New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that state and local police have stepped up patrols statewide to crack down on mobile phone use while driving.
The NYPD has begun a crackdown on double parking citywide, and will be distributing fliers to remind drivers.
The NYPD on Monday was investigating how an 84-year-old Chinese immigrant, who speaks no English, suffered serious head injuries while getting a jaywalking ticket on the Upper West Side.
The NYPD has mounted a major crackdown on jaywalking and motor vehicle violations at a dangerous intersection on the Upper West Side.
The NYPD wrote more than 700 tickets across the city this past weekend during a speed enforcement crackdown in all five boroughs.
A federal judge said this week that people upset over the police crackdown on the Occupy Wall Street encampment in 2011 cannot sue the company that owns the Financial District plaza where the raid took place.
Lawmakers in New Jersey have begun taking a closer look at jitney buses, in the wake of a July accident that claimed the life of a baby in a stroller.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.
A City Councilman in Queens was calling on the Department of Education this week to increase anti-bullying programs in public schools, following the suicide of a 12-year-old girl last month.
New York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.
New York State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) said Sunday that it is time for a crackdown on the practice of staging auto accidents to defraud insurance companies.
A San Diego man has pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in New York in a government crackdown on expert networking firm consultants who give illegal stock tips to hedge funds.
The New York State Thruway Authority said a year ago in their crackdown on phones and gadgets at the wheel, troopers handed out nearly 900 tickets just on the Thruway in a few days.
The Department said “the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving a vehicle is illegal. In addition, driving while texting or talking on a cell phone is dangerous and endangers both drivers and pedestrians.”
This was the third crackdown in the last year and a half. The last time, officers pulled over more than 6,000 drivers within the 24-hour period and slapped each of those drivers with $130 fines.