Top NYC news: US to commemorate 9/11 victims; feds target possible taxi loan fraud; more

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By Hoodline - Published on September 11, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in New York City.

He said he killed over anti-gay bullying. He was sentenced to 14 years.

Abel Cedeno said he had suffered years of abuse because he was gay. His fatal attack was the first in a New York City school in decades.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

US to commemorate 9/11 victims amid controversy over President Donald Trump inviting Taliban to Camp David

Americans prepare to remember the victims of 9/11 while controversy rages about President Donald Trump's canceled plans to meet with the Taliban.

Read the full story on USA TODAY.

New York City to take responsibility for sidewalk damage caused by city trees

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that the city will now pick up the tab to repair sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees, and the city will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the "Trees and Sidewalks" program to address 5,500 priority sites over the next three years.

Read the full story on ABC New York, WABC.

Feds target possible New York City taxi loan fraud; Uber, Lyft drivers protest outside City Hall

Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible lending fraud in New York City's troubled yellow taxi industry, all while Uber and Lyft drivers rally outside City Hall to protest attempts to limit the number of ride-share drivers.

Read the full story on ABC New York, WABC.

A Fiji junket, a padlocked office and a pioneering nonprofit’s collapse

The Child Welfare Organizing Project gave New York parents a voice in a complex system. Now it is mired in scandal.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

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