Protester seriously injured after falling off Chase Bank in Manhattan, New York

U.S. 04/04/21, 19:42

Warning: The video in this story contains graphic footage that may offend some viewers Protesters against capitalism descended on Manhattan on Friday, and video shows one scaling the front of a Chase Bank before plunging 30 feet to the bottom.  Protesters against capitalism descended on Manhattan on Friday, and video shows one ...

5 stabbed at rabbi’s house on Hanukkah; suspect arraigned

New York 12/29/19, 08:54

A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi's home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America. Police tracked ...

New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

New York 12/07/19, 14:23

Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a year after pulling out of a deal for a larger headquarters in the borough of Queens after politicians and activists objected to nearly $3 billion in incentives. The new ...

How high will balloons fly at NYC Thanksgiving parade?

New York 11/27/19, 20:12

How high will they fly? That’s going to be the question of the morning on Thursday for the giant balloons at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Parade officials and the New York Police Department are keeping an eye on wind gauges along the 2.5-mile (4-kilometer) parade route that snakes through Manhattan. Michele ...

Alec Baldwin sues man who accused him of parking spot rage

New York 11/05/19, 20:48

Alec Baldwin filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against the man who says Baldwin hit him in the face during an argument over a New York City parking space. Baldwin wrote in his lawsuit that contractor Wojciech Cieszkowski's claim that he was violently assaulted by the actor is "objectively false." "When two New ...

Epstein suicide prompts conspiracy theories, skepticism

New York 08/10/19, 17:50

Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide in federal custody is provoking skepticism among online conspiracy theorists and even some officials who question how he could have killed himself in a highly secured part of the jail set aside for high-profile inmates. Epstein had been placed on suicide watch following an incident just over ...

Thousands left in the dark during NYC power outage

New York 07/14/19, 06:23

On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that hit most of New York City, a massive power outage brought the curtain down on Broadway shows and stalled traffic on Manhattan streets. Underground, the power outage affecting 73,000 customers for hours also left the subway system in disarray. Con Edison CEO John ...

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times

New York 06/22/19, 18:16

Police say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Saturday and on the outside of the Port Authority Bus Terminal across the street. The protesters were taken ...

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

New York 06/16/19, 12:32

The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight data recorders, commonly known as a "black box." Sen. Charles Schumer's call for action comes days after a helicopter crashed on the roof of a ...

Pilot killed in crash wasn’t certified to fly in bad weather

New York 06/11/19, 16:07

The pilot killed Monday when his helicopter slammed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper was not authorized to fly in limited visibility, according to his pilot certification, raising questions about why he took off in fog and steady rain. Tim McCormack, 58, was only certified to fly under ...

Helicopter Crashes on Roof of New York City High-Rise, Killing One

New York 06/10/19, 17:44

The New York City Fire Department and New York Police Departments responded to a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, on Monday, June 10. The helicopter crashed onto the roof of a 54 floor high-rise around 2 p.m., which caused surrounding buildings in the local area ...

Helicopter crash-lands on Manhattan high-rise building

U.S. 06/10/19, 13:54

A helicopter crashed onto the roof of a Midtown Manhattan high-rise building around 2 p.m. Monday, causing evacuations from surrounding buildings in the local area. The crash happened at 787 Seventh Ave, between West 51st and 52nd streets. The damage appears to be contained to the roof, but some damage may ...

NYC Fire Department: Helicopter pilot has died

U.S. 06/10/19, 13:39

The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died.The Fire Department says the helicopter crash landed on the top of the tower, which isn't far from Rockefeller Center and Times Square.It does not appear anyone else was on ...

Puerto Rican Day Parade honors arts, culture trailblazers

New York 06/09/19, 14:10

With Puerto Rican pride on full display along New York City's Fifth Avenue, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday he's returning to the island to help rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Maria.Speaking at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Cuomo said he's also appointing a commission to oversee the construction of a ...

Tracy Morgan involved in NYC fender bender in his Bugatti

New York 06/04/19, 16:03

Comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a minor traffic crash while driving his 2019 Bugatti in midtown Manhattan.Police say the fender bender happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near Tenth Avenue and 42nd Street.Police say the mishap involved the 50-year-old Morgan and his white Bugatti, reportedly worth around $2 million, ...

Court OKs expedited appeal in NY Trump bank records case

Politics 06/01/19, 06:05

An appeals court says it will speedily consider President Donald Trump's challenge to congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks he did business with. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a brief order Friday setting a schedule for written arguments to be submitted by July 18, ...

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site

U.S. 05/30/19, 13:24

Family members of recovery workers who died after digging through smoldering ruins joined city officials Thursday at a dedication ceremony for a new section of the Sept. 11 memorial at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. They were joined by recovery workers who themselves are ill.The 9/11 Memorial Glade ...

Robert Bernstein, top publishing executive, dead at 96

Entertainment 05/28/19, 13:11

Robert L. Bernstein, a publishing executive and human rights activist who presided over a generation of dynamic growth at Random House and advocated for dissidents around the world, from the Soviet Union to Argentina, died Monday at age 96.Bernstein died in a Manhattan hospital after a brief illness, according to ...

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK

U.S. 05/15/19, 14:53

A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near a busy Manhattan heliport Wednesday and partially sank, but not before the pilot was able to escape.New York City Fire Department officials said the pilot was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury after the helicopter landed in the river at around West ...

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