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NYC subway driver killed in fire being investigated as crime

Officials say a New York City subway driver was killed and several other people were injured early Friday in a train fire that is being investigated as a crime
March 28, 2020, 1:55 AM
1 killed, multiple injured in NYC subway fire: Official

Motorman dead, dozens injured in suspicious Harlem subway fire

A suspicious Harlem subway fire leaves motorman dead and dozens injured; New York City's subway service is already curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.
March 27, 2020, 8:22 PM
Motorman dead, dozens injured in suspicious Harlem subway fire

Motorman dead, dozens injured in suspicious Harlem subway fire

The fire broke out inside a northbound No. 2 train as it entered the 110th Street station, near Central Park, just after 3:15 a.m.
March 27, 2020, 5:18 PM
Motorman dead, dozens injured in suspicious Harlem subway fire

New York becomes center of crisis as virus spread continues

At least 13 people died in a 24-hour period at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens and New York state accounts for roughly half of all coronavirus cases in the U.S.
March 26, 2020, 12:31 PM
New York becomes center of crisis as virus spread continues

New York City details statistics of 15K cases of coronavirus

ABC News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton and contributor Tom Bossert weigh in on the latest numbers, cases and reports of doctors using vitamin C to help patients.
March 25, 2020, 5:10 PM
NYC details statistics of 15K cases of virus

Streets of NYC are empty after Gov. Cuomo issued stay-at-home mandate for residents

Other states in the United States are following suit and urging people to stay home.
March 22, 2020, 1:25 PM
Streets of NYC are empty after Gov. Cuomo issued stay-at-home mandate for residents

Nearly 100 prison inmates in NY to produce 100K gallons of hand sanitizer weekly

Advocacy groups call the mass production as a form of "slave labor."
March 10, 2020, 7:51 PM
Nearly 100 prison inmates in NY to produce 100K gallons of hand sanitizer weekly

Cuomo introduces state-made hand sanitizer

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that New York will produce up to 100,000 gallons of hand sanitizer in response to the price gouging of store brands during the spread of COVID-19.
March 10, 2020, 3:28 PM
Cuomo introduces state-made hand sanitizer

27 indicted in scheme to illegally dope racehorses in New York

More than two dozen horse training professionals have been federally indicted for a widespread scheme to illegally dope racehorses.
March 10, 2020, 1:12 PM
27 indicted in scheme to illegally dope racehorses

Tips to reduce health risks taking public transit

Use hand sanitizer after touching handles or poles on subways, use wipes on planes and check to see how fast it kills viruses.
March 6, 2020, 1:07 PM
Tips to reduce health risks taking public transit

Man charged in ambush shootings of NYPD officers in court

Robert Williams pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and assault.
March 4, 2020, 7:30 PM
Man charged in ambush shootings of NYPD officers in court

Suspect in ambush shootings of New York City police officers indicted on 52 counts

A man suspected of ambushing New York City police officers during a shooting rampage was arraigned Wednesday on a 52-count indictment that includes attempted murder.
March 4, 2020, 7:10 PM
Suspect in ambush shootings of officers indicted on 52 counts

What you need to know about New York's ban on plastic bags

The ban on plastic bags goes into effect in New York state on March 1. The regulation has some exemptions for certain situations.
March 4, 2020, 9:34 AM
What you need to know about New York's ban on plastic bags

Man causes sniper scare in New York City

A police helicopter spotted him with what appeared to be a rifle on the roof of a building in Brooklyn, but it was a BB gun, authorities said.
March 4, 2020, 8:17 AM
Man causes sniper scare in New York City

Miss Staten Island banned from St. Patrick’s Day parade over sexuality

Madison L'Insalata, who is bisexual, still attended the community event, wearing a rainbow scarf and heart sticker.
1 month ago
Miss Staten Island banned from St. Patrick’s Day parade over sexuality

New York City set to remove iconic payphones off the streets

New York City is reportedly planning to remove all of the last remaining public payphones from the city’s streets.
1 month ago
Payphones to be removed from the streets of New York City

New York City set to remove iconic payphones off the streets

About 30 payphones will be removed from Hell’s Kitchen by the end of the month, according to ABC New York City station WABC, followed by an estimated 3,000 more across the city’s five boroughs.
1 month ago
New York City set to remove iconic payphones off the streets

FBI, NYPD raid New York office of company run by fashion executive Peter Nygard

A number of women accused him of sexually assaulting them at his Bahamas estate.
1 month ago
FBI, NYPD raid New York office of company run by fashion executive

Lack of representation prompts African American artist to open Bronx gallery

For Mark West, his new gallery is about creating a truly safe space for black and brown artists.
1 month ago
Lack of representation prompts African American artist to open Bronx gallery

Parolee escapes while being taken into custody in Manhattan

The NYPD is searching for Travis Simon, 30, who was being referred to a 45-day treatment program by the New York State Department of Corrections.
1 month ago
Parolee escapes while being taken into custody in Manhattan

Ocasio-Cortez, Miranda use star power to promote NYC census

Lin-Manuel Miranda is joining U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a public service announcement aimed at getting New Yorkers of all backgrounds, including immigrants, to participate in the once-a-decade head count
1 month ago
Ocasio-Cortez, Miranda use star power to promote NYC census

Felon at large after escaping parole custody in New York City

A violent felon is at large after escaping parole custody in New York City, officials said.
1 month ago
Felon on the loose after escaping parole custody

NYC taxi commission accused of $810 million fraud

New York Attorney General Letitia James alleged that the TLC played a role in inflating the price of thousands of medallions over a 14-year period, 2004 to 2017, sometimes by more than 200%.
1 month ago
NYC taxi commission accused of $810 million fraud

New York City taxi commission accused of $810 million fraud

The state attorney general is arguing medallion prices were unfairly inflated.
1 month ago
New York City taxi commission accused of $810 million fraud

New details released in 2011 cold case murder in Brooklyn

Nearly one decade after a 22-year-old man was mysteriously gunned down, New York City police are releasing a new clue in the case.
1 month ago
New details released in 2011 cold case murder in Brooklyn

Gov. Andrew Cuomo to meet with Trump to restore Trusted Traveler Programs to New Yorkers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will meet with President Trump Thursday to life ban on Trusted Traveler Program applications.
2 months ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo to meet with Trump to restore Trusted Traveler Programs

Bronx cop leaves hospital after being shot

Lt. Jose Gautreaux was ambushed and wounded in an attack over the weekend.
2 months ago
Bronx cop leaves hospital after being shot

So goes the neighborhood? Resort wrestles with rental rise

Short-term rentals like those listed on Airbnb are surging all over, but they loom larger in little resort areas like Lake Placid
2 months ago
Short term rentals could have long lasting impact on residents at this resort

NYPD cops shot in the Bronx in 2 separate 'assassination' incidents, 1 suspect in custody

A police officer was shot in the arm inside a Bronx precinct less than 12 hours after another officer was shot inside his patrol vehicle.
2 months ago
Suspect in NYPD 'assassination' incidents was on parole

Police officers in New York City targeted by 1 suspect

The suspect is a parolee out on an attempted murder conviction who only surrendered after firing all rounds.
2 months ago
Police officers in New York City targeted by 1 suspect

New York City unveils new postpartum checks and home visits for 1st-time parents

Chirlane McCray, who built New York City’s mental health initiative ThriveNYC, unveiled the #NewFamilyHomeVisits initiative today.
2 months ago
New York City unveils new postpartum checks and home visits for 1st-time parents

Subway protest happening throughout New York City

Commuters throughout the city are expected to experience heavy delays during rush hour on Friday because of protesters who are against having police officers in the subway.
2 months ago
Subway protest happening throughout New York City

Commuters warned to brace for subway delays as organizers protest throughout New York City

The collaborations of grassroots groups called "Decolonize This Place" held citywide protests against plans to add 500 police officers in the subway.
2 months ago
Commuters brace for subway delays as organizers protest throughout New York City

Struggling NYC cabs may add surge pricing to compete with Uber and Lyft

A task force created to help struggling New York yellow-cab drivers made several recommendations following a six-month study.
2 months ago
Struggling NYC cabs may add surge pricing to compete with Uber and Lyft

Surge pricing proposal underway for New York City taxis

The proposal, introduced by the New York City Council Friday, is part of a $600 million bailout plan to level the playing field with competitors such as Uber and Lyft.
2 months ago
Surge pricing proposal underway for New York City taxis

Wrongfully convicted New York City man refused to admit guilt to parole board 8 times, attorney says

In an act of desperation, Rafael Ruiz told the parole board he was guilty once in order to see his dying mother and was still denied his freedom.
2 months ago
Exonerated man refused to admit guilt to parole board 8 times, attorney says

Woman slashes mother across face after child vomits on New York City bus

The incident occurred in East New York when a woman became angry that the bus had to be taken out of service.
2 months ago
Woman slashes mother across face after child vomits on New York City bus

Passenger slashes mother in face with knife after child throws up on bus

A mother has been slashed in the face with a knife after her child threw up on a public bus and another passenger became enraged that the bus was taken out of service.
2 months ago
Passenger slashes mother in face with knife after child throws up on bus

Billy Joel's home reportedly broken into in New York

Authorities said at least one person had vandalized his office and a dozen motorcycles; no property was stolen, they said.
2 months ago
Billy Joel's home reportedly broken into in New York

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered on Manhattan building

Attorney General William Barr is heading to Brooklyn to address recent hate crimes in the area.
2 months ago
Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered on Manhattan building

NYPD warns New Yorkers about Central Park coyotes

The police advised the public to only observe the North American canine natives from a distance.
2 months ago
NYPD warns New Yorkers about Central Park coyotes

New York City helicopter crash in 2018 was 'survivable,' secondary harnesses 'unsafe': NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board issued its final report on the East River tourist helicopter crash.
2 months ago
New York City helicopter crash was 'survivable,' secondary harnesses 'unsafe': NTSB

Massive fire destroys thousands of historic artifacts in Chinatown

Two lawsuits filed hours after deadly explosion in Houston; 14-year-old Alysa Liu won second U.S. figure skating title.
2 months ago
Massive fire destroys thousands of historic artifacts in Chinatown

85,000 museum artifacts feared lost in NYC Chinatown fire

A museum official says some 85,000 artifacts that tell the story of the Chinese migration to the United States may have been lost in a fire in Manhattan's Chinatown
2 months ago

Cashless stores and restaurants banned in New York City

The New York City Council voted to ban cashless businesses Thursday. Under the new law, stores and restaurants must take cash payments or face a $1,000 fine.
2 months ago
Cashless stores and restaurants banned in New York City

Cashless stores and restaurants to be banned in New York City under new law

New York City's Council voted Thursday to prohibit businesses from only accepting credit card, debit or digital payments.
2 months ago
Cashless stores and restaurants to be banned in New York City under new law

Commuter train slams into tractor-trailer near New York City

The truck got stuck on the tracks after trying to make a tight right turn.
2 months ago
Commuter train slams into tractor-trailer near New York City

Awkwafina lends voice to New York City subway

The Golden Globe winner recorded announcements for the 7 train, which links Manhattan to Queens.
2 months ago
Awkwafina lends voice to New York City subway

Fire in NYC high-rise injures 22 people, including newborn

Authorities say 22 people were injured in an overnight fire in an apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side
2 months ago
Fire in NYC high-rise injures 22 people, including newborn

'You need a boat.' Water main break floods NYC streets

A water main break has flooded streets on Manhattan's Upper West Side near Lincoln Center and hampered subway service during the morning rush hour
2 months ago
'You need a boat.' Water main break floods NYC streets