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Thursday, July 25, 2013
A man convicted of killing two detectives on Staten Island in 2003 has been sentenced to death by a federal jury. Ronell Wilson is the first federal defendant in New York to get a death sentence in 40 years, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The city's new 911 call center has come under fire for so-called outages — and now adequate staffing is becoming a concern, police say.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Thursday, June 20, 2013
"I was like, ‘Wow, black guy surfing?’ And they were all crowding around him like he was freaking Mick Jagger or something." — Louis Harris, who was inspired to surf by fellow black athlete.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
"[He was] just a nice neighborhood person, who happened to be famous." — Sara Mattler, who works in the Tribeca building owned by Gandolfini
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
This summer the beaches in the Rockaways may be more crowded than in past years. That's because there is less beach to bask on: Sandy made it a lot narrower. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start to replace that lost sand, making the most expensive beach in America even more costly.
Monday, June 17, 2013
The city council approved a 32-story, mixed-use apartment building and cultural center known as BAM South on Monday.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
It's hard to go unnoticed in New York City, with everyone checking out the latest fashions and hairstyles. As the weather warms, some women who are shedding those winter layers are finding themselves the object of more cat calls, whistles and roving eyes than they'd like.
Artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh is ...
Friday, June 14, 2013
The city's goal of responding to serious medical emergencies in 10 minutes or less 90 percent of the time is close to success — but isn't there yet, according to a report released Friday by the Independent Budget Office.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
New Yorkers have mixed reactions to the Obama administration's decision to will reverse course and comply with a New York judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Friday, June 07, 2013
New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano says human error is behind a delay in getting an ambulance to the scene of a car accident that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side earlier this week.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
There will be no R train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for at least a year starting in August as the MTA shuts down a key tunnel to repair damage sustained during Sandy, officials say.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Many Turkish ex-pats in New York City woke up Monday to news of further protests and unrest in their home country.
Friday, May 31, 2013
The city's new 911 system was again disrupted overnight when some work stations went off-line in what is the the fourth computer glitch since new software was installed Wednesday, officials said.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
New York City rolled out a new 911 emergency call system on Wednesday, but a glitch took several computers offline for 12 minutes — leaving some operators at the city's main call center in Brooklyn to write notes by hand.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Cooper Union's graduating class used Wednesday's ceremony to display their disapproval for the school's plan to begin charging tuition in 2014, for the first time in its history. Many students, including the student speaker, refused to shake hands with President Jamshed Bharucha when receiving their diplomas on stage.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The Red Cross has raked in $303 million in donations since Sandy struck the region last October, but the organization has only spent two-thirds of that, leaving $111 million in its coffers.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
New York's highest court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors and assistant managers.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The city's beaches officially open Saturday. But in many areas ravaged by Sandy, like in the Rockaways, the beaches are still a work in progress.
"Ideally, we would hope there would be a lot of people on the beach," said Rockaway resident Monica Lynch. "I don't know if that is ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.