1 Of 2 Victims Of NYC Explosion Is Officially Identified

After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of an apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to the cause of the massive explosion...

FDNY Commissioner Appoints James Leonard As Chief Of Department

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the appointment of James E. Leonard as Chief of Department - the highest ranking uniformed position in...

Mikvah USA Celebrates Rebuilt Belle Harbor Mikvah Destroyed By Sandy

The Jewish community in Belle Harbor celebrated, last Sunday, another post-Sandy milestone in celebrating the completion of its newly rebuilt Mikvah that was destroyed...

New York Sets 7-Day Limit on Initial Opioid Prescriptions

New York is limiting opioid drug prescriptions to seven days of painkillers following a patient's initial visit to a doctor. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, signing the...

New York Mayor Outlines Education Policies

Mayor Bill de Blasio is poised to unveil the next phase of his education agenda on Wednesday in a major speech that will tout...

Trump Jr.’s Wife Taken To Hospital After Opening Envelope Containing White Powder

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to...

Commissioner: Overall NYC Snow Clearing Going Well

New York City's sanitation commissioner says some secondary streets still need plowing but overall snow removal was going well. Around 6 inches of snow are...

DEVELOPING: 5 Year Old Hospitalized In NYC With Possible Ebola

A 5-year-old boy is being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for possible Ebola symptoms. The following statement was given to...

NYPD Looking For Suspect In 25 Burglaries

Authorities are searching for a suspect in a string of 25 burglaries in a particular Queens neighborhood. Police say they're looking for a man who...

New York City Mourns ‘Hero’ Firefighter

Purple and black bunting hung from the firehouse. Firefighters embraced and wiped away tears. Neighbors, grateful for the man they recently called a hero...

NJ: She Ran With Christie, But Now Highlights Their Differences

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno spent more than seven years touring the state on behalf of Gov. Chris Christie, cutting ribbons and handing...

NY Ferry Captain Says Mechanical Problem Preceded Crash

The captain of a ferry that crashed into a pier near New York's Wall Street told investigators the reverse thrusters failed to work as...

NYPD-Mayor Tensions Mount Over Chokehold Death

Police have become increasingly at odds with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the appearance he is taking sides against them after the chokehold death...

Pedestrian Critically Injured by Drunk Driver in East Flatbush

A man was struck and critically injured by a drunk driver in East Flatbush Monday night, authorities said. The 68-year-old victim was hit near the...

NYPD Inspector Placed on Modified Duty in Connection with Federal Investigation Into Department

An NYPD inspector has been placed on modified duty in connection with a federal investigation into the department. Officials say 55-year-old Peter DeBlasio - no...

FBI: Beauty Supplies In Package At JFK Airport Sickened Two Customs Workers [UPDATED]

The FBI says a package at John F. Kennedy International Airport that was tested after two customs workers reported they felt ill after opening...

NY Gov. Cuomo Holds Big Money Advantage Over Astorino

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is entering the final month of his re-election campaign with a massive financial advantage over Republican candidate Rob Astorino. Campaign...

Cuomo, Schneiderman, Jeffries To Discuss Unarmed Killings By Police

New York's governor and attorney general are meeting with U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and state lawmakers to discuss the state's response to the killing...

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