No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.
“They’re doing a good job for the people to be safe. You know, we live in a dangerous world, never know what going to happen,” truck driver Arthur Sarkasian said.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, the need for vigilance and precaution remains paramount.
The effort includes developing a new intelligence unit with the FBI and working with detectives from the federal Transportation Security Administration.
The wild shooting on the Brighton Beach Boardwalk that left 16-year-old Tysha Jones dead and four others wounded has area residents calling for serious changes in security procedures.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New Yorkers shouldn’t feel any more concerned going around the city today than they did before U.S. agents killed Osama bin Laden.
Counter terrorism experts say a retaliation attack for Osama bin Laden’s death is inevitable. Terrorists are expected to aim for more vulnerable soft targets like shopping malls or museums.
According to published reports, “understaffing, complacency and lack of focus,” along with a lack of direction, poor communication and checkpoint design contributed to the decline in security.
Meredith Vieira, Al Roker and Willie Geist were at Rockefeller Center when a man crossed the barricade and approached the trio. Vieira was heard on camera yelling “Jesus,” while others said to “get out the way.”
The NYPD wasn’t initially consulted, so a plan to reconfigure and speed up the security screening process for the Statue of Liberty is now up in the air.
With a kiss and a cheer, a million revelers rang in the New Year at the Crossroads of the World. Then, mere minutes after midnight, they were shuttled out.
Hundreds of thousands of U.S. revelers have cheered the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square to mark the start of 2011 hours after dazzling fireworks lit up Australia’s Sydney Harbor for the new year.
As nearly a million revelers cram into the streets to mark the event, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is promising a safe celebration with no threats, but lots of security.
It’s the season of giving, but con artists are making the most of the generosity of seniors by scamming them out of thousands of dollars.
With the Thanksgiving holiday just days away, travelers are dreading not just the long lines, but the pat-downs some say are way too intrusive.