Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.
It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.
Motorists are advised that two southbound lanes will be closed between 49th Street and the UN underpass.
It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.
Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.
New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”
The city calls it “barrier beautification,” but for many of the 4,000 people who call Waterside Plaza home, they said it’s an everyday eyesore.
A massive transformer explosion rocked a Con Edison plant as Superstorm Sandy raged.
Thousands of outages have been reported around the area, mostly in Connecticut, Long Island and Morris, Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey.
The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.
A 15-year-old boy has died after falling from the FDR Drive, officials said. Justin Smith slipped by accident off a railing and fell into the East River near 102nd Street and 105th Street at round 8:15 p.m on Saturday night.
Organizer Ken Podziba told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is a major gain for “our great city.” But it’s certainly a pain for many taxi drivers.
A driver travelling the wrong way on the FDR drive caused a fatal chain reaction crash early Sunday morning.
Police said a white SUV traveling northbound slammed into one vehicle which then struck a third and fourth car near 84th Street shortly after 2 a.m.
Two years ago, he was an engineer sitting behind a desk. Then he walked across the country. Now, he’s trying to top that!