David Dinkins, New York City's Only Black Mayor, Dead At 93Dinkins was a kind and dignified man who referred to the city's diverse population as the "gorgeous mosaic" and he had a soft spot in his heart for children.
President Trump Says New York State Will Not Receive COVID Vaccine As Soon As It's AvailableThe president says he won't deliver a vaccine until he has authorization from the governor.
Mismatched Signatures And More: Common Mistakes Could Delay Your Vote From Being CountedWhen they check your signature, they can get persnickety. For example, if your signature on record has a middle initial, you better not forget it.
Ex-Con Arrested After Running From Traffic Stop, Firing Shots In Downtown YonkersThe suspect was pulled over for a routine traffic stop at Riverdale and Hudson. He jumped out of his car and took off on foot, with a gun in his hand.
2 Arrested In Alleged Terror Plot Targeting Trump Tower, New York Stock Exchange, Other Government BuildingsThe complaint details efforts on how to build bombs, including improvised explosive devices, suicide belts, timers and homemade bombs.
NYC Officials Threaten To Shut Down Neighborhoods Experiencing COVID SpikesAn ultimatum from the Department of Health means if they don't see changes by Monday, schools and non-essential businesses could be forced to close down again.
CDC: Trick-Or-Treating, Costume Parties Considered High-Risk This HalloweenFor Halloween, many traditional activities have been deemed "higher-risk" and should be avoided.
New York City Schools Again Postpone Start Of In-Person Learning For Most StudentsThe city's blended learning model was supposed to start Sept. 10, but in-person classes were already pushed to Sept. 21.
Authorities Discover Bomb-Making Materials In Rubble Of Queens Home Destroyed By Fire Earlier TuesdayFirefighters were first called to the house at 24-09 19th St. in Astoria in the afternoon and within the rubble they found the makings of a homemade bomb.
9/11 Remembered: At National September 11 Memorial And Museum, Families Mark Solemn Day Despite Playback Of NamesThe images and sounds that mark this day always stir the soul, but this September 11, the upheaval caused by the coronavirus meant reconsidering of how September 11 was to be commemorated.
9/11 Remembered: 19 Years Later, Coronavirus Pandemic Makes Honoring Loved Ones Especially Challenging"This will be the first year my husband and I won't be going to the memorial," said Tracy Gazzani, who lost her son on 9/11.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Issues Executive Order Giving New Yorkers More Options For Voting In Presidential ElectionWith COVID-19, many voters want to avoid the lines and crowds at the polls.
Trump Administration Takes Action To Cut More Federal Funds To NYC, Affecting School, Subway CleaningsGov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the move, saying the president is "telling essential workers that he does not value their safety or sacrifices over the last six months."
President Trump Begins Process Of Defunding New York City, Gov. Cuomo Calls Move 'An Illegal Stunt'Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the president is no longer welcome in this town, saying, "Forget bodyguards, he better have an army if he thinks he's gonna walk down the street in New York."
NYPD Holds Second Annual Backpack Giveaway In QueensEach officer of the precinct donated a backpack to be given away for free.