Prosecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.
In what has been described as one of the biggest corruption crackdowns in years, city investigators and local prosecutors plan to issue bribery charges against charge 50 building inspectors and contractors, according to a published report.
UConn health officials have begun interviewing students affected by an unspecified illness on campus, hoping to pinpoint what led to the outbreak.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.
The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.
A research scientist from Chappaqua has been identified as the final victim of the six people who were killed when a Metro-North train hit an SUV stopped on the tracks at a railroad crossing.
The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.
Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, is charged with depraved murder and manslaughter in the death last year of Garnett-Paul Spears.
Before dozens of Citi Bike docking stations begin popping up along the Upper West Side, City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal said they want to hear from the people who will be affected by them.
Citi Bike is looking to expand northward into the Upper East and West sides.
Prosecutors said they began reviewing Waithe’s case after he wrote them a letter last fall. He was convicted on the testimony of a woman who lived in the building where Waithe worked as security guard.
Critic: Church Of Scientology-Backed Foundation For A Drug Free World’s Curriculum Not Based On Fact
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World, backed by the Church of Scientology, spoke to 30 New York City public schools last year, but its New York-based Director Megan Fialkoff says the foundation’s teachings aren’t influenced by the church.
Kristine Michelsen-Correa, of Brooklyn, created the Twitter hashtag “#blizzardleftovers” after her panicked pre-blizzard supermarket run.
After the snow storm cancelled most blood drives in the Tri-State area, authorities are issuing an urgent call for donations.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.