Cuomo to Fill Vacancy Soon on NY’s Top Court

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will shortly fill the first of two vacancies on New York's top court, following the retirement of Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick...

Brooklyn: Man Shot After Threatening Police

A person has been critically wounded after being shot by police inside a building in Brooklyn, law enforcement sources say. Witness and sources said...

Bloomberg Shrugs Off House Failure to Vote on Superstorm Sandy Aid

While his fellow elected officials raged against the House of Representatives failure to bring a $60 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package to a vote...

FDNY Achieves Two Records In 2012

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano today announced two new records achieved by the FDNY in 2012: the fewest civilian...

Nadler Denounces GOP Move to Block Vote for Sandy Funding

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), representative of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, condemned the House GOP Leadership’s decision to...

Brooklyn: Murder Rate Lowest Since 1960

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today hailed the people of Brooklyn, the county’s elected officials and the New York Police Department for...

1 Dead As Crash Shuts Down LIE In Queens

A fatal accident on the Long Island Expressway shut down the highway in Queens early Wednesday. All eastbound lanes were closed near 108th Street after...

Report: Plans Rising For 3 WTC Tower

With 1 World Trade on the rise, plans for 3 World Trade Center are reportedly getting off the ground. Mayor Michael Bloomberg tells the New...

Port Authority Reopens After Gas Smell Forces Partial Evacuation

Delays are being reported into and out of Port Authority Bus Terminal after a strong natural gas odor forced the evacuation of the building's...

Brooklyn: How Colombian Drug Traffickers Used HSBC To Launder Money

When several Colombian men were indicted in January 2010 on money-laundering charges, the case in Brooklyn federal court drew little attention. It looked like a...

NY Lawmakers: House GOP Scraps Vote On Sandy Aid

New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to...

Staten Island: Plan For World’s Largest Ferris Wheel Rolls On, Despite Sandy

As the city grapples with rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy, developers are pressing ahead with plans for an ambitious addition to the shoreline of storm-torn...

NYC Filled With Gunfire in First Hours of 2013

The city was filled with gunfire as at least seven people around the city were shot in the first hours of the New Year,...

Levaya Of Mrs Chana Scherman A”H

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Mrs. Chana Scherman A"H, the wife of Rabbi Nosson Scherman, longtime general editor of ArtScroll/Mesorah...

NYC: What’s Open and Closed New Year’s Day

Many city services and community centers will not be available today, so we've put together a brief list of what’s open and what’s not...

Pedestrian Critically Injured by Drunk Driver in East Flatbush

A man was struck and critically injured by a drunk driver in East Flatbush Monday night, authorities said. The 68-year-old victim was hit near the...

NYC To Extend Hurricane Sandy Debris Pickup Through Mid-January

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty today announced that the Department of Sanitation will continue to handle special storm debris collections in neighborhoods hit hard...

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