City’s New Delivery Bike Rules Take Effect

Delivery cyclists are facing new rules of the road today. The city Department of Transportation has updated the laws for commercial bicyclists in an effort...

Study Shows 9/11 Responders Have Higher Cancer Rate

September 11th first responders have a higher cancer rate than people who did not breathe in dust from the World Trade Center, according to...

Shelly Silver Says He Expects NY Corruption Law This Year

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he expects New York to have a new anti-corruption law by the end of the legislative session, but stressed...

NY’s Weiner back on Twitter 2 years after disgrace

Former congressman Anthony Weiner is back on Twitter. The Democrat, who resigned in disgrace two years ago after tweeting a inappropriate picture of himself, has launched a...

Assembly Members Goldfeder and Rozic Sponsor Bill to Enhance Iran Divestment Act

Today, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) announced co-sponsorship of a bill (A.6855) introduced by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, that...

NYC: Dozen Arrests Made On Steps Of US Courthouse

Demonstrators say a dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have been arrested at a historic New York federal courthouse. A release...

NYC Aims To Ban Cigarette Sales For Under Age 21

No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal that marks the latest in a...

NYPD Investigating Death At Home For Disabled

The NYPD is investigating the death of a resident of a Brooklyn home for mentally disabled adults. Police say the 44-year-old victim was discovered dead...

NYC: 6 Electric Taxis Are Hitting The Streets

Six electric taxis are hitting New York City's streets. The environmentally efficient vehicle is called the LEAF. Nissan is donating the taxis as part of...

More Possible Human Remains Found In WTC Debris

The New York City medical examiner's office says one possible human remain has been found during the sifting of newly uncovered debris from the...

Indictment in Case Alleging NY Mayoral Race Bribes

A Democratic state lawmaker was formally indicted Thursday for plotting to bribe his way onto this year's New York City mayoral ballot — as...

Security Remains Tight In NYC

The NYPD is maintaining tight security around the city after the arrest of the second marathon bombing suspect, including two runs scheduled for this...

500 Cars Unclaimed After Sandy to Be Auctioned in NY

More than 500 vehicles unclaimed after Hurricane Sandy will be auctioned off in New York. Many of the vehicles were flooded or badly damaged after...

NYPD Probing Possible Bias Crime In Bronx

New York City hate crimes detectives are investigating a report that a native of Bangladesh was attacked at a Bronx restaurant. Abdullah Faruque told police...

Ex-NYPD Officer Gets Nearly 4 Years In Gun Sting

A former NYPD officer will spend nearly four years in prison for his role in transporting M-16 rifles and handguns between New York and...

DeBlasio To NYC: Water Bills Should Fund Water System, Not Plug Budget Gaps

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio today assailed the latest 5.6 percent water rate hike as unjustified, and called on the Water Board and City...

Report: DOT Looks To Raise Fines On ‘No Parking’ Painters

New Yorkers painting sidewalks in an effort to hang on to their favorite parking spots could soon face heftier fines. The New York Times says...

Suspect Arrested For Robbing Hatzolah Paramedic At Gunpoint & Stealing His Car

Sources tell YWN, that a suspect has been arrested in regards to the story first brought to you by YWN this past Friday, when...

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