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.
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.