'Man On A Mission:' Bronx Councilman Tackles Government Dysfunction As Head Of New Oversight CommitteeBronx City Councilman Ritchie Torres said he will hire professional investigators, some with prosecutorial experience, to tackle government dysfunction and bureaucracy.
Plaque Honoring Hero Cop Steven McDonald Unveiled At His Old PrecinctA plaque honoring the late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald was dedicated in his old precinct in Central Park on Wednesday.
NY Assemblywoman Pamela Harris Indicted On Fraud, Witness Tampering ChargesBetween 2012 and 2016, Harris is accused of defrauding several government agencies including the New York City Council and FEMA.
Sanitation Department: 2,200 Trucks Out Collecting Trash Piles After Last Week's SnowstormIn a tweet, the department says trucks are out collecting trash, recycling and organics citywide while limited snow operations are still underway.
NYC Pedestrian Deaths Drop 32 Percent Last YearPedestrian fatalities dropped 32 percent last year from 2016, making 2017 the safest year on New York City streets since record keeping began in 1910, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
NYC To Install Permanent Barriers To Protect PedestriansMayor Bill de Blasio is beginning the new year looking to protect pedestrians from potential vehicle attacks in New York City.
First Of 9 Detention Centers On Rikers Island To Close This SummerCity and Department of Correction officials announced Tuesday that one of the nine jails on Rikers will close this summer as part of a long-term goal to get inmates into facilities closer to home.
Officials: Deadly Bronx Fire Caused By Young Boy Playing With StoveThe fast-moving fire started just before 7 p.m. Thursday at a building on Prospect Avenue and 185th Street.
Crews Install Waterford Crystals On Times Square New Year's Eve BallOnce completed, the 12-foot, nearly 12,000-pound masterpiece will be covered with more than 2,600 Waterford Crystals of various patterns, cuts and sizes.
Chief Of Department Carlos Gomez Retires After 37 Years With NYPDIt's the last day on the job for NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gomez.
NYC Stepping Up Efforts To Keep Pedestrians Safe During Darkest Week Of The YearThursday is the shortest day of the year. Officials warn that the darkest week of the year is often the deadliest for pedestrians.
Bronx DA: 15 Rikers Island Inmates Indicted In Beating Of Correction CaptainBronx DA Darcel Clark announced the indictments Thursday of the 15 inmates in the alleged beating of Correction Captain Awais Ghauri.
Port Authority Subway Bombing Suspect Arraigned From Hospital BedAkayed Ullah remains hospitalized with serious burns from the pipe bomb authorities said was strapped to his body.
Police: 5 Hurt In 'Terror-Related' Underground Explosion Near Port Authority Bus TerminalIt happened around 7:20 a.m. in the passageway on West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th avenues, which connections the Port Authority Bus Terminal to the Times Square subway station.
6 Women File Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein, Claim Assault Cover-Up Amounts To RacketeeringThe lawsuit was filed at a federal court in New York seeking to represent a class of "dozens, if not hundreds" of women who say they were assaulted by Weinstein.