Bloomberg’s Cigarette Display Ban Plan Gets Big Step Forward

A proposal to keep cigarettes hidden away in New York City stores is starting its way through the City Council. The plan was officially introduced...

New York Reviewing Changes To Recently Passed Gun Law

New York state lawmakers are considering amendments to the state's sweeping new gun control law, including repealing a ban on magazines that hold more...

Statement Of Mayor Bloomberg On Proposed Legislation To Establish An Inspector General For The...

The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered today at the Intergate Manhattan High-Rise Data Center in Lower Manhattan: “David, thank you, and...

NYPD Officer: Police Brass Dictate Stops, Arrests

Police brass in the Bronx were not concerned with whether patrol officers were saving lives or helping people, they were focused on one thing:...

NYPD Seek Suspect Who Escaped Detention Facility

The New York City police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect who escaped from a detention facility in the Bronx. Police...

Patient Fatally Attacked At NYC Hospital

New York City police say a patient in the psychiatric ward of a Brooklyn hospital has been fatally attacked. Police say they responded to a...

Williamsburg: Man Jailed In Rabbi’s 1990 Killing Could Be Freed

A newspaper says a man who has been jailed since 1990 for the killing of a Brooklyn rabbi is about to be set free...

Worker Trapped in Mud 75 Feet Beneath MTA Site Rescued After 4 Hours

Rescuers worked for hours to free a construction worker trapped in mud and debris 75 feet below ground at the Second Avenue subway line...

NY World Trade Center Observation Deck Operator Selected

A New York-based company that is owned by the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Yankees and an investment fund has been selected to run...

Deal Reached For NYPD Inspector General

City lawmakers reached a deal Tuesday to install an inspector general to monitor the New York Police Department, a plan galvanized by outrage over...

NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Visits the Satmar Matzah Bakery in Williamsburg

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli visited the Satmar Matzah Bakery in Williamsburg with a group of local...

Statue Of Liberty To Reopen By July 4th

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the National Park Service expects to reopen the Statue...

Williamsburg: Council Member Stephen Levin to Spider-Man: ‘Thank You For Letting My People Park!’

Following a meeting with community leaders at the offices of United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg, Council Member Stephen Levin commends Columbia Pictures and the...

Flatbush: Homicide On East 23rd Street

A 28-year-old man was shot and killed just after 11am, according to the NYPD. They say they received a 911 call about the shooting...

Bloomberg & Comptroller Liu Announce Sweeping Reforms To City Subcontracting Requirements

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Comptroller John C. Liu today announced that New York City will become the first municipality in the country to...

Williamsburg: Manslaughter Charges Added To Indictment Of Julio Acevedo In Crash Which Killed Glauber...

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced that charges in the indictment of Julio Acevedo, 44, have been increased, to Manslaughter in...

De Blasio Draws ‘Line In The Sand’ On Key Provisions Of NYPD Inspector General...

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio reiterated his call for the creation of a NYPD Inspector General, following reports that the City Council may authorize...

Brooklyn Assemblyman Faces More Federal Charges

A New York state lawmaker already facing bribery charges is facing additional federal charges of falsely securing tens of thousands of dollars in travel...

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