“We want to build a team,” Jackson said. “We have a great opportunity. This is the best place to play basketball … I have to jump in with both feet. I’ve gotta move to New York, and I’ve gotta do this job the right way.”
A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.
“Metro-North must never compromise safety in the interests of the reliability of its train schedule or the efficiency in its railroad operations,” said the report released Friday.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
Investigations into the East Harlem explosion have been launched by the Fire Department of New York, Con Edison, as well as the National Transportation Safety Board.
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The body of 48-year-old Mohamed Hamwi was discovered just after midnight Tuesday near the intersection of 105th Avenue and 173rd Street, police said.
The railroad said it happened at 12:54 a.m. Monday at Park Avenue and East 106th Street.
Firefighters from across the region, some from as far away as Canada, lined the streets Friday for the funeral of Capt. Gregory Barnas in Wallington.
Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.
The Health Department said there have been 30 reported cases of the infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he’s committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.
Kennedy hugged and clasped hands with her lawyers as a six-person jury cleared her of driving while impaired, a misdemeanor.
The defense rested its case Thursday after calling a final witness to stand and introducing a medical journal article that appears to bolster her testimony.
Kennedy testified that she thought she had taken her thyroid medication, but must have taken a sleeping pill by mistake.