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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Shed brings art to NYC’s new Hudson Yards complex

New York 05/15/19, 11:37

Critics have generally not been kind to the new Hudson Yards complex.The new neighborhood, built atop a platform over train yards on the west side of Manhattan, features sleek glass towers with stratospherically expensive residential, retail and office space.Michael Kimmelman, ...

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