Williamsburg: Bedford Avenue Fire Caused by Bank’s Wiring

The massive blaze that ripped through two Bedford Avenue buildings began in the walls of the Cross County Savings Bank and appeared to be...

NYC: Amid Surge Of Subway Fatalities, BP Stringer Calls For Action

After a surge in subway fatalities in recent weeks, including three deaths within a 24-hour period last weekend, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer today sent...

NYPD Testing Body-Energy Tech That Finds Weapons

New York City police are testing a technology that reads body energy to find out whether someone is concealing a weapon. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly...

NY Recovers $335M From Medicaid Fraud, Abuse

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office recovered more than $335 million last year from Medicaid fraud and abuse. The total, including $146...

New Website Launched On NYC Spending

A new website will make it easier for New Yorkers to view, analyze and download information about the city's spending. The city Comptroller's office is...

Brooklyn: This Week’s B & Q Train Changes

The weekday changes to the B and Q lines continue this week, and each week through February 8, according to the MTA: Manhattan-Bound B Trains...

NYC: Bill Thompson Appears From Nowhere to Become Top Mayoral Contender

To the casual observer, Bill Thompson dropped off the map following his narrow defeat to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2009. He remained nearly invisible until...

NYC Sugary Drink Ban Faces First Court Test As Opponents Question Racial Fairness

Opponents of the city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks are raising questions of racial fairness alongside other complaints as the novel restriction...

7 Things To Know: Home Preps During Cold Weather

Here are 7 things to knows about how to prepare your home during cold weather. 1) Fit exposed pipes with insulation sleeves or wrapping to...

Crown Heights: orthodox Man Who Was Brutally Beaten By Police, To Sue Officers, City

A Brooklyn man whose beating by police officers was caught on videotape is now suing the officers and the city. Attorneys for Ehud Halevy, 21,...

Off-Duty NYPD 911 Operator Saves The Day

An off-duty NYPD 911 operator accustomed to receiving emergency calls, couldn't make one herself this afternoon when a man with two guns onboard an...

Tragedy In Flatbush: Young Girl Struck & Killed By Vehicle

YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of 15-year-old Sarah Kishik A"H, who was R"L struck by a vehicle on Tuesday afternoon. The...

NYC: Snow Expected on Fri Night, Cold Temperatures to Continue Through Weekend

An area of low pressure is expected to pass south of the New York City area sometime Friday through Friday night/early Saturday morning and...

NY Judge Halts Order Limiting NYPD ‘Stop & Frisk’

A federal judge on Tuesday lifted her order that the New York Police Department stop conducting some "stop and frisk" searches of people outside...

Brooklyn Fire Send 2 Firefighters To The Hospital

Fire officials say two firefighters were hospitalized after battling a four-alarm blaze in Brooklyn. The fire in the three-story commercial building on Bedford Avenue in...

Gov. Cuomo Announces Launch of ‘Open Budget’ Transparency Portal

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of OpenBudget.ny.gov, a new website that provides unprecedented access and transparency to New York's budget. Open...

Bloomberg Discusses The City’s Commitment To A Fair & Effective Teacher Evaluation System

The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered this morning: “Before we take other topics, let me just briefly talk a little bit...

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