• Follow us

New York

Metro | New York Post

Councilmen planning bailout for taxi drivers after medallion 2019-02-20 14:32:46A pair of city councilmen are working on a bailout plan for taxi medallion owners who claim their livelihoods have been destroyed by ride-share apps.

Melissa Mark-Viverito: de Blasio runs the city on 2019-02-20 13:35:59The former speaker of the City Council, who was hand-picked by Mayor Bill de Blasio, now says that he’s running the city on autopilot and &ldquo

Taylor Swift sues Long Island man claiming she 2019-02-20 12:49:04They've got bad blood.

Miranda Lambert’s NYPD hubby is taken off patrol 2019-02-20 12:03:19The move was not punitive, and he still has his gun and shield, sources added.

Cops hunting for men who robbed hotels, then 2019-02-20 11:54:20Cops are hunting two men who pulled off a string of push-in robberies at Manhattan hotels — then went shoe shopping at Saks, authorities said. T

Sea of blue packs funeral for slain NYPD 2019-02-20 11:50:29Thousands of NYPD officers, from beat cops to top brass, packed a Long Island church Wednesday to say a final farewell to Detective Brian Simonsen, wh

Former Columbia University dean dies from injuries after 2019-02-20 10:13:29A Columbia University professor and former dean died from injuries he suffered when an SUV slammed into him while he was walking home from campus, pol

Creep says ‘sorry’ after groping woman in Chelsea 2019-02-20 01:43:13A man grabbed a woman’s rear end in a Manhattan deli — and then apologized for groping her when she started yelling at him, police said. T

Man dragged to death by subway after bag 2019-02-19 23:13:25A man was dragged to his death after a shoulder bag he was carrying got caught in a moving subway train in Midtown on Tuesday night, police sources sa

Lawyer of man accused of murder in NYPD 2019-02-19 21:41:53One of the men charged with murder in the friendly-fire death of an NYPD detective was hit with top charges in a “Soviet Union” style bid

Sanders becomes latest candidate over 70 to announce 2019-02-19 21:34:34Maybe they’ll move the Fountain of Youth to the Rose Garden. Sen. Bernie Sanders threw his hat into the presidential ring on Tuesday, becoming t

Staffer accuses ex-councilman of stiffing him because he’s 2019-02-19 21:15:20A former City Council staffer says his boss intentionally underpaid him because he is autistic and lives at home. Michael Bistreich, 30, leveled the n

NYT > N.Y. / Region

Albert Vorspan, 95, Is Dead; Rallied Reform Judaism 2019-02-19 15:52:03He was a catalyst in the movement’s embrace of the struggles for civil rights and against the Vietnam War, apartheid and continuing anti-Semitis

Marijuana Tax in New Jersey? It Could be 2019-02-19 15:38:54Gov. Philip D. Murphy reached an agreement with legislative leaders regarding marijuana legalization. But support in the state legislature is uncertai

Off the Menu: O:N, From the Team Behind 2019-02-19 14:06:53Natural wine and rotisserie chicken in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, an all-day cafe from a Huertas partner in Williamsburg, and other restaurant news

Front Burner: Layers of Knowledge at This Croissant 2019-02-19 13:58:06The pastry chef Simon Herfray will hold three classes in East Harlem for those who hope to master this French pastry at home.

After New York City’s War With Amazon, Uber 2019-02-19 13:40:11Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to extend a cap on Uber vehicles. The tech giant is fighting back.

The Kings of the Dollar Slice Build a 2019-02-19 12:43:42Looking for prestige, New York’s masters of the fast, cheap lunch have opened a slice shop that prizes fresh mozzarella, homemade sausage and so

George Mendonsa, 95, Most Likely the Sailor in 2019-02-19 12:14:55Mr. Mendonsa made the most credible claim to being the man captured kissing a woman in Times Square on V-J Day in a picture that became a national emb

Restaurant Review: Serving All the Food Nouvelle Cuisine 2019-02-19 11:08:07Bistro Pierre Lapin, a very nostalgic restaurant from the chef Harold Moore, celebrates cream sauces, frogs’ legs and other retro delights.

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions 2019-02-19 09:00:03Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

Anti-Semitic Attacks Fuel Continuing Rise in Hate Crimes 2019-02-19 08:24:22A recent uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in New York is most noticeable in and near Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

New York Today: N.Y. Today: The Ocasio-Cortez Effect 2019-02-19 05:46:28Tuesday: A snapshot of the potential candidates in the 2020 primaries. “We are trying to elect more Alexandrias,” the head of the Justice

Front Burner: A Cheesy Reason to Love the 2019-02-19 05:00:08Mecox Bay Dairy offers a wide range of cow’s milk cheeses, from a Stilton-style blue to an aged, firm Alpine style.

Daily Intelligencer

West Virginia Teachers Strike Again, Appear to Score 2019-02-19 15:55:42Hours after teachers walked out, a bill that would have raised their pay but allowed charter schools and private school vouchers was tabled.

Will Age Be an Issue in the 2020 2019-02-19 14:20:28With Sanders running and Biden in the wings, Democrats need to take a serious look at the actuarial tables.

Problematic Tech Billionaire Teams Up With Problematic YouTube 2019-02-19 13:27:13PewDiePie is trying to win a popularity contest, and it appears Elon Musk is lending a hand.

The Obscure, Overcrowded Election That Could Change New 2019-02-19 12:57:16Next week Melissa Mark-Viverito, Jumaane Williams, and 15 other candidates will compete for public advocate, often a launching pad for ambitious pols.

Meet the New Bernie Campaign, Same As the 2019-02-19 12:40:43Sanders’s message hasn’t changed much over the past four years (or decades). His team hopes that this consistency will make a difference i

Trump’s New Defense: Can’t Investigate Him Because There 2019-02-19 12:33:57Conservative legal experts insist investigations would interfere with the president’s, uh, “work.”

Howard Schultz’s Deficit of Honesty 2019-02-19 12:11:11Howard Schultz says he doesn’t “see color.” That doesn’t tell us much about him, but it does tell us something about racism in

Clarence Thomas Wants to Make It Easier to 2019-02-19 11:52:35In an opinion that Trump will cheer, the eccentric conservative justice attacks a long-settled precedent on criticism of public figures.

Trump’s National Emergency Is Off to a Bad 2019-02-19 11:03:51Lawsuits, protests, horrible polls — and we’re only four days in.

Can You Believe YouTube Caused the Rise in 2019-02-19 09:52:18Big if true.

Hudson Yards Is a Gilded City Straight Out 2019-02-18 21:00:16Where nothing is ever dirty and everything works, where you can live your perfect life and never have to leave — provided you can pay for it.

How Stephen Ross Became the Most Powerful City-Shaper 2019-02-18 21:00:16He’s outmaneuvered, outspent, out-leveraged, and out-sweet-talked his way into the Hudson Yards deal.

Local Rss

Murders up 55% so far this year, fueled 2019-02-20 14:50:00Murders citywide are up 55% so far this year, even as the overall crime rate is down 8%. There were 48 slayings in the city this year through Sunday,

Taylor Swift files 'Bad Blood' fraud suit against 2019-02-20 14:00:00Taylor Swift has filed a counterclaim against a Long Island-based computer services company that boasts the name SwiftLife — a moniker the pop s

Family of man crushed by elevator at Kennedy 2019-02-20 13:00:00The mother of a man who was crushed to death by a freight elevator at Kennedy Airport suspects there's more to her son's death than she's being tol

Midday blast of snow makes for dangerous commutes, 2019-02-20 12:35:00Good luck getting out of town. A snowstorm hit New York Wednesday morning, and flurries continuing through the afternoon made way for a slippery eveni

El Chapo jury struggled with decision to convict 2019-02-20 12:30:00The Brooklyn jury who last week convicted El Chapo on all charges — all but securing him a life spent in solitary confinement — struggled

'If you're a smoker, quit now,' Albany lung 2019-02-20 11:55:00ALBANY — An upstate man who recently died of lung cancer has a simple message in his obituary: “If you're a smoker — quit now.&rdqu

NYPD detective slain by friendly posthumously promoted at 2019-02-20 09:45:00An emotional NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill remembered Detective Brian Simonsen as a man of courage and determination Wednesday at a funeral ma

Popular Columbia University dean dies after being struck by 2019-02-20 09:35:00A popular Columbia University dean died after being struck by an SUV in Morningside Heights, police said Wednesday. Peter Awn, 75, was crossing Clarem

Fans of Max Roach drumming up support to 2019-02-20 06:00:00The fan-fueled beat is growing louder for the renaming of a Bedford-Stuyvesant street to honor legendary jazz drummer Max Roach. Nearly 3,000 supporte

Black and Hispanic authors and characters missing from 2019-02-20 06:00:00Black and Hispanic students constitute more than two-thirds of the city’s public school enrollment, but black and Hispanic authors and character

Commuter dies after he's snagged by moving train 2019-02-20 01:05:00A man was dragged to his death by a subway in Grand Central after the train snagged either his clothing or his shoulder bag Tuesday night, cops said.

Adult performer says Tinder date tried to rape 2019-02-20 00:25:00An adult performer on Pornhub says her Tinder date tried to rape her and slashed her hand at a Midtown hotel over the weekend, police sources said Tue

Local News

Parolee charged with murder in killing of Schodack 2019-02-20 12:37:25TROY - A parolee was charged with murder as a judge unsealed an indictment Wednesday accusing him of killing Brianna Haughton, a 21-year-old mother s

Niskayuna's infamous 'zombie' property problem solved 2019-02-20 11:34:43Capital Region Land Bank buys infamous "zombie property" on Cornelius Ave. for $1.

Man accused of fighting troopers among Warrant Wednesday 2019-02-20 10:31:03State Police say they need the public's help as they search for a 27-year-old Troy man who allegedly injured a trooper during an arrest last year. T

Berkshire Bank closing three Capital Region branches 2019-02-20 08:10:30ALBANY - Berkshire Bank is closing three Capital Region branches, as well as one outside of Utica. The Pittsfield, Mass.-based bank notified sta

Rob Thomas coming to SPAC without Matchbox Twenty 2019-02-20 08:02:20Rob Thomas, perhaps best known as the frontman for rock band Matchbox Twenty, will be coming to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as a solo artist t

Feds: Albany man distributed child pornography 2019-02-20 06:52:39ALBANY - A 34-year-old city man faces federal charges after, the U.S. attorney's office said, the FBI accused him of using a phone messaging app to d

Storm timing could give plow crews plenty of 2019-02-20 06:35:52A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain should hit the region between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, a combination of moisture that could leave

Siena men's basketball defeats Saint Peter's 72-62 2019-02-19 19:48:25The Saints (14-14 overall, 9-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak. They could end the evening in a five-way tie for

Albany man accused of murder says he was 2019-02-19 18:28:18ALBANY — Lahquann Grady told jurors Tuesday he was defending himself against his girlfriend in a three-way struggle for a steak knife when Rasha

Nassau woman accused of ID theft 2019-02-19 17:53:31NASSAU — A Rensselaer County woman faces 10 felonies and 13 misdemeanors for stealing from a victim who has since died, State Police said Tuesda

Troy GOP councilman to sit on all council 2019-02-19 17:45:58TROY – Councilman Jim Gulli will soon have the unique role of serving as the lone rank-and-file Republican on every City Council committee. Luc

Latham man's