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Feds to investigate housing projects in the Bronx, Brooklyn, NY Daily News

Tthe U.S. Labor Department and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development are probing underpayment and kickbacks at affordable housing projects in the Bronx and Brooklyn, the NY Daily News learned.

At the Bronx construction site site – 780 Prospect Ave. – workers are reportedly due $575,000.

The Bronx apartment building opened with fanfare on Oct. 7 to low-income seniors and the homeless. The project was subject to prevailing wage requirements because it received federal funds.

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Jury begins deliberations over fate of 17 Bronx cops probed for misconduct, NY Daily News

Seventeen Bronx cops, investigated for everything from perjury to larceny to records tampering, are waiting for a decision from a grand jury Wednesday, New York Daily News.

It’s the culmination of two years of probing, gathering evidence on more than 500 cops, including wiretaps, the Daily News reports. Precincts mostly involved include the 40th, 41st, 45th, 48th and 52nd, according to the Daily News’ sources.

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