Statue of Liberty Still Closed – 3 Months After Hurricane Sandy

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Department of Interior (DOI) to expeditiously release a hard and fast timeline of when repairs...

MTA Considers Closing Subway Stations If They Get Too Crowded

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority thinks there could come a day where New York, like London, has to shut down big subway stations like Grand...

NYPD Helicopter Flyover For Koch Funeral

A flyover by New York City police helicopters is one of the honors for former Mayor Ed Koch. The noon flyover at Fifth Avenue and...

Former Mayor Koch to Get True New York Farewell

Ed Koch is being remembered as the quintessential New Yorker — an admired but tough, colorful former mayor who will be honored at his...

Civil Rights Lawyers: NYPD Spying Violates Rules

The New York Police Department's focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and '70s that was banned under a landmark...

NYC School Bus Workers On Strike Lose Health Benefits

School bus drivers and matrons who remain on the picket line are now without health benefits. Since the strike began in mid-January, medical insurance...

Manhattan: Major Water Main Break – 23 St & Broadway; Subway Station Evacuated

A major water main break has just been reported on Broadway and 23 Street. The FDNY and NYPD are reporting large amounts of water are entering...

Guilty Plea Expected In Federal Reserve Plot

A guilty plea is expected next week in the 2012 plot to bomb the Federal Reserve in New York City. Online court records show Quazi...

DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime Lab

The New York City medical examiner's office has discovered 55 cases in which it failed to upload vital DNA evidence samples from crime scenes...

Panel: MTA Roadside Billboards Are Illegal

The MTA's roadside billboards are illegal and could cost the agency $1 million a year. An independent panel said in a decision Thursday that the...

PHOTOS: Elected Officials Protest At Brooklyn College For Sponsoring Anti-Semitic Lectures

Numerous elected officials addressed a huge gathering of students, faculty and press Thursday morning at Brooklyn College to strongly criticize Brooklyn College for officially...

Brooklyn College Defends Endorsement of Anti-Israel BDS Event

The following email has been sent to all Brooklyn College students and faculty: Dear students, faculty, and staff, Each semester, student clubs, academic departments, and other...

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies; Will Be Buried in Church Cemetery

Former Mayor Ed Koch, the combative, acid-tongued politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during a three-term City Hall run in which he...

Progressive Brooklyn and Citywide Elected Officials’ and Leaders’ Letter Regarding Brooklyn College Endorsement of...

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Councilman Brad Lander, joined by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, NYC Comptroller John Liu, NYC Public Advocate Bill de...

Operator, Contractor Cited In Queens Crane Collapse

A crane operator and a contractor didn't inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building...

NYC: Ed Koch Placed In Intensive Care Unit

This afternoon former Mayor Ed Koch was placed in the intensive care unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, Mayor Koch's cardiologist and...

NYS To Provide Free Inspections To Sandy Victims

ov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will offer free safety and health inspections to businesses hit by Superstorm Sandy, saving each of them more...

NY Comptroller OK’s Deal For New Driver’s Licenses

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has approved the Cuomo administration's contract for new driver's licenses that will have black-and-white photos produced by the...