On 20th Anniversary, NYPD Commish Says ’93 WTC Attack Should Have Been Warning Sign

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was at 1 Police Plaza when he was first alerted to the explosion at the World Trade Center site in...

Bloomberg: State Should Follow NYC On Soda Size Rule

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spearheaded a first-of-its-kind crackdown on supersized, sugary drinks — and now he’d like the state to follow...

Brooklyn: Drunk Driver Who Killed Moshe Berkowitz Z”L Gets Convicted

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the conviction of Anel Kolenovic, 25, on charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Operating...

Dov Hikind, Brooklyn Assemblyman, Wears Blackface For Purim Party

Assemblyman Dov Hikind wore blackface to a Purim party at his New York City home this weekend, and says the costume wasn't offensive. The New...

Damaged Brooklyn Rink Back On Ice

Kids are back on the ice at a Coney Island skating rink, after Hurricane Sandy left the building with more than $30,000 in damage. The...

South Street Seaport Area In Lower Manhattan A ‘Ghost Town’ Months After Hurricane Sandy

The historic cobblestone streets and 19th-century mercantile buildings near the water's edge in lower Manhattan are eerily deserted, a neighborhood silenced by Superstorm Sandy. Just...

City Drivers Want Brakes Applied To Gas Pump Prices

It’s been a brutal February at the pump, but there’s a chance the steady rise of gas prices might slow a bit. The head of...

Greenfield Working with 66th Precinct and Shomrim to Prevent Friday Night Car Break-ins

Councilman David G. Greenfield is thanking the NYPD’s 66th Precinct and neighborhood Shomrim volunteers for their efforts to stem the rise in the number...

New York Airport Traffic Nears All-Time High

Passenger traffic at the New York area's four commercial airports increased in 2012 despite closures caused by Superstorm Sandy. The Port Authority of New York...

NY Man Threatened Mayor, Gov on Facebook: Police

Police say a Rockland County man with a cache of weapons made death threats on Facebook against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg and several...

Brooklyn: Judge Temporarily Halts Closure Of Long Island College Hospital

Hours after management submitted its proposal to close Long Island College Hospital, a Brooklyn judge put the brakes on the plan by issuing a...

Rat Tales Abound In NYC After Superstorm Sandy

At the height of Superstorm Sandy, city residents watching seawater pour into the subway system couldn't help but wonder: What will become of all...

New York State Gets Tough On Sandy Insurers

New York State has told its financial watchdog to investigate three insurance companies for dragging their heels when it comes to processing claims for...

Judge Stops NY State From Cutting $260 Mln In NYC School Funds

A judge temporarily blocked New York state from cutting approximately $260 million in New York city school funding on Thursday after education and union...

Greenfield Invites Public to View Participatory Budgeting Projects and Decide How to Spend $1M

Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield is inviting all Borough Park, Midwood and Bensonhurst residents to take part in the ongoing participatory budgeting initiative...

Bloomberg Signs Executive Order To Waive Fees For Businesses recovering From Hurricane Sandy

As Promised in State of the City, Business Rebuilding After Sandy Will Not Have to Pay Certain Application, Permit, Inspection and Registration Fees Mayor Michael...

MTA: MetroCard Now More ‘Flexible’

The MTA says riders will now be able to fill their MetroCards with both unlimited-ride time and pay-per-ride dollars. The change will allow New Yorkers...

Coastal Storm Expected to Bring Rain to NYC This Weekend

A Coastal low pressure system is approaching the New York City area this weekend.  The current forecast models indicate a primarily rain event, with...

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