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Deal Struck On 5-Boro Taxi Plan

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a deal Tuesday that will allow thousands of livery cabs to pick up street hails legally in Upper Manhattan a...

RESIGNED

Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

New York State Senator Carl Kruger, D-Brooklyn, has resigned from the Senate (see letter below), as he is expected to plead guilty to federal corrupti...

It's Legal To Bury Human Ashes In Pet Cemeteries

AP | By JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

HARTSDALE, N.Y. -- Life is good again – and death is looking better – for animal lovers in New York who want to be buried with their Persi...

Did NYPD Conduct 'Biased' Investigation Of Slain BK Bicyclist?

Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

An attorney representing the family of Mathieu Lefevre, the Williamsburg artist who was killed in October by a flatbed truck driver, has sent a letter...

PHOTOS: Mass For NYPD Officer Shot In Brooklyn

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York

BABYLON, N.Y. -- Thousands of police officers from New York City and beyond paid tribute Monday to a patrolman shot to death during a botched robbery ...

Sentencing For Mayor's Stolen Money

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A political operative convicted of bamboozling Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced to priso...

Man Implicates Self In Burning Brooklyn Woman Alive

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — As Deloris Gillespie went up the elevator to her fifth-floor Brooklyn apartment, carrying groceries, a man was waiting. His face was ...

Man Burns Woman Alive In Brooklyn

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A woman burned to death in the elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building Saturday afternoon after a man ambushed her, sprayed her w...

Molly O'Toole

Occupy 2.0: Three Months After Birth Of OWS, Protesters Look Beyond Zuccotti

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

Shortly before the New York Police Department forcefully evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park on Nov. 15, The Huffington Post spen...

Bloomberg Invites Congress To Slain Cop's Funeral

Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday he thinks Congress should join him at the funeral of Peter Figoski, the NYPD officer shot and killed earlier this ...

Elevator That Killed Woman Was Serviced Hours Before Accident

Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

The fatal midtown elevator accident that horrified New Yorkers Wednesday is being investigated by the New York City Department of Buildings, who is fo...

What New Yorkers Googled In 2011

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

Google released its annual Zeitgeist report today, showing 2011's "10 fastest-rising global queries." It's exactly what you might expect from the inte...

Bloomberg Blasts Judge Who Freed Cop-Killer

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg blasted a Brooklyn judge Wednesday for allowing accused cop-killer Lamont Pride to walk free last month when he was in court on drug c...

Cuomo Interviewed In GQ

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo's had a good first year as governor. A budget passed on time, marriage equality (he doesn't call it "gay marriage") and very high approva...

Over 300 Occupy Protesters Expected In Court This Week

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ and BEN DOBBIN | Posted 02.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answe...

What Happens When You're Falsely Accused Of Being The Brooklyn Groper

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

William Giraldo was the first suspect arrested in connection with the Brooklyn Groper case that terrorized Park Slope and surrounding neighborhoods in...

You Need To Make At Least $493K A Year To Be NYC's Official 1%

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Councilman James Oddo, one of the few Republicans on City Council, thought Occupy Wall Street was unfair in their assessment of the top one percent. ...

11th Body Found Near Long Island Beach

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

By FRANK ELTMAN, AP OAK BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — After a yearlong search, police on New York's Long Island announced Tuesday that they believe they hav...

Vigil For Women Slain By Long Island Serial Killer

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York

OAK BEACH, N.Y. — After a yearlong search, police on New York's Long Island said Tuesday they believe they have discovered the skeletal remains ...

Two Dead In Apparent Chelsea Murder-Suicide

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Two men are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Chelsea Monday. The New York Post reports Brandon Romero, 20, accompanied his female cousin t...

'Squidding' Protesters Target Goldman Sachs, 17 Arrested

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

About 300 Occupy Wall Street protesters marched on Goldman Sachs' New York headquarters at 200 West Street Monday morning, carrying and wearing giant ...

Do NYPD Cops Have To Live In NYC?

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

A local lawmaker is pushing a bill that would require NYPD officers to live primarily within the five boroughs in an attempt to curb racist misconduct...

Ex-Cop Turns Himself In For Murdering Wife

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

An ex-cop turned himself in Sunday for the shooting murder of his wife in their Queens apartment. Clarence Cash, 49, walked into the Midtown South...

Cop Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the NYPD and a father of four, was shot and killed early Monday morning after interrupting a home invasion...

Port Authority Cops Earning Over $200,000

Posted 12.09.2011 | New York

Dozens of rank-and-file Port Authority cops are earning more than $200,000 in 2011 thanks to overtime. According to NBC New York, one sergeant has...