Banner reading 'Refugees welcome' appears at base of Statue of Liberty
Affixing a banner to the monument is illegal.
'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled on Statue of Liberty
The banner, approximately 20 feet by 3 feet, was spotted on the pedestal just before 1 p.m., affixed by nylon rope to the wall of the public observation deck at the base of the statue.
New cameras placed around Fairview already helping to solve crimes
It took the keen eye of a police sergeant observing the city-wide cameras to notice a suspicious person lingering around a car and sending police to investigate.
David Hansell named new head of New York City ACS
He has worked in the administrations of New York mayors Rudy Guiliani and Michael Bloomberg, and Gov. Eliot Spitzer. Hansell also helped oversee federal child welfare programs.
ICE arrests self-admitted gang member in Queens, prepares for deportation
ICE said Estivan Rafael Marques Velasquez was arrested February 16 by its Enforcement and Removal Operations unit after he was released from local custody for a criminal conviction in New York City.
Apartment stuffed with belongings destroyed in Upper West Side fire
The fire broke out just after 3 p.m. on West End Avenue at 91st Street.
Bull captured after wild chase through Queens has died
The chase started just before 11 a.m., and officials quickly cornered it in a backyard on Marsden Street in Jamaica.
Teens rescued after Central Park ice fall describe harrowing experience
Some of the seven teenagers who had to be rescued after falling through the ice on the Central Park pond are speaking out Tuesday, describing their harrowing experiences.
NYU helping students go from a 4-year plan to 3
The rising and sometimes frightening cost of higher education is leading more and more universities to change one of the hallmarks of the four-year experience.
Exclusive: Female day laborers often subjected to physical, financial harm
A Brooklyn street corner is a gathering spot for female day laborers each morning. Most of them are undocumented Latinas, but all of them have one goal in mind: Money for their families
Brutal beating: Suspects sought in Bronx deliveryman attack
The victim was attempting to make a food delivery when he was immediately approached by the two suspects. He was first shoved a couple of times by the female, then the taller man landed several hard punches and kicked the victim in the head.
Suspect rescued from Fort Lee cliff in dramatic standoff
A foot pursuit of a drug suspect is taking place on the Palisades Parkway overlooking the Hudson River. The pursuit ended in Fort Lee right underneath the George Washington Bridge.