Cardinal Dolan: Ashes On Forehead Are Symbol Of Repentance, SolidarityAsh Wednesday marks the start of the Season of Lent -- the 40-day period of prayer, penance and sacrifice in preparation for the celebration of Easter.
Schumer Urges Dept. Of Justice To Crack Down On IRS ScammersSchumer is urging the Department of Justice to crack down on the IRS scams, a fraud scheme the politician says is "spreading like wildfire."
De Blasio Says He'll Revive Carriage Horse Ban As Union Demands ProbeThe Teamsters union pulled out of a deal last week that would have restricted the horses to a portion of Central Park and restrict pedicabs.
Lawmakers Call For Probe After Indian Point Groundwater ContaminationThe water is said to be contaminated with tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.
Crane Collapse In Tribeca Leaves 1 Dead, 3 InjuredOne person was killed and three others were hurt after a crane collapsed in Tribeca Friday morning, officials said.
City Council Votes To Give Itself $36,000 Pay RaiseThe proposal boosts council members’ salaries to $148,500 — a $36,000 raise from their current $112,500 a year paycheck.
Historic Ocean Liner SS United States Could Be Turned Into Luxury Cruise ShipAn iconic ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds may one day sail again.
City Council Wants Additional $10G Added To Wage Hike ProposalThe proposal would boost council members' salaries to $148,500 -- a $36,000 raise from their current $112,500 a year paycheck.
NYC Launches New Program To Keep Streets CleanThe program will step up anti-graffiti efforts, increase power-washing of sidewalks in busy commercial areas and bolster anti-litter efforts along the city's highways and onramps.
Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse Reach Settlements With Attorney General, SEC Over 'Dark Pools'Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse Securities have agreed to pay a combined $154.3 mllion to the state of New York and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle charges that they violated federal securities laws.
Bratton On Slashings Around New York City: 'We're Making Quick Arrests'Subway stabbing/slashings are up 14.86 percent for the month of January, according to police.
City Council Introduces Bills Regarding Low Level CrimesThe package, known as the Criminal Justice Reform Act, is aimed at handing out fairer punishments and easing the burden of backlogged criminal courts.