9/11 widow says that day became the ‘forever nightmare’

New York 09/09/21, 02:10

A widow who lost her 37-year-old husband on Sept. 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center attacks, recalls the pain-filled years that followed and how she became an activist to help preserve the site for a memorial. "Many feel we should all move on, it’s been 20 years. But for some ...

Michael K. Williams of ‘The Wire’ found dead in Brooklyn home

New York 09/07/21, 15:40

The actor who played infamous stick-up Omar Little on "The Wire," was discovered dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, police were summoned to a residence at 440 Kent Ave., claiming there was a male inside who was ...

Human Rights Campaign ousts president over Cuomo link

New York 09/07/21, 04:47

After an independent inquiry into his apparent attempt to aid New York Governor Andrew Cuomo amid the former governor's sexual harassment controversy, the Human Rights Campaign fired its president, Alphonso David, on Monday, Sept. 6. According to a statement posted Monday by the group, the investigation began last month and is ...

A home built using 21 shipping containers sells for $5 million

New York 09/07/21, 04:19

According to Compass' weekly report, the most expensive home that went under contract in Brooklyn last week was a Williamsburg townhouse made out of shipping containers.The house was completed in 2016 by Brooklyn restaurateurs Joe and Kim Carroll, who also run the Belgian beer bars Spuyten Duyvil and Anselm. The ...

Mayor Bill de Blasio mulls running for New York governor next year

New York 09/04/21, 00:05

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted on Friday, Sept. 3, that that he may run for the state governor in 2022. The mayor revealed his intention of a gubernatorial run when he discussed Hurricane Ida's impact on the city on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York Post reported. De Blasio initially said ...

Floods caused by Hurricane Ida sweep through NYC, killing at least 44

New York 09/03/21, 02:32

As Hurricane Ida wound down over the northeast with torrential rains, it caused damaging floods that ravaged at least four states, claiming lives. The last remnants of Ida affected four states profoundly, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.  These areas' citizens reported floods turning streets into rivers, submerging the subway ...