The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.
No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.
An extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday afternoon in an apartment building in Hamilton Heights.
The township hired a company called Bird Doctor Nationwide to shoo away the thousands of birds that have been taking up residence at DeMuro Park.
Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.
Hawthorne Mayor Richard Goldberg said the driver hit two people after going through the barricades and kept going, eventually hitting another woman who became stuck under the truck.
Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.
A compact low-rider car hit a tree and split into two at around 4 a.m. on Route 440 near Danforth Avenue.
Eriberto Carrero, 54, was arrested Friday and charged with extortion, theft and official misconduct.
Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.
A loophole in the City’s Inclusionary Housing Zoning incentive system apparently allowed one developer to build a 33-story high-rise on Riverside Drive South on the Upper West Side with two income entrances
Residents in Park Slope, Brooklyn, just blocks away from the Gowanus Canal, are complaining that a nasty brown substance is backing up into their sinks and toilets.
A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.
Eric Garner, who police said was arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes, was put in a choke hold after police say he resisted arrest.
The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Columbia Street in the Cobble Hill section of the borough.