The three crewmembers of a ferry boat that hit a pier in Jersey City passed alcohol tests shortly afterward, officials said.
The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.
There was outrage Wednesday in a downtown neighborhood known as “stroller alley.” Residents are fighting to stop probation offices from moving onto the same street as daycare centers and preschools.
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.
A building on Fulton Street in the Financial District was being demolished Tuesday, after two fires broke out on consecutive days, according to a published report.
An extra-alarm fire ripped through a building in the Financial District Sunday morning, according to published reports.
Police on Monday said a man used the tactics of a bank robber to hold up not only an actual bank, but also stores and restaurants, from Midtown to the Financial District during one day last week.
Fire officials were investigating Saturday morning after a blaze broke out at a storm-damaged skyscraper in Lower Manhattan.
A fire broke out Friday morning at an office skyscraper in Lower Manhattan that was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
When Sandy hit, dozens of downtown buildings went dark and thousands of employees were relocated. For small businesses like restaurants and salons those relocated employees make up a large portion of the customer base.
A pickup truck plowed into a group of people Thursday afternoon, pinning a man to a building at 45 Broad Street in the Financial District around 1:30 p.m.
Operators of the historic Big Board and other major U.S. exchanges said they plan to open for trading as usual. Their announcements came after city officials said damage from Tropical Storm Irene wasn’t as severe as feared in New York’s financial district.
Police said in each incident the suspect indicates that he has a gun while usually demanding money or cell phones before fleeing on foot.
The search for a sexual predator that attacked a woman near the Financial District in lower Manhattan intensified on Thursday. Police not only have the suspect’s description, they have his picture.
The agency hopes to reap more than $150 million from the deal. The three 20-story buildings are located next to Grand Central Terminal.