Staten Island: Girl Without Vaccine Can’t Go to School, Despite Doctor’s Order

A kindergartner who can't have the chickenpox vaccine because she has an infant sister is being kept out of her Staten Island school, her...

VIDEO: First TV Ad Of NYC Mayoral Race Slams Christine Quinn

The first TV ad of the mayor's race will hit the airwaves Monday, skewering its front-runner, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. The 30-second spot, heavy...

Teen Sparked Massive Bronx Fire, FDNY Says

A teenage girl was arrested and charged with arson Saturday night after fire marshals found she set the blaze that left 27 people homeless...

Gov. Cuomo Insiders Deny He Is Looking To Take Down Sheldon Silver

The NY Daily News blog reports: Those close to Gov. Cuomo are vehemently denying a report this morning that the governor is considering making a...

MTA Train Operator Helped Save 3 Lives

An MTA train operator is being hailed as a hero for preventing a subway train from hitting two people helping a man who fell...

Queensboro Bridge Open for AM Commute After Truck Fire

A truck carrying oxygen and nitrogen tanks caught fire as it approached the ramp to the Queensboro Bridge, causing some of the cargo to...

Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Alumni Set Up Website To Protest Scheduled Jimmy Carter Appearance

A group of concerned alumni of Yeshiva University's Cardozo law school has set up a website to oppose former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's appearance...

Activists Petition Against ‘Abusive Practices’ In The NYPD

Members of an activist group circulated a petition at posts around the city Sunday — with the goal of ending what the group called...

Two NYPD Vehicles Involved In Two MVA’s

Within minutes of each other, two NYPD vehicles were involved in two separate crashes, Friday morning. One was in Manhattan, and one in Brooklyn. The first incident...

NYS Gov. Cuomo Decries ‘Appalling’ Corruption Allegations

“The allegations of public corruption by City and State officials revealed this week are appalling. New Yorkers deserve a government that is as good...

1 Injured In Building Facade Collapse In Queens

Authorities say a 22-year-old man was injured after the facade of a building collapsed in Queens. The brick facade of the GameShop where the man...

TSA Investigates Brazen Security Breach At JFK Airport

TSA screeners at John F. Kennedy International Airport are feeling the heat for an embarrassing and head-scratching breach. A Delta Airlines employee is facing charges...

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs Commends Fire Dept. and Offers Support to Local Synagogue

The following statement was given to YWN by NYS Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs following the devastating fire at Rabbi Ashkenazi's Shul (Horodenka) on Thursday morning. “While I am...

NY Legislator Resigning As Colleague Is Indicted

A Bronx assemblyman says he is resigning from office and that his cooperation with prosecutors led to charges against a colleague in a federal...

More Possible Human Remains Found In WTC Debris

The New York City medical examiner's office says more possible pieces of human remains have been found during the sifting of newly uncovered debris...

NYC: Erick Salgado Announces His Candidacy for Mayor

Bronx born, Staten Island resident, Erick Salgado officially announced that he is a candidate in the Democratic Primary for Mayor of New York City,...

Brooklyn: DA Announces 25 Years-to-life in Prison Sentence for Daniel Ignacio for Setting a...

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the sentence of Daniel Ignacio, 31, to 25 years-to-life in prison for setting an arson...

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