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A Web camera posted in New York City's Times Square is showing that part of Times Square has been evacuated.
The Associated Press is reporting that New York City police are investigating a suspicious package that was left on 46th Street and Broadway.
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Mayor Bloomberg says the city will need to cut nearly 11,000 jobs.
Mayor Bloomberg will announce the city's budget for the next fiscal year today. While his plan may save the jobs of hundreds of police officers, thousands of teachers are slated to be laid off. What is your reaction to that decision?
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Below is a timeline of the events surrounding the failed bomb attempt in Times Square.
Terror suspect Faisal Shahzad has waived his right to a speedy court hearing to hear the charges against him.
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is expected to give a budget update today. And officials say he's got some good news: the mayor won't have to cut the jobs of 892 police officers.
Hundreds of laid-off station agents expecting to turn in their uniforms are headed to work instead.
The bridge reopened for traffic around midnight after being closed for several hours.
Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD's Ray Kelly say New York needs more anti-terror funding and tougher gun control laws.
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Faisal Shahzad was charged yesterday with terrorism and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction.
Law enforcement officials are brushing aside criticism over the fact that Faisal Shahzad was apprehended on board a flight at John F. Kennedy International airport that was bound for Dubai.
New York’s highest court has granted same-sex parents more of the visitation and custody rights enjoyed by straight couples in the event of divorce or death.
Brigid Bergin, Producer for Breaking News and Mornings
My phone rang 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. It was John Keefe, WNYC’s Senior Executive for News, asking me to report for duty.
I was recently named WNYC’s Producer for Breaking News and Mornings, so my stake in this event was two-pronged: I ...
New York Governor David Paterson is countering what he calls "harsh" federal immigration laws by creating a "pardon panel" that will review the cases of legal immigrants facing deportation for prior criminal convictions.
Despite the car bomb discovered in Times Square last night, and the resulting police presence and 10-hour closure of several major thoroughfares, by early this morning traffic had been restored and crowds were thronging the area.
Rita Kirkpatrick and her husband were in town from Massachusetts. They missed a play ...
Two vendors alerted police Saturday of smoke coming from the back of a dark-colored Nissan Pathfinder.
This weekend is one of the most popular in the New York fishing calendar, with the season opening for many varieties, including Walleye and Northern Pike.
Carl Anderson is a buyer at Urban ...