Brooklyn: Injured Dolphin In The Gowanus Canal [UPDATED 2:40PM]

2:00PM Friday: FDNY has reported that there is an injured dolphin that is making its way up the Gowanus Canal from the area...

Brooklyn: DA Announces Arrest of Counterfeit Cigarette Dealer, Seizes 600 Cases of Cigarettes

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the arrest of Yin Haun Zhao, charged with running a counterfeit cigarette ring that netted...

NY Drivers Who Speed Or Talk On Phones Could Pay More

Getting caught speeding or talking on the cell phone while driving in New York could become costlier. Budget proposals from Gov. Andrew Cuomo would limit...

NYC: Nat’l Labor Relations Board Gets Recommendation On School Bus Strike

NY1 is reporting that the National Labor Relations Board's Brooklyn office has finished its review of the bus companies' case on the city's yellow...

Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez Declines To Testify In Probe

A state assemblyman from Brooklyn is declining to testify in an investigation by a state ethics committee that found he violated the chamber’s harassment...

Trial Of Drunk Driver Who Killed Moshe Berkowitz Z”L To Begin Monday

On November 29th 2010, Moshe Berkowitz Z"L, a very special and important member of our community, was tragically struck and killed by a drunk...

NY Gov Cuomo Announces Assistance Extension For Sandy Victims

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the State of New York, has approved...

Queens: Construction Worker Dies After Falling 15 Feet

A construction worker in Queens has died after plunging down a 12-foot hole in Queens, officials said. The man was working on the first floor...

NYC: Paying with Plastic? Lew Fidler Ends Surprise Prices at the Gas Pump

City Councilman Lew Fidler is proud to announce that the City Council unanimously voted, at their Stated Meeting yesterday, to approve his bill requiring...

Crown Heights: 71st Precinct Bids Farewell to Detective Peter Margath

After 26 years on the force Detective Peter Margrath, who spent the majority of his career as a detective in the 71st Precinct, took...

Tenants Say Goodbye To One Of NYC’s Worst Landlords

More than 60 families who live at 1259, 1265 and 1269 College Avenue in the Bronx said goodbye to one of the worst-rated landlords...

Brooklyn Bus Depot Reports Slashed Tires, Unclear If Strike-Related

Police are investigating whether a case of vandalism is connected to the ongoing school bus strike. The maintenance director for MV Transit says someone slashed...

Brooklyn: Murder Suspect Escapes From NYPD Precinct

A suspect arrested in the murder of a 22-year-old man escaped from a Brooklyn police precinct early Thursday, authorities said. Brandon Santana, 24, of Brooklyn,...

Holland Tunnel To Get More Efficient Lights

Environmentally-friendly lighting is coming to one of the main routes between New Jersey and New York City. The Port Authority of New York and New...

Trial Begins For 2 In Shooting Of NYPD Officer

Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder. Lamont Pride...

Special Mention – NYC Medical Examiner’s Office

Misaskim would once again like to make special mention of the incredible sensitivity shown by the NY Medical Examiner’s office towards the Kishik family...

Employers Can No Longer Ask If You’re Unemployed

The New York City Council voted Wednesday to ban discrimination against job seekers who are unemployed. The bill, which would provide the strongest protections for...

NYPD Arrests Thug In Beating of 98-Year-Old man

A man accused of beating and robbing a 98-year-old man in Brooklyn is under arrest. Investigators say Bruce Lewis threw the victim to the ground,...

Arctic Temps, Biting Wind Freeze Tri-State for Third Day

Tri-state residents braced for a third straight day of single-digit temperatures and biting winds Thursday as meteorologists warned the dangerously frigid weather could be...

WTC Workers Scrawl Graffiti Of Defiance, Hope

On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscraper rising at ground zero,...

Washington Heights: 4-Alarm Fire In Apartment Building

The FDNY is battling a four-alarm fire in a 5-story apartment building in Washington Heights. The fire started just after 8:00PM, at 2440 Amsterdam Avenue...

Commissioner Kelly Delivers State of The NYPD 2013

Thank you for those kind words Valerie, and for your outstanding leadership of the Police Foundation in these challenging times. The year 2012 will be...

Ralliers Want Mayor To Negotiate With Bus Drivers’ Union, Teachers’ Union

Elected officials and union leaders demonstrated by City Hall this afternoon to demand that Mayor Michael Bloomberg meet with yellow bus drivers and matrons...

Manhattan: Man Robs 2 Banks In 30 Minutes

2:40PM EST: The NYPD's 24 Precinct are looking for a man who just robbed two banks in the past half hour just after 2:00PM...

Williamsburg: Bedford Avenue Fire Caused by Bank’s Wiring

The massive blaze that ripped through two Bedford Avenue buildings began in the walls of the Cross County Savings Bank and appeared to be...

NYC: Amid Surge Of Subway Fatalities, BP Stringer Calls For Action

After a surge in subway fatalities in recent weeks, including three deaths within a 24-hour period last weekend, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer today sent...

NYPD Testing Body-Energy Tech That Finds Weapons

New York City police are testing a technology that reads body energy to find out whether someone is concealing a weapon. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly...

NY Recovers $335M From Medicaid Fraud, Abuse

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office recovered more than $335 million last year from Medicaid fraud and abuse. The total, including $146...

New Website Launched On NYC Spending

A new website will make it easier for New Yorkers to view, analyze and download information about the city's spending. The city Comptroller's office is...

Brooklyn: This Week’s B & Q Train Changes

The weekday changes to the B and Q lines continue this week, and each week through February 8, according to the MTA: Manhattan-Bound B Trains...

NYC: Bill Thompson Appears From Nowhere to Become Top Mayoral Contender

To the casual observer, Bill Thompson dropped off the map following his narrow defeat to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2009. He remained nearly invisible until...

NYC Sugary Drink Ban Faces First Court Test As Opponents Question Racial Fairness

Opponents of the city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks are raising questions of racial fairness alongside other complaints as the novel restriction...

7 Things To Know: Home Preps During Cold Weather

Here are 7 things to knows about how to prepare your home during cold weather. 1) Fit exposed pipes with insulation sleeves or wrapping to...

Crown Heights: orthodox Man Who Was Brutally Beaten By Police, To Sue Officers, City

A Brooklyn man whose beating by police officers was caught on videotape is now suing the officers and the city. Attorneys for Ehud Halevy, 21,...

Off-Duty NYPD 911 Operator Saves The Day

An off-duty NYPD 911 operator accustomed to receiving emergency calls, couldn't make one herself this afternoon when a man with two guns onboard an...

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