The Round-Up: Wednesday

The city is questioning 9/11 workers’ claims of illness after a review found that many reported only common symptoms. [NY Times]

Residents of the northwest Bronx are looking to negotiate a community benefits agreement with Related Companies, the firm that won development rights to the Kingsbridge Armory. [NY Times]

The Department of Buildings announced a new seven-point plan for crane operations in the agency’s second overhaul of construction safety regulations in recent weeks. [NY Times]

Meanwhile, the City Comptroller slams the DOB’s oversight and follow-up. [NY Times]

A Parks Department official told the City Council yesterday that the difficulty of the work is responsible for delays replacing park space lost to Yankee Stadium. [NY Times]

Anne Hathaway’s-ex was arrested yesterday for concocting an elaborate real estate scheme to mislead investors by persuading them that he had a special relationship with the Vatican. [NY Times]

This Old House magazine ranked Victorian Flatbush the best urban area in the nation to own a home. [NY Post]

State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said yesterday that he would sue Rite Aid and CVS for keeping expired baby formula on their shelves. [NY Post]

Rapper DMX might lose a Fifth Avenue townhouse because he did not promote a line of canine couture. [NY Post]

Metropolitan Life insurance company becomes one of the many firms to dump sublease space on the market. [Crain’s]

Negotiations over a property tax increase between the Bloomberg Administration and City Council are derailing budget talks. [NY Sun]

The Round-Up: Wednesday