New York

Mother of NYC jogger Karina Vetrano cries during disturbing opening statements

Opening statements in the murder trial of NYC jogger Karina Vetrano began today in Queens. Vetrano’s mother Cathie was present in the courtroom where she was seen crying and holding on to a cross as Prosecutor Brad Leventhal in the case detailed the graphic and disturbing death of the 30-year...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 3:26pm

10 years after financial crisis, Lower Manhattan not just home to Wall Street

It’s been 10 years since the 2008 financial crisis rocked the world. Since then, Lower Manhattan has not only become less Wall Street and more Main Street as record numbers of New Yorkers are moving downtown, its economy is also diversifying. Lower Manhattan, which is everything below...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 1:27pm

Cynthia Nixon indirectly gives her support to Gov. Andrew Cuomo

While she didn’t mention her rival by name, Cynthia Nixon gave her support to Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week in an email and video she sent to her supporters, urging them to support and vote for the Working Families Party "from top to bottom." Nixon's support comes as a surprise...

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 12:14pm

NYC Marathon 2018: Start times, route map, street closures, weather

The NYC marathon 2018 is set to take place on Sunday and thousands of runners and revelers will take over the streets of New York City. The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon will start on Staten Island and participants will make their way across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, throughout NYC’s...

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 7:57am

NYPD searching for man who wrote anti-Semitic graffiti at Brooklyn temple ahead of Ilana Glazer event

Police are searching for a man who wrote anti-Semitic graffiti on the walls of Union Temple of Brooklyn Thursday night, ahead of an event hosted by Broad City star, Ilana Glazer. Glazer was scheduled to host a Generator Collective event at the Brooklyn synagogue, located at 17 Eastern Parkway, on...

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:51pm

Alec Baldwin arrested for punching man over a parking space: NYPD

Alec Baldwin was arrested on Friday after he brutally punched a man over a parking spot in lower Manhattan, a New York Police Department spokesman told CNBC. He was arrested around 1:45pm on 10th Street in the West Village and is being held at the NYPD’s Sixth Precinct.  "Upon...

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:46pm

Saudi sisters likely entered Hudson River alive: NYPD

The Saudi sisters whose bodies were recently found on the bank of the Hudson River likely entered the water alive, according to police. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea shared more details from the investigation into the deaths of Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, at a press...

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:25pm

Your guide to the New York midterm elections

The midterm elections are Tuesday, and with Republicans’ majority in Congress possibly at stake — and voter turnout seeing an uptick in the primaries — Nov. 6 could be one of the most important days in U.S. history. Many governorships, all 435 House of Representatives seats and...

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 12:47pm

To promote voter turnout this year, Lyft installed a mural in NYC

We're expecting the highest voter turnout in almost 50 years next Tuesday. However, in the 2016 election, a reported 15 million registered voters didn't make it to the polls due to lack of transportation. Despite the fact that dislike of candidates or campaign points was the most common...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:57pm

New York City Marathon app's new feature will change how you cheer on runners

Running is a pretty low-tech sport — all you need are some shoes and a path — but the New York City Marathon is changing that. It wants to be the most technologically advanced race in the world, officials say, to benefit both participators in the grueling sport and those who just want...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:11pm

Here’s the MTA schedule for the NYC Marathon

With an estimated 50,000 runners slated to finish Sunday’s NYC Marathon, you can expect lots of traffic changes — and a revised MTA schedule for the day. The NYC Marathon is, after all, the largest marathon in the world and takes place in all five boroughs, so this should come as no...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 4:30pm

CBD and the NYC Marathon: A love story for runners, doctors?

CBD is one of the top wellness trends, and that’s not going to change as it becomes more mainstream for humans and animals alike. Its benefits are so great, in fact, that one NYC Marathon runner is going to use it during and after Sunday’s race. No, Jessica Filoramo is not going to...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:10pm

Halloween horror includes 5 shootings, 3 stabbings across NYC

Halloween horror didn’t just include scary costumes and movies as there were five shootings and three stabbings across New York City Wednesday, authorities said. Two teens were shot in Brooklyn, including a 14-year-old boy who was shot in the face on Nostrand Avenue at Hillel Place in East...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:47am

Black students at NYC schools get longer suspensions for same behaviors: Report

Dozens of New York City Council members are demanding NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio take action against racial inequalities in school disciplines after a report found that black student receive longer suspensions than other students for the same behaviors....

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 5:08pm

NYC expands election day interpretation services at 100 polling sites

Election Day 2018 is around the corner, and before New Yorkers head to the polls, officials are enacting efforts to make voting easier for limited English speaking voters. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council announced on Monday that the administration will provide interpretation...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:35pm

Paper clip used to reset device likely caused body camera explosion: NYPD

Officials believe that an NYPD body camera exploded earlier this month because of damage caused by the process of resetting the camera with a paper clip, according to an independent forensic report. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Information Technology Jessica Tisch released the findings at an...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:09pm

NYPD investigating death of Saudi sisters found together in the Hudson River

The New York Police Department continues to investigate the deaths of two sisters from Saudi Arabia whose bodies were found washed up along the Hudson River near the Upper West Side on Oct. 24. The sisters, who have been identified as Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were reported missing...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 3:49pm

MAP: 2018 NYC Village Halloween Parade street closures

The 2018 Village Halloween Parade will take place Wednesday evening in the village and all the freaks and zombies are guaranteed to be out tonight.  New York City’s 45th annual Village Halloween Parade is considered to be one of the largest Halloween celebrations in the country with...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 2:29pm

2nd annual #ShopBleecker begins Nov. 1

For the second year in a row — and just in time for the fast-approaching holiday season — New Yorkers will be able to help revitalize one of the most historic streets in the city by taking part in November’s #ShopBleecker initiative. #ShopBleecker runs Thursday, Nov. 1 through...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:22am

More affordable housing in New York City will soon be reality

New York City is currently seeing a construction boom in affordable housing and the region's landscape is changing rapidly, as a result. According to a new report from Localize.city, a platform that provides neighborhood insights based on New York City data, the city has already seen more than...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 5:19pm