De Blasio, Stringer, James, Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio took the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York...

No Major Delays At NYC Airports Due To High Winds

No major delays are reported at New York City's airports but passengers are advised to check with their airlines before leaving home. The National Weather...

Proposal To Open Up East River Waterfront For Residents

New York City is proposing a plan that would reconnect residents to a stretch of the East River waterfront now with limited access. The area...

Bill de Blasio Takes the Minimum Wage Challenge

Today, Bill de Blasio began a week-long challenge to demonstrate the need for an increase in New York City's minimum wage. Each participant in...

Lawmaker Apologizes for Comparing Cuomo to Hitler

An New York assemblyman apologized Tuesday hours after he said Hitler and Mussolini would have been proud of Gov. Andrew Cuomo for pushing through...

Latest Blizzard Forecast For NYC [Friday 7:30AM EST]

A light wintery mix of precipitation is moving into the New York City area. Precipitation will change over to rain later this morning before...

NYC Comptroller Announces Bank Clawback Agreement

City Comptroller John Liu on Thursday announced an agreement with three big banks to expand their policies on reclaiming certain payments to help cover...

Fleet Week: New Yorkers Bummed As The Annual Bash Is Canned

Something's going to be missing from New York City this spring: sailors. Because of federal budget cuts, the Navy's annual Fleet Week soiree in the...

Eliot Spitzer Eyeing To Replace Cuomo As Governor

An increasingly nervous Gov. Cuomo is considering his options to prevent the “very real’’ possibility that disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer will win the...

PHOTOS: Candidate For NYC Comptroller Elliot Spitzer Visiting Munkatcher Rebbe

Click HERE for photos of candidate for NYC Comptroller, Elliot Spitzer, on a recent visit to the Munkatcher Rebbe SHlita. (YWN Desk - NYC)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Defends Ads Targeting Pro Gun Democrat

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending his super-PAC’s anti-gun ads in the Chicago-area district of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Bloomberg says the...

63 Indicted In NYC Gangs Crackdown

Authorities say 63 people have been indicted in a crackdown against three violent Manhattan street gangs. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Police...

Protesters At NYC Capitol Call To Repeal NY Gun Law

A few hundred people have gathered at New York's state capitol building in Albany to press for repeal of the state's tough new gun...

Brooklyn: Tickets Issued To Cyclists Skyrocket

The number of tickets issued to cyclists has skyrocketed since the city’s bike share program was launched last month, according to recent reports. The New...

Ex-NY Speaker Silver Balks At Reporting Income, Cites Federal Probe

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is declining to report his outside income on a state disclosure form, citing federal charges that he...

Manhattan: NYPD Shoot Man Wielding Metal Chain

A man was shot and critically wounded after he swung a metal chain at a police officer in Manhattan. Police say officers had responded to...

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...

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Badly Hurt In Fire Leaves Hospital

A New York City police officer who survived a Coney Island fire last month that killed her partner left the hospital Monday to wild...