An 11-year-old Jewish girl was niftar Monday evening, after a fire tore through a home in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood. One firefighter was also injured battling the blaze, which according to reports was not intentionally set.
United States Attorney Richard P. Donoghue published the following statement after a man who attempted to rob four New York City banks was released from police custody due to the Justice Reform Laws. The man went on to commit two additional bank robberies before the federal government stepped in.
A plan from Consolidated Edison to raise rates on electric over the next years was approved Thursday. Monthly bills for typical residential customers will climb 4.2% this year for electricity.
The MTA board voted 9-3 Wednesday to add hundreds of police officers to the subway system. The MTA says the 500 additional uniformed officers are necessary to combat a rise in crime on the subways.
A petition against the discontinuing of a carpool discount by three major Manhattan crossings has gained traction, with over 9,000 people already signing on.
The first snow storm of the season is scheduled to hit NYC Sunday morning, with up to four inches projected to fall on the five boroughs. The storm will bring dangerous road conditions and is expected to drag into Monday.
In what Governor Cuomo is being touted as a great victory for consumers, New York State has reached an agreement with National Grid US regarding its moratorium on gas service.
A young, off-duty NYPD officer, a off duty firefighter and another person were involved in an early Saturday morning crash on the FDR that left the Police Officer dead. Video of the crash shows the high speed wreck.
Unofficial election results from the New York City November 5th election paint a simple picture on the winners and the losers. By far the biggest loss for the Jewish community is the likely passing of the proposed change to the voting system, making it Ranked Choice Voting.
NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill is resigning his position on Monday, according to City Hall. The top cop will make it official in an afternoon press briefing, confirming the long-swirling rumors of his resignation.
Over a Thousand demonstrators flooded Downtown Brooklyn to protest two viral incidents of police “brutality” on teenagers in the subway. The protesters vandalized a police vehicle, and jumped subway turnstiles in protest.
Twice as many people were shot last week compared to the same time last year — as the NYPD tallied an average of more than three gun-violence victims each day, official statistics revealed Tuesday.
A Police vehicle overturned Motzai Shabbos after it hit another vehicle in a Brooklyn intersection. Two officers were reported injured, and taken by ambulance to the hospital.
Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to hit the New York City area Wednesday afternoon, and continue into Thursday, according to Accuweather.
The number of hate crimes against Jews in New York City has risen significantly over the first nine months of this year, part of a citywide rise in such offenses. The New York Police Department has reported 311 total hate crimes through September, as opposed to 250 reported through the same period in 2018, according to Deputy Inspector Mark Molinari, who heads the department’s Hate Crimes Task Force.
A man wielding a metal pipe killed four men and critically injured a fifth man in vicious attacks on the streets of Chinatown early Saturday morning. A 24-year-old suspect was arrested nearby on the Bowery without incident after the brutal attacks at three different locations in the neighborhood.
YeshivaWorldNews Using the term “illegal alien” or threatening to call ICE on a person in New York City could result in a hefty fine. The NYC Commission on Human Rights said using the term “illegal alien” is illegal under law […]
Watch as NYPD Police Officer Brian Mulkeen, who fell in the Line of Duty on Sunday September 29, 2019, is escorted to his home in Monroe, NY by a Police escort. Throughout the route, uniformed service members stood at attention, giving the officer their farewell.
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.
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.
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.