December 15th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 12/15/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
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1871...Political boss William Tweed is indicted on more than 100 counts of fraud for pocketing millions of dollars of taxpayers money. He is later convicted, and dies in jail in 1878.
1980...K-9 policing begins in the subways as 12 German Shepherds and their officers go on patrol underground.
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