Hate Crime In Crown Heights: Racist Graffiti Covers Entire City Block

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating after racist graffiti was discovered on an entire block in Crown Heights. Authorities say someone spray-painted anti-black...

NYC Officials Kick Off New Manhattan Development

New York City officials have officially kicked off a new 5 million-square-foot development project that will be built on a platform over railroad tracks...

Statement From Gov Cuomo On Pending Congressional Vote For Sandy Relief Package

“It has been 78 days since New York State suffered the worst natural disaster in its history. Sandy destroyed or severely damaged almost 19,000...

Nadler: End The Madness & Approve Funding For Hurricane Sandy Relief

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), representative of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, spoke in strong support of H.R. 152,...

Transit Union Urging Subway Operators To Slow Down

Subway operators are being urged to slow down as they enter stations in the wake of two recent incidents where riders were pushed in...

Christine Quinn Wants to Kill Textbooks, Give School Kids Tablets

New York, NY - City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn today presented a series of proposals for improving New York City’s schools. The Speaker’s...

Bloomberg: City Not Negotiating with Bus Drivers

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday morning he wouldn’t budge to avoid a bus strike that would likely strand more than 150,000 city schoolchildren, as...

Flatbush: Will it be the Missionary Center or a Kiruv Center?

Chosen People Ministries (a Jews for J missionary group) has spent $2.1 million to acquire a building and an additional nearly $1 million more...

Cranes Install Base of WTC Spire

A part of the spire that will top off One World Trade Center was installed Tuesday morning. Workers using two giant cranes on the 104th...

Former MTA Chairman Lhota To File Papers For A Mayoral Run

Likely mayoral candidate Joe Lhota made his candidacy all but official Monday, as he said at a Manhattan lunch event that he will file...

NYC: Bus Drivers Shouldn’t Take It Out On Kids

New York City's schools chancellor says school bus drivers should take up their dispute with the court, not on the children. Local 1181 of the...

NYC: Accused Subway Pusher Deemed Fit To Stand Trial

A Queens woman who allegedly pushed a 46-year-old man to his death on a New York City subway track was found “fit to stand...

Bloomberg & FDNY Commissioner Swear-In New Class Of 318 Probationary Firefighters

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano today swore in 318 new Probationary Firefighters. The new firefighters, known as “probies,” will...

NYPD Looks To GPS Pill Bottles To Combat Drug Thefts

Police in New York City plan to combat the theft of painkillers and other highly addictive prescription medicines by asking pharmacies around the city...

Bloomberg Statement On Looming School Bus Strike

STATEMENT OF MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON DECISION TO STRIKE BY LOCAL 1181 OF THE AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION “With its regrettable decision to strike, the...

Broklyn: Off-Duty Cop Arrested In 71 Pct For Menacing

An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested early Monday and charged with menacing, the NYPD tells YWN. 34-year-old Jim Paul was taken into custody at 2:05AM,...

PHOTOS: Memorial At 70 Pct For Police Officer Frank Hennessy

Officer Frank Hennessy suffered a fatal brain aneurysm while responding to a man with a gun call at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and...

Senator Diaz Write Letter To Gov Cuomo

January 14, 2013 The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York State New York State Capitol Building Executive Chamber Albany, New York 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo: During your third State...

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