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July 2, 2020, 1:16 AM

Building collapses in New York City neighborhood

A partial stop work order had been issued for failure to maintain the building which appears to have been under construction.
July 2, 2020, 1:16 AM
Building collapses in New York City neighborhood
June 24, 2020, 10:29 PM

New York City man exonerated after spending 25 years in prison for a crime he did not commit

Samuel Brownridge was wrongfully convicted for a 1994 murder in St. Albans, Queens.
June 24, 2020, 10:29 PM
Man exonerated after a 25-year-old wrongful conviction
June 23, 2020, 5:38 PM

NYC cracks down on illegal fireworks sales

Mayor Bill de Blasio said firework complaints soared to 1,737 compared to 21 complaints for the same period last year.
June 23, 2020, 5:38 PM
NYC cracks down on illegal fireworks sales
June 19, 2020, 11:13 PM

Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island, officials say

An inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday was pulled from the water, according to police sources.
June 19, 2020, 11:13 PM
Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island, officials say
June 19, 2020, 12:43 AM

Escape attempt at New York’s Rikers Island

Authorities say the inmate scaled a wall at the jail, jumped into the East River and tried to swim away before two officers jumped in and pulled him out.
June 19, 2020, 12:43 AM
Escape attempt at New York’s Rikers Island
June 18, 2020, 8:27 PM

Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island

The 37-year-old inmate, who was in custody for an assault charge, was immediately caught, sources told ABC News.
June 18, 2020, 8:27 PM
Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island
June 18, 2020, 4:05 AM

Woman arrested for not wearing mask in NY subway to sue police for $10 million

Kaleemah Rozier, 22, was on her way home with her young son when she was approached by several NYPD officers inside the Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center station in Brooklyn on May 13.
June 18, 2020, 4:05 AM
Woman arrested for not wearing mask in NY subway to sue police for $10 million
June 16, 2020, 12:33 PM

Teen to be sentenced for robbery in fatal stabbing of college student

Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death on Dec. 11 near Columbia University.
June 16, 2020, 12:33 PM
Teen to be sentenced for robbery in fatal stabbing of college student
June 13, 2020, 5:40 AM

NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun

A 16-year-old arrested for allegations of arson during protests in the Bronx, New York, on June 1 may have been zapped in the face with a stun gun.
June 13, 2020, 5:40 AM
NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun
June 11, 2020, 5:03 PM

NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun

The family of Jahmel Leach wants answers about the arrest for fifth-degree arson, a misdemeanor, during looting on East Fordham Road.
June 11, 2020, 5:03 PM
NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun
June 9, 2020, 12:25 PM

2 men pose as cops, steal more than $150,000 in brazen daytime jewelry store heist

Two men who posed as NYPD officers and robbed a New York City jewelry store in a brazen daytime heist have been arrested.
June 9, 2020, 12:25 PM
2 men pose as cops, steal more than $150,000 in brazen daytime jewelry store heist
1 month ago

New York will allow outdoor graduation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced that New York state is allowing outdoor, socially distanced graduations of up to 150 people beginning June 26.
1 month ago
New York will allow outdoor graduation
1 month ago

New York City end its curfew

After a night of peaceful protests, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lifted the city’s curfew on Sunday.
1 month ago
New York City end its curfew
1 month ago

Protests continue in NYC amid lingering tensions over curfew

Protests over the death of George Floyd are continuing in New York City as thousands take to the streets and parks to protest police brutality as the city continued to enforce an 8 p.m. curfew that has created tensions between protesters and police
1 month ago
More protests set in NYC amid lingering tensions over curfew
1 month ago

New York nurses honor protesters

Nurses and health care workers near New York City's Union Square took to their knees on Tuesday to honor protesters who marched by to call for an end to police brutality.
1 month ago
New York nurses honor protesters
1 month ago

People fill the streets of New York City to protest for justice

Much of the angst and unrest in New York City is due to unresolved feelings following the senseless deaths of unarmed black men such as Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell and Eric Garner.
1 month ago
People fill the streets of New York City to protest for justice
1 month ago

6th victim of Long Island murders identified through genetic genealogy

The sixth victim in a Long Island murder case has been identified through genetic genealogy.
1 month ago
6th victim of Long Island murders identified through genetic genealogy
1 month ago

New York rolls out road map for reopening the city

Starting June 8, stores will be able to reopen for curbside pickup along with nonessential construction and manufacturing.
1 month ago
New York rolls out road map for reopening the city
1 month ago

New York Stock Exchange reopens at 25% capacity with temperature checks, social distancing

The NYSE president says it will look "different" than it did before.
1 month ago
New York Stock Exchange trading floor reopens after COVID-19 closure
1 month ago

Victim of Long Island murders identified

The woman's partial remains were found in 2000 and 2011.
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Victim of Long Island murders identified
1 month ago

Christian Cooper accepts apology from woman at center of Central Park confrontation

“It’s about the underlying current of racism... that’s been going on for centuries and that permeates this city and this country that she tapped into," he said.
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Christian Cooper accepts apology from woman at center of Central Park confrontation
1 month ago

Investigation launched into Central Park incident involving white woman and black man

New York City’s Commission on Human Rights launched an investigation Wednesday.
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Investigation launched into Central Park incident involving white woman and black man
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Investigation launched into Central Park incident involving white woman and black man

The commission sent a letter to the woman, requesting her cooperation.
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Investigation launched into Central Park incident involving white woman and black man
1 month ago

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

A video of a verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog off a leash and a black man bird watching in Central Park is sparking accusations of racism
1 month ago
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White woman fired after calling 911 on a black man in Central Park

He was bird-watching when he asked her to leash her dog in a restricted area; she later apologized and returned the dog to the animal rescue.
1 month ago
White woman fired after calling 911 on a black man in Central Park
1 month ago

Central Park confrontation sparks outrage overnight

A white woman called the police after a black man said he asked her to leash her dog in Central Park.
1 month ago
Central Park confrontation sparks outrage overnight
1 month ago

Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

The daily death rate attributable to the coronavirus continues to fall in New York
1 month ago
Cuomo eases ban on groups; NYC beaches open
2 months ago

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

It has been hard to find any kind of silver linings since the coronavirus pandemic has essentially put life on hold for much of the nation and the world.
2 months ago
New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths
2 months ago

New York City's open streets policy could be permanent fixture, experts say

New York City's open streets policy could be permanent fixture, experts say
2 months ago
New York City's open streets policy could be permanent fixture, experts say
2 months ago

New York City's open streets policy could become permanent

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is aiming to open up 100 of the 6,000 miles of city streets for pedestrians.
2 months ago
New York City's open streets policy could become permanent
2 months ago

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

This marks the longest stretch since the city began tracking pedestrian fatalities in 1983, according to ABC News’ New York City station WABC.
2 months ago
New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths
2 months ago

Gov. Andrew Cuomo merch is here and trending all over Etsy

Andrew Cuomo merch is here and trending all over Etsy.
2 months ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo merch is here and trending all over the internet
2 months ago

Couple arrested in alleged hate crime in Brooklyn

The couple, who lives in Queens, allegedly shouted anti-Semitic slurs at three Hasidic men and tried to rip off their face masks, according to the NYPD.
2 months ago
Couple arrested in alleged hate crime in Brooklyn
2 months ago

Rapper Nick Blixky fatally shot in NYC; no suspect arrested

Up-and-coming Rapper Nick Blixky has been shot and killed in New York City
2 months ago
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In New York’s subway shutdown, an unthinkable departure

Last week, for the first time in New York’s history, the trains stopped running in a planned shutdown
2 months ago
New York’s subway shutdown, an unthinkable departure
2 months ago

NYC mayor says Colorado EMT's death will be honored forever

The body of a Colorado paramedic who came to New York City to save lives before losing his own to the coronavirus arrived Sunday night in Denver for burial
2 months ago
Colorado EMT's death will be honored forever: NYC mayor
2 months ago

New York City's subway trains come to a halt overnight for cleaning

Cleaners wiped down seats and other surfaces as part of a nightly cleaning operation to protect commuters and workers from the coronavirus.
2 months ago
New York City's subway trains come to a halt overnight for cleaning
2 months ago

As NYC subways prepare for disinfecting, homeless will have to find alternate refuge

The New York City subway system will close overnight for the first time in at least 50 years when workers in the fight against COVID-19 begin daily cleanings Wednesday.
2 months ago
As NYC subways prepare for disinfecting, homeless will have to find alternate refuge
2 months ago

Crime down in New York City as residents shelter in place: NYPD

The NYPD said that overall crime in New York City was down by more than a quarter in the month of April.
2 months ago
Crime down in New York City as residents shelter in place: NYPD
2 months ago

NYC mayor, police commissioner respond to violent arrest video

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea addressed the video that shows an officer apparently pointing a stun gun at a bystander before forcing him to the ground.
2 months ago
NYC mayor, police commissioner respond to violent arrest video
2 months ago

'Project Cupid': New York City is making marriage licenses available online for the 1st time

New York City is making marriage licenses available online due to the coronavirus pandemic. The city is calling this transition to online licensing "Project Cupid."
2 months ago
New York City making marriage licenses available online for 1st time
2 months ago

Brooklyn neighborhood comes together to bury a stranger

A neighborhood in Brooklyn has come together to help bury a stranger
2 months ago
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De Blasio condemns funeral for rabbi, receives backlash for his comments on 'Jewish community'

De Blasio condemns funeral for rabbi, receives backlash for his comments on 'Jewish community'
2 months ago
NYC mayor slammed for tweet on rabbi funeral
2 months ago

NYC mayor takes heat after lashing out at Jewish funeral

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social distancing rules
2 months ago
NYC mayor takes heat after lashing out at Jewish funeral
2 months ago

'Project Cupid': New York City is making marriage licenses available online for the 1st time

Now couples can virtually schedule an appoint with the City Clerk’s office.
2 months ago
New York City is making marriage licenses available online for the 1st time
2 months ago

NYC mayor slammed for tweet on rabbi funeral

Critics said his response singled out Jewish people and invoked "over-policing."
2 months ago
NYC mayor slammed for tweet on rabbi funeral
2 months ago

Union leader blasts NYC mayor, Macy's for moving ahead with fireworks show

The union representing some of Macy's furloughed workers had some harsh words after the store announced its Fourth of July event.
2 months ago
Union leader blasts NYC mayor, Macy's for moving ahead with fireworks show
2 months ago

Friends team up to bring free food to New Yorkers

One man got the idea after watching a "World News" piece about farmers pouring milk down the drain and watching their vegetables rot in fields.
2 months ago
Friends team up to bring free food to New Yorkers
2 months ago

Marijuana party in New York City violates social distancing

April 20 is known as "Weed Day" as the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana.
2 months ago
Marijuana party in New York City violates social distancing
3 months ago

NYC pharmacist under investigation for price gouging

Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and the US Postal Inspection Service raided Richard Schirripa’s home and office, seizing 6,500 N95 masks, among other items.
3 months ago
NYC pharmacist under investigation for price gouging