NYC: A ‘Heat Wave’ in January

Greater New York is just starting what could be an eight day stretch of abnormally warm weather: a veritable heat wave in January. Tuesday reached...

Commuter Ferry Slams Into Manhattan Pier [UPDATED 1:00PM EST]

9:12AM EST: NYPD, FDNY and FDNY EMS are on scene at Gouverneur Lane South Street, and investigating a commuter ferry that had a hard...

Brooklyn: 4 Hurt When Car Smashes Through Dunkin’ Donuts

An out-of-control car crashed through the front of a Dunkin' Donuts store in Brooklyn Tuesday evening, hurting four customers inside, three of them seriously,...

NYPD: Burned Body Is Brooklyn 4-Year-Old Missing Girl

Police have identified a charred body found along the Brooklyn shoreline as that of a 14-year-old girl reported missing. Police say Shaniesha Forbes' body was...

NYC Says 2010 Blizzard Death ‘An Act Of God’

New York City lawyers say the death of a woman in the 2010 blizzard was "solely an act of God." Kathleen Thomas died the morning...

More Anti-Muslim Ads Go Up In NYC Subways

The group that equated Muslim radicals with savages in advertisements last year has put up another set of provocative ads in dozens of New...

205-Page Sandy Report Details NY’s Storm Needs

Floodgates for tunnels, subways and airports as well as a network of safe havens like old Civil Defense shelters should be among quick, simple...

New Mother In Suspected Bomb-Making Den Released On Bail

A New York woman arrested after bomb-making manuals, weapons and a highly explosive compound were found in her apartment was released on bail into...

PHOTOS: NYS Senator Eric Adams Meets Vishnitzer Rebbe

NYS Senator Eric Adams paid a visit to the Vishnitzer Rebbe last week. The Rebbe, HaRav Menachem Mendle Hager, was on a visit from...

Pinny Ringel Rejoins Bill De Blaisio’s Staff

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced today Pincas (Pinny) Ringel has rejoined his office as Community Affairs Associate. Ringel's responsibilities include expanding the office's...

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs Announces Proposed Electoral Reforms

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs (D-Brooklyn) announced her support today for bills that would reform New York’s electoral process through early voting measures (A.689) measure and...

Brooklyn: NYPD Involved Shooting [UPDATED 2:20PM EST]

NYPD sources confirm to YWN that an off-duty NYPD officer has shot a perp at Clarendon Road and Utica Avenue around 1:00PM, Tuesday afternoon. Exact details are...

NYC Mayoral Candidates Issue Statments Following Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Statement by Manhattan Boro President Scott Stringer: "I welcome today's federal court ruling that lays bare the flaws in New York City’s stop and frisk system—including the...

Judge Orders NYPD To Halt Certain Stop-And-Frisks

A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable...

PHOTOS: 200 Yartzheit Of Baal HaTanya Held In Mayan Yisroel In Flatbush

Sunday marked 200 years since the passing of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi. He is known as the Alter Rebbe, and the Baal HaTanya...

Google Offers NYC Neighborhood Free WiFi

Google Inc and a New York redevelopment organization are providing a Manhattan neighborhood with free public WiFi Internet access, making it the largest area...

Mayor Bloomberg: Teachers’ Union Exaggerating His Remark

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has accused the New York City teachers’ union of diverting attention from the issues over a remark he made comparing it...

Off-Duty Correction Officer Arrested for DWI in Brooklyn

An off-duty NYPD correction officer was arrested for driving while intoxicated and crashing into a pole on Farragut Road and East 51st Street. Officer...

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