Coastal Storm Expected to Bring Rain to NYC This Weekend

A Coastal low pressure system is approaching the New York City area this weekend.  The current forecast models indicate a primarily rain event, with...

NYC: Whole Foods Removes Chicken Ad Featuring Obama

An Upper West Side Whole Foods has removed a sign that used a drawing of President Barack Obama to advertise a sale on chicken...

After Sandy, NYC Council Eyes Home-Raising Rules

Many New York City homeowners are likely to raise their houses higher off the ground in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, and lawmakers want...

NYS Gov. Cuomo Proposes Legislation To Protect New Yorkers From Gas Shortages In Natural...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today proposed new legislation to protect New Yorkers from gas shortages during natural disasters. This legislation would create the strongest...

Assemblyman Goldfeder asks Major Corporate Companies to Continue Generous Disaster Relief Efforts in Wake...

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) recently sent a letter to major corporate companies, including Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and Target, thanking them for their...

NYPD, Microsoft Create Crime-Fighting Tech System

A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York...

NYC School Buses Get Into Two Crashes on First Day Back From Strike

On the first day back from a monthlong strike, two city school buses were involved in rush-hour accidents in Staten Island and Queens, officials...

Man Killed by F Train at Roosevelt Ave. in Queens

A man was hit and killed by an F train at the Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights station Wednesday morning, FDNY and MTA officials said. The man,...

NYC Soda Ban Opponents Seek To Delay Beverage Size Limit Enforcement In Court

A judge isn't saying how soon he'll decide whether to delay enforcement of New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to limit the size of sugary...

Report: Spike In Crime At NYC’s Large Parks

Crime was reportedly up in large parks across the city last year. Citing New York City Police Department figures, the Wall Street Journal says...

NYC Strike Over, School Bus Drivers Back Behind The Wheel

New York City school bus drivers who serve more than 150,000 children have returned to work after a month-long strike. Regular bus schedules resumed Wednesday...

New Coney Island Development Sets Aside Homes For Those Displaced By Sandy

New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy are getting a shot at apartments in a new affordable housing development in Brooklyn. City housing officials say...

YWN Exclusive: 519 Absentee Ballots to Decide NYC Council Race

The race for NYC Council in Queens pitting Orthodox-Jewish Pesach Osina against African-American Donovan Richards is too close to call. With 100% of the...

Williamsburg Shomrim Nabs Man Stealing 75lbs Of Almonds

A nut job tried to run away with 75 pounds of almonds in Brooklyn -- but he dropped them during his getaway and ended...

Feds: Counterfeit Auto Parts Ring Supplied NYC Cabs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a counterfeit auto parts ring that authorities say sold supplies to New York City taxi companies. Three...

NYC: Ex-Secretary of State Clinton Joins Speaker Agency

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will give paid speeches now that she's left the government. The Manhattan-based Harry Walker Agency says on its...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Defends Ads Targeting Pro Gun Democrat

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending his super-PAC’s anti-gun ads in the Chicago-area district of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Bloomberg says the...

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