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Coming to a NY farmer's market and music festival near you: legal weed

The summer of love? How about the summer of blunt! Gov. Kathy Hochul's administration, under fire for leaving struggling farmers in the lurch with massive stockpiles of marijuana, plans on...

Nearly 25% of stops made by NYPD's revamped anti-crime team were unlawful: federal monitor

"Despite training and experience, [Neighborhood Safety Team] officers overall appear to be stopping, frisking, and searching individuals at an unsatisfactory level of compliance," monitor Mylan Denerstein wrote.

Retired NYC handyman lands record $476M Mega Millions jackpot

Johnnie Taylor, a 71-year-old retired handyman from Howard Beach, cashed in on the larges Mega Million jackpots in the game's history, New York State Lottery officials announced on Monday.

Progressive NYC pol Latrice Walker fined $3,300 for campaign violations

The city's Campaign Finance Board has hit Assemblywoman Latrice Walker with $3,300 in fines for violating political spending regulations during her ill-fated 2019 run for Public Advocate.

Snack thief opens fire into NYC 7-Eleven after workers confront him for stealing: video

A snack thief opened fire into a Lower Manhattan 7-Eleven store over the weekend when employees confronted him for stealing, according to cops and new video.

NYC vending machines cater to drug users with free crack pipes, lip balm — and Narcan for overdoses

Big Apple officials unveiled a street vending machine Monday that covers it all when it comes to catering to drug-users, offering free handy paraphernalia such as crack pipes — and...

Trespasser allegedly climbs fire escape of Chris Rock's NYC apartment: sources

A trespasser allegedly climbed the fire escape of Chris Rock's SoHo apartment Sunday night and was trying to film the famed comedian before cops scared him off.

Former Fordham University naval student sues school over alleged 2011 rape by roommate

A former Fordham University student says his life was “destroyed” when his college roommate allegedly raped him in 2011 -- and he's now suing the school

FAA give A-OK to turn JFK building into migrant shelter

The Federal Aviation Administration has signed off on Port Authority plans to open an emergency shelter for arriving migrants in an old postal warehouse at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Woman dies in early-morning fire at NYC home: officials

The unidentified woman was found unconscious and unresponsive inside the second-floor bedroom of the home on East 52nd Street near Avenue D in East Flatbush, after firefighters knocked down the...

50 NYC houses of worship to start sheltering migrants: Mayor Adams

Religious leaders have offered up 50 faith-based locations to help house asylum seekers overnight across the five boroughs as part of a new two-year partnership with the New York Disaster...

Sobbing 'drunk driver' charged after jumping curb in busy NYC neighborhood and mowing down pedestrians, killing 1

Mahbub Ali, 26, of Queens faces charges of manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, assault and driving while intoxicated in the deadly Sunday night smash-up at East 21st Street and Third Avenue in...

Transgender MTA bus driver speaks out after alleged assault by co-worker in women's locker room

"She caused trauma in my life because I didn't deserve this."

One dead, 4 hurt after car plows into pedestrians in bustling NYC neighborhood; driver in tears as he's cuffed

The crash took place near the intersection of East 21st Street and Third Avenue, according to law-enforcement sources.

Jewish groups ask IRS to probe CUNY Law's tax-exempt status after 'hate speech'

The federal tax agency should review whether the school is engaging in political or lobbying activities that would violate the non-profit status currently held by the City University of New...

Adams warns NY state pols' inaction jeopardizes affordable housing growth

“This is not hypothetical — New Yorkers are going to lose out on affordable housing if Albany doesn’t act now; tens of thousands of apartments in projects that are approved...

Woman who plummeted from NYC building was 'acting irrationally' before death: source

The young woman who fell to her death from a building in lower Manhattan this weekend was acting strangely before she leapt from the fourth-floor window.

Annual Tunnel to Towers climb at Freedom Tower raises $1M for heroes in need

The Big Apple's Tunnel to Towers Foundation kicked off its seventh annual tower climb at One World Trade Center on Sunday to aid the nation's fallen heroes in memory of...

NYPD bans infamous corrupt ex-cop after brazen visit to police headquarters

One of the most corrupt cops in the history of the Big Apple has been banned from police headquarters after a brazen April visit in which he strode into the...

NY farmers with 300,000 pounds of weed fume over state's slow shop roll-out

The state's failure to follow through on OK'ing dozens of dispensaries for legal marijuana as predicted by Gov. Kathy Hochul has thwarted the roughly 200 NY farmers who grew 300,000...