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Man Awaiting Arraignment for Allegedly Fatally Shooting 16-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl

ny1.com — A 24-year-old man waits to be arraigned Friday on a murder charge for allegedly fatally shooting a teenage girl in Brooklyn on Tuesday night. Taariq Stephens, 24, is being held inside the 67th police precinct station house in Flatbush. He has been there all night long after he turned himself into police Thursday night.

Before Heated National Debate, Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Established in City

ny1.com — Here in the city, the Department of Education established transgender bathroom guidelines in 2014, requiring schools to accommodate students' gender identity. But as NY1's Rocco Vertuccio found, some transgender students still feel isolated, despite the guidelines. Before it became a heated national debate, the city public school system already supported transgender bathroom equality and put guidelines in place in 2014.

Mayor's Budget Proposal Includes Funds for Smaller Snow Removal Equipment

ny1.com — NY1 VIDEO: The mayor's proposed budget includes $21 million for smaller, more specialized snow removal equipment. The money will pay for 40 smaller plows to clear crosswalks, bus stops and pedestrian-only areas. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Public Housing Residents Have Tough Questions About Mayor's Housing Authority Overhaul

ny1.com — Residents of public housing are asking some tough questions about Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to overhaul the city's housing authority. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. Cleaning crews were busy polishing up the Johnson Houses in East Harlem Tuesday morning, sprucing it up for the mayor's visit to announce his plan to overhaul the city's public housing authority.

Queens Woman Killed in Amtrak Derailment Laid to Rest

twcnews.com — Among the victims of last week's Amtrak derailment who was laid to rest Monday was Queens native Laura Finamore. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. They came to say goodbye to the woman who was always there for them. On this day, they were there for Laura Finamore.

Amtrak Derailment Victim was Beloved Educator at Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College

ny1.com — One of the victims of the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, Derrick Griffith, was a beloved educator in New York. NY'1 Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. "We're going to have a hole over campus for a very long time," said student Jillian Gbidi.

Some NYers Say Mayor's Plans to Reduce City Waste Output Long Overdue

twcnews.com — New Yorkers have plenty to say about the mayor's goal to restructure how the city plans to become more sustainable in the future, especially his ideas on how to eliminate most of the city's waste output in 15 years. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Lost Revenue a Concern for Many Impacted by East Village Blast

ny1.com — It's been three weeks since the deadly explosion in the East Village, and some local businesses still reeling from the event now have some resources to help them get back on their feet. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Week After East Village Explosion, Nearby Businesses Feel Economic Impact

ny1.com — One week after the deadly building explosion and collapse in the East Village, area businesses are feeling the economic impact. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. The Mocha Cafe on Second Avenue finally reopened Thursday morning, one week after an explosion devastated the East Village.

Icy Storm Heads Toward City

twcnews.com — The snowfall has mostly given way to rain, but New Yorkers should still be careful as the messy conditions outside are expected to refreeze as temperatures stay frigid through the evening commute. All public schools around the city are open, along with after school programs. However, all field trips are cancelled.
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Jul 25, 2016

#NYPD announcing officers to get more tactical equipment , including bulletproof vests & helmets. More on @NY1 https://t.co/H7jNJbOIcu

Jul 25, 2016

RT @kshaughnessy2: Hot and humid today - @RoccoNY1 talks to people working outside & @RogerClark41 starts his day with a good meal at @Rive

Jul 25, 2016

#OlympicVillage, home to thousands of athletes during #RioOlympics , has been deemed unfit for occupancy.  http://nyti.ms/2akNXKM 


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