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Marisa Wong  |  October 23, 2014 11:19 AM | 12 Comments

From 2010-2012, heroin overdose deaths more than doubled on Staten Island – from 14 to 34 – and other boroughs have seen increases as well.

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Richard Zacks  |  March 5, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
In 1895, Theodore Roosevelt was appointed NYC police commissioner, and set off to clean up the decidedly sin-loving town. But sin wasn't going down without a fight.
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