After NYC Subway Deaths, Barriers Get New Eye

Every day, throngs of riders stand on the edge of danger in the nation's busiest subway system, waiting on platforms with nothing between them...

Flatbush: Three Killed in Early Morning Crash On Ave U & E. 5

Three passengers were killed Saturday in an early-morning collision between two vehicles in Brooklyn, police said. Andre Capers-Jones, 26, and Leonora Lavaud, 24, both of...

Grand Jury Indicts NYC ‘Terrorist Encyclopedia’ Bomb Suspect

A grand jury indicted a New York man arrested on Saturday after police found an explosive compound, bomb-making manuals and weapons in a Greenwich...

NYPD iPhone App Allows Users To Report Crimes, View Stats

New Yorkers can now have the city's finest in the palm of their hand with a new app available for iPhones and iPads. The New...

Brooklyn: Upcoming Public Hearing on Proposed City Council Districts

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs (D - Brooklyn) tells YWN that the NYC Districting Commission will be holding a public hearing for Brooklyn residents to provide...

Cop Released From Hospital After Being Shot on Subway in Brooklyn

Bagpipes played and dozens of cops cheered as the first of three officers shot in Thursday night's mayhem was released Friday morning after being...

LaGuardia Bound Pilot Arrested On Alcohol Suspicion

A pilot was removed from an American Eagle flight Friday morning and taken into custody at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on suspicion of being...

NYC: MTA Expanding Bus Service, Offering New Routes

Starting this weekend, New Yorkers will have dozens of new ways to get around the five boroughs. The MTA is adding and extending around 40...

Mayor Bloomberg & NYPD Commissioner Give Update On Shooting Of 3 Officers In 2...

The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered at Lutheran Medical Center Thursday evening: “Good evening. Tonight – separated by a single hour...

NY Commission Proposes Fuel Reserve

A panel commissioned by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to bolster preparations for the next superstorm has recommended a state fuel reserve, citizen training, tougher building...

Boro Park: 3 Alarm Fire Tears Through Private Home [UPDATED 8:15AM EST]

A third-alarm fire ripped through a home in Boro Park, Friday morning. The fire broke out in the basement of 1049 42nd Street, and quickly...

Two NYPD Officers Shot In Boro Park Train Station; Gunman Shot Dead [7:45PM EST]

Two NYPD Officers were shot in the train station on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 62nd Street, law enforcement sources confirm to YWN. Both officers were...

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Shot In Bronx

An off-duty police officer was shot in the leg during an apparent robbery in the Bronx, law enforcement sources say. The officer was shot at...

UK Extradites Al-Qaida Suspect To US Over Plot to Blow Up NYC Subway

Police in Britain have extradited a terror suspect to the United States to face charges that he took part in an alleged al-Qaida plot...

NY Pension Fund Sues Qualcomm For Political Records

New York State's $150-billion public pension fund has sued Qualcomm Inc., seeking to force the chip maker to reveal its political spending, according to...

Ideas for Fixing New York Before Next Big Storm

As a congressional delay put into potential jeopardy a $60 billion in federal aid to rebuild from superstorm Sandy, leaders tapped by New York...

As Taxi Fares Increase, Riders’ Tips Fail to Keep Pace

Detractors have long cast a yellow taxi ride in New York as something of an urban surrender — a necessary expense when the subway...

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