New York City
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City.
The streak of days without a New York City murder was officially broken Saturday evening, when a man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in Elmhurst, Queens.
A long streak of days without homicides in New York City may have been broken Friday morning, but many were still relieved at that the brutal cold coincided with less brutal behavior.
The mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.
A man followed a woman up to her apartment located near Thompson Street and West Houston Street on Monday, pulled out a handgun and demanded money from her, police said.
The former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman announced on Twitter that he is now a candidate for mayor of New York City.
It was a frustrating day for parents and students across New York City as the school bus drivers strike forced thousands to find a new way to school.
Schlesinger-Siemens Electrical LLC will shell out $10 million to New York City, following claims that the contractor lied about its qualifications to win more than $200 million in contracts to improve city infrastructure.
The reprieve on fines comes as soda makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to try to block the unprecedented rule from going into effect at all.
The clock was ticking this weekend for New York City and the union representing the city’s 75,000 public school teachers to agree on a teacher evaluation system.
As the flu epidemic pounds the Tri-State Area, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling for the immediate passage of paid sick leave legislation that is now stalled in the City Council.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn gave a big thumbs down to the Web site Gawker, after the site posted a searchable list of licensed gun owners in New York City.
The New York City Council has announced plans to banish the use of the expression “mentally retarded” from all official documents and Web sites.
The New York City Department of Education announced plans Monday to close or phase out 17 schools.
AMNH—one of the city’s most visited attractions—has hundreds of dioramas, precisely re-created environments with taxidermied animals, painted backdrops, and vegetation or other objects placed in the foreground to enhance the diorama’s verisimilitude.
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