The unit of 350 cops will be specially trained in high-tech weaponry to deal with protests, lone-wolf attacks and evolving threats posed by terrorists.
Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, got personal as she spoke at a public health conference in Brooklyn.
The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.
There were anxious faces at the Mobile gas station on Eleventh Avenue as people looked to fill up in case stations run out of fuel.
One day after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says now is the time for New Yorkers to demand more from politicians.
FBI spokesman Peter Donald confirmed the 70-year-old Silver was taken into custody around 8 a.m. at FBI headquarters in New York City.
Shootings in the Bronx are down this month and murders are under 100 for a second year in a row.
City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.
Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration and the federal Office of Management and Budget to hurry and release the new rules for the use of the small, unmanned aircraft.
Anti-police protests are planned for Thursday evening near the Brooklyn precinct house where two murdered NYPD officers were assigned.
The mayor was very proud of his Vision Zero report card on Wednesday.
Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.
In the “virtual kidnapping” scheme, a caller claims that the victim’s loved one has been kidnapped or that the person was involved in some kind of accident with a gang member and is now in danger.
Officials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.
It may not be baseball weather, but fans flocked to Citi Field in the bitter cold Thursday for a good cause.