New York

7 protesters arrested at Trump Tower after SCOTUS reveal

Seven protesters, including a New York City Council member, were arrested Monday night outside Trump Tower while protesting President Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Brooklyn councilmember Jumaane Williams was among those taken into custody around 9 p.m. for...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:21am

Formula E Eprix returns to Red Hook. What to know

This weekend for the second year in a row, race cars are going to take over Red Hook, Brooklyn, as part of the New York City Eprix, the Formula E season finale championship race. But don’t worry about any ear-busting rumbling: These cars are all electric. In addition to the races that’...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 5:32pm

Man arrested for hitting subway rider with metal pipe: NYPD

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with a “vicious attack” on the subway in which he allegedly hit another straphanger in the face with a metal pipe, fracturing his skull. Geovannie Nieves, 35, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, has been charged with felony assault with a...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 4:26pm

Traffic fatalities over six-month period at an all-time low: Mayor

The first half of 2018 saw the lowest number of traffic fatalities ever measured during a six-month period in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday. As of June 30, officials recorded a record-low 81 traffic fatalities in the city so far this year. This is only the second instance...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:11pm

Manhattan DA Vance pushing for access to NYPD records

In an effort to prevent wrongful arrests and prosecutions, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance is pushing to gain access to NYPD records, The New York Times reported. Vance seeks to electronically access disciplinary records of NYPD officers as well as the department’s investigative...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:06pm

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty in third sex assault case

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in court Monday when arraigned on charges for a third criminal sex assault case brought against him. Weinstein is charged with criminal sexual act in the first degree for a forcible sexual act against a third woman in 2006, according to Manhattan District...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:23am

NY driver in deadly highway crash comes forward

A NY driver has come forward to police after losing a tire on a Long Island highway that is believed to have killed 60-year-old David Dorazio of Lindenhurst, New York on July 6. On Friday evening, in what is being described as a freak accident, the tire smashed into the front passenger side window...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:50am

NYPD officer shot serving domestic violence warrant in Brooklyn

An NYPD officer was shot in the leg by a suspect while executing a domestic violence search warrant in Brooklyn Friday morning, police said. The victim and other NYPD officers were in an unmarked car in Bedford-Stuyvesant when they saw the suspect, Kelvin Stichel, 33, on the street around 6:40 a.m...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:48pm

Brooklyn federal judge promises not to send people back to prison for smoking weed

A federal judge in Brooklyn says that he will no longer send people who have recently been released from prison back behind bars just for smoking marijuana. Jack B. Weinstein, a United States district court judge for the Eastern District of New York, made the promise in a written opinion on...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:24pm

NYC flash flood watch in effect Friday

It's about to get pretty wet. A flash flood in New York City Friday may usher in the weekend after days of a horrendous summer heat wave that saw temperatures spike into the low 100s.  The National Weather Service warned that thunderstorms could bring heavy rainfall and flash floods...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:15am

NYC announces 5 companies to provide dockless bikes to outer boroughs

New Yorkers will soon see bicycles from five different dockless bikeshare companies throughout the outer boroughs as part of the city’s five-borough bikeshare pilot program. Bikes from Lime, Motivate, ofo, Pace and JUMP will appear on streets in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:08am

Statue of Liberty climber charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct

The woman who climbed up the Statue of Liberty on the 4th of July to protest immigrant family separation at the southern United States border has been charged with trespassing, interference with government agency functions and disorderly conduct, according to the Southern District of New York U.S....

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 4:18pm

Bronx street renamed in honor of slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia

The morning after a candlelight vigil was held to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, the street outside the Bronx precinct where she worked will be renamed in her honor. Join us at 10:00 AM this morning for the First Anniversary Memorial...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:28am

NYPD detective arraigned on charges of stalking ex

NYPD Detective Lori Campbell was arraigned on Tuesday on charges of stalking an ex-girlfriend, official misconduct and criminal mischief. According to NBC New York, prosecutors say that the 51-year-old Campbell used her police powers to harass and torment a former ex-lover, Allison Jones and her...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 11:10am

City unveils services for immigrant children separated from families

With an estimated 300 immigrant children who were separated from their families at the southern border being sheltered in New York, city officials on Tuesday unveiled a slew of services aimed to help them acclimate. The majority of the immigrant children, who range in age from infants to teenagers...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 4:06pm

Quality Eats and Interboro launch the perfect beer to pair with that steak

Haven’t quite discovered the perfect beer to pair with that medium-rare steak you always order from Quality Eats? Quality Branded — the company behind, you guessed it, Quality Eats, Quality Meats and Quality Italian — teamed up with Interboro Spirits and Ales to fix that exact...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:46pm

Closures coming to 3 subway stations in Harlem and the Bronx: MTA

Three B, D and 3 subway stations in Harlem and the Bronx are slated to close for critical repairs and modernization enhancements this summer, the MTA announced, adding that the closures will be for less than six months. The affected stations are the 145th Street 3 train station in Harlem, which...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:02pm

Supermoon Bakehouse launches ultimate summer cheat day eat, croissant butter soft serve

There are a couple places in New York City consistently pumping out what we would have to call cheat day eats. They’re gooey and buttery and sugary and, as you can imagine, totally full fat. Supermoon Bakehouse is the newest master of this majestic type of treat — although they did once...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:40pm

Eric Trump runs into city traffic to help woman who collapsed

A woman who collapsed on a Midtown sidewalk last week found help from an unlikely source: Eric Trump, the middle son of President Donald Trump. Eric Trump, 34, and his security team were in the vicinity of the F train subway station near 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, not too far from Trump Tower,...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:24am

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks: Start time, official viewing spots, street closures

The Fourth of July — also known as Independence Day — is quickly approaching and that means New Yorkers are getting ready to be amazed by the wonderful display of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks extravaganza. In fact, New York City has been ranked the best place to celebrate 4th...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:53am