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Reuters: NYC mayor: nice if taxis Brooklyn-made, not crucial

NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) - With three carmakers vyingfor a $1 billion contract to supply New York City with newtaxis, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday said the choice willbe based on safety, reliability and passengers' convenience. Full story

"Fishzilla" Smuggled to NY: DA

A Brooklyn seafood importer has been accused of illegally importing nearly 4,000 snakehead fish, a predatory freshwater fish sometimes called "fishzilla" that has been outlawed in New York state since 2004. Full story

Photojournalist is mourned at NYC church service

A New York photographer killed in Libya used his lens as his "heart" — to speak for war-ravaged people desperate to be heard by the world, said the priest who celebrated a Mass for him Wednesday. Full story

Reuters: Turkey's Karsan offers to build taxis in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, April 25 (Reuters) - Turkish manufacturer Karsan has promised to assemble cars in Brooklyn if it winsNew York's "Taxi of Tomorrow" concession, potentially returningauto making to the city for the first time in a century. Full story

Daughter of Suspect: Stabbing Could Have Been Avoided

The stabbing death of a Brooklyn man on Easter Sunday, reportedly because of a love triangle, could have been avoided, the suspect's daughter told NBC New York on Monday. Full story

VIDEO: Gunman Sought in Deadly Brooklyn Shooting

Police have released surveillance video of a Brooklyn shooting last Saturday, and are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the gunman. Full story

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Metro Canceled: TV on the Radio Bassist Dies from Cancer

What's next for Daren Venable after a not guilty verdict?

2 Brooklyn Photojournalists Killed in Libya

Russian 'Rambo' sought after double murder

Owner of New York pizzeria may be charged in knife fight

Man pleads guilty in Fed computer hack

NY hospitals could face checks for infant X-rays

Mob boss testifies against underling in Brooklyn court

NYC spree suspect pleads not guilty in 4 deaths

Abortion foes' tactics highlight high NYC rate

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  NYC teen's murder caught on video

Police in New York City are searching for the suspect who shot an 18-year-old in a Brooklyn building. Contessa Brewer reports.

  Who says TODAY isn’t hip enough for Brooklyn?

Brooklynite Jessica Mark is honored as Fan of the Week for her love of the show’s positive energy and humor and her appreciation of “Everyone Has a Story.”

  Suspicious blaze kills three in Brooklyn

A suspicious fire swept through the top floors of a four-story Brooklyn building Monday, killing two girls and a man and injuring several others, fire officials said. WNBC's Tracie Strahan reports.

  Discovering the sonic flavors of Lia Ices

Life has taken the singer-songwriter Lia Ices from London to a studio in Brooklyn not far from the Italian Ices stand where she gets her recording name. In this interview with Brian Williams, she talks about what inspires her mesmerizing music.

  Non-profits inspire new superheroes

NBC’s Willie Geist reports from Brooklyn, New York, where 826 NYC is one of eight non-profit centers that have emerged across the country to offer free creative writing workshops and one-on-one tutoring to kids.

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