It happened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday evening, when 26-year old rookie officer James Li and his partner were pursuing a fare evader on a bus, and the man withdrew a gun and fired on Li.
David Samson's law firm was hired for legal work on plan his transition committee recommended.
A new auction for cash-strapped LICH in Cobble Hill asks bidders to preserve as many medical services as possible, including a full-service E-R, intensive care, and at least 100 beds.
President Obama plans to draw from one of Mayor Bloomberg's signature initiatives to ensure young men of color have access to more economic opportunity.
The former mayor will be at the White House Thursday when Obama makes the official announcement.
The new national program is based on Bloomberg's Young Men's ...
Do renters pay higher property tax than owners?
Communities around the city are marking the second anniversary of the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin with several rallies, an art exhibit and a film.
Governor Christie has presented the largest budget in New Jersey state history. The $34.5 billion spending plan has no tax increases and the largest payout yet for retired state workers' benefits. The governor called those growing costs a "looming crisis" for the state, and has pledged to tackle it. Again.
Assembly Democrats have approved a one house version of the Dream Act, a bill to give college aid to the children of undocumented immigrants. They're now urging the Senate to follow suit.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who calls the Dream Act a top priority, blamed opposition among Senate Republicans for ...
During his budget address, the Republican governor called pensions an "entitlement," much to the dismay of New Jersey Democrats.
New York's Governor offers no reaction to calls for resignation of Port Authority Chairman David Samson.
The Bronx accounts for the largest segment of the city's homeless population so far this fiscal year, with more than a thousand families in the shelter system. Brooklyn ranked second, with about 935 families.
In an unprecedented move, Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson has asked Christie administration to waive seniority rules that dictate how planned teacher layoffs in the state-run district are to be conducted.
People who care about Ukraine's future are flocking to a shrine on Second Avenue.
About 16 months after the storm, federal HUD aid has failed to rebuild even one house in New York City. De Blasio promises (again) a full review of the Build it Back program.
More potential conflicts of interest have surfaced for Port Authority Chairman David Samson.
To get a labor deal, Mayor Bill De Blasio also has to negotiate his way through a process that requires separate talks on wages, health care and retirement benefits. Oh, and on that last one, the pensions? He doesn't even have a seat at the table.
Melting snow and salt are corroding electric cables, sometimes shocking people and their pets this time of year.
The real story of a Mexican billionaire mayor. A family vacation ruined by an endless rainstorm in Uruguay. The tumultuous history of Chile, seen through one family.
Those are some of the subjects of the best Latin American films, as picked by the non-profit organization Cinema Tropical. They will ...
Doug Wheeler’s new piece is a circular, white room, with a domed ceiling, and lights coming from the floor.
There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Artist Shirin Neshat works mostly with film and video, but for her new ...