Petition To Keep Tappan Zee Bridge Name Gets 45,000 Signers

A petition to remove the late Gov. Mario Cuomo's name from the new Tappan Zee Bridge has garnered more than 45,000 signatures. The Governor Mario...

Thompson Charges Hynes Using Gov’t Resources For Campaign Purposes

The campaign of Democrat Ken Thompson is charging the incumbent Charles Hynes is using government resources for campaign purposes, as he relaunched his reelection...

NY Attorney General In Letter To Muslims Vows To Protect Religious Liberty

New York’s attorney general says he’s committed to enforcing all laws that protect religious liberty for all faiths in the state. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,...

UPDATED: In January, Thompson Reprimanded Hynes For Treating Orthodox Community Better

Standing in Borough Park aside his choice for Brooklyn DA, Tuesday noon, Assemblyman Dov Hikind expressed his support for Ken Thompson, saying he's "the...

Bratton Says NYPD ‘Will Practice What Mandela Preached’

Appearing with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio at a tribute for Nelson Mandela held by the Rev. Al Sharpton, William Bratton said that when he...

NY Minimum Wage Push Spurs US Debate, Faces Hurdles at Home

New York's move to raise fast-food minimum wages to $15 is spurring similar efforts around the country — even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push...

NY Reports Higher Tax Collections Through July

New York’s comptroller reports tax revenues so far this fiscal year are nearly 10 percent higher than the same four months last year. According to...

Council Member Deutsch and Build It Back Leader Tour District

New York City Council Member Chaim Deutsch (D-Brooklyn) was recently joined by Build it Back Director Amy Peterson touring several properties that were damaged...

Secret Recordings Heard In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

The federal trial challenging the New York City Police Department's use of stop-and-frisk continued Tuesday with the playback of secretly recorded audio tapes from...

Supreme Court: Justice Ginsburg Leaves Hospital After Cancer Surgery

A spokeswoman for the Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital after cancer surgery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says...

PHOTOS: NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson Campaigning in The Boro Park Streets On Erev...

Click HERE for photos taken this past Friday, as candidate for NYC Mayor, Bill Thompson greeted people on the streets of Boro park. (YWN...

NYC: Violent Night Leaves At Least 13 Shot In All Five Boroughs

It was a violent night in New York City after at least 13 people were shot - at least two fatally - in incidents...

Christie: No Recollection of Aides Telling of Lane Closures

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie maintains that he has no recollection of any of his aides telling him about lane closures on the George...

Wax Figure of Pope Causes Confusion in NYC

A publicity stunt featuring a life-size wax figure of Pope Francis appearing to wave from the back of a convertible caused some confusion before...

More About The Tragic NYC House Fire That Left 5 Dead, Including Children

Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a fast-moving New York City house fire that killed five people, including two young boys and...

Orthodox Union, UJA-Federation, Agudath Israel Leaders Press NY Legislators to Support the Parental Choice...

With just one week until the end of the New York Legislative Session on June 17, leaders of the Orthodox Union, UJA-Federation of New...

Officials: Alcohol Easy For Underage Buyers To Get In NYC

The city's Health Department says an undercover investigation finds it's easy for underage buyers to get alcohol in city pharmacy, grocery and liquor stores. The...

Trump: US Hitting ISIS ‘Much Harder’ After New York Attack

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. military is attacking the Islamic State group "10 times harder" in response to Tuesday's New York City...

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