelled.

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    April 17, 2013

    Meningitis Outbreak Accelerates in NYC Gay and Bi Communities

    Department of Health calls for 100,000 vaccinations as fatalities climb in 2013

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    October 31, 2012

    Enduring in Red Hook

    Stairs, barbecues, and disaster tourists

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    October 5, 2012

    If You're A Man Who's Had Sex With A Man You Met On The Internet, You May Want A Meningitis Vaccine

    If you're a man who's had "intimate contact with another man" whom you met on the Internet, the New York City Health Department recommends that you get a meningitis vaccination following a recent spike in the rare/potentially fatal disease.In addition to Internet rendezvous, the Health Department sa ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Homophobic Fatso Sought In West Village McDonald's Slicing

    Cops are looking for a homophobic fatso who slashed a gay guy with a razor blade at a West Village McDonald's earlier this week. But that was only after making homophobic comments to the man.The NYPD released photos of the 350-plus-pound man this morning. He's huge.According to authorities, about 7 ... More >>

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    August 12, 2012

    Man With a Knife Gunned Down in the Middle of Times Square

    We can bet half of all the tourists checking out the sites on West 38th Street didn't expect this.At around 3:15pm, a 51-year-old man with an 11-inch butcher knife led twenty cops or so on a drawn out chase through the onset of Times Square. Tourists fled in panic or took their cellphones out to twe ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Joshua Basin Hit By Train Following Subway Scuffle. Suspect Sought

    ‚ÄčIf you happened to get into a scuffle with a man on a Brooklyn subway Friday night, and then fled the scene as the victim was hit by a train, you're currently wanted for murder.About 10 p.m. Friday, NYPD officers responded to a call that a man had been hit by a train at the Bedford Avenue subway ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Ryan Beauchamp Identified As Suspect In Brooklyn Subway Slaying

    ‚ÄčThe New York City Police Department has identified a suspect in the death of a man hit by a train following a scuffle at a Brooklyn subway station Friday night.The NYPD now says Ryan Beauchamp, 33, is considered a suspect in the case, and is currently wanted for questioning.About 10 p.m. Friday, ... More >>

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    March 24, 2012

    Man Tries to Scale New York Times Building, Wanted Copy Of Paper

    Who said no one cared about print anymore? A man attempted to climb the New York Times building this morning. Why? According to the New York Post, when the man was on the ground he explained he attempted his ascension because he "was looking for a copy of the newspaper." Yes, as one person said on T ... More >>

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    March 11, 2012

    Terrible Injuries Can Come From Not Wearing Seatbelts In Cabs

    Putting on a seatbelt in a cab sometimes seems like the biggest effort in the world. Because, really, you're only going to be in the cab for five minutes, you don't know where that piece of fabric has been or whose neck it has touched and you also want to be able to lean forward when the meter goes ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    After Cop Shooting, Mike Bloomberg Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

    Last night, police officer Kevin Brennan was shot in the head in the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn after he and his partners responded to a report of shots fired. Doctors at Bellevue Hospital successfully removed the bullet from the base of Brennan's skull, and as of last night, he was reported to be ... More >>

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    January 29, 2012

    Breaking, Entering, and Boozing with the Castaways of OWS

    In a set of unfinished luxury condos, a ragtag group of 100 anarchists and anti-capitalists smoked clove cigarettes and pissed in unworking toilets at an "Occupation Party" Saturday night in Williamsburg. The cops broke up the party within an hour and sent occupiers out onto Bedford Avenue, where t ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    One Dead, One Injured in Chelsea Shooting [Update]

    ​At about 11:10 this morning, @NYScanner reported that there was a shooting at 413 West 16th Street. According to the tweet, two people were shot and one was given CPR and transported to a hospital. DCPI has confirmed that the victim was pronounced dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital. Accordi ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Anatomy Of A Greenpoint Bike Accident

    If a car slams you off your bike, the cops won't do anything

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    June 27, 2011

    Woman Rescued After Being Hit By F Train at 2nd Avenue

    ​A woman was "clipped by a train," reports the New York Post, today at Houston and 2nd Avenue, shortly before 11:30 a.m. She either fell or jumped to the tracks, with early indications pointing to a suicide attempt. She was rescued and is now at Bellevue Hospital, where she's in critical condi ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Toast to the Children; Manhattan Cocktail Classic

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Toast to the Children Riverpark Tuesday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. Tom Colicchio's annual gala to raise money for the pediatric programs at Bellevue Hospital will feature t ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Last Night, a Taxi Plowed Into Café Habana, Injuring Three

    delicious discourse​Last night shortly before 6 p.m., a cab struck a Honda at the intersection of Prince and Elizabeth Streets and then plowed into the entrance of Café Habana. The New York Post reports that the car hit three women standing in front of the restaurant. Fortunately, they ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    NYPD Seek Gunmen Who Shot NYU VP's Son

    ​The NYPD has released surveillance photos of two men suspected of shooting a top NYU administrator's son in a botched drug deal. Alexander Bongard (whose mother, Debra LaMorte, is the university's chief fundraiser and leads NYU's multi-billion dollar development campaign) was hospitalized Mon ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    NYU Bigwig's Son Shot in Botched Drug Deal

    ​Police are looking for two "masked bandits" who shot two men in a Greenwich Village apartment Monday night during what investigators think was a botched drug deal. The dealers/victims? A 31-year-old ex-con who served time in Arizona for another pot-related charge and the 24-year-old son of a ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Cabbie-Slashing SVA Student Gets Booze-Free Bail

    ​Michael Enright, the 21-year-old School of Visual Arts senior charged with drunkenly slashing a Muslim cab driver in August, can leave jail on a $500,000 bail package, a Manhattan judge ruled today.

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    September 1, 2010

    Police Release Video of Suspects in East Village Homicide

    ​The man shot outside of East Village nightclub Sin Sin/Leopard Lounge early on the morning of August 22 has died at Bellevue Hospital. He's been identified as Devin Thompson, 37, of 330 East 26th Street. Police are asking for the public's help identifying two individuals (pictured and in the ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010

    Tom Colicchio Will Open Riverpark This October

    New York Restaurant InsiderColicchio will sing a new song in Kips Bay.​In less than two weeks, the new season of Top Chef will deliver a meaty, man-sized portion of Tom Colicchio upon the viewing public. For local fans, the show will provide but an amuse bouche for a second, less televised hel ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Doctors and Nurses to Rally at St. Vincent's Tuesday

    Photo by William Alatriste, courtesy NYC Council​Medical staff from St. Vincent's are not happy with what they feel was an abrupt shutdown of talks that might have saved the hospital, and will gather tomorrow with local residents in a community rally/press conference to speak out on the closin ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Two Men Shot, One Died on the Lower East Side

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday Feb. 21, 2010, 4:54 a.m. LOCATION: 55 Rutgers St., Lower East Side, Manhattan The police say two men were shot in the lobby of a public housing development. One died. One survived, but he's in critical condition. The dead man is identified only by his age, 29, and the ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Hippies, Cops, and Puerto Ricans Battle for Tompkins Square Park

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 8, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 34 The Youthquake and The Shook-Up Park By Don McNeill The Ukrainians had had enough. Hare Krishna may be a song of love for the Lord Krishna, but it's a little esoteric for a Ukrainian grandmother who want ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010
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    August 24, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Off-Duty Bouncer Slain in the East Village

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at 4:12 a.m. LOCATION: 212 Ave A, Manhattan. An off-duty bouncer at an East Village nightclub was slain and two other people were wounded when gunfire erupted during a sidewalk melee, the police say. Police identified the slain bouncer as Eric Pagan, ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Shooting in Williamsburg

    View Larger MapTime: Thursday, about 1:05 p.m.Location: 77 Varet StreetThis afternoon, police were called to 77 Varet Street in Brooklyn, where they found a 27-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. The victim, Tarreal McGee of 624 Park Avenue, was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pr ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008

    Before 'Carjacking' Was A Word

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 19, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 13 Auto Mayhem A 30-year-old alleged former mental patient last Saturday afternoon set off a series of accidents that created general mayhem in the west Village. The trouble started when Al Kanner, of West 74th ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008

    Woman-on-Woman Rape Claim at Rikers

    New allegation at scandal-ridden jail

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    April 29, 2008

    What Sean Bell's Legacy Needs To Be

    A permanent, independent prosecutor to handle police crimes

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    October 22, 2007

    Bloomberg's NYPD Detail Attacked on Train

    The NYPD sends out short press releases, known as "the sheets," to members of the press throughout the day, relating information about crimes the department deems newsworthy or has received media inquiries about. But sometimes the department doesn't say what exactly is newsworthy about the incid ... More >>

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    May 22, 2007

    Deadly Restraint

    Two jail fatalities involve use of force in both cases, but only silence from officials.

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    September 6, 2006
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    January 27, 2006

    Critical Chaos: Two Cops Hurt, 14 Bikers Arrested at Mass Ride

    The monthly Critical Mass ride in Manhattan took a turn for the worse tonight when two scooter cops slammed into each other as they were trying to head off the flow of cyclists. Less than 10 minutes after leaving Union Square, a pack of about 100 bikers was moving south on Third Avenue when a lin ... More >>

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    August 19, 2003

    A Seven-Year Ricochet

    With an Eye Lost, a Police Shooting Victim Waits for Justice

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    September 18, 2001

    For Whom the Bell Tolls, Part I

    The Missing and the Dead

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    September 11, 2001

    The Wailing Wall

    New Yorkers Search for the Missing, One Flyer at a Time

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