The Metropolitan Transportation Authority may replace the famous phrase, “Stand clear of the closing doors, please,” with the shorter, “Please stand clear.”
A ton of confiscated ivory was crushed Friday in Times Square to draw attention to elephant poaching and wildlife trafficking.
Police Chief Greg Mullen said 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North Carolina.
The indictment handed up Wednesday charges Daniel Melamed with unlawfully evicting tenants from rent-regulated apartments, endangering the welfare of a child and filing a false document.
Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus breaking ground Tuesday.
The initiative is modeled after New York City’s career and technical education programs.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.
The fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.
A small group of demonstrators protested at New York City Hall against the possibility of hiring 1,000 new police officers.
Right now, there are about 800 Muslim uniformed police officers out of about 35,000. Of those, only about 20 are higher ranked officials.
New York City has seen a nearly 20 percent increase in homicides so far this year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has made a rare appearance on a call-in radio show.
A new Quinnipiac University poll has bad news for lawmakers in Albany and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Appearing on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday, de Blasio acknowledged the city has seen an alarming spike in shootings this year, but also said it’s an issue the Police Department is handling.
The results were determined by students who monitored 50 intersections in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan.