A new smartphone app has given New Yorkers a new way to communicate crime tips to the New York Police Department. The NYPD’s new CrimeStoppers app was unveiled Thursday, and lets people send tips in multiple languages, along with photos and videos from their smartphone.
With intermarriage rates worldwide at close to 50%, Rabbi Shlomo Levy makes no secret of his intentions when planning his annual “Peguisha” weekend for college students and young professionals in Buenos Aires. “We want them to meet other single Jews,” he says simply.
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Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Heastie announced on a press release today that the City will no longer issue violations to homeowners for sidewalk damage caused by City trees. The City will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the Trees and Sidewalks program to address 5,500 priority sites over the next three years.
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More than half of hate crimes reported this year in New York City are anti-Semitic, NYPD officials said Wednesday, according to CNN. According to the latest numbers, reported through September 1, anti-Semitic hate crimes in NYC are up 63% this year from last year, with 152 anti-Semitic hate crimes reported this year so far, compared to 93 over the same period last year.
Labor Day weekend is turning out to be a shootout in NYC. As of Monday afternoon (2:30PM ET), 21 people have been shot, and five of the victims killed. Additionally, there have been 7 reported stabbings.
A masked gunman who allegedly opened fire at an occupied police vehicle has died after a shootout with cops in Brooklyn, police say. In a police chase and shootout that ended in a Brownsville backyard, police estimate officer fired more than 60 rounds.
Hours after New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ended her 2020 campaign, it was revealed that Mayor Bill de Blasio was still short of threshold to qualify for the next Democratic debate. Facing a midnight deadline to show both the fundraising and polling needed to reach the fall debates, de Blasio had reportedly failed to hit either mark.
A gun bust in Brooklyn’s 67th police precinct netted an arsenal of over 34 guns and large amounts of munitions. Three people were arrested for involvement during the raid.
Rents are rising while concessions are falling in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but the opposite is happening in Queens, according to Douglas Elliman’s July report on the city’s rental market. Manhattan’s median rent increased by 5.7 percent year over year to hit $3,595, and Brooklyn’s median rent went up by 1.7 percent to hit $3,000, a new record for the borough.
Two pressure cookers caused a scare in a Manhattan subway station Friday morning, causing train delays. The pressure cookers were deemed harmless, and surrounding stations found clear as well.
Brooklyn remains infested by more beady-eyed rodents than any other borough in the city — a dubious distinction the borough’s held for the second year running, according to a newly released study.
It’s getting extremely difficult to live in New York if you’re making less than six figures, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg. The impact is being felt by those who live alone and it’s taking place in areas that were previously seen as affordable.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for NYC until 9 PM. The storms will bring strong winds and heavy rain to the area. Exercise caution when walking, biking, or driving, and remain alert as winds can throw debris and knock out power.
The FDR has been shut in both directions after a crane collapsed, and struck the side of a building. No one has been reported injured, and the building reportedly sustained only minor damage.
Two gunman opened fire at a block party Saturday night, killing one, and injuring eleven. The shooting occurred as the party was just wrapping up, and thousands of attendees heading home.
Con Edison cut power to over 30,000 people in Brooklyn Sunday evening, after a series of outages threatened to become a massive power failure. To stave off disaster, Con Ed cut power to large swaths of South Brooklyn, including Mill Basin, Flatlands, Flatbush and Canarsie.
A heat wave has been forecasted for New York City this weekend, with tempertures to reach nearly 110 degrees. People are reminded to stay hydrated, and indoors as much as possible.
Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan leaving businesses, elevators. and subway cars without electricity. The New York City Fire Department said the fire started at West 64th Street and West End Avenue and has since affected at least 42,000 people by 8pm on Saturday.
A garbage truck overturned Tuesday night in WIlliamsburg, crushing a row of parked cars in Williamsburg. No injuries were reported in the incident.
At least seven people were injured Wednesday when a garbage truck rolled off a New Jersey overpass and onto a roadway near the Lincoln Tunnel, snarling traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year, according to reports.
New York City has joined the list of cities that have prohibited restaurants and other business from using polystyrene foam containers, cups and plates for take-out food, and foam peanuts used as packing material.
There is a fur ban on the table in New York City. If it passes, it will cause some serious anti-Shtreimel sentiment. The fur ban was introduced back in March by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. It does have a clause that contains a religious exemption.