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Bloomberg Proposes Anti-Cigarette Legislation

Under a proposal from Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York would be the first city in the nation requiring stores to keep tobacco products out of sight.


NYC soda size rule eyed from coffee shops to clubs

At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shape on tables and menus in a city that thrives on eating and going out.


NYC TV news anchor arrested, accused of choking wife

Rob Morrison, an anchor for WCBS-TV in New York, was charged with attempting to strangle his wife after a weekend incid


A new market, black as ink, in NYC: printer toner

Printer Ink

Prosecutors say there's a black market for copier toner that is making New York City businesses vulnerable to employee theft.


NYC cop buys boots for homeless man, photo goes viral


A tourist's snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation. Jennifer Foster, a tourist from Florence, Ariz., took a cellphone picture of Officer Larry DePrimo giving the man the all-weather boots and socks on a frigid night in Times Square on Nov. 14.


Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested Thursday after police said she hit a woman during an argument at a New York City nightclub.


Anti-jihad 'savage' ads going up in NYC subway

Anti-Jihad Ad

A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world....


Stars attend NYC funeral of hip-hop mogul Lighty

LL Cool J, Russell Simmons, 50 Cent and Grandmaster Flash are among the mourners at the Manhattan funeral of hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty.


City Room: Black Is Out as New York City Schools Chancellor

City Room: Black Is Out as New York City Schools Chancellor

The sudden departure of Cathleen P. Black was nearly as surprising as her appointment last fall. Deputy Mayor Dennis M. Walcott will replace her.

Senh: Sometimes bringing someone from the outside to bring a new perspective works and sometimes not.


Uncollected trash saves man after 9-story fall

Uncollected trash saves man after 9-story fall

Authorities in New York City say a man who tried to jump to his death from his ninth floor apartment was saved by a heap of trash bags that had gone uncollected since last week's blizzard.


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