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The police are turning to the public for help in finding Alyssa Villareal, 28, a Borough Park woman who has been missing since Thursday. Villareal was last seen at 12:30pm on January 22, near 40th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway, wearing light colored shorts, a grey waist-length jacket, and black boots. She is described as 5’4″ tall, weighs 115 pounds, and has…

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Following the funerals of NYPD’s Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu – who were shot dead in in their squad car last month – City Council wants to allocate $7.3 million in the 2016 preliminary budget for new bullet-proof vests for the city’s police force. Public sympathy has turned towards the police following the recent assassinations, and there has been…

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Last month, Councilman Mark Treyger proposed a comprehensive bike safety legislation package to help minimize bike casualties, winning support from the City Council’s Transportation Committee, the mayor, and bike advocacy groups like Bike New York. But while no one thinks it’s a smart idea to text and cycle at the same time, not all bike advocates think the law would…

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