WCBSTV: 20 FDNY Companies On Chopping Block, Including Wall Street’s 1st Response Engine

CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer has learned exclusively some of the fire houses on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s chopping block. Some say shutting them down could...

WSJ/NBC Poll: A Donald Trump Surprise

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to be the early front-runner in the largely unformed race for the Republican nomination for president, but real...

Another Air-Traffic Controller Falls Asleep

A second air-traffic controller has been found sleeping on the job at night — this time intentionally. And the government said Wednesday he's being...

Quebec Supermarket Reverses Stance On Jewish Symbol

The Metro supermarket chain has decided to put a Star of David back up over its display of Passover products at its franchise in...

NYC: Serial Subway Robber On The Loose

A robber wanted in connection with seven street and subway robberies is still on the loose. Police say the suspect follows victims from the train...

More Than Half Of NYC Council Protests Unconscionable Cuts To Priority 5 & 6...

New York – Half of the New York City Council today, including Councilman David G. Greenfield, General Welfare Chair Annabel Palma, Assistant Majority Leader...

Gadhafi Wishes Obama Good Luck In Re-Election, Calls Him ‘Our Son’ & ‘Excellency’

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has appealed directly to President Barack Obama to halt what the Libyan leader called "an unjust war," and wished Obama...

Glenn Beck To End Daily Fox News Program

Glenn Beck will end his daily Fox News Channel program later this year. His departure was jointly announced in a statement on Wednesday by Fox...

NYS Finds Widespread Misuse Of Police Parking Placards

New York - An Inspector General probe found widespread misuse of police parking placards by lawmakers and other state officials, the Daily News has...

Japan Stops Highly Radioactive Water From Gushing Into Pacific Ocean

Workers scored a key victory Wednesday in their struggle to gain the upper hand in the weeks-long crisis at the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power...

Court: Yigal Amir To Remain In Solitary Confinement

Yigal Amir, who assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will remain in solitary confinement, the Petah Tikva District Court ruled. The ruling will be reexamined...

Verizon Customers Exposed In Massive U.S. Data Breach

Customers of Verizon Communications had their email addresses exposed in a massive online data breach last week, according to an email to customers obtained...

NY: Concern After Threatening Email Mentions School Buses

An email sent to certain members of the media and New York state officials threatened violence against state office buildings, the state legislature and...

Gedolim Forbid Volunteering For MDA

Leading Gedolim in Eretz Yisroel are calling on the Charedi public not to volunteer in Magen David Adom, stating that serving in the rescue...

Expect Delays In Manhattan: President Obama Coming Back Today – This Time For Sharpton

While congress battles over the budget, President Barack Obama is hitting the road and returning to New York City Wednesday. He was just in...

IDF Salutes Wounded US Soldiers In D.C. Ceremony

The IDF military attache in Washington, D.C. held a moving ceremony on Sunday (Apr. 3) saluting wounded American soldiers (currently in recovery) who fought...

NYC Council Squares Off With Bloomberg Over Parking Grace Period

Who wouldn’t want their parking ticket torn up on the spot? The New York City Council wants to give drivers a 10-minute grace period at...

No Need To Expand Indian Point Emergency Planning Zone, NRC Says

As the Westchester Board of Legislators is poised to call on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to expand its 10 mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ)...

Obama Gets Invitation To Israel

The push is on for President Barack Obama to return to the Middle East. This time to Israel. Mr. Obama met Tuesday at the White...

NYC To Tighten Procedures On Awarding Property-Tax Exemptions

Sometimes, honesty is not the best policy. The city is tightening the screws on its system for awarding property-tax exemptions -- a move one lawmaker...

Obama To Hold Facebook Town Hall

President Obama will be expanding his town-hall-style sessions to the next frontier, White House officials said on Tuesday: Facebook. Mr. Obama will hold a town-hall-style...

Radioactivity Found in Fish as Tepco Purges Nuclear Plant

Radioactivity in fish exceeding health guidelines was detected for the first time off northern Japan as Tokyo Electric Power Co. dumped tainted water into...

NJ: Senator Singer & Kean To Run On Same Ticket In New District

Senator Sean Kean (R- 11) and Senator Robert Singer (R- 30) have announced that they will run on the same ticket in the newly...

Dwindling Jewish Community Makes Plans For Pesach In Japan

Tokyo - Recovery is still a rarely-talked about concept in Japan, but with Passover quickly approaching, members of the devastated nation’s small Jewish community...

IRS Targets Wealthy With More Audits

With Tax Day approaching, wealthy Americans might want to take extra care with their returns. Government statistics show the IRS followed through in a big...

Cracks Found In 5 Planes As Southwest Finishes Inspections

Southwest Airlines said on Tuesday that it had completed inspections of its older Boeing 737s and had found small cracks in a total of...

The Latest Headlines On The Scoop Network

The following are the headlines (Tuesday 04/05/11) on FlatbushScoop.com and BoroParkScoop.com, both affiliates of YWN: Flatbush Headlines: VIDEO & PHOTOS: Fire Destroys Home On East 26th...

Ynet: Yishai Under Fire Over Goldstone Invitation

Many political figures are furious with Interior Minister Eli Yishai following his decision to invite Judge Richard Goldstone to visit Israel. The minister invited...

Tax-Reporting Portion Of Health Law Repealed

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to repeal a tax-reporting requirement contained in last year's healthcare law that was widely criticized for being too...

Espada Jr., Son Plead Not Guilty To New Fraud Charges

Former New York State Senator Pedro Espada Junior pled not guilty this morning to a new round of fraud charges. A Brooklyn federal grand jury...

Fox News: Gov’t Moves Closer to Shutdown After White House Rejects GOP Spending Bill

The following is a Fox News report: The federal government appeared to move one step closer to a shutdown after the White House indicated Tuesday...

AT&T Cranks Up Early Upgrade & No-Contract Phone Prices

AT&T on Monday confirmed that it has bumped up the price of early iPhone upgrades by $50. Starting Sunday, AT&T customers who have not reached...

Greenfield Wants To Ban Parking Violation Stickers

A Brooklyn City Councilman is going after the hated neon shame stickers slapped on cars parked on the wrong side of the street. “It’s a...

Obama Administration Moving Forward With Government Shutdown Plans

With the clock ticking towards Friday’s federal budget deadline and President Obama hosting congressional leaders for budget talks at the White House on Tuesday,...

US Launches Smartphone Privacy Probe

A criminal investigation has been launched in the US into suspected privacy lapses in the applications that run on Apple and Google smartphones, says...

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