Stop & Frisk Critics Start NYC Voter Drive

Civil rights and community groups that joined forces to decry New York Police Department tactics now aim to become an electoral force by registering...

NYC: Handcuffed Fugitive Captured After Halting Subways

A handcuffed teenage fugitive was captured by New York police on Monday six hours after he escaped custody by knocking over a detective and...

NYS Senator Sampson Pleads Not Guilty In Corruption Probe

A once-powerful New York state senator has pleaded not guilty to charges of embezzlement, obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. Federal prosecutors already...

Remarks By NYPD Commissioner Kelly At Prescription Drug Panel With President Bill Clinton

Good morning. I want to thank President Clinton for his leadership on this issue and the Clinton Global Health Initiative for partnering with the...

Brooklyn: Construction Workers Seriously Hurt In Crane Collapse

A cherry picker overturned in Canarsie section of Brooklyn Monday morning, trapping a worker and injuring a second. The equipment tipped over at a construction...

Manhattan: Subways Shut Down After NYPD Suspect Escapes

A teenager in custody for allegedly ripping necklaces off several women escaped from police in Manhattan Monday, prompting authorities to shut down subway service...

NYC: 911 Call Center Facing Operator Shortage

The city's 911 system is dealing with a shortage of emergency operators. The fire department says the shortfall started when its training facility was...

FBI Statement On Arrest of and Charges Against NYS Senator John Sampson

FBI New York Assistant Director in Charge George Venizelos prepared the following remarks concerning the arrest and charging of State Senator John Sampson: Today, we...

NJ Transit Makes Upgrades To NYC’s Penn Station

New Jersey Transit hopes its passengers will find it easier to catch a train at New York City's Penn Station. The agency has upgraded technology...

9/11 Memorial Fees Called ‘Slap In The Face’

Charging admission fees to the National September 11 Memorial Museum is an outrage and a “slap in the face,” said one group that represents...

Brooklyn: NYS Senator Sampson Arrested On Corruption Charges

Another New York lawmaker has run afoul of the law. Sen. John Sampson was arrested on Monday in the latest corruption case brought by federal...

NYC Cigarette Tax Fight Hampered By Low Fines

High taxes have emerged as the No. 1 weapon in the war on smoking. The more cigarettes cost, research has shown, the fewer people...

Staten Island: $5.9 Million To Restore Sandy-Damaged Beaches

Some beaches on Staten Island damaged by Superstorm Sandy are getting some restoration help. Gov. Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising...

Developers Creating Apps For NYC Transit Riders

Tech developers have been working on apps they hope will be useful for riders on New York City's transit system. They've been spending the weekend...

Federal Charges Expected Against Brooklyn Sen. John Sampson

The following is a NY Daily News exclusive: A prominent Brooklyn state senator is the latest politician snared in a long-running federal corruption probe, with...

NYC ALERT – Street, Highway, Bridge Closures During 5 Boro Bike Tour

Tens of thousands of bicyclists are off to the races for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The race kicked off at 7:45 a.m. at...

Former Manhattan DA Blasts Proposed NYPD Oversight

Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau is ripping the idea of an inspector general for the city's police department. Writing in the Wall Street Journal,...

Bloomberg Gives $15M Loan To Sept. 11 Museum

The National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum has received a low-interest $15 million loan from Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help the nonprofit with a...

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