NY News

  • New York Downtown Merges with NewYork-Presbyterian

    NEW YORK—New York Downtown Hospital has merged with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian says the 180-bed community hospital will be called NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. It’s the only... Read more

  • Commuters wait for the BX12 Select bus on Fordham Rd in Bronx, New York on June 19, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Bronx Gets Select Bus Service

    NEW YORK—Select bus service began rolling into the Bronx on Monday, adding quicker service to patrons on busy Webster Avenue. The select bus service, which... Read more

  • People walk in front of Citigroup Center in New York City. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
People walk in front of Citigroup Center in New York City. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Citigroup Agrees to Pay $968M to Fannie Mae

    NEW YORK — Citigroup has agreed to pay $968 million to Fannie Mae to resolve potential future repurchase claims on residential mortgage loans originated between... Read more

  • Buildings on West 42nd Street December 27, 2012 in New York's Times Square. A new pilot program will show digital artwork from Time Square’s electronic billboards in six continents. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Times Square’s Digital Gallery Going Global

    NEW YORK—Digital artwork displayed on Times Square’s electronic billboards is going global. A pilot program that will showcase the works on six continents began rolling... Read more

  • No Class-Action Status in Google Book Case

    NEW YORK — A federal appeals court says it is too early for authors to be considered as a group in litigation challenging Google Inc.’s... Read more

  • A helicopter is lifted onto a barge at the 79th Street Boat Basin after making an emergency landing over the Hudson river, Sunday, June 30, 2013, in New York. The charter helicopter was carrying a family of four Swedes on a sightseeing tour of New York City when it lost power shortly after takeoff and made an emergency landing on the Hudson River, authorities said. The pilot and occupants were uninjured. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Pilot Who Landed Chopper On River: Just Doing Job

    NEW YORK—The pilot of a sightseeing helicopter that made an emergency landing on New York’s Hudson River says he was just doing his job. Michael... Read more

  • Flash Flood Warning for New York City: Weather Service

    A flash flood warning was issued for parts of New York, including New York City, on Monday as a thunderstorm passes through parts of the... Read more

  • Brooklyn Shooting: All Expected to Recover

    The Brooklyn shooting at a party that left nine people wounded over the weekend were taken to local hospitals and all are expected to make... Read more

  • NYer Charged With Riding Watercraft After Dark

    YONKERS, N.Y.—It’s illegal to ride a personal recreational watercraft on the Hudson River after dark. Westchester County police say they’ve arrested a man doing just... Read more

  • LI Mother, Son Charged With Marijuana Sale

    EAST MEADOW, N.Y.—A Long Island mother and her 17-year-old boy are accused of selling marijuana from their Long Island home. Nassau County police say four... Read more

  • NYPD Seeking 3 Suspects in Park Assault

    NEW YORK—The NYPD is looking for three suspects who repeatedly punched a 26-year-old woman before fleeing with her cell phone. Police say the incident occurred... Read more

  • A man rides a Citi Bike bicycle near Union Square, New York, May 27, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

    No Helmets Required for Bike Share in Busy NYC

    NEW YORK—In a city where the mayor is often portrayed as a protective nanny, restricting cigarettes, fatty foods and sugary drinks, there is a glaring... Read more

  • NY Fort to Host French, Indian War Reenactment

    YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y.—Military history buffs will be heading to Old Fort Niagara next weekend for a three-day French and Indian War re-enactment. The encampment will involve... Read more

  • Amtrak Service West of Albany to be Restored

    FONDA, N.Y.—Amtrak service west of Albany is almost back to normal after being interrupted by a massive freight train derailment last week. CSX railroad crews... Read more

  • NY Girls Gather for Weeklong Empire Girls State

    BROCKPORT, N.Y.—More than 300 girls from across the state are in Brockport for a weeklong workshop focused on leadership and the American political process. Sen... Read more

  • About 1,200 Cadet Candidates Heading to West Point

    WEST POINT, N.Y.—A new crop of cadet candidates is heading to West Point. About 1,200 young men and woman are expected to arrive Monday morning... Read more

  • Fulop Draws Top Pols to Jersey City Inaugural

    NEW YORK—New Jersey’s two most powerful elected officials — Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez— will be on the dais as Steve Fulop is... Read more

  • Teachers Pull Out All Stops to Motivate Students

    BRIDGETON, N.J.—Kiss a pig. Sleep on the roof. Get duct-taped to the wall. Take a pie to the face. Shave your head. For years, teachers... Read more

  • South NJ Officer Escapes Serious Injury in Crash

    FRANKLIN, N.J.—A southern New Jersey police officer driving with his emergency lights on escaped serious injury when his cruiser and a car collided, sending the... Read more

  • Ford, Egan Win Literary Medals

    NEW YORK—Richard Ford and Timothy Egan, winners of literary medals presented by the American Library Association, both credit libraries for making their work possible. Ford... Read more