A man charged with slamming his speeding car into pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenager and injuring nearly two dozen people, said he wanted to “kill them all” and police should have shot him to stop him, a prosecutor revealed Friday.
A car slammed onto a busy sidewalk in Times Square about an hour ago, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others. Police say the incident is not terror related.
Between sales tax, property tax and rent, New York City is already one of the nation’s most expensive, yet new data reveals that the city collected nearly a billion dollars in fines and violations, a 3.7% increase from last year and a 16% jump from 2012.
A new bill currently being bandied about in the New York State legislature would allow police officers to use an electronic device to track whether drivers involved in accidents were using portable electronic devices while operating their vehicles.
An MTA station agent is under arrest after being accused of sexually abusing a 19-year-old Orthodox Jewish woman at the 18th Avenue subway station in Borough Park.
A water main break is causing “significant’ traffic issues entering and leaving John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning.
Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime investigated so far this year by the New York Police Department.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing free, full-day early childhood education for all of New York City’s 3-year-olds by the fall of 2021.
The minimum price for a pack of cigarettes would rise to $13 in New York City under a proposal backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
New York City mayoral hopeful Paul Massey visited Crown Heights on Monday, touring the local Matzah Bakery, walking along the neighborhood’s main shopping corridor and stopping in 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters.
Concerns about falling temperatures and icy conditions on roads and sidewalks across the Northeast followed a late-season storm that plastered the region with sleet and snow.
Just days after the New York City Department of Health issued a warning to the medical community to be on the lookout for babies who contracted neonatal herpes via metzitzah b’peh, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that he intends to reconsider whether or a 2015 deal that removed a requirement for parental consent is working as planned.
The much-hyped blizzard of the winter of 2017 didn’t pan out, having passed through New York City dropping a mere 2-4 inch dusting of snow, with a trail of freezing rain in its aftermath.
U.S. airlines have already canceled about 5,300 flights Monday and Tuesday as a late-winter storm is expected to dump enough snow to disrupt travel in the Northeast.
The Northeast is bracing for winter’s last hurrah — a blizzard expected to sweep the New York region starting Monday with possibly the season’s biggest snowstorm dumping up to 18 inches on New York City.
A cold snap and snowfall are expected to arrive in New York City beginning early Friday morning. A winter Weather Advisory is in effect for most of the Tri-State area until Friday afternoon.
The first confirmed case in 2017 of neo-natal herpes that is directly linked to metzitzah b’peh has been confirmed by the New York City Department of Health, prompting the city to send out an alert warning medical personnel to be on the alert for additional cases.
Standing in the lobby of one of several Jewish institutions in the New York City area that have been recently targeted with bomb threats, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to take a tough stand against bias crimes during a Tuesday morning press conference.
The NYPD says it has seen a 55 percent increase in hate crimes compared to the same time last year. That includes a 94 percent surge in anti-Semitic incidents.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that a man suspected of multiple incidents of bias graffiti at Pennsylvania Station was arrested and charged for committing a series of hate crimes. The arrest and charges highlight the aggressive actions the state is undertaking to combat the growth of hate crimes and anti-Semitism.
Some 42 tombstones were discovered toppled over in a Jewish Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, but police and cemetery managers say it was not vandalism. Despite this local elected officials are calling for an investigation.
An investigation by ABC7’s Jim Hoffer uncovers what is believed to be ticket quotas being enforced against enforcement officers in New York City’s Department of Sanitation, leading resident and business owners to complain about bogus tickets.