Blizzard Update From NJ Gov. Christie

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring a major coastal storm expected to impact the...

Latest Blizzard Forecast For NYC [Friday 7:30AM EST]

A light wintery mix of precipitation is moving into the New York City area. Precipitation will change over to rain later this morning before...

Metro-North To Add Trains In Response To Storm

Metro-North Railroad says it is providing extra train service to help commuters get home ahead of the winter storm. Metro-North says it will operate a...

NYC: Blizzard Set to Unleash Transit and Traffic Headaches, Officials Warn

New York City is bracing for major transportation disruptions ahead of a blizzard that could drop 10 to 14 inches of snow on the...

Blizzard Alert: 3,000 Flights Cancelled

Major U.S. airlines have canceled 2,933 flights ahead of what could be a historic blizzard in the Northeast on Friday. Forecasters expect a wintry blast...

Latest Blizzard Forecast For NYC [Thursday 8:00PM EST]

High pressure over the area will begin to retreat north tonight as an area of low pressure over the mid-west approaches the area.  This...

Mayor Bloomberg Issues Severe Weather Advisory

At the direction of the Mayor, the public is hereby advised that significant snowfall has been forecast starting tomorrow afternoon through Saturday morning. The public...

Blizzard Update From NYS Gov. Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in anticipation of a major winter storm set to hit most parts of New York State tomorrow...

NYC: Online Resources To help You prepare For Blizzard

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for New York City from 6:00 AM Friday, 2/8 to 1 PM Saturday, 2/9. The...

Tri-State: Airlines Canceling Flights In Advance Of Storm

The big storm heading for the Northeast is already disrupting air travel. The aviation tracking website FlightAware shows United Airlines is already canceling more than...

Still Recovering From Sandy, NY Braces For Storm

Parts of the New York region still cleaning up from Superstorm Sandy are bracing for a winter storm that could blanket the Northeast with...

NYC, Long Island Under Blizzard Warning – NYC Could Get More Than 1 Foot

A powerful coastal storm is threatening to thrash the tri-state with powerful winds and more than a foot of snow in some areas Friday...

Proposal To Open Up East River Waterfront For Residents

New York City is proposing a plan that would reconnect residents to a stretch of the East River waterfront now with limited access. The area...

Jeff Leb Testifies to NYC Council on FEMA Aid for Houses of Worship Hit...

The following testimony was delivered to the New York City Council on February 7, 2013 by Jeff Leb, New York Political Director for the...

New York’s Bellevue Hospital Resumes Services After Sandy

More than three months after Superstorm Sandy forced Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center to evacuate 500 patients and shut down one of the busiest emergency...

Guilty Plea In Plot To Blow Up New York Fed Building

A Bangladeshi man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in what authorities called a plot to blow up...

Young Israel Leader Testifies At NYC Council Hearing About Hurricane Sandy Relief

The following statement was offered today as testimony by Chaim Leibtag, the Chief Operating Officer of the National Council of Young Israel and the...

NYC Storm Update: Alternate Side Parking Suspension On Friday

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended...

Judge: Man Who Killed Two NYPD Officers Can Face Death Penalty

A federal judge has a ruled a man who killed two undercover police officers can face the death penalty for his crimes, and his...

Brooklyn Hospital Worker Helps Catch Escaped Goat

A security guard helped police lasso a goat running wild in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, overnight. The goat was first spotted running on Fulton Avenue just before...

NYC’s 3 New Underground Rail Projects

A look at New York City's three new underground rail projects. East Side Access under Grand Central Terminal: —Brings the Long Island Rail Road to Manhattan's...

NYC Says It’s Prepared For The Storm

New York City officials say sanitation workers will be doing extra-long shifts starting Friday night as the storm settles in. The sanitation department says it's...

Brooklyn Robber Posed As FedEx Worker, Police Say

Police in Brooklyn are searching for a group of robbers, one of whom posed as a deliveryman. Investigators say the man, seen on surveillance video...

NYC: Major Coastal Storm to Bring Snow Friday into Shabbos

A powerful coastal storm is threatening to bury the tri-state with snow Friday into Saturday. The timing, intensity and track of the storm could still...

NYC: Foam Cups Ban Being Eyed by City

Could plastic foam containers get 86’d from the menu of takeout food options in the nation’s biggest city? A sanitation official said Wednesday the idea...

NYC: Strong Winds and Potentially Heavy Snow Expected Friday Evening Through Saturday Afternoon

Two weather systems – one currently in the Gulf of Mexico and one in the Pacific Northwest – are expected to merge and result...

Mayor Bloomberg Swears In 38 Judges

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today swore in 38 judges to serve in the City’s Family, Criminal, and Civil Courts. The swearing-in ceremony included the...

Bloody Fake Metrocards A Pitch For NY Subway Speed Limits

Transit union workers plan to hand out seemingly blood-spattered counterfeit subway passes to New York City commuters on Thursday to draw attention to safety...

Greenfield Wants City to Post Signs 24-Hours Before Establishing Temporary Tow-Away Zones

New York – Councilman David G. Greenfield today introduced City Council legislation requiring the city to provide drivers with at least 24-hours of notice...

Lawmaker Apologizes for Comparing Cuomo to Hitler

An New York assemblyman apologized Tuesday hours after he said Hitler and Mussolini would have been proud of Gov. Andrew Cuomo for pushing through...

Goldfeder Announces Passage In The Assembly Of The NYC Hurricane Sandy Assessment Relief Act

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway/Howard Beach) announced the New York City Hurricane Sandy Assessment Relief Act legislation that he not only sponsored, but strongly advocated...

Progressive Brooklyn and Citywide Elected Officials Send New Letter to Brooklyn College President Karen...

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Councilman Brad Lander – joined by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, NYC Comptroller John Liu, NYC Public Advocate Bill...

Bloomberg Announces Where $1.8 Billion In Sandy Relief Will Go

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that New York City plans to spend its initial allocation of $1.77 billion in Community Development Block Grants...

School-Bus Strike Saving NYC Money

A crippling school bus strike has forced the city to shell out millions of dollars to transport kids to school — but the strike...

Racers To Climb NYC’s Empire State Building

It's a race to the top — well, to the 86th floor, anyway. People from around the world are taking part in a vertical race...