Man busted in extortion plot against disabled FDNY brother

A $100,000 extortion plot against a disabled former FDNY chief backfired on the alleged blackmailer — the chief’s estranged brother.

New York joins neighbors in 'States for Gun Safety' coalition

Cuomo and Democratic governors of Connecticut, New Jersey and Rhode Island announced the creation of the "States for Gun Safety" coalition.

Lindt sues Weinstein Company over $133G in unpaid sponsor fees

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The Weinstein Company owes a Swiss chocolatier $133,333 over event sponsorship fees, a new lawsuit alleges.

Ex-Council candidate Alvarez charged with stealing election funds

State investigators on Thursday charged former City Council candidate Albert Alvarez Thursday with stealing $4,500 in public election funds.

City adding new measures to combat gun violence in schools

Every middle and high school will be subject to random metal detector screenings once a year, Mayor de Blasio said Thursday.

MIT prof, former Dinkins NYCHA manager tapped as deputy mayor

J. Philip Thompson served during “a really tough time in the history of this city,” Mayor de Blasio said Thursday.