After Sandy, NYC Council Plan Disaster-Crime Bill

New York City lawmakers are looking to crack down on criminals who exploit disasters to enrich themselves through frauds, burglary or other schemes. City Council...

Brooklyn: Senator Eric Admas Is Frontrunner In Brooklyn Race

City Councilman Domenic Recchia is dropping his bid for Brooklyn Borough President - paving the way for an outspoken Afican American state lawmaker to...

Former Mayor Koch Returns To Hospital

Former Mayor Edward I. Koch has been readmitted to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Monday. His physician, Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, decided he should return to the hospital for...

Tri-State Governors Issue Statement After Senate Passes Sandy Disaster Aid Bill

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the Senate’s...

35,000 More NYC Area Buildings In New FEMA Maps

About 35,000 homes and businesses inside and outside New York City are being added to flood zones under new preliminary federal maps. They’re expected...

VIDEO: Reporter Accosted By Mayor Bloomberg Security After Asking Question About Gun-Control

Breitbart.com reports: In an explosive exchange outside the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., security guards for billionaire New York City Mayor Michael...

Williamsburg Yeshiva Bus Crashes Into Pole

A Yeshiva bus carrying 30 children slammed into a pole on Lee Avenue & Lorimer Street, around 9:00AM Monday morning. Boruch Hashem, there were...

Bloomberg: NYC Schools Could Lose 2,500 Teachers By Next Year

New York City's public schools over two years will lose $724 million in state aid and as many as 2,500 teachers through attrition, because...

NYC Corrections Officer Indicted In Shooting

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the indictment of off-duty New York City Correction Officer Dale Moore for shooting Kai Gates...

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Condemns Upcoming Anti-Israel Forum at Brooklyn College

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) is calling on Brooklyn College President Karen L. Gould and CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein to cancel an anti-Israel forum set...

NYPD IDs Violent Thug Wanted In Eight Robberies

New York City's police commissioner says detectives have identified the suspect in a string of violent robberies targeting people of Asian descent. Commissioner Raymond Kelly...

Off-Duty NYC Safety Agent Shot

An off-duty school safety agent was injured after being shot while sitting in a car in Brooklyn. The NYPD says police responded to East 51st...

NYC School Bus Companies, Union to Meet on Strike

City school bus companies and union leaders are to meet Monday in an effort to resolve the strike. Last week, Mayor Bloomberg said the meeting...

Queens: Four-Alarm Fire Guts Commercial Building

Business owners in Queens are assessing the damage after a fast-moving four-alarm fire ripped through a commercial building late Sunday. The blaze broke out at...

MTA Chaplain Rabbi Berkowitz Soothes Shaky Subway Operators Who Witness Death

When there's trouble on the tracks, transit workers turn to police, firefighters, paramedics — and The Rabbi. There’s no need for his full name. Anyone...

NYC: Winter Mix Expected Today, Rain and Strong Winds on Wednesday

Light snow will develop this morning ahead of a warm front that will move in late this morning. Snow will transition to sleet and...

2 Rescued After Plane Crashes In Hudson River

A small plane has crashed into the Hudson River near the John F. Kennedy Marina Launch in Yonkers, authorities said. According to the Coast Guard,...

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