DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime Lab

The New York City medical examiner's office has discovered 55 cases in which it failed to upload vital DNA evidence samples from crime scenes...

Panel: MTA Roadside Billboards Are Illegal

The MTA's roadside billboards are illegal and could cost the agency $1 million a year. An independent panel said in a decision Thursday that the...

PHOTOS: Elected Officials Protest At Brooklyn College For Sponsoring Anti-Semitic Lectures

Numerous elected officials addressed a huge gathering of students, faculty and press Thursday morning at Brooklyn College to strongly criticize Brooklyn College for officially...

Brooklyn College Defends Endorsement of Anti-Israel BDS Event

The following email has been sent to all Brooklyn College students and faculty: Dear students, faculty, and staff, Each semester, student clubs, academic departments, and other...

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies; Will Be Buried in Church Cemetery

Former Mayor Ed Koch, the combative, acid-tongued politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during a three-term City Hall run in which he...

Progressive Brooklyn and Citywide Elected Officials’ and Leaders’ Letter Regarding Brooklyn College Endorsement of...

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

Operator, Contractor Cited In Queens Crane Collapse

A crane operator and a contractor didn't inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building...

NYC: Ed Koch Placed In Intensive Care Unit

This afternoon former Mayor Ed Koch was placed in the intensive care unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, Mayor Koch's cardiologist and...

NYS To Provide Free Inspections To Sandy Victims

ov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will offer free safety and health inspections to businesses hit by Superstorm Sandy, saving each of them more...

NY Comptroller OK’s Deal For New Driver’s Licenses

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has approved the Cuomo administration's contract for new driver's licenses that will have black-and-white photos produced by the...

Greenfield Asks Sanitation to Change Garbage Pick-up Schedule to Clear Morning Traffic Jams

In response to numerous complaints from local residents about constant traffic issues throughout Borough Park each morning, Councilman David G. Greenfield has asked New...

Queens Truck Driver Arrested With 45 Suspensions

On 1/30/13 at 2:15 PM, New York State Trooper from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit in Troop "L" stopped a Western Star Dump Truck...

School Bus Company May Cut Off Striking Drivers’ Health Benefits

Some striking school bus drivers may have a new incentive to get back to work, as they will lose their health benefits tomorrow if...

NYC To Deal With 420,000 Open Repair Work orders In NYCHA Properties

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea today announced an aggressive plan with the goal of eliminating the...

LIPA Customers Hit With Shockingly High Electricity Bills

Electric bills are out for Sandy victims on Long Island and they are causing a stir. Those bills are bringing yet another round of pain...

No Major Delays At NYC Airports Due To High Winds

No major delays are reported at New York City's airports but passengers are advised to check with their airlines before leaving home. The National Weather...

VIDEO: NYPD Rescues Ship Captain by Helicopter

On Tuesday, January 29, at 9:45 pm police received a call from the Grey Shark, a 330-foot Panamanian registered commercial cargo ship anchored in...

Council Members Fidler and Greenfield Lead Colleagues in Opposition to Anti-Israeli Event Sponsored by...

Council Members Lew Fidler and David Greenfield, along with several of their Council colleagues representing diverse backgrounds and parts of the City, mailed a...

Cuomo Plummets In Polls After NY Gun Control Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity has plummeted among Republicans, Democrats and independents after he pushed tougher gun control measures into law after the...

NYC: Boy’s Family Claims 7-Year-Old Was Handcuffed For Hours

A 7-year-old Bronx boy’s family says he was handcuffed after being falsely accused of stealing $5 from another student after school. His mother, Frances Mendez,...

Union: Bloomberg Snubs Offer To Suspend School-Bus Strike

This morning ATU Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello was joined by ATU International President Larry Hanley, and other supporters in labor in announcing the...

Catsimatidis Announces Bid For NYC Mayor

John A. Catsimatidis, the billionaire owner of the Gristedes grocery chain, stood on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday and announced that he...

Numerous Rockaway Homeowners Sue LIPA Over Sandy Fires

Stephen McDade said he spent 20 years building his Belle Harbor house the way he wanted it before it was destroyed. He said the...

NYC: Once-Doomed, Grand Central Turns 100 As Celebrated Landmark

It made its debut in the heyday of cross-country train travel, faced demolition in the era of the auto, and got a new lease...

Far Rockaway: 3 Months After Sandy, Victims Waiting For Relief

Devon Lawrence neatly stacked bricks on the gas burner of his kitchen stove and turned up the blue flame, creating a sort of radiator...

9/11 Fund Makes 1st Payments to Sick Responders

A special fund set up by Congress is making its first payments to people who got sick after being exposed to toxic dust at...

Dolphin That Died In NYC Canal Was Old And Sick, Exam Shows

A dolphin that died in a polluted New York canal last week was old and sick, and the toxic waters where it spent its...

Red Cross Issues Sandy Progress Report

The American Red Cross issued a progress report Tuesday on its response to Hurricane Sandy and the recovery. The report focused both on the immediate...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Proposes $70.1 Billion Budget For 2014

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday proposed a $70.1 billion budget for fiscal 2014, his last as mayor, that closes a $1.1...

NYC: Heavy Rain & Strong Winds Expected Wednesday Evening and Overnight

A cold front moving into the New York City metropolitan area will bring heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday with a chance of...

Bloomberg Presents 2014 Preliminary Budget

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today presented the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Preliminary Budget and an updated four-year financial plan. The plan outlined today reflects...

NYS Investigation: More Than $665 Million In Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Paid To Date

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that an investigation started by the Department of Financial Services in July 2011 has resulted in more than...

OU-Teach NYS Partnership Testifies in Albany on Nonpublic School Funding

Today, Jeff Leb, political director for the Orthodox Union’s Teach NYS Partnership, testified in Albany before a joint legislative committee on key issues related...

NYC: Sever Weather Forecast Prompts Warning From Buildings Dept

The National Weather Service forecasts possible severe thunderstorms with high winds up to 65 mph for the New York City area on Wednesday, January...

Staten Island: U.S. Soldier Who Lost Four Limbs Leaves Hospital With Transplant Arms

A retired U.S. Army sergeant who underwent a double arm transplant after losing both arms and both legs in Iraq was discharged from The...

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