NYC airports: 2 hour delays possible at LaGuardia, Newark, JFK due to staffing issues

NEW YORK (WABC) — New York City airports faced two-hour delays on Monday due to staffing issues. According to the Federation Aviation Administration, the delays at the Newark, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports were due to staffing problems at the air traffic control centers. As a result, they said they were reducing the flow … Read more

Bipartisan Congressional Efforts Begin to Derail Congestion Prices – CBS New York

Bipartisan Congressional Efforts Begin to Derail Congestion PricesCBS New York ‘A sacrificial lamb’: Congresswoman Torres condemns congestion charges for diverting trucks to Cross Bronx ExpresswayAMNY Transit Attorney on NYC Congestion Pricing ArgumentPIX11 News ‘Blindsided’ Bronx, Staten Island, Jersey Lawmakers Tear MTA Congestion Tariff PlansNew York Post See full coverage on Google News

Doctor who sexually abused patients commits suicide in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-prominent neurologist was convicted last month of sexually abusing patients On Monday, he committed suicide in a New York City jail, two people familiar with the case said. dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 68, was found unconscious in a shower room at the Eric M. Taylor Center, a prison in the infamous … Read more

Row NYC hotel to be converted into a refugee center for migrants

A luxury Manhattan hotel once touted as the ‘Lullabuy of Broadway’ will soon be saying goodbye to hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants, The Post has learned. Three sources familiar with the matter said. “In a month or two we’ll be about to open for [the city Department of Homeless Services]for the homeless,” a hotel worker told … Read more

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon deplores New York’s crime wave

Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon lamented the rise in crime in New York City, which he says has become “a little rougher and a little dirtier” — a key factor he says is keeping his employees away from the office. “We need to have a safe environment for people,” the Wall Street executive told National … Read more

WEB Du Bois’s Forgotten Novel

After the death of my father, I did not write for two years. Even reading fiction didn’t interest me anymore. But when a friend mentioned WEB Du Bois’s? dark princess, a 1928 novel, I was curious. The novel was belittled and overlooked by critics; maybe that’s why I was drawn to it. Did Du Bois, … Read more

Invest in public health now to tackle the crisis at Rikers

On Rikers Island (photo: Michael Appleton/mayor’s office) July 15, 2022 marked the day the 34-year-old michael lopez died of an overdose in a mental observation unit at Rikers Island Prison, bringing the number of lives lost under the custody of the New York City Department of Correction to 11 this year. The death of Mr. … Read more

NYC Crime: Teen Stabbed Outside Nike Midtown Store During Dispute

MIDDLE EAST, Manhattan — A teenager was stabbed outside the Nike store in Midtown, Manhattan. Police say the 19-year-old victim got into some sort of altercation with a group outside the store on East 52nd Street and 5th Avenue when he was attacked around 5 p.m. Sunday. The teen was taken to hospital and is … Read more

sen. Schumer calls for federal funds to eradicate spotted lanternfly – CBS New York

sen. Schumer calls for federal funds to eradicate spotted lanternflyCBS New York Metropolitan district among NY regions ‘contaminated’ by invasive insects, says SchumerDaily Voice Upstate New York Is Now Infested With Spotted Lanternfly, Schumer SaysNEWS10 ABC Fight looming spotted lanternflies in NY to get an extra $22 million, says SchumerNew York Daily News See full … Read more

Suspect accused of stabbing on subway at Yankee Stadium wanted in NYC attack on 85-year-old

LOWER MANHATTAN, Manhattan (WABC) — The suspect accused of a stabbing last week at the Yankee Stadium subway station is also wanted for a second felony. According to police, Diego Diaz, 19, assaulted an 85-year-old man on the same day as the other attack. Thomas Bransford came back from vacation and had just parked his … Read more