New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived to meet with federal prosecutors on Friday morning as part of their lengthy investigation into whether people involved in fundraising for his election campaign broke corruption laws, according to news reports.
State lawmakers overruled New York City’s mayor and city council by blocking a fee on non-reusable shopping bags in the city just hours before it was set to take effect.
John F. Kennedy International Airport implemented a full ground stop on all flights this morning, as a powerful, fast-moving storm sweeps into the Northeast with the potential for more than a foot of snow.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch as heavy snow moves into the tri-state area. The watch goes into effect late Wednesday night until 6:00pm on Thursday, with 6-10 inches of snow expected to fall.
A heartwarming story of New Yorkers coming together to combat hatred is going viral in america’s newsrooms. It occurred last night, Saturday, on the 1 train, where commuters were horrified to discover swastikas scrawled on every advertisement and every window.
New York City and its largest police union settled on a tentative five-year labor contract on Tuesday that includes salary increases while also agreeing that all patrol officers will wear body cameras by the end of 2019.
New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that accused police officers of writing at least 900,000 summonses for offenses like trespassing, disorderly conduct and urinating in public that were later dismissed because of legal insufficiency.
A powerful weather system swept up the U.S. East Coast on Monday with pounding rain and high winds, potentially snarling travel for millions after tornadoes killed at least 18 people in Georgia and Mississippi over the weekend.
If Hillary Clinton decided to run as an independent for New York City mayor this year, she would open with a sizable lead over incumbent Democrat Bill de Blasio, according to Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.
The GOP-controlled State Senate moved Tuesday to block the city from imposing a 5-cent fee on plastic and paper shopping bags. Senators voted 42-18 in favor of a measure sponsored by Sen. Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) that prohibits the city from charging taxes or fees on any carry-out merchandise bags.
New York State Senator Simcha Felder was joined at City Hall by Senators Marty Golden and Tony Avella, Assemblyman Michael Cusick, and other colleagues on both sides of the aisle today to call on Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council to stop a regressive tax on plastic bags slated to begin next month. The legislators called the five-cent tax on each disposable plastic bag a bad deal for working- and middle-class New Yorkers, and another example of government “nickel and diming” taxpayers and their families.
Management at electronics giant B & H Photo Video are faced with a problem that other companies would kill to have: having to relocate their warehouses because business is booming.
Traffic deaths in New York City have declined for the third straight year, dropping to 229 in 2016, which is the lowest number of traffic deaths since record-keeping began in 1910.
Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City’s many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) presented today Midwood High School hero Ahmed Khalifa with a citation and laptop Thursday for his aid in the apprehension of the assailant who assaulted an Orthodox Jewish woman on a Coney-Island bound Q train December 28.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has issues a “Snow Advisory” ahead of some wintry weather that could make for some slippery conditions during the Friday morning rush.
New York City recorded its fewest number of shootings in 2016 and narrowly missed setting a new record low for homicides since comparable record keeping began more than two decades ago, the NYPD has reported.
More than 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train crashed into the Atlantic terminal station in Brooklyn this morning.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that high-speed open road, cashless tolling will be completed on all MTA-operated bridges and tunnels in the New York metropolitan region by the end of 2017, with automatic tolling beginning at the Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown Tunnels next month.
Parking is one of the biggest headaches in New York City, but a new app may be about to make things easier. Drivers will soon be able to pay for street parking via their cell phones, with the city having partnered with Parkmobile to create an app for payments at all of the city’s street meters.
Yasmin Seweid, an 18-year-old Baruch College student, was arrested and charged with filing a false police report after initially claiming that she was harassed and called a “terrorist” by three young men on the subway – who purportedly identified themselves as Donald Trump supporters.
The New York City Department of Emergency Management released a list of tips and safety guidelines for New Yorkers to prepare for upcoming extreme cold weather.