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Alec Baldwin due in court on charges he punched over parking

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is due in court in New York City for a hearing on charges that he slugged a man during a dispute over a parking spot in last fall. The 60-year-old actor is scheduled to appear in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday morning. He’s charged with misdemeanor attempted assault and harassment, […]
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, Alec Baldwin


United States: New Year, New Laws: Further Guidance On Complying With New York's Anti–Sexual Harassment Laws - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

As we previously reported here, here, here, and here, New York State and New York City passed sweeping laws aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace last year.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, United States, New York State, Stewart, Antia, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg defends use of 'stop and frisk' policing

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered a full-throated defense of the New York Police Department's use of "stop and frisk" policing Tuesday evening, attributing the city's declining murder rate during his tenure as mayor to the controversial policy.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Michael Bloomberg, New York Police Department


Supreme Court Will Review New York City Gun Law

It is the court’s first Second Amendment case in nearly a decade and likely means the court will start exploring and perhaps expanding gun rights.
Tags: News, New York City, Gun Control, Supreme Court (US, Second Amendment (US Constitution, Supreme Court Will Review New York City Gun Law


Newark airport halted all flights after 2 drones spotted flying nearby

Two drones flying near Newark Liberty International Airport led to a full stop on all flights. The airport, also known as EWR, serves the greater New York City area. Federal Aviation Administration officials said all flights bound to Newark were halted on Tuesday evening, after two UAVs were spotted flying nearby. Patrick McGeehan at the NYT: The drones were sighted about 3,500 feet over Teterboro Airport In New Jersey, a small airport about 17 miles north of Newark Liberty that handles p...
Tags: Post, News, New York City, Pennsylvania, Drones, New Jersey, Newark, Federal Aviation Administration, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark Liberty, Teterboro Airport, Patrick McGeehan, Picks, Brett Sosnik


Saudi sisters killed themselves, says medical examiner

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bound bodies mysteriously washed up in New York City in October had killed themselves. The medical examiner on Tuesday said 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea “bound themselves together before descending into the Hudson River.” The cause of death was drowning. Investigators say […]
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Ap, Nation, Hudson River, Rotana Farea, Tala Farea


Ocasio-Cortez Builds a National Platform, but a District Office? Not Open Yet

Of the four new Congress members from New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the only one who has yet to open a local office for constituents.
Tags: News, Congress, New York City, House Of Representatives, Alexandria, Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Program, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate, Ocasio-Cortez, New York Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, District Office


Comedian Kevin Barnett Dies in Mexico at 32

Kevin Barnett, the comedian behind Fox comedy series “Rel,” has died while on vacation in Mexico of unknown causes. He was 32. Barnett’s New York City-based comedy career was just taking off at the time of his death, having recently executive produced and co-created Fox TV series “Rel” alongside comedians Lil Rel Howery and Josh […]
Tags: News, Mexico, New York City, Fox, Obituaries, Barnett, Josh, REL, Howery, Kevin Barnett


Ex-PA Senator And Civil Rights Activist Harris Wofford Dies At 92

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1960 presidential campaign, has died. He was 92. Wofford died in the hospital late Monday night of complications from a fall Saturday in his Washington apartment, his son, Daniel Wofford, said. Kennedy’s phone call to Coretta Scott King when her husband was locked in a Georgia prison ce...
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Supreme Court agrees to hear gun rights case after nearly a decade of inaction on Second Amendment

The court will hear its first case on the Second Amendment since 2010, regarding New York City rules for carrying legally owned guns outside the home            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Usa Today


Giuliani Compounds Trump's Russia Woes in Conflicting Interviews

In a string of interviews, Giuliani has walked back a series of potentially damaging statements where he implied there were tapes of his client discussing plans for a Trump tower in Moscow, that Trump was discussing the Moscow project right up until the election and that he didn’t know whether anyone on the Trump campaign had colluded with Russia. It’s been a particularly bad stretch for Giuliani, who from the start has given disorienting media interviews that created negative headlines and pro...
Tags: News, Russia, New York City, Moscow, Giuliani, Trump, Giuliani Compounds Trump


Supreme Court to hear case on New York City's restrictions on gun owners under Second Amendment

The justices accepted a request to overrule decisions that upheld New York City's strict rules for carrying legally owned guns outside the home.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Usa Today


Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. The court’s decision to hear the appeal filed by three New York residents and New York’s […]
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Supreme Court Will Hear Second Amendment Case

The case concerns an ordinance in New York that prohibits people licensed to have guns in their homes to transport their guns outside the city.
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Gun Control, Supreme Court (US, Second Amendment (US Constitution


New York Today: N.Y. Today: Single-Use Plastic Bags May Soon Be Banned

States like California and Hawaii have already banned plastic bags. Is New York next?
Tags: New York, News, California, Restaurants, New York City, Hawaii, Ny, Plastic bags, Cuomo, Andrew M, Housing Authority (NYC, Upper West Side (Manhattan


NYC Home Surplus Builds as Overpriced Inventory Lingers on Market

The sales market’s turbulent year ends with inventory close to peak levels citywide, according to the Q4 2018 StreetEasy Market Reports New York, NY – Jan. 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) Last quarter, the number of homes for sale grew at double-digit rates in all five boroughs for the first time ever. In Manhattan, sales inventory rose 15.4 percent year over year, the fastest annual rate of growth in the fourth quarter since the financial crisis. As a result, fourth-quarter inventory was at its highest l...
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The Latest: New York City airport faces wind disruptions

The Latest on the winter storm hitting the East Coast (all times local):
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The 19 most truth-stretching lines from Rudy Giuliani's interview with Jake Tapper

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was all over TV this weekend, making the case that his client, President Donald Trump, is the victim of out-of-control prosecutors and a crazed and biased media.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Jake Tapper


Attorneys, Politicians and a Bitcoin Entrepreneur: The 23 People Running for Public Advocate

A whopping 23 people are running for New York City public advocate, including a bitcoin entrepreneur who is known for heckling Mayor de Blasio.
Tags: Elections, News, New York City, Williams, Campaign Finance, James, Melissa, Blake, Chino, Theo, O'Donnell, Daniel J, Letitia, Public Advocate's Office, Mark-Viverito, Espinal


Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Temperatures fell to single-digits Fahrenheit (about -20 C) from New York City to Boston and through northern New England and froze melting snow late on Sunday and early Monday, said Marc Chenard at the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. "Boston will be just 3 degrees (Fahrenheit) this morning, with wind chills of minus 12 or more," he said. "New York City and D.C. will be in that same range, maybe hitting the teens later today.
Tags: News, Boston, New York City, Chicago, United States, New England, Marc Chenard


Analysis: 19 truth-stretching lines from Giuliani's interview with Jake Tapper

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was all over TV this weekend, making the case that his client, President Donald Trump, is the victim of out-of-control prosecutors and a crazed and biased media.
Tags: News, New York City, Stories, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Jake Tapper


The 19 most truth-stretching lines from Rudy's Giuliani's interview with Jake Tapper

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was all over TV this weekend, making the case that his client, President Donald Trump, is the victim of out-of-control prosecutors and a crazed and biased media.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Jake Tapper


Shutdown Threatens Homelessness, Hunger For Poor Americans Using Safety Net

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she’s preparing for a winter storm. But she’s just trying to make sure her family won’t go hungry if her food stamps run out. For those like Cochran who rely on federal aid programs, the social safety net no longer feels so safe. As the longes...
Tags: News, Washington, New York City, America, Usda, Ap, Hud, Trump, Lewis, U S Department of Agriculture, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Roosevelt Island, U S Department of Housing and Urban Development, Arlington Virginia, Calvert, Cochran


Metropolitan Diary: ‘We Decided to Meet for a Drink Near Her Office One Friday Night After Work’

On the way to the Rainbow Room, a surprise at the movies and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
Tags: News, New York City, Drink Near Her Office One


What King Said About Northern Liberalism

“The white moderate” was more of an obstacle than “the Ku Klux Klanner.”
Tags: News, New York City, King, Blacks, Martin Luther Jr


New York City's 2019 Women's March in Photos

Despite the cold and dark weather, crowds walked together through the streets of New York for the third annual Women's March on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The parade served as a moment of introspection as to where we stand as women in the current state of our society, and a celebration of what we have achieved. Participants showed their pride in themselves and women's achievements through posters or wearing as many pink items of clothing as possible, and reveled in the wonderful feeli...
Tags: New York, News, New York City


Greg Hardy makes UFC debut, gets disqualified minutes later for illegal knee

Greg Hardy stands in his corner after being disqualified for landing an illegal knee in his heavyweight bout against Allen Crowder during the UFC Fight Night event at the Barclays Center on January 19, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The UFC went out on a limb when it infamously brought in Greg Hardy as a fighter. With 2:28 remaining in the second round of Hardy's fight against Allen Crowder at UFC Fight Night 143 in Brooklyn, Hardy struck Crowder with a vicious knee to the h...
Tags: News, New York City, Brooklyn, Ufc, Barclays Center, Crowder, Greg Hardy, Mixed Martial Arts, Allen Crowder, Brooklyn Hardy


One person dies in a crash as winter snowstorm slams Midwest before sweeping East

Forecasters warn of near-blizzard conditions in some areas, with up to 6 inches of snow in New York City.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New York City, Usa Today, Midwest


Divided over leadership, but united in goals, women march and rally in New York

Women in New York City on Saturday could march, rally or protest in a variety of locations under different auspices, but the messages, and even one of the messengers, were similar.
Tags: New York, News, New York City


US weather: Major snowstorm expected to bring 'blizzard-like' conditions across nation and two feet of snow to New England

The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings across the Dakotas, Great Lakes states and New England for the weekend as a storm is forecast to dump up to 2ft of snow. The National Weather Service in Albany, New York, said snow could fall at a rate of one to three inches (2.5-7.5 centimetres) an hour, creating “difficult to impossible travel conditions” in some areas. In New York City, the worst of the storm is expected from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, with snow acc...
Tags: National Weather Service, News, New York City, US, New England, Albany New York, Dakotas Great Lakes, 6in



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