NY News

  • The empty Delta airlines terminal 3 at JFK airport is seen Friday, May 24, 2013 in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Shirtless Man Detained at New York’s JFK Airport, Police Say

    NEW YORK — Police say a shirtless man was detained after passing through a security checkpoint at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. No criminal... Read more

  • Anthony Weiner participates with fellow New York City mayoral candidates in the Gay MenÕs Health Crisis Mayoral Forum on HIV/AIDS on July 23, 2013 in New York City. At a press conference beforehand Weiner addressed news of new allegations that he engaged in lewd online conversations with a woman after he resigned from Congress for similar previous incidents.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Weiner Should Quit Race, Say Mayoral Rivals

    NEW YORK—Some of his rivals in the New York City mayoral race say Anthony Weiner should drop out. Two fellow Democrats have called for Weiner... Read more

  • Beachgoers enjoy the huge waves prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irene on August 26, 2011 in Southampton, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Advisory Issued Against Swimming at 47 LI Beaches

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Health officials have issued an advisory against swimming at 47 beaches in Suffolk County due to elevated bacteria levels caused by heavy rains. The... Read more

  • Trenton Violence Cited in Push for New NJ Gun Laws

    TRENTON, N.J.—Gun-control advocates are calling attention to the violence plaguing Trenton as they urge the governor to sign a package of gun bills on his... Read more

  • Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks during a news conference on his plans to campaign for the Democratic nomination to run for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg on June 8, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

    Booker Pitches Supporters for Help to Ward Off Conservatives’ Attacks

    TRENTON, N.J.—The day after a conservative Super PAC began a campaign targeting Cory Booker, Newark’s mayor began citing the attack in an appeal to donors... Read more

  • Woman Linked To NY Shooting Rampage Gets Hearing

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—A federal judge has refused to dismiss the charges against a woman accused of providing guns to the man who fatally shot two firefighters... Read more

  • NY Rabbi, With Bipolar Disorder, Arrested For Impersonating Officer

    HAWTHORNE, N.Y.—A New York rabbi has been charged for the fourth time with flashing a fake badge during a confrontation with another motorist. State police... Read more

  • Goats to Defend NJ Historic Site from Poison Ivy

    SANDY HOOK, N.J. — Eleven Nubian goats from upstate New York are the first line of defense to save New Jersey’s historic Fort Hancock from... Read more

  • Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, speaks during a news conference at the Gay Men's Health Crisis headquarters, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in New York. The former congressman says he's not dropping out of the New York City mayoral race in light of newly revealed explicit online correspondence with a young woman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Weiner Faces New Scandal With Wife’s Support

    NEW YORK—When a heckled, harried Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress and apologized for the explicit text messages that had destroyed his career, a key figure... Read more

  • Homeless Man’s Honesty Lauded By NY Police

    KINGSTON, N.Y. — Police say a lost wallet containing nearly $500 has been returned to its owner after being found by a homeless man living... Read more

  • 3 Teens Seriously Injured in LI Car Crash

    OAKDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say three teenagers were seriously injured in a car crash on Long Island. It occurred at 11:19 p.m. Tuesday in... Read more

  • MTA: ‘Trespasser’ Struck and Killed by LIRR Train

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Transit officials say a person on the tracks was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train. The MTA... Read more

  • Three Philly Strip Clubs Fighting Tax on Lap Dances

    PHILADELPHIA—Three strip clubs in Philadelphia are fighting a city effort to tax lap dances, which they say would cost them as much as $1.5 million... Read more

  • NJ School District Bans Unannounced Visits

    SUMMIT, N.J.—Students who forget lunch or homework will be out of luck in one New Jersey school district. Summit schools are stopping unannounced visits in... Read more

  • A Sampling Of Editorials From Around New York

    ALBANY, N.Y.— The Times Herald-Record of Middletown on a state public corruption commission holding its first meeting in secret. July 21 The Moreland Commission appointed... Read more

  • This Monday, July 15, 2013, photo provided by The Hartman Group shows Reuven Gershon performing "Come Together" in the rock musical "Let It Be" at the St. James Theater in New York. Gershon and James Fox have some insanely daunting shoes to fill: Every night, they're asked to impersonate John and Paul on Broadway.  Gershon and Fox portray, respectively, John Lennon and Paul McCartney in a Fab Four cover band that has taken its concert show, "Let It Be," from London's West End to New York. (AP Photo/The Hartman Group, Chad Batka)

    Beatles Tribute Band Comes Together on Broadway

    NEW YORK—Reuven Gershon and James Fox have some insanely daunting shoes to fill: Every night, they’re asked to impersonate John and Paul on Broadway. Yes,... Read more

  • NTSB agents investigate an accident involving nose-gear collapse of a southwest airlines plane, Monday, July 22, 2013, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane landed safely. (AP Photo/NTSB)

    NTSB: Southwest Nose Gear ‘Collapsed Rearward’

    NEW YORK— The National Transportation Safety Board says the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet collapsed backward and into the body of the aircraft... Read more

  • NY OKs Mandatory Boat Inspections For Upstate Lake

    LAKE GEORGE, N.Y.— A state agency has approved a mandatory boat-washing and inspection program to protect one of New York’s most popular lakes from invasive... Read more

  • People use a MetroCard to go through the 34 Street-Penn Station turnstiles, July 23. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Quinn Pushes for No-Swipe MetroCard

    NEW YORK— You are rushing to catch that subway train, just pulling into the platform. You struggle to swipe your MetroCard, only to see the... Read more

  • Set of Emergency Preparation Bills Ready for Vote by Full Council

    NEW YORK—The Committee on Public Safety passed nine bills on July 23 meant to prepare New York City for emergencies. The bills are now awaiting... Read more