The majority of the city's home health care aides are earning poverty or near poverty wages, according to a new report from the health care advocacy coalition Alliance for a Greater New York. The report finds 62 percent of those surveyed earn less than $25,000 a year.
There will be a rare sighting in the New York region Monday night, call it "radio on the television." A new documentary about WBAI's radio host Bob Fass premiers on PBS at 10 p.m.
Yes. Or, at least, there will be.
Hundreds of Sandy victims may be denied access to thousands of dollars in Red Cross funds because of a change in the eligibility requirements made without their knowledge, a watchdog group claims.
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner isn't giving a timetable for when or if he plans to replace the campaign manager who quit over the weekend — but he remained defiant about continuing on in the race.
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.
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.
LaGuardia Airport was fully reopened Tuesday after the collapse of a plane’s landing gear sent it careening down the tarmac — temporarily closing the facility and sending at least six to the hospital with minor injuries, officials said. See video of the crash landing.
"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.
"[He was] just a nice neighborhood person, who happened to be famous." — Sara Mattler, who works in the Tribeca building owned by Gandolfini
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.
The city council approved a 32-story, mixed-use apartment building and cultural center known as BAM South on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many Turkish ex-pats in New York City woke up Monday to news of further protests and unrest in their home country.
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.
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.