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  • Brand ambassador Brooklyn Net Caris LeVert (C) along with attending guests at the Eredi Pisanò boutique event which is celebrating 15 years on Madison Avenue in New York on Dec. 21, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Eredi Pisanò Celebrates 15 Years of Men’s Fashion in New York

    New York–In celebration of 15 years on Madison Avenue, the Eredi Pisanò boutique hosted it’s annual cocktail party on December 21 for customers and brand... Read more

  • Passengers arrives during a demonstration against the new ban on immigration issued by President Donald Trump at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts on Jan. 28, 2017. President Trump signed an executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

    DHS Official Says NY Judge’s Ruling Will Not Affect Travel Ban

    The Homeland Security Department says a New York court order temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump’s travel... Read more

  • A waiter attends to customers at a restaurant in Manhattan, New York, on Feb. 17, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Possible Impacts of the Minimum Wage Hike in New York

    NEW YORK—About a million New Yorkers should have a little more cash in their pockets. On Jan. 1, the minimum wage increased from $9 to... Read more

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    Man Nearly Killed After Being Pushed Onto NYC Subway Tracks

    NEW YORK—Police in New York City are searching for a turnstile jumper who pushed a 43-year-old man onto the tracks of a Bronx subway station... Read more

  • NYPD officers in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on Dec. 27, 2016. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Trump Security May Cost NYC $100 Million by Summer

    NEW YORK—Security measures around Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan could cost the city and its residents upwards of $100 million in lost business and police... Read more

  • Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin. (Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment )

    Q&A With Julie Menin, NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner

    “New York City is the creative capital of the world. There’s no better city to be involved in the media and entertainment world,” according to... Read more

  • Nina, a roughly 3-year-old cat at the Humane Society of Port Jervis and Deerpark on Jan. 5, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Sick Kitty: NYC Quarantines 500 Felines Fearing the Flu

    NEW YORK—Hundreds of homeless New York City cats have been quarantined after health officials discovered many infected with a strand of bird flu. About 386... Read more

  • Marine Le Pen, president of the French conservative National Front party, after the announcement of the results of the first round of the regional election in Henin-Beaumont, France, on Dec. 6, 2015. (Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)

    France’s Marine Le Pen Sighted in Trump Tower

    France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen is visiting Trump Tower as part of a surprise visit to New York. The French politician was spotted... Read more

  • The City University of New York Graduate Center in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Paying for New York’s Free College Tuition Plan

    NEW YORK—Gov. Andrew Cuomo estimates it will cost $163 million a year to provide tuition-free public college to New Yorkers with a family income of... Read more

  • Paralyzed police officer Steven McDonald receives applause from members of the New York City Police Department as he arrives for funeral services at Seaford, N.Y., for slain officer Edward Byrne, in this file photo. (AP Photo/David Bookstaver)

    Paralyzed New York Detective Who Became Voice for Peace Dies

    NEW YORK—New York Police Department Detective Steven McDonald, who was paralyzed by a teenage gunman’s bullet in 1986 but publicly forgave the shooter and became... Read more

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    Cellphone, Wi-Fi Coverage Goes Live at NYC Subway Stations

    NEW YORK—Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City’s many underground subway stations, one year ahead of... Read more

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    NYC Has Fewest Shootings Ever Last Year

    NEW YORK—New York City recorded its fewest number of shootings last year and narrowly missed setting a record low for homicides. According to data released... Read more

  • An injured passenger, after a Long Island Rail Road commuter train either hit something or derailed, is taken from the Atlantic Terminal, in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Jan. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Over 100 Suffer Minor Injuries in NYC Train Accident

    NEW YORK—New York City authorities say more than 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block at... Read more

  • NYPD police car stands parked in Times Square.(lazyllama/Shutterstock)

    New York Product Tester Mistakenly Delivers Pounds of Weed

    VALATIE, N.Y.—A product tester from upstate New York was surprised to find last month that a delivery she thought contained more items to review turned... Read more

  • Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Goss. (Video Screenshot/YouTube)

    Officer Dives Into Moving Car When Driver Can’t Stop

    MANORVILLE, N.Y.—A Long Island police officer says he dove through an open window of a slow-moving car with a toddler in the back seat when... Read more

  • In this file photo, Andrew M. Cuomo, work continues on the Second Avenue subway station at 72nd Street in New York. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of New York Gov. Cuomo via AP)

    New Subway Line, Awaited Since the 1920s, Is Set to Roll

    NEW YORK—It’s been an on-again, off-again, “believe it when you see it” project since the Jazz Age. Construction started 45 years ago. But New Yorkers’... Read more

  • In this photo provided by New York City Police Department Special Operations, a whale spouts water as it swims in the East River in New York. The whale was seen swimming along the shores of Manhattan's upper East Side, close to Gracie Mansion, where the mayor lives, during a patrol by officers in a police boat. (New York City Police Department via AP)

    Police: Whale Spotted Swimming in New York City’s East River

    NEW YORK—Officers patrolling New York City’s harbor in a police boat have spotted a whale in the East River. The New York Police Department’s special... Read more

  • A row of New York City police cars is parked along a street in Times Square, on Dec. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Garbage Trucks to Block Possible Times Square Truck Attacks

    NEW YORK—Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, officials... Read more

  • A Sikh man wearing a turban listens as Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier speaks to release the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) new uniform and appearance rules at the MPD headquarters in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012. MPD became the first major police department in the US to proactively allow Sikh Americans to serve as full-time officers while keeping their articles of faith. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

    NYPD to Allow Sikhs to Wear Turbans, Grow Beards

    NEW YORK—The New York Police Department is now allowing Sikh officers to wear turbans in place of the traditional police cap and grow beards up... Read more

  • Trump Tower stands along 5th Avenue in Manhattan as police stand guard outside 
following an earlier protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in front of the building on March 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Street Closures Around Trump Tower Reduced to Help Local Businesses

    NEW YORK—Manhattan businesses hit by the street closures and tight security around Trump Tower finally received good news. The block of 56th Street between 5th... Read more

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