As indicated in the MTA’s report on subway ridership released this week, the fastest growing stretches of subway are along the L and J lines.
The hoodie has become synonymous with the black Florida teen gunned down by a neighborhood watch captain as he walked through a neighborhood wearing the sweatshirt.
Rutgers University students returning from spring break Sunday had mixed reactions to the conviction of former student Dharun Ravi, who was found guilty last week of invasion of privacy and bias intimidating for using a webcam to spy on his roommate who committed suicide days later. He now faces up to 10 years in prison and possible deportation to India.
Much of the prosecution’s arguments against the former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate paint him as a homophobe and a bully. But within the South Asian gay community, the focus has been on whether Dharun Ravi’s actions were part of a cultural bias.
Occupy Wall Street is just about out of cash. The group's general fund has dropped to $44,827.96, down from more than half a million dollars in the fall, according to its latest financial statement.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly met with a group of Muslim leaders at police headquarters Tuesday, even as a number of Muslim organizations and civil rights groups criticized the meeting. They described it as a disingenuous attempt to quell the furor over the department's surveillance program.
Fordham University has launched an investigation into its third bias incident within a month, the latest being the discovery of a racial slur scrawled on a bathroom wall.
Reports of the NYPD’s surveillance program targeting Muslim student groups, businesses and mosques across the region have provoked outrage, even as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials have defended the program, arguing the practice is keeping the city safe.
Muslim community leaders say they're deeply disappointed in the decision of the state's attorney general last week to not launch an investigation into the NYPD's surveillance program.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim students at colleges across the region, student groups and college officials spoke out, with some calling for an investigation of the NYPD.
Muslim college students across the region are expressing concern at reports that they were spied on by the New York Police Department.
Two women who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy Wall Street protest last September are suing the city and NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna. Videos of the incident, which went viral, seized the public's attention and galvanized the Occupy movement in its early days.
The total economic impact of Fashion Week will be an estimated $865 million this year, according to city officials — an all-time high. The projection, which factors in current events as well as those surrounding September Fashion Week events, is 2- to 3-percent over last year's figures.
Union officials representing police officers are demanding that the city release data on the cancer rate among police officers who worked at Ground Zero immediately following the September 11 attacks. They argue the data is necessary in order to get cancer added to the list of diseases covered by the federal Zadroga Act.
Elected officials and veterans groups are renewing their calls for a parade for Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, in light of Tuesday's planned Superbowl victory parade for the New York Giants.
On Sunday, there was a different kind of hooting afoot than most have come accustomed to during the Super Bowl.
These days, it's easy to miss the Occupiers at Zuccotti Park: Where there were once hundreds of demonstrators and a sea of tents — a roiling mini-city, complete with kitchen and laundry services -- the park that birthed Occupy Wall Street is now practically empty.
State Senator Jeffrey Klein says there have been four acts of vandalism or theft at churches and synagogues in his Bronx district in the last two months.
Police commissioner Ray Kelly said Friday he has no plans to resign following calls for him to step down after it was revealed that nearly 1,500 officers were shown an anti-Muslim film in which the city’s top cop appears as an interviewee.