The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel have been awarded a total of $336 million in federal funding to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the funding is being provided in a lump sum payment through FEMA's Alternative Procedures program.
About 60 million gallons of water flooded the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel during the October 2012 storm. The Midtown Tunnel was inundated with about 20 million gallons of water.
A new web-based app aims to help at-risk homeowners identify scams that claim to help prevent foreclosure. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched the app Tuesday.
New York City is the kind of town that people love, hate, love to hate, or simply put up with until they move on to a new location.
A grand jury decided not to bring charges against white police officer Darren Wilson who shot African-American teenager Michael Brown. The decision from the court angered some protests who decided to take action Monday night. [New York Times]
Today, cloudy with a high of 54, and tonight, cloudy with a low of 43 degrees. [Full Forecast]
On a recent Friday afternoon, the line to fill grocery bags at Part of the Solution or POTS in the Bronx was about ten people deep.
Acknowledging that not even he appreciated the depth of problems at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday told reporters "deep-seated" cultural change in city lockups was one of his administration's top priorities.