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NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- One person has died in the latest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Washington Heights. The person’s name has not been released. New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said the outbreak has made a total of 16 people sick, and seven of them are still hospitalized. Legionnaires’...

By Brendan Krisel HARLEM, NY — Elected officials are calling on Amtrak to meet with a Harlem community garden that claims the transit company has poisoned its crops and caused thousands of dollars in property damage. City Councilman Mark Levine and Borough President Gale Brewer accused Amtrak of spreading "toxic...

By Philip Klint Jenny Benítez is beside herself that the community garden she has lovingly tended for more than 40 years is now seriously damaged. "The peach trees are gone, the pear trees are gone, the plum trees are gone," she said. "Everything is gone." It's one of the city's...

By Daily News Editorial Board All hail the City Council for proffering a lifeline to yellow cab drivers whose debts tied to their medallions are putting them on the road to ruin. We get how creative destruction works in this economy; we work for a newspaper. We know Uber and...

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