A 19-year-old East New York man was awaiting arraignment Wednesday on multiple charges, after being arrested Tuesday in the shooting of a 14-year-old girl on her way home from school on Nov. 22.
Rashawn Williams is being charged by the Brooklyn District Attorney with attempted murder, attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, in the Nov. 22 shooting of a... » more
Hakeem Nicks, who missed Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Cowboys, returned to practice on Wednesday.
The Giants receiver is recovering from a strained abdominal muscle, but a return to the practice field could be viewed as a good sign for his availability Sunday night at Washington against the Redskins.
Nicks is second on the team in receptions (42) and receiving yards (620) but has not scored... » more
There's a whole lot of love in Jennifer Love Hewitt's household.
The actress welcomed a baby girl this week -- and has secretly tied the knot with beau Brian Hallisay, who she announced her engagement to in June.
"Jennifer Love Hewitt and her husband Brian Hallisay are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter," a rep for the actress told us.
The little bundle... » more
New Yorkers certainly won't be thankful for the messy weather expected to hit the area.
The city is under flood and wind advisories Wednesday due to the storm that hit the northeast Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
With gusts up to 50 mph, a wind advisory will be in effect until 9 a.m., while a flood warning was issued for the possible four inches of rain expected... » more
The stock market and luxury housing construction aren't the only things on the upswing in the Big Apple: so is hunger, according to a new report issued by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger.
"While the wealthy have better gourmet food than ever, one in six of our neighbors is struggling against hunger," said Joel Berg, the coalition's executive director, in a statement.
Food... » more
A pedestrian safety group Tuesday released a report offering Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio tips from other cities on how to achieve his "Vision Zero" pledge against street injuries and fatalities.
Transportation Alternatives' report, "Proven Tactics, Better Enforcement," suggests that de Blasio should foster a "general deterrence" so drivers believe they will be... » more
City Council Member Peter F. Vallone Jr. has introduced legislation to drop the name of the recently deceased former New York Mayor from the “Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.”
The Bridge’s moniker was lengthened in 2011 to honor the three-term mayor, who died in Feb. 1 at the age of 88.
The legislation from the outgoing Queens councilmember calls for Koch’s named to be dropped from the 59th... » more
The 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to kick off the holiday season tomorrow, as more than 8,000 marchers will shove off at Central Park West and 77th Street and head down into Herald Square.
Some 3.5 million spectators are expected to line the streets on the route and will be joined by more than 50 million viewers worldwide, as 15 giant character balloons, 37 enormous novelty... » more
ASPCA adoption fees on adult cats will be waived, and adoption fees on kittens clawed back from $125 to $50 during the "Cat Friday" event this Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the ASPCA Adoption Center, 424 E. 92nd St.
The third annual "Cat Friday" also provides every cat adopter a free cat scratcher and every dog adopter a free leash. Everyone who takes... » more
Pedestrian plazas will soon no longer cater merely to the midtown work crowd thanks to an $800,000 grant aimed at maintaining public space on streets in far-flung outerborough neighborhoods.
City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan joined Queens elected officials and musician David Byrne at Corona Plaza on Tuesday to announce the two-year grant from JPMorgan Chase.
"We... » more