New York City

Hundreds of New York City jailers face suspension over vaccine mandate

Fewer than 100 of a promised 600 guards have been hired, Boscio said, and none of them have started working in the jails.

published on : 1st December 2021

Annabella Sciorra joins crime drama feature 'Fresh Kills'

It centres on the loyal women behind the mob men who loomed over New York City in the late 20th century.

published on : 20th November 2021

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir becomes first Olympic champion to win New York City Marathon

Peres Jepchirchir finished in 2:22:39, the third-fastest time in event history and eight seconds off the course record.

published on : 8th November 2021

COVID vaccine mandate takes effect for NYC teachers, staff

The city had planned to bring in substitutes where needed, with Mayor Bill de Blasio warning that unvaccinated school employees would be placed on unpaid leave.

published on : 5th October 2021

Years after being accused of sexual misconduct, Louis C.K. announces 2021 comeback tour

This announcement comes as his first major city tour after being accused in 2017 by multiple women of sexual misconduct.

published on : 6th August 2021

Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

Company members who are not vaccinated, including those under the age of 12, must continue to wear masks, practice physical distancing when possible and undergo testing at least twice a week.

published on : 1st August 2021

New York to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested

In mandating either the shots, or frequent testing for government workers, Cuomo is following on the heels of California.

published on : 28th July 2021

New York City Pride ban on uniformed police reflects a deeper tension

New York City's streets a year ago were awash in protests over the death of George Floyd and clashes between demonstrators and officers.

published on : 25th June 2021

Public schools will be all in person this fall, says NYC mayor

New York City has the nation's largest school district with more than 1 million public school students.

published on : 24th May 2021

Suspect in attack on Asian American woman in New York City arrested

The attack on Monday was among the latest in a national spike in anti-Asian hate crimes, and happened just weeks after a mass shooting in Atlanta that left eight people dead, six of who were Asian

published on : 31st March 2021

Here is a look back at the major terror attacks around the world in 2017

As the year 2017 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at a series of major terror attacks around the world that made headlines.

published on : 26th December 2017

New York attack: Uzbek man charged with terrorism offences

Eight people were killed and 11 others injured as his truck carved a path of destruction through several blocks of Lower Manhattan yesterday.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Trump: Suspect in NYC truck attack an 'animal' 

Trump says he will ask Congress to "immediately" begin work to terminate the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, which he says was used by the alleged attacker to enter the United States.

published on : 1st November 2017

Sex harassment scandal: Bob Weinstein claims Weinstein Company not for ‘sale or shut down’

The CEO has finally denied all reports regarding shut down amidst the wave of sexual assault claims made against ousted co-chairman Harvey Weinstein.

published on : 14th October 2017