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In 2009, Bronx Councilman Larry Seabrook was indicted for allegedly bilking taxpayer-funded nonprofits. As his long-awaited trial begins, the time to find his successor may have finally arrived.
Passengers love to complain about New York City's 100,000-plus taxicab and limousine drivers. But what do they say about us, the riders? MetroFocus hit the road to find out.
For many New York City residents going to the polls in state Senate races, one vote of theirs is not equal to one from Buffalo or Niagara Falls. The New York World reports.
Autism affects nearly one in every 110 children and takes a serious emotional and financial toll on families. A new law requires New York State insurers to cover the diagnoses and treatment of autism.VIDEO
Two years ago, New York State launched SNUG, a program in which former gang members work full-time to mediate potentially violent disputes between youths. But funding for the program has been cut.VIDEO