Young teenage girls may soon be able to get the so-called “morning after pill” without a doctor’s or a parent’s permission. A Brooklyn judge dealt the Obama administration a blow, saying age restrictions must go.
No. 1 subway trains began running to and from the old South Ferry station Thursday morning. The newer South Ferry Terminal was heavily damaged in the Oct. 29 storm and extensive repairs are still needed.
The next time you dial the area code, you might reach someone who lives outside the city — not even in New York state.
Police are searching for three suspects who are wanted for more than a dozen robberies. Investigators say they lure drivers in a flat-tire scheme and then snatching valuables from inside the car.
It happened around 3 a.m. Friday at the club Columbus 72 on Columbus Avenue and west 72nd Street.
“I’m overwhelmed. I feel like I’m under water, swimming. Like I said from the beginning, I had nothing to do with this case,” 58-year-old David Ranta said after leaving state court in Brooklyn.
The principal of Somerville Elementary School described the text as being “not sexual”…but “quite graphic” and “violent.”
The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.
The storm that started overnight Monday and early Tuesday dumped up to six inches of snow in some spots, making for dangerous and deadly driving conditions.
A sexting scandal at a New Jersey high school has officials warning students that they could face criminal charges.
Anthony Capuano, 35, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and reckless endangerment charges, police said.
Speaking Tuesday at a midtown restaurant that is voluntarily adopting the city’s sugary drink policy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the ban and said he is confident the city will win in appeal.
New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
As firefighters started to fight the heavy flames, they discovered the bodies of two adult males in a grassy area adjacent to the Belt Parkway, police said.