Police Warn Phone Scammers Report Accident, Demand Money

New York State Police officials say they are investigating several complaints of a telephone scam in which the caller threatens to harm a loved...

CD48 – Fidler Accuses Labor-Backed Candidate For Serving As Mole For Storobin

It's Fidler vs. Storobin all over again. In a scathing letter to labor unions and progressive political clubs, outgoing Democratic Councilman Lew Fidler accused fellow...

Hikind Praises Education Chancellor And Sanitation Commissioner For Resolving PA 160 Garbage Mess

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) thanked the Department of Education and the Department of Sanitation for working together to help Public School 160 better manage...

Lakewood Family Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Fills Home

According to TLS, A family in Lakewood was hospitalized, one in critical condition, after Carbon Monoxide filled their home on Saturday afternoon. Lakewood Police and...

The Latest On Amtrak Crash: Travelers Scramble To Leave NYC

The deadly Philadelphia derailment has shut down Amtrak between New York and Philadelphia, making life difficult for travelers. At Penn Station in Manhattan on Wednesday...

Brooklyn: NYPD’s 66 And 63 Precincts Get New Commanding Officers

Two Brooklyn precincts are getting new Commanding Officers, police sources have confirmed to YWN. Both are heavily populated Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods. The 66 Precinct which...

ALERT – NY State Police ‘Speed-Week Crackdown’ Starts Today

The New York State Police will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. The Speed...

Man Charged in NY Had Connections to Canadian Terror Suspects

A Tunisian man has been arrested in New York and accused of trying to stay in the U.S. illegally to build a terrorism cell. Authorities...

NYC: Snow Expected Wed Afternoon Through Thurs Morning

An area of low pressure is expected to track from Arizona, across the southern United States, to an area southeast of the New York...

NYC Lawmaker Airs Safety Idea After High-Rise Fire

A New York City lawmaker is proposing a new fire-safety requirements for high-rise apartment houses after a playwright trying died trying to flee a...

Agenda at the NY State Democratic Convention: REMOVAL Of SENATOR SIMCHA FELDER

The New York State Democratic party is meeting for two days this week at Hofstra University on Long Island to nominate candidates for governor,...

Internet Group Asks De Blasio To Oppose NYC Taxi Cap

A group of Internet companies is pushing to prevent New York City from limiting the number of for-hire cars on its streets. The New York...

Ex-NYC Mayor David Dinkins Released From Hospital

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has been released from the hospital after treatment for pneumonia. The 86-year-old Dinkins was admitted to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital...

Hikind Optimistic About Education Investment Tax Credits

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) is more than optimistic about Education Investment Tax Credits becoming a reality this year and with good reason—he expects New...

NJ Governor-Elect Pushes For $15 Minimum Wage

New Jersey will move toward a $15 minimum wage next year, Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy pledged on Monday alongside fellow Democrats who control the...

Lhota Doubles Down On De Blasio: “As Long As He Lies, I’ll Tell The...

With less than three weeks to go before Election Day, Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is shifting his campaign theme from fending off...

Brooklyn: Coney Island Aquarium To Reopen After Hurricane Sandy

The New York Aquarium plans to reopen in late spring, nearly eight months after surging seas from Hurricane Sandy flooded the tourist attraction, killing...

NYPD Releases Surveillance Images of Attackers In Connection With Crown Heights Hate Crime

NYC police department is investigating a November 10 assault on a Jewish teenager in Crown Heights as a hate crime, the NYPD said The 19-year-old...

NYS Senate Passes Bill Protecting National Anthem And Pledge Of Allegiance

Today the New York State Senate unanimously passed a measure (S.3241) sponsored by Senator Simcha Felder that would prohibit the requiring of a permit...

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