NAACP Head: Even Some NYPD Oppose Street Stops

The head of the NAACP says even some members of the NYPD oppose the city's policy of street stops. Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP,...

Tri-State Area: Biting Cold Monday, Rain Arrives Tuesday

A biting cold has put a freeze on the tri-state, but temperatures should to warm up by Tuesday, bringing along clouds and some rain. The...

Greenfield Relieved School Bus Service to Resume Wednesday, Renews Call for Voucher System to...

After sharing the frustration and outrage felt by parents of school children over the past month as a result of the school bus drivers...

NY Sets Up Website for Problems With Student Exams

New York education officials say they've set up a website for reporting tips about cheating or other problems with the state's school testing program. Education...

NYC School Bus Strike Ends – Buses To Resume On Wednesday

A strike by New York City school bus drivers ended on Friday, capping a five-week-long transit nightmare for 152,000 students in the largest public...

Elected Officials Urge NYS health Commish To Keep LICH Open

In a letter delivered Thursday evening Feb. 14 to New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah, 16 elected officials joined with leadership from...

New York City School Bus Strike To End Tonight

WCBSTV Reports: The month-long strike by New York City school bus drivers will apparently come to an end Friday night. Sources familiar with the negotiation told...

NYC Teacher Pension Fund Pulls Money From Gun Makers

New York City's teacher pension fund has pulled its money out of publicly traded firearms manufacturers, becoming the largest U.S. public pension fund to...

Bloomberg: I Oppose Legalizing Marijuana

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he opposes legalizing marijuana - or any other illicit drug. Bloomberg discussed the issue on his weekly WOR Radio show Friday....

Brooklyn: Huge Fire Tears Through Pratt Institute Building

A destructive four-alarm fire burned through a building on the campus of the Pratt Institute in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn overnight. The fire...

Russian Billionaire’s Mega-Yacht Makes Waves in NYC

On Wednesday, a private yacht sailed slowly and quietly up the Hudson River and docked near midtown Manhattan. This wasn't just any yacht, however. It...

Bloomberg: NYC To Stop Many Marijuana Arraignments

New York City plans to stop booking and arraigning many people arrested on low-level marijuana-possession charges. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that the change will...

Queens: No Indictment In Fatal NYPD Shooting on Grand Central Parkway

A grand jury has chosen not to indict an NYPD officer in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old unarmed driver the cop pulled over...

NYPD brutality complaints down, thanks to Sandy

The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board is apparently dealing with far fewer complaints against the NYPD, but it's not due to any...

Fracking In New York? Not For Another Year, If Ever

The fracking debate in New York state is hitting new heights as regulators delay a final decision on the controversial natural gas production method,...

Greenfield Urges Business Owners to Utilize City’s New Tools to Avoid Fines

As part of his efforts to make operating a small business in New York City a little fairer and less frustrating, Councilman David G....

Full Text Of Mayor Bloomberg’s 2013 State Of The City Address

The following is the text of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s 2013 State of the City address as prepared for delivery at Barclays Center. Please...

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