Report: New York Construction Fatalities Going UpConstruction deaths in New York state hit a 14-year high in 2016, according to a new report issued Wednesday that recommends greater state and local enforcement of workplace safety rules.
City To Spend $200 Million To Upgrade Heating Systems At NYCHA HousesMayor Bill de Blasio announced the city is investing $200 million to replace boilers and upgrade heating systems at 20 public housing developments with the most chronic issues.
Trial Begins For NYPD Sergeant Charged In Bronx Woman's DeathSgt. Hugh Barry is charged with murder, first-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of 66-year-old Deborah Danner.
Video Shows Violent Tenant-Landlord Confrontation Before Deadly Police-Involved Shooting In The BronxThe argument started inside of the communal kitchen of an apartment building on Prospect Avenue just after 7:30 p.m. Monday.
White House Invites Long Island Mother Of MS-13 Victim To State Of The Union AddressA Long Island mother whose daughter was beaten to death by alleged members of the MS-13 street gang has been invited by the White House to attend the State of the Union address.
MTA Chairman Says Pilot Program Transit Pass For LIRR, Subway & Bus Riders Coming SoonThe long-awaited transit pass will allow riders to buy one-way, weekly or monthly passes for both the LIRR and the city's bus and subway systems.
Author Chloe Benjamin Challenges Readers With Tough Question In ‘The Immortalists’Set on the Lower East Side in 1969, four siblings visit a psychic to seek their fortunes. What they learn informs their next five decades.
Court Papers: De Blasio Donor Admits Bribing Mayor For Favorable Lease DealNewly unsealed court records show that a major donor to Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign admitted to trying to bribe the mayor to help out his business.
Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Dispatch Program Expanding CitywideAn accessible taxi dispatch program is expanding citywide, giving those with disabilities greater access to wheelchair-accessible taxis.
'Grandma The Clown' Of Big Apple Circus Resigns Over Sexual Misconduct AllegationsOne of the best-known faces in the American circus has resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct.
West Side Terror Suspect Appears In Court For First Time Since Guilty Plea OfferThe terror suspect accused of driving a rented truck down the West Side bike path and leaving eight people dead was back in court Tuesday.
Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Reopen Amid ShutdownThe two sites have been closed due to the federal government shutdown.
Task Force Unveils Manhattan Congestion Pricing PlanThe panel wants to charge drivers a fee to enter Manhattan south of 60th Street and will affect cars, trucks, taxis and all for-hire vehicles.
Correction Officers Say Jail Inmates Can Pose Serious DangerCorrection officers lined the steps of City Hall Thursday calling for safer jails and warning of the dangers that inmates could pose.
Study Finds 75 Percent Of NYC High School Students Don't Get Enough SleepThe New York City Department of Health surveyed 8,500 public high school students in the five boroughs.