WATCH: Greenfield Makes The Final Case for Kalman Yeger

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In his final message of the election, Councilman David Greenfield speaks of some of the challenges that he faced when he...

Sept. 11 Convict Now Says He Renounces Terrorism, Bin Laden

The only man ever convicted in a U.S. court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism, al-Qaida...

Boro Park: Community Board 12 Votes Unanimously In Support Of The NYPD

At their regularly scheduled monthly Board meeting held on Monday, December 29, Community Board 12 voted unanimously to adopt a Resolution in support of...

Report: Shootings By NYPD Fell In 2013

The New York Police Department says the number of police shootings fell in 2013. The report found that there were 40 instances in which officers...

NJ Transit Conductor Suspended After ‘Illegals’ Announcement

New Jersey Transit has suspended a conductor for allegedly announcing on a morning train that immigration agents were on board looking for "illegals." The incident...

NY Board Says Election Donor Limit Unenforceable

New York's Board of Elections says the $150,000 limit on state campaign donations by an individual will no longer be enforced following recent federal...

Bloomberg Announces $50 Million To Fight Opioid Epidemic

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies said over the...

YWN Wishes Everyone A Beautiful And Kosher Pesach 5778!

On this Erev Pesach morning of 5778, YWN would like to thank our devoted readers across the globe for visiting YWN each day and...

Williamsburg: Driver Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison for Fatal Crash That...

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 46-year-old Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison following his...

PHOTOS: Boro Park Hatzolah Ambulance Involved In Accident While Enroute To Hospital

A Boro Park Hatzolah ambulance was involved in an accident on Thursday morning. The Ambulance was transporting a patient to Lutheran Hospital, when a...

Assemblyman Eichenstein Presides Over Assembly [PHOTOS]

New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein presides over the New York State Assembly on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in the State Capitol in Albany,...

Marine Park: Search Continues For Missing 20-Year-Old Autistic Brian Gewirtz

On Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015, Brian Gewirtz, a 20 year old man with autism and type 2 diabetes, went missing from his home in...

NYCLU Analysis: Most Stop and Frisks Are in Bronx, Brooklyn

Black and Hispanic men are more likely to be stopped in the Bronx and Brooklyn than other boroughs, according to an analysis of police...

Pertussis Cases Confirmed in Rockland County; Vaccinations Urged

As of March 7, 2019, 15 cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been confirmed in Rockland County. A number of these...

WATCH: NYPD Mistakenly Swarms Trump Supporter Because Of MAGA Hat

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Photo: Chabad Lights 12-Foot Ice Menorah In Midtown Manhattan

Thousands of holiday shoppers, tourists and business people in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday witnessed the sculpting and lighting of a 12 foot ice menorah in...

WATCH: Vehicle Wanted In Two Attempted Child Abductions In Far Rockaway – Shomrim Looking...

As YWN published on Sunday, there were two attempted child abductions on Shabbos, March 14, 2015. One occurred at around 1:40PM on Mott Avenue...

Levaya of Hagaon HaRav Shamshon Grozovsky ZATZAL

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Shamshon Grozovsky ZATZAL. He was 97. Rav Grozovsky was born in Vilna to his father,...

Met Council Fights For Low Income New Yorkers Losing Benefits [PHOTOS]

Is it possible to be worse off because of an increase in the minimum wage? In some cases, the answer is yes. Shira* is...

HERE WE GO AGAIN: DeBlasio Says NYC Schools Could Shut Down ‘As Early As...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that parents should “be prepared” for the possibility of schools shutting down “as early as Monday” as the...

Riot In Flatbush Over NYPD Shooting [UPDATED 11:30PM EST]

Dozens of people marched in front of a Brooklyn police station to protest the deadly shooting of a 16-year-old boy over the weekend, throwing...

Cuomo Says He Will Debate GOP Challenger

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he expects to debate his Republican challenger in the general election. Cuomo refused to debate his Democratic primary opponent, liberal activist...

Rangel Primary Victory Assures Him One More Hurrah

After nearly half a century in office, Rep. Charles Rangel emerged from a bruising primary in his self-proclaimed last campaign squeaking to victory —...

The Giuliani Ticket – Lhota and Storobin Together on Campaign Trail

No! Joe is not running for President and David is not his running mate. In what is seen as an unusual step, Republicans Joe...

Six Heavily Occupied Jewish Neighborhoods In NYC See COVID-19 Uptick

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is targeting six neighborhoods that have seen recent upticks in coronavirus cases, with an...

THE TISCHLER SHOW CONTINUES: Heshy Says He Will Be Arrested on Monday Morning

Heshy Tischler announced on social media that he has been informed that he will be arrested on Monday morning after Simchas Torah. "I just got...

Mayor-Elect De Blasio Met With President Peres In NYC

In a meeting not disclosed to the public, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio met with Israel's President Shimon Peres in New York City today. "Had the...

NYC Councilmen Deutsch And Yeger Meet With NYPD Chief Of Department About Security

The following is an open letter from Councilman Deutsch sent to the community on Erev Yom Kippur: Dear neighbors, The Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur begins...

Hikind, Home Depot Team Up To Distribute Free Smoke Detectors To Community

Following the tragic fire that took the lives of seven children in Midwood, Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) and The Home Depot will be distributing...

NYPD: Suspect in Imam’s Slaying Had Gun Stashed in Wall

The suspect in the "assassination" of an imam and his friend after they left a mosque had the murder weapon stashed in the wall...

Thompson Within Striking Distance For NYC Mayor

In the topsy-turvy New York City mayoral race that has been filled with larger-than-life characters, Bill Thompson has run a steady, under-the-radar campaign. And...

NY Dems Mull Changes To Insane Bail Law

A state senator said Wednesday that some Democrats are considering a plan that would make changes to New York’s law that largely eliminated cash...

Brick Crashes Through Roof Of Bronx Bus, Hits 19-Year-Old

Police say a brick has punched a hole in the roof of a New York City bus and injured a passenger. Police are investigating if...

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