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FDNY commissioner pushed out after fiery controversies, including texts trashing firefighters: sources

Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh -- who confirmed she was quitting over the weekend -- was pushed out after she burned too many bridges with rank-and-file Bravest, sources with knowledge of...

5-year-old boy dies after he's found foaming at the mouth in 'filthy' NYC apartment: sources

A 5-year-old boy died after he was found foaming at the mouth inside a "filthy" Bronx home early Sunday a stone's throw from a hospital, police and sources said.

Man who fatally shoved beautician mom down NYC embankment had just returned from mental health treatment: sources

"Around 18, he became different. He got weird. Maybe he was taking medication, and at that age said, ‘I don’t need this s–t.'"

AG Letitia James sues Nassau County to block transgender sports ban

Attorney General Letitia James filed suit to block a Nassau County law that reinstates a ban on transgender athletes from participating in women and girls sports at county-owned athletic facilities.

Good Samaritan beaten after trying to help woman whose boyfriend slapped her on NYC street: cops

Mendieta turned on the intervening stranger and repeatedly punched him in the face – leaving him with a bruised nose, a cut on his forehead, swelling and substantial pain, according...

NYPD recruit who died in sweltering heat days before graduation remembered at MSG ceremony

NYPD recruit Edgar Ordonez, who died while training last week, would have been sworn in on Monday. Instead, he was memorialized at the department's graduation as his family looked on.

NY AG James seeks lifetime ban of ex-NRA head Wayne LaPierre, monitor for gun-rights organization

Attorney General Letitia James is asking for a court-appointed monitor to oversee the NRA and its charitable assets -- as its former head faces the possibility of a lifetime ban.

Hochul kicks off 'listening tour' as she mulls statewide ban on phones in schools

Hochul still isn’t delving into specifics over what a potential ban would look like, but she says a district by district approach isn’t working.

Boy shot outside NYC subway station by Citi Bike-riding gang in latest city youth violence: cops

The teen took a bullet to the left leg at the intersection of Westchester Avenues and Simpson Street in Longwood – near the entrance to the Simpson Street Nos. 2...

NYPD grad survived cancer, found religion and joins New York's Finest: 'You get hit with a reality check'

Bronx native Kareem Khalil thought he wouldn't survived cancer as a teenager, but the ordeal made him reexamine his religious faith and led him on a path that landed him...

'Too bad he missed': NYC budget analyst suspended for advocating Trump assassination

Tyler Barbieri has been suspended for two weeks without pay after posting on social media "too bad he missed" in the wake of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump.

NYC temps may feel like more than 100 degrees as heat wave moves through region

Heat and humidity are set to grip New York City this week as temperatures soar — with real-feel temps expected to top 100 degrees on Tuesday, meteorologists said.

Race for New York City mayor unofficially kicks off with first round of fundraising

The unofficial start to the 2025 mayoral election is kicking off on Monday with candidates in the already crowded field set to release fundraising figures.

Mom dead after son allegedly shoves her down embankment in NYC park: cops

A Manhattan woman was killed when her son allegedly shoved her down an embankment in Riverside Park on Sunday afternoon, according to cops and law enforcement sources.

MLK Jr. aide backs Jewish-Americans' push to confront antisemitism, lauds civil rights contributions

Clarence Jones, a trusted confidante to icon Martin Luther King Jr., lauded the contribution of American Jews during the civil rights movement and understands their "never again" mentality now to...

NYC museum Fotografiska to settle pregnancy discrimination suit before closing later this year

Photography museum Fotografiska is slated to settle a lawsuit accusing managers of discriminating against a pregnant worker -- including by scolding her for sitting during her shift and bringing up...

'Lady in red' NY Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar's potential comptroller run raises eyebrows over Adams ties

The Queens Democratic assemblywoman known for quite literally standing by Adams’ side in her signature red dress is angling for the fiscal watchdog role that current Comptroller -- and likely...

NYC real-feel temps could hit 110 degrees this week: 'Very steamy kind of sticky air'

A heat wave is invading up and down the East Coast and will have no mercy on the five boroughs, with the thermometer threatening to reach 99 degrees Tuesday --...

NYC council members balk at Adams' plan to bring thousands of apartments to the Bronx

The third and final arm of Mayor Eric Adam’s City of Yes plan to add more affordable housing is receiving mixed reviews from lawmakers who say more infrastructure is needed...

G-Whiz! Longer, pricier commutes for some straphangers during G train shutdown

Buckle up, Brooklyn commuters: it’s going to be a longer, warmer and more expensive ride for some this summer. The infamous G train summer shutdown slated to modernize Depression-era signals...

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