There was strength, but little reassurance in Fiorello La Guardia’s voice crackling over WNYC radio 73 years ago.
Some protesters said they planned to disrupt the Rockefeller Center tree lighting — following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Alonzo Brown, 18, is facing a number of charges including robbery, attempted robbery, assault and criminal possession of stolen property.
Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.
Researchers suspect some of the biggest eaters are ants, who are chowing down on food that might otherwise go to rats and other vermin.
A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.
Gay Talese, who covered the building of the bridge for The New York Times, said he made it a point to tell the stories of the “virtually anonymous figures” who constructed Verrazano, which opened 50 years ago Friday
Kevin Darden, 34, was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday in the death of 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, police said.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in a deadly shoving incident on the subway in the Bronx.
City Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.
Police late Monday said they know exactly whom they’re looking for in the death of a man who was shoved man right into the path of a D Train in the Bronx this past weekend, and they are closing in on him.
The 34th Street Parternship wants a ban on food carts along 34th, including on Sundays, when vending rules now don’t apply.
Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued.
Roommate seekers can meet their potential matches over a drink every Wednesday at Wicked Willy’s, a raucous bar on Bleecker Street’s college strip.
Investigators remained in the famed Diamond District in Midtown late into the night Tuesday, after police say armed robbers boldly tricked their way into a building, robbed a store, and pistol-whipped the owner.