An NYPD captain who is a commander in the Department's leadership bureau was arraigned Tuesday on an array of domestic violence charges in Brooklyn Criminal Court before being released on his own recognizance.
Daniel Sosnowik, 49, of the Flatlands, Brooklyn, was arrested after his wife complained that Sosnowik pushed her into a doorway, wedged her in between the doorway and the wall,... » more
The string of savage hate crimes in New York City, culminating with the death of Marc Carson in Greenwich Village early Saturday morning, has New York's gay community reassessing its assumption of "safe places."
Gay people come from all over the world to enjoy the non-judgmental embrace of NYC, and nowhere is seen as more accepting than Greenwich Village, a home for the bohemian,... » more
The two giants in online food ordering merged Monday, as GrubHub and Seamless became one massive company that hopes to expand its footprint and become ubiquitous nationwide.
Seamless, which is based in New York, and GrubHub had a combined $875 million in takeout sales last year, resulting in more than $100 million in revenue, and they hope that their pooled resources will allow them reach... » more
The city's largest union threw its weight behind Democrat Bill de Blasio's run for mayor Monday.
George Gresham, the president of 1199 SEIU, which represents 200,000 hospital and health care workers, said the city's public advocate had the strongest vision for creating jobs among all of the candidates.
"Bill is not afraid to say that too many New Yorkers are being left behind and ignored... » more
Connecticut commuters will be back on the rails with full service on Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning, after the train crash on the New Haven line during the weekend, the MTA said Monday.
Metro-North President Howard Permut said there are about 100 crew members working around the clock to prepare the damaged New Haven line for Wednesday morning’s rush.
The Friday evening train... » more
Last month, the Partnership for New York City published the NYC Jobs Blueprint, which lays out what city leaders must do to create a full-employment economy. One key: The government must protect and leverage the city's assets, including the anchor institutions that define our global brand and power our key industries.
Madison Square Garden is one of those assets, contributing more than $500... » more
In the heart of Greenwich Village, just a few blocks from the Stonewall Inn, where the gay rights revolution began, a gay man was killed in a disturbing bias crime last weekend -- one that's sending deep shudders through a community that has recently made tremendous strides toward equal rights in New York State.
NYPD officers say Brooklyn resident Mark Carson, 32, was on West Eighth Street... » more
A Siena College poll released Monday found that Empire State residents fear each scandal that rocks Albany makes New York worse every day.
67% Approximate number of voters who said the state government is becoming more dysfunctional every day.
49% voters who said the state is going in the right direction
64% Approval rating for Gov. Andrew N. Cuomo
63% Voters who said despite... » more
Before the city's public school students begin their summer break, they're going to get one additional lesson about tolerance.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced Monday that he sent a memo to all city principals advising them to create and implement anti-hate lesson plans by the end of the school year.
Walcott, who made the announcement with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn,... » more
You ever get the feeling that you're being watched? Because you are.
If you're outside your home, and in a public area, chances are there's a camera pointed at you -- watching you window shop and pick your nose.
Most businesses and many apartment buildings have security cameras. Combine their footage with NYPD security cameras and you can track your whole day's travels.
More important,... » more