WATCH LIVE: Bloomberg Administration Starts Getting Slammed As Hearings Start

The hearings are underway:  Expect a flurry of criticism today as the City Council grills Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration in detail for the first time...

Snowstorm To Drop 6 To 12 Inches Across Tri-State

Another snowstorm is on its way to the Tri-State on Tuesday night, but it won’t be as powerful or disruptive as the Bloomberg-Blizzard. Residents can...

Ynet Interviews Yeshiva Students Following Government Program Encouraging Charedi National Service

The following is a report by Ynet: The government has approved a program for recruiting ultra-Orthodox youths and the opposition warns the move will merely...

Loughner Stalked Giffords For Three Years

He had her in his cross hairs for years. The crackpot gunman charged in the frenzied ambush of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Saturday had...

Sullivan County Sheriff Arrests Suspect Stealing Copper Piping From Bungalow Colony

On Friday January 7, 2011 at approximately 4:45 PM, an off duty Deputy Sheriff on his way home from work at the Sullivan County...

NYC Wants Cameras To Catch Speeding Motorists

The NYC transportation commissioner wants to catch motorists who exceed the city’s 30 mph speed limit. Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan tells the New York Post that...

NYC Council to Grill Mayor’s Team Over Response to the Blizzard

The City Council plans to bombard Bloomberg administration officials on Monday with questions about why the city did not declare a state of emergency...

With Stepped-Up Security Detail, Bloomberg Pushes for Greater Gun Control

A somber Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed a Brooklyn church, speaking about Saturday’s tragedy in Arizona and using the opportunity to reiterate his call against...

Stop Pointing Fingers & Read Classmate Emails About Jared Loughner

In early June, Lynda Sorenson, 52, had gone back to community college in Tucson in hopes of getting back on the job market. One...

PHOTOS: ZAKA Launches Firefighting ATV Unit In Memory Of Carmel Forest Fire Victims

At a moving memorial ceremony last week for the Carmel Forest fire victims, the ZAKA Rescue and Recovery Organization launched its latest tool in...

NYC: DOT To Resume Alternate Side Parking Rules On Monday

The Department of Transportation announced Sunday that alternate side parking will resume citywide on Monday. Alternate side parking had been suspended by the city since...

VIDEO: Tragedy In Northern Israel: 1-Year-Old Child Drowns In Rubber Pool

(Video in extended article) A one-year-old girl from Yesod Ma'ale in northern Israel R"L drowned to death on Sunday after falling into a rubber...

Op-Ed: Politically Incorrect Questions in Context of the AZ Shooting

Before it was even clear if Democrat Congressperson Gabrielle Giffords survived the shooting, members of the media and press were already pointing to Palin...

Doctors: Arizona Congresswoman Able To Communicate

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to communicate with doctors by following simple commands, a doctor said Sunday. "We are very encouraged by that," said...

Smoking Population Dying Out; Could Be Gone in 30 To 50 Years

Don’t hold your breath, but a new study predicts smoking could disappear by the middle of the century. A Citigroup analysis of the tobacco industry...

Dumb Calls To 911 Added To Deadly Backlog Of 1,300 EMS Calls During Blizzard

Hundreds of crackpot callers tied up overworked EMS units and swamped the 911 system with frivolous calls during the Christmas-weekend blizzard and its snowy...

Authorities Search for Second Man in Deadly Arizona Shooting Spree

Authorities said they are not convinced one person was behind a shooting rampage at a town hall-style event Saturday in Tucson, Ariz., that left...

Daily News Op-Ed: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ blood is on Sarah Palin’s hands

The following is an Op-Ed written by Michael Daly in todays NY Daily News: Here is what Sarah Palin said on the Facebook page where...

Levaya Of Rav Shmuel Feiner Z”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R’ Shmuel Feiner Z"L, father of R’ Usher Feiner – who was Niftar last night....

Levaya Of Rebbitzen Esther Alster A”H

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Esther Alster A"H, wife of HaRav Shimon Alster Shlita, Rov of Bais Medrash Torah...

Tucson: Nine-Year-Old Girl Killed in Shooting Was Born on Sep. 11, 2001

The nine-year old girl who was killed in Saturday’s shooting has been identified as Christina Taylor Greene. Greene was born on Sep. 11, 2001, according...

‘Mother,’ ‘Father’ Changing to ‘Parent One,’ ‘Parent Two’ on Passport Applications

The words “mother” and “father” will be removed from U.S. passport applications and replaced with gender neutral terminology, the State Department says. “The words in...

Giffords Jewish Staffer Gabe Zimmerman Among The Dead

Gabe Zimmerman, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords director of community outreach, is among the dead from the Arizona shooting, Giffords’ office confirmed to Politico Saturday night. Zimmerman...

VIDEO: The President Speaks On Shootings In Tucson

The President speaks from the White House on the shootings in Arizona and on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.  Full transcript below: THE PRESIDENT: As many of...

Arizona: Federal Judge Dead, Jewish Congresswoman Among 12 Wounded In Shooting

A federal judge was killed and a congresswoman gravely wounded Saturday in a shooting outside of a Tucson, Arizona, grocery store, according to police...

Obama Eyeing Internet ID For Americans

President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an Internet ID for Americans, a...

Ex-NYPD Chief Zeigler Appointed to Run MTA Security

A former NYPD chief was named the new head of security for the MTA. Douglas Zeigler will replace William Morange, who is retiring after seven...

Authorities Suspect Gunman in Arizona Rampage Posted Pre-Shooting Video Online

Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old man who sources identify to Fox News as the gunman in custody in the deadly shooting rampage Saturday in Arizona,...

MORE SNOW: Could Hit Tri-State Area Tuesday

Another storm system is on the way for the Tri-State Area on Tuesday. AccuWeather Meteorologist John Feerick said it appears the snow will begin Tuesday...

Erev Shabbos: City Hall Apologizes to Greenfield for Snow Fiasco

South Brooklyn was particularly hard hit after last week's blizzard, from lack of snow plowing to the Sanitation Department's reckless dumping of snow that...

Who Is Jewish Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Of Arizona; Shot In The Head

Giffords highlighted her Jewish identity as part of her first Congress campaign. “If you want something done, your best bet is to ask a Jewish...

Menashe Miller Returns From Iraq – Sworn In As New Lakewood Mayor

On Friday morning the Lakewood Township held its annual reorganization meeting, where Deputy Mayor Menashe Miller was sworn in as the Mayor for 2011. ...

NY Post: Rudy Eyeing Presidential Run

Confident that he’d have a chance to win, Rudy Giuliani is rounding up his top political advisers for a possible 2012 presidential run, sources...

Israeli Bird Expert Calls on Saudi Arabia to Release ‘Spy Bird’

An Israeli bird expert has called on Saudi Arabia to release a vulture that has been captured amid speculation it was on a spying...

Netanyahu: We’ll Double Number Of Charedim In IDF

The following is a Ynet article: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has adopted Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi’s stand and will aim to...

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