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...

No Prison for NYC Crane Checker Convicted of Faking Inspections

A crane inspector will not be going to prison for fabricating inspections of Manhattan cranes, including one that collapsed and killed seven people. Edward Marquette...

NYS Audit Finds MTA Is Sitting On $90M

A New York State audit finds that the MTA overlooked over $90 million sitting in various bank accounts. State Comptroller Thomas DeNapoli says the agency...

Brooklyn H.S. Beams After Obama Praise

A Brooklyn high school is as proud as it was surprised by President Barack Obama's praise of its innovative program in his state-of-the-union address. Obama...

NYC: State Of The City 2013 Facts

Barclays Center Today’s State of the City address is being delivered at Barclays Center, the new state-of-the-art arena in downtown Brooklyn and the anchor of...

3 NYers Plead Guilty In Nazi Reparation Case

Three people have pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to participating in a scheme that defrauded a Holocaust reparations organization of more than $57...

Brooklyn: Savino Bill Requires Training for Mold Removal

NYS Senator Diane J. Savino (D-I-WF North Shore/South Brooklyn) today introduced legislation to license mold mitigation and removal in New York State. Much like...

Getaway Driver Acquitted In NYPD Officer’s Shooting Death

The man suspected of driving the getaway car in a botched robbery where a New York City police officer died has been cleared of...

NYC: Some Rain/Snow Expected Tonight

An area of low pressure passes south of the tri-state region tonight.  As a result . . . a mix of rain and snow...

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