Brooklyn: Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation Of Sheepshead Bay H.S.

Sheepshead Bay High School was evacuated Tuesday morning after a report of a suspicious package. The package turned out to be a depth gauge...

VIDEO: Squadron Kicks Off Runoff Primary For Public Advocate

Democratic candidate for Public Advocate Daniel Squadron was joined by his broad coalition of supporters from across the city to officially kick off...

Race For Brooklyn District Attorney Heats Up

The race for Brooklyn district attorney is steadily heating up. The past few weeks have seen a stream of attacks and harsh television and billboard...

Mayor-Elect de Blasio Makes Up With Brooklyn Democratic Power Brokers

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio played nice, making up with a group that endorsed Bill Thompson in the Democratic mayoral primary, Capital New York's Sally...

NYC To Use Cameras To Enforce Speed Limit Starting Thursday

As part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to reduce pedestrian deaths, New York City will start issuing speeding tickets to drivers clocked by...

NYC: Dozen Arrests Made On Steps Of US Courthouse

Demonstrators say a dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have been arrested at a historic New York federal courthouse. A release...

Person Shot in Boro Park [7:00PM]

7:00PM: A person has been shot on 38 Street and 12 Ave, YWN-NYC has learned. The NYPD is on the scene at 1237 38...

The Latest On Prison Escape: Day 7 Of Searching For Convicts

Squads of law enforcement officers are heading out for a seventh day of searching for two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in...

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to Audit Hate Crime Reporting in New York State

The Office of the State Comptroller is auditing the Division of Criminal Justice Services’ oversight and management of hate crime reporting across the state,...

NYC Mayor DeBlasio Issues Storm Update [8:00AM]

The National Weather Service’s Winter Storm Warning remains in effect across all five boroughs and much of the region through 1 PM Friday. With...

TRACKING THE STORM: NY Governor Cuomo Delivers Storm Update (Friday 4:00PM ET)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today encouraged New Yorkers to prepare for hazardous winter weather due to the Nor’easter that will move up the east...

More Fliers, Less Tickets In NYC Jaywalking Fight

A police effort to curb jaywalking in a bustling New York City neighborhood has shifted from writing tickets to distributing information after a spate...

NYC Moves Forward With Review Of School Bus Bids

For four weeks, thousands of school bus drivers and chaperones have been on strike to stop the city from signing new bus contracts without...

DOH Launches New Ads Highlighting High Sugar Content Of Fruit-Flavored Drinks

The Health Department today launched new ads educating New Yorkers about the added sugars found in fruit-flavored drinks, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports...

Statement From NY Governor Cuomo On Chanukah

“Tonight at sundown, members of the Jewish community all across New York will gather with family and friends to begin the celebration of Hanukkah. “Hanukkah...

NY: New Program To Train Residents For Emergencies

A new Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program aims to train New Yorkers to be ready for disasters and emergencies. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the goal...

NY Senate To Review MTA’s Finances

State lawmakers in New York are taking a look at the finances of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Two state Senate committees will hold a hearing...

Suit-Wearing Bandits Rob Manhattan Store of Bags of Watches

Three well-dressed armed bandits burst into a luxury Manhattan jewelry store on Tuesday afternoon before fleeing on foot with bags of expensive watches. One suspect...