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Arrests made in connection with drug death of former Ranger Derek Boogaard

Two men have been arrested on federal drug charges stemming from the 2011 death of former New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard, who overdosed on oxycodone and alcohol after a violent hockey career that left him brain damaged and addicted to painkilling drugs. Rangers Rss Article only

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Koppell Promises IDC Death Sentence If Elected

  Koppell, left, and Klein on BronxTalk (photo by Osjua Newton) The contest between state Sen. Jeff Klein and former New York City Council Member Oliver Koppell could determine the future of the State Senate and both men are campaigning as though everything is at stake. “If I win the IDC is dead,” Koppell told […]

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Man stabbed to death near NYC methadone clinic

Carlos Molina, 56, whipped out a knife and plunged it repeatedly into the torso of Gerardo Madera, 36, at 5:45 a.m. after the pair feuded on 2nd Ave. near E. 121st St., cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Teen driver charged in child’s death arrested again

An unlicensed driver accused of killing a 4-year-old while fleeing police last year has again been charged with a crime behind the wheel — this time injuring a police officer while bolting from a weekend traffic stop, authorities said. Franklyn Reyes, 18, made an illegal turn Sunday evening and refused to put the SUV in […]

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Man found beaten to death in Brooklyn apartment

The NYPD is investigating the beating death of a 26-year-old man in his Brooklyn apartment.  Police say Anthony Freeman was found unconscious inside his Saint Marks Avenue apartment in the Brownsville section shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the victim had been beaten in the head with a blunt object. WNYW – NYC News

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Death of Atlantic City casinos could be omen for NY

Death of Atlantic City casinos could be omen for NY Opened in 1978 as the country's second gambling capital behind Last Vegas, Atlantic City's casino industry is facing mass closings that some analysts believe may be a glimpse of what could happen in New York as the state races to license the building … Read […]

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Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City In New York, where the overall rate of drug overdose deaths has dramatically risen since 2010, a national problem is playing out on the city's streets. The number of overdoses involving heroin has significantly increased since 2010 and accounted for … Read more on HeraldNet

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Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City In New York, where the overall rate of drug overdose deaths has dramatically risen since 2010, a national problem is playing out on the city's streets. The number of overdoses involving heroin has significantly increased since 2010 and accounted for … Read more on HeraldNet

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Princess Diana’s death makes headlines

It’s been 17 years since news of Princess Diana’s death first made the front pages of newspapers across the globe … New York News – NY Daily News

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NYPD Probed For Restraint-Related Death Of Drugged, Emotionally Disturbed Man

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department said Friday it’s under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry and led the department to overhaul its use-of-force training. The medical examiner’s office cited “physical restrain by […]

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Man’s Death Ruled Homicide Due To NYPD “Protective Body Wrap”

Seven weeks after a 45-year-old man died while being transported to the hospital, the NYC Medical Examiner determined he had been on PCP and his death was a homicide caused by the police, due to a “protective body wrap.” The police say they put him in the wrap because he was “combative.” [ more › […]

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ME: Cops’ restraint of man factor in death

The death of a drugged, emotionally disturbed man restrained by police near St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been ruled a homicide. The medical examiner’s office cited “physical restraint by police” Friday as a factor in Ronald Singleton’s July 13 death. WNYW – Local News

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Heroin's Death Toll Rising in New York, Amid a Shift in Who Uses It

Heroin's Death Toll Rising in New York, Amid a Shift in Who Uses It In New York City, deaths from heroin overdoses were higher last year than they have been since 2003. The rise over the last four years was most pronounced in the Hispanic population. Deaths from overdoses of opioid painkillers such as hydrocodone […]

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Most New Yorkers Want To See Criminal Charges In The Death Of Eric Garner

NEW YORK — A majority of New Yorkers think criminal charges should be brought against police officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop most directly involved in last month’s death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, a new poll shows. According to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday, 64 percent of New York City voters would support brining […]

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The Death and Life of Stop-and-Frisk

A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy. City Limits – News

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