First NYPD Body Cameras Hit The Streets In Washington HeightsNearly 60 officers at the 34th Precinct in Washington Heights will begin wearing the devices Thursday afternoon.
City Council Considers Major New Crackdowns On Smoking In NYCEarlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new push to cut down on smoking and vaping – including new taxes and license requirements. Now the City Council is considering going well beyond that.
De Blasio Slams Bo Dietl Over Remark That Judge Looked Like Chirlane McCrayMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday called a remark about his wife by opponent Bo Dietl un-American.
Popular Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’ Prompts Schools To Warn Parents About Teen SuicideThe show, a cautionary tale about suicide, has become the latest binge-watching craze among high school age viewers.
NJ TRANSIT Riders Deal With 60 Minute Delays; Access To Penn Station RestoredDelays on the NJ TRANSIT system persisted as the evening rush began at Penn Station due to the overhead wire problems.
Privacy Concerns Arise Over New York's 'Textalyzer' BillA bill to let the police scan drivers' cell phones after a crash is gaining steam in Albany, but it has privacy advocates worried.
Shooting Near Battery Park Leaves 2 People HospitalizedThe shooting happened at around 3:15 p.m. at Washington Street between Battery Place and Morris Street.
Brooklyn DA Seeks To Protect Immigrants From Deportation For Low-Level CrimesThe Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has unveiled a new policy that changes the way some undocumented immigrants are prosecuted – so as to help keep them in the country.
Father, 14-Year FDNY Veteran Dies After Falling From Roof Of Queens HomeThe FDNY says the fire broke out on the second floor of a multi-family home on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon.
Teen Accuses Bodega Clerk Of Beating Him With Bat, Making Anti-Transgender SlurA teenager claims an East Village bodega worker made an anti-transgender slur and beat him with a baseball bat.
New Jersey Grandfather Facing Deportation Gets One-Year StayCustoms officials in Newark have approved a one-year stay of removal for 59-year-old Catalino Guerrero of Union City.
N.J. Police Officer Who Alleged He Was Fired For Being Gay Will Return To ForceGlen Rock Police Officer Matt Stanislao claimed in a lawsuit that he was harassed for his sexuality and never recognized for his acts of heroism.