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WATCH: Local Videographer 'Harassed' By Cops For Filming Armed Soldier

Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

Joey Boots, a Howard Stern regular and local videographer with an extensive YouTube channel, had a run-in with some nasty cops at Penn Station this we...

Assemblyman Proposes Legislation To Prevent More 'Garbage' Babies

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | Paul Leonard | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and District Attorney Charles Hynes joined law enforcement representatives Thursday morning to introduce a bill in Albany ...

Officers Cleared Of Rape Charges Promptly Fired By NYPD For Misconduct

Posted 07.26.2011 | New York

The NYPD fired two Manhattan cops today hours after they were acquitted of rape, according to the New York Daily News. Officers Kenneth Moreno and...

Someone Jumped In Front Of The L Train Wednesday

Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

Various reports indicate that someone jumped in front of the L train at Union Square at 11:30 this morning, according to the Gothamist. A wire rep...

Wine Coming Back To New York Supermarkets?

Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

A bill was introduced in Albany yesterday that would allow New York grocery stores to sell wine, just as it's sold in many other states, reports The W...

WATCH: Is Coffee, The Panhandling Sports Pooch, Being Abused?

Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

The saga of Coffee, the panhandling pooch, continues this morning as NBC New York catches up with her owner in Corona, Queens. The dog, who is oft...

Man Sentenced For Raping, Torturing Disabled Sister

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York man was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years to life in prison for raping, scalding and torturing his disabled half-sister before...

WATCH: ANOTHER Man Caught On Video Abusing Dog In Elevator

Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

Irving Sanchez, 46, who was caught on video (see below) swinging a pit-bull puppy against an elevator wall and then kicking the poor animal, was charg...

LOOK: Man's Suicide Attempt Thwarted On Williamsburg Bridge

Posted 07.23.2011 | New York

Rescuers saved a despondent Manhattan man from jumping off the Williamsburg Bridge on Saturday. "Tell my mother I love her," the unidentified 39-y...

WATCH: Artist Projects Portrait Of Ai Weiwei Onto NYC Chinese Consulate

Posted 07.23.2011 | New York

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was arrested early last month in Beijing on scurrilous charges of tax evasion and was allowed his first family visit only las...

WATCH: Teenage Riot Attacks Greenwich Village Dunkin' Donuts

dnainfo.com | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York

GREENWICH VILLAGE -- Security video shows two dozen youths unleash a rampage in a Greenwich Village Dunkin' Donuts, overturning tables and coffee mach...

DSK, Out On Bail, Now Scrambling For A Place To Stay

Posted 07.20.2011 | New York

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was granted bail Thursday, but before he can taste the crisp clean air of potentially fleeting freedom, his la...

Brooklyn Group Vows Night Patrol To Stop Goose Gassing

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Kristen v. Brown | Email the Author | 2:00pm | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York

A group of goose lovers is now planning to stand night watch over Prospect Park's geese -- even if it might mean breaking the law. A group of 40 or...

20 Firehouses, Including 'Ghostbuster' Station, Slated To Close

Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg has acquiesced to threats of legal action by the City Council and released the list of 20 fire companies that could be closed as a res...

Smoking Ban In NY Parks, Beaches, Plazas Starts Monday

Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

New York's smoking ban in public parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas goes into effect this Monday and it's doubtful the city's smokers will give the ...

Bloomberg Announces City's First Official Prescription Discount Card

Clinton Hill, NY Patch | McCarton Ackerman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

An announcement in Brooklyn this morning from Mayor Michael Bloomberg will make it easier for the more than one million New Yorkers who don't have hea...

Bed, Bath & Beyond HORROR: Elevator Plunge Injures 22

Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

An elevator in Chelsea plunged four floors this morning, injuring 22 people, according to ABC News. The freight elevator was carrying 24 men, all ...

Bloomberg To French Critics: 'If You Don’t Want to Do the Perp Walk, Don’t Do the Crime'

Posted 07.18.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD's decision to give Dominique Strauss-Kahn the 'perp walk', according to The New York Post. During a visit...

Brooklyn Waterfront To Manhattan Heliport: No More Tourist Choppers!

Carroll Gardens, NY Patch | Georgia Kral | Email the Author | May 16, 2011 | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York

Tourist helicopters are a real nuisance to people who live along and enjoy the South Brooklyn waterfront. From Brooklyn Heights to Red Hook, residents...

Contest Seeks Photos That Show Best And Worst Of NYC Subways, Buses

Posted 07.17.2011 | New York

Any New York commuter knows our subway and buses can be the setting for things both disgusting and beautiful. And with that in mind the NYPIRG Str...

Crime Boss Vincent 'Vinny Gorgeous' Basciano Found Guilty In NYC Gangland Hit

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A tough-talking New York City mobster who's already serving a life sentence for attempted murder was convicted Monday in a death pena...

Countdown to 'Guys and Dolls' in the South Bronx, Part 2

Kate Quarfordt | Posted 07.16.2011 | Education
Kate Quarfordt

Thirty percent of our cast members are on the verge of being kicked out, I'm on my way to an expulsion hearing for a 10th grader, and I'm heading into the second trimester of my pregnancy.

Big GOP Donors Funding Fight For NY Marriage Equality

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A gay rights coalition hoping to legalize same-sex marriage in New York has been getting an infusion of cash from a surprising source: Rep...

Police Say This Cab Driver Raped A Passenger Last Week

Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

The NYPD has released this sketch of a cab driver who they say tied up and raped a woman passenger in Brooklyn last week, according to The New York Da...

City To Employ 'Skeleton' Signs As Warning To Speeders

Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, New York City will display new digital boards letting drivers know they're exceeding the speed limit, a com...