Says Bronx State Senator ran fake jobs program and paid participants $1.70 per hour.
A transit worker at the controls of a moving G train died this morning from an apparent heart attack. A spokesperson with New York City Transit says the train was pulling out of the Court Square station in Queens when the motorman collapsed. The train stopped immediately, because of what's ...
With the budget now 27 days overdue, Gov. David Paterson is telling New York lawmakers that the time for negotiating a budget between themselves is over.
A former Queens student pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to help Al Qaeda.
New York State is helping an Upper East Side hospital assume some of the functions of St. Vincent's Medical Center, as the Greenwich Village hospital prepares to close its doors for good.
In the city’s effort to reduce New Yorkers' salt consumption 16 restaurants and companies have committed to the National Salt Reduction initiative.
President Barack Obama welcomed the ...
Get ready for The Wall Street Journal New York edition. The Journal is launching a new section today and it's all about local news--schools, real estate, and of course City Hall.
Najibullah Zazi's co-conspirator in foiled homemade bomb plot admits to aiding al-Qaida.
Seeks records on ten Senate employees with alleged ties to Espada's health care center in the Bronx.
President Barack Obama brought his case for financial reform to New York on Thursday.
After seven years of fighting the Atlantic Yards Project in Brooklyn, the last remaining holdout is leaving.
Following on the heels of the civil rights and women's rights movements of the '50s and '60s, and the Vietnam War protests, Earth Day brought the environmental movement to classrooms and cities across the country. On this day in 1970, 20 million people took part in the nation-wide day of awareness. Major pieces of environmental legislation like the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act were spurred on by the galvanizing influence of Earth Day.
From the WNYC Archives here are some voices from the first Earth Day:
On this 40th anniversary, there are events across the boroughs. Here is a partial list:
The raid comes a day after Attorney General Cuomo accused Espada, Jr. of siphoning $14 million from his nonprofit.
Unofficial results show New Jersey voters rejected a majority of local school district budgets. That hasn't happened since 1976.
King Tut is back...and he's visiting Times Square.
The boy king stirred a sensation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...
Thousands of people are still stranded in Europe due to volcanic activity in Iceland that grounded flights this week. As airlines being flying again, travelers are beginning to make their way home.
Are you one of the passengers who was stuck in Europe? Were you able to get ...
Union members reached a new contract with building owners just after midnight.
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