The Internet likened a March 2021 assault near Times Square to the notorious death of Kitty Genovese 57 years earlier.
An Emmy-winning production designer who was known to be a hoarder has been found dead under a pile of garbage in her New York City home.
The FBI arrested two former city employees accused of stealing bank cards from dead bodies taken to New York City’s mortuary and racking up thousands of dollars in charges.
The victim was walking to church in midtown Manhattan when police said a man kicked her in the stomach, knocked her to the ground, stomped on her face, shouted anti-Asian slurs before calmly walking away.
“I don’t know who attacks a 65-year-old woman and leaves her on the street like that," NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said.
Thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, celebrations will be muted in 2021.
It’s a promotion that could be straight out of the “Mad Men” Don Draper playbook.
Amy Cooper's lawyer praised prosecutors for a "thorough and honest inquiry” into the allegations and said he agreed with the decision to dismiss the case.
Andrew Yang is running for mayor of New York, not Old York.
On February 1 2021, a screenshot of a tweet was shared to Imgur which contained the claim that anyone interested in Girl Scout cookies without a scout to buy from could obtain an order from “Troop 6000,” whose scouts live in New York Cit
The Trump Organization operated a number of venues and sites in New York City parks.
The co-owner of a New York City bar that authorities said has been defying coronavirus restrictions was taken into custody after running over a deputy with a car.
Protesters shouted as deputies arrested Danny Presti, the co-owner of Mac's Public House on Staten Island.
Dinkins' death came just weeks after the death of his wife, Joyce, who died in October at the age of 89.
A rapper who said he was making a tribute to a legendary New York City hip-hop group was recorded shooting a flamethrower from the top of an occupied city bus.
Did New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially order "all police and citizens to stop sharing the booking photo of his daughter caught up during rioting"? No, that's not true. The claim that de Blasio "officially" ordered police and ci
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York will remove the name of pioneering birth control advocate Margaret Sanger from its Manhattan health clinic because of her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement,” the group announced.
New York City, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, hits a major milestone as shops, offices, and restaurants are allowed to reopen with restrictions.
A New York City police officer caught on video violently shoving a woman to the ground during a Brooklyn protest over George Floyd’s death has been charged with assault.
New York City's death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the tally kept by the city and state, according to an analysis released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A viral tweet from software engineer John McAfee raised questions about social-distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Is the rate of coronavirus-related deaths being reported out of New York City 200 times higher than the death rates of the world's largest 10 cities? No, that's not true: A meme making the claim uses inaccurate numbers for the total deaths in
The famously 24-hour train service will be shut down every day at 1 a.m. so trains and stations can be disenfected.
The Brooklyn funeral home, overwhelmed by coronavirus victims, had rented four unrefrigerated trucks to store corpses.
The May Queen dress from "Midsommar," Kevin Garnett's jersey from "Uncut Gems," and other items will be auctioned off to support the production company's hometown.
Are hospitals compensated 15% more for COVID-19 patients under the stimulus package -- and, with that financial incentive, are New York City hospitals inflating their coronavirus numbers? No, this is misleading: According to the bill passed by
A newly-created Twitter account’s unsubstantiated claim was still shared widely on the platform by readers perhaps dreading the long-term ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic on Los Angeles and New York City. Touting it as “BREAKING NEWS
The official death toll from the coronavirus soared in New York City after health authorities began including people who probably had COVID-19, but died without ever being tested.
The 2001 terror attacks killed 2,753 people in New York City and 2,977 people overall.
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere.
With coronavirus deaths surging in New York, the governor announced he will use his authority to seize ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren’t using them.
Mayor Bill De Blasio said on CNN that the country should be on a wartime footing to meet the coronavirus threat.
People living in one Queens zip code just south of LaGuardia Airport were roughly four times as likely to have tested positive as people in the gentrified section of Brooklyn that Mayor Bill de Blasio calls home.
Did CBS News use video from a hospital in Italy during the coronavirus outbreak, claiming it was footage from New York City? Yes, that's true: Claiming to show footage of an overwhelmed hospital in New York, CBS This Morning aired footage that
Authorities are racing to build temporary hospitals in Central Park, sports complexes, and other spaces in the crowded city.
The USNS Comfort will be used to treat non-coronavirus patients while hospitals treat people with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
On March 21 2020, Facebook and Twitter users began sharing purportedly official guidelines for COVID-19 and sex, attributed to the New York City Health Department: the NYC department of health says that during the COVID-19 pandemic “you are your s
Did a man wearing a mask - and suspected to have coronavirus - drop dead on a street in Queens, New York? No, that's not true: The story was put out by a site that shares satirical stories and includes as its tagline a disclaimer which reads,
In the wake of a series of anti-Semitic attacks in New York City during Hanukkah 2019, online troll sites and fake social media accounts moved to foment both disinformation and tension by pitting Jewish and Black communities against one another. As CN
Around the city, police have gotten at least six reports this week of attacks possibly propelled by anti-Jewish bias.