Thousands Of Faithful Celebrate Christmas At St. Patrick's CathedralThousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city's most famous church.
Officials Call For Changes At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp Following Fatal CrashNew York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they're calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.
Bill De Blasio Names Anthony Shorris As First Deputy MayorDe Blasio is naming the first members of his administration this week.
Man Charged In Latest Alleged 'Knockout Game' Attack In BrooklynFour suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”
New York Cares Launches 25th Annual Coat DrivePolice Commissioner Ray Kelly and Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairman Woody Johnson helped distribute coats to 100 residents at the Bowery Mission on Tuesday.
Discrimination Suit At Barneys New York Is Quickly Becoming Jay-Z's ProblemIn response to charges of racial profiling at Barneys, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s a daily phenomenon for police officers to be called in by high-end retailers to investigate suspected shoplifting and credit card fraud.
NYPD Vows To Continue Search For Autistic Boy Missing 3 WeeksAvonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.
NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism OrganizationsThe New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
Officials Say More Out-Of-State Guns Used To Commit Crimes In NYCIn 2011, 90 percent of the 2,433 traceable guns used in crimes were from outside New York state. The year before, 86 percent of the 2,319 guns came from out-of-state.
New York City EMS 911 System Crashes Repeatedly On MondayOperators logged about 100 calls during the outage. The glitch didn't affect the FDNY's side of the 911 system.
Man Dies Following Confrontation With Police In The BronxJose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance - possibly drugs - into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.
Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim SpyingThe New York Police Department's widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.
Hero NYPD Officers, Many Of Them Wounded On Duty, Honored For BraveryIt was an important day Tuesday for the NYPD, as 43 officers were honored for their bravery – six of whom had been shot.
Student Named Police Commissioner For A Day For Essay On Illegal GunsHow do you keep teenagers from getting their hands on illegal guns? The NYPD has decided to ask that question to teenagers themselves in the form of an essay contest, and a winner has been selected.
Officials Call Off Plans To Move Security Screening For Statue Of LibertyIn a statement announced late Monday afternoon. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the federal government will not go forward with plans to screen visitors once they arrive at Liberty and Ellis islands.