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Rochester-area authorities this week nabbed a New York City man suspected of a grisly 2010 homicide there in which the victim was dismembered and the corpse set afire. Federal prosecutors allege that Kevin Delvalle, arrested Wednesday in Rochester, is one of three people who in 2010 murdered a ...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks during a dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the new campus of Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island, September 13, 2017 in New York City. Seven years ago, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg ...
The shuttering of a hotel in New York City doesn't bode well for Airbnb's upcoming political battle. City officials have shut down a Queens house that was operating as an illegal hotel just days before the hotel industry kicked off a campaign that would impose stricter rules on hosts who use the home-sharing ...
New York City will have a few days to recover from Friday's nor'easter -- even as thousands of city residents remained without power on Sunday -- before another storm comes for the city, officials said. About 4,700 city customers still didn't have power as the weekend wound down, according to a Con ...
Under Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City is financing affordable housing at a breakneck pace, creating or preserving over 24,500 units last year -- more than any year on record. To do so, the administration spent $1.1 billion, the most ever by the city in a single year, according to City Hall officials.

Mr. Carvalho had an inspiring life story that mirrored the aspirations of many of New York City's families. On policy, he and .... Meanwhile, Mr. de Blasio was in Gracie Mansion being pilloried by Bronx elected officials for his handling of an unrelated decision to situate a jail in the South Bronx. Updates about ...
In Rhode Island, the winds were so severe that officials shut down the Newport Bridge. In New York City, most flights were grounded for a time on Friday afternoon. And in the Washington suburbs, downed trees were strewn across the streets. More than 3,000 flights were canceled and more than 3,500 ...
New York City is calling on residents in parts of Brooklyn and Queens to cut back their water use during rainstorms by postponing showers and other ... gallons of combined sewer overflows are discharged annually into waterways, down from nearly 110 billion gallons in 1985, according to city officials.
Three Muslim women have each reached a $60,000 settlement with New York City after they were forced to remove their hijabs to be photographed while in police custody, according to a city official and court documents obtained on Wednesday. Documents outlining the settlements were filed in Brooklyn ...
MIAMI -- It was supposed to be a triumphant moment for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City school system. ... Then, in less than 24 hours, triumph turned to embarrassment when the official, Alberto M. Carvalho, abruptly -- even impulsively, in his own telling -- changed his mind and renounced the ...
Education department officials acknowledged some of the challenges associated with improving long-struggling schools, but argued during the hearing that the program has shown "encouraging" signs of progress with many of the schools seeing higher graduation rates, test scores, and attendance rates.
After months-long search, New York City mayor will name next schools chief 'very soon,' officials say ... might need some time after being appointed to take office suggests that de Blasio is likely bringing in someone from outside the city education department, rather than elevating a current official. The news ...
The two authorities are teaming with New York City and New Jersey Transit to consider a wide range of options for increasing commuting capacity two decades down the road. This week, the Port Authority received several bids from firms seeking the contract to produce the study, said Rick Cotton, the ...
Early into the final year of his first term in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio tacitly acknowledged what could no longer be ignored: New York City, like much of the ... Although that number is almost certain to rise as official death investigations conclude, the figure appeared to represent a leveling off after sharp ...
New York City is one step closer, as part of a larger plan, to shutting the doors on the Rikers Island jail complex. On Wednesday, city officials announced an agreement to start a public review process of proposed sites for smaller jails in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. "This agreement marks a ...
This image made from video provided by the New York City Police Department shows the scene of a helicopter crash in the East River in New York on Sunday, March 11, 2018. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said Sunday the Eurocopter AS350 went down just after 7 p.m. Sunday in the ...

NEW YORK -- New York state Department of Health officials are warning the public about a possible measles exposure after a tourist from Australia was ... The state Department of Health will issue a health advisory to health care providers in the metropolitan New York City region to notify them of the ...
Health officials are sounding the alarm after a tourist infected with measles visited popular sites around New York City, among other places in the tri-state. Wale Aliyu reports. (Published Sunday, Feb 25, 2018) Health officials are sounding the alarm after a tourist infected with measles visited popular sites around New York ...
A former senior New York City official who says he was fired for resisting efforts by Mayor Bill de Blasio to secure special treatment for political donors ... a position that brought him into contact with City Hall for at least two episodes in which actions by the mayor and other City Hall officials became the ...
An ousted New York City official filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday against Mayor Bill de Blasio, alleging "unlawful retaliation" for repeatedly ... The October 2016 plea in the Eastern District was unsealed last month in a discovery disclosed to former Long Island elected officials facing federal ...
A New York City principal is under investigation by city officials after allegedly blocking a Black History lesson. Protestors, including parents and educators, gathered at the school I.S. 224, which is comprised of 95% black and Hispanic students, at the start of the school day and again at the end demanding ...
Early into the final year of his first term in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio tacitly acknowledged what could no longer be ignored: New York City, like much of the ... has preliminarily attributed 924 deaths to overdoses in 2017, although that number is almost certain to rise as official death investigations conclude.
NEW YORK -- Early into the final year of his first term in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio tacitly acknowledged what could no longer be ignored: New York City, like much of the country, had a worsening problem of drug overdoses from heroin and opioids, and the city's response had been inadequate. Overdose ...
A runaway dog wandering New York City's subway tracks created a hairy situation for transit officials and commuters Friday afternoon. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) issued a service alert around 3:15 p.m. ET announcing changes and delays to the F train "because of a dog on the tracks" ...
Patricia Catania, the principal of Intermediate school 224 in the Bronx, is under investigation by New York City officials for creating a hostile work environment by targeting black students and teachers with abuse, according to the report. Mercedes Liriano, an English teacher at the predominately black and ...
New York City Housing Authority tenants are familiar with some of those conditions, including the threat of lead-based paint and a lack of heat. The city-run agency failed to inspect apartments for lead for four years despite telling federal officials the inspections had been done, a Department of Investigation ...
MALVERNE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- Officials on Long Island are asking for help locating a 17-year-old boy with autism who ran away from his mother during a field trip. Joseph "Michael" Barbella was last seen around 5 p.m. Monday, when authorities say he was startled by a loud noise near the corner of ...
Vanessa Trump, 40, opened the letter Monday morning and was decontaminated at the scene as a precaution, according to a senior official with knowledge ... "The secret Service and our law enforcement partners in New York City are investigating a suspicious package addressed to one of our protectees ...
Neighbors said the family complained about the child having a fever prior to her death. Health officials said no additional information about the New York City child would be released. In a statement, authorities called the girl's death tragic and urged anyone who had not been vaccinated against the virus to ...
NEW YORK, NY -- New York City officials are dragging their feet to develop empty lots that could hold the key to fixing the city's affordable housing crisis, according to a report published Monday. The Office of Housing Preservation and Development has only made plans to use 118 of 1,125 vacant ...
Hundreds of traffic lights went out across New York City overnight when a software update caused a malfunction, officials said Saturday. The outage affected less than 600 of traffic lights citywide, according to the Department of Transportation. The city was conducting a routine software upgrade overnight ...
Two police officers in a city near Columbus, Ohio, were shot and killed Saturday while responding to a 911 hangup call involving potential domestic abuse, the authorities said. Chief Joe Morbitzer of the Westerville police Department said the officers, Eric Joering, 39, and Anthony Morelli, 54, had ...
Officials said the problem did not cause any accidents. City Councilman Justin Brannan (D-43) said it's a good thing it didn't happen during the work week. "If more lights had gone out, it really could cause chaos across the city," he told 1010 WINS' Carol D'Auria. By 9 p.m. Saturday, DOT officials said lights ...
In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed 1,374 lives in New York City. That's roughly four drug overdose deaths each day. One death every seven hours. It's a harrowing statistic that continues to soar, and New York City officials are floating an idea that so far has not been tried in the United States: sanctioned ...
A third child has died from the flu in New York City this season, which spans from October to May, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The city ... During the 2016-2017 flu season, there were eight pediatric deaths in New York, six of which occurred in the city, according to officials.
New York City HALL -- A City Council staffer has accused Councilman Andy King of making unwelcome advances on her, including a request that she wear a "beautiful gown" to a fundraising event, a Council committee revealed Wednesday. The unidentified staffer's complaint to the Committee on ...
The return of the Grammys to New York City for the first time in 15 years has hit a sour note, with the Recording Academy complaining that the city hasn't met its commitment to shoulder the added costs of staging the awards ceremony. New York City officials had lobbied hard to get the show back after many ...
NEW YORK -- A New York City police official apologized Friday to a rape victim he helped discredit almost 24 years ago. Deputy Commissioner John Miller said in a statement sent to the woman's lawyer that he was wrong to tell reporters that police doubted the woman's account of being raped in ...
HONOLULU (CBSNewYork/AP) -- A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones statewide just before 8:10 a.m., said: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO Hawaii. SEEK IMMEDIATE ...
NEW YORK, NY -- The flu is running rampant across New York state with nearly 3,000 cases in the last week of 2017 - and many more recorded since, health officials say. he state Department of ... In New York City, there were roughly 11 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec. 30, up from about eight the ...
New York City officials Hunted Down 10 Food Poisoning Outbreaks Using Yelp ... The study's authors said that people tend to talk about food poisoning on social media instead of notifying authorities. The city of New York, however, wants residents to report food poisoning by calling 311 or submitting a ...
NEW YORK, NY -- Amateur restaurant critics on Yelp are helping New York City inspectors spot food poisoning outbreaks, city officials said Wednesday. The Department of Health has spotted 10 cases of foodborne illnesses since 2012 using a computer program that scans the popular review website for ...
January 10, 2018 New York--New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of investors ridding themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels. Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer are set to announce plans on Wednesday ...
New York City is one step closer, as part of a larger plan, to shutting the doors on the Rikers Island jail complex. On Wednesday, city officials announced an agreement to start a public review process of proposed sites for smaller jails in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. "This agreement marks a ...
NEW YORK -- Two children suffered flu-related deaths within the last few days, Health Department officials said Monday. One of the victims was an 8-year-old girl, identified as Amely Baez from Queens by police sources on Tuesday. Another pediatric patient also suffered a flu-related death, but health ...
The number of traffic fatalities in 2017 in New York City plummeted to the lowest level since record-keeping started over a century ago, city officials said on Monday. The decline was led by a steep drop in pedestrian deaths, which fell by nearly a third from the year before. The data shows the most dramatic ...
... of the Trump Organization as well as other residences, offices and stores. New York Fire Department crew respond after a fire broke out at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Andrew Kelly | Reuters. New York Fire Department crew respond after a fire broke out at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. ...
Some groups receiving that money work in New York City schools -- making access to sex education in class even more important, advocates and elected officials say. The city recently created a sex-ed task force, as required by a new City Council law. The roughly 30-member advisory group -- which ...
The state has released two dozen New York City schools from strict oversight after they made gains on standardized tests and graduation rates, state officials said Friday. The 24 schools will shed the state's "Priority" label, which prompted additional oversight and required schools to execute improvement ...


 

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