New York City In addition to an increase in the number of shootings, new statistics released Monday by the NYPD show there have been 54 homicides this year in the five boroughs compared to just 45 at this time last year. Updated 08:07 PM
Investigators say four Brooklyn residents are responsible for kidnapping two 13-year-old girls, and then trying to persuade them into prostitution last summer.
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While most members of the city's congressional delegation plan to attend Tuesday's speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the House of Representatives, the dean of the delegation, Rep. Charles Rangel, will not be there.
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MTA Chairman Says He's Open to Tolls on East River Bridges
New York City
Wading into a controversial issue, the chairman of the MTA said Monday that he is open to putting tolls on the East River bridges as a way to raise revenue for his agency. 09:39 PM
Former Clerk at Bodega Where Etan Patz's Alleged Killer Worked Says Employees Had Access to Basement Key
Manhattan
A former clerk at the bodega where prosecutors say 6-year-old Etan Patz was strangled testified Monday that employees had access to the basement key. 10:14 PM
Stabbing Inside Bronx Deli Caught on Camera
The Bronx
Police are looking for seven people who they say stabbed and assaulted three men at a Parkchester deli early Sunday morning. Updated 12:55 PM
FEMA: Some Sandy Claims Denied Due to Fraud
New York City
Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are demanding FEMA come forward for congressional oversight hearings after a top agency executive says he found evidence of fraud in reports used to deny insurance settlements to Hurricane Sandy victims. Updated 07:17 PM
Last year NY1's Roma Torre underwent a routine screening colonoscopy and was diagnosed with colon cancer. Now cancer-free, she's joining with NY1 this month to promote NYC’s Colon Cancer Awareness campaign, to urge all New Yorkers age 50 and older to call their doctors to get a colonoscopy. Read more...
Cheryl Wills wraps up NY1's New York Fashion Week: Fall 2015 Collection coverage in this half-hour special, featuring reports from Wills, George Whipple, Jessica Abo and Stephanie Simon.
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SHOWS & FEATURES
One on 1 Profile: Editor/Publisher Nan Talese Continues Her Legacy in the World of Books
In any book, one of the most heartfelt thank yous from an author usually goes to the book editor, and for many years, some of the most prominent authors have thanked Nan Talese. 08:30 PM
The New York Times Close Up 02/28/15
On the February 28 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," host Sam Roberts gets a fiscal blueprint from City Comptroller Scott Stringer. 06:51 PM
On Stage [Full Program] 02/28/15
A preview of the Broadway revival of Wendy Wasserstein's pulitzer winning play "The Heidi Chronicles," starring Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss; a story on the news that the hit new Linn-Manuel Miranda show "Hamilton" will transfer to Broadway this summer; a look at a new book called "Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way"; and a tribute to Alice Hammerstein Mathias, a daughter of the legendary Oscar Hammerstein, who passed away this week highlight the February 28 edition of "On Stage," hosted by Donna Karger. 06:00 PM
NY1 Online: The Call 2/27/15
THE CALL EPISODES
Ruschell Boone hosts the February 27, 2015 episode of The Call.
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Brooklyn House Fire Claims Life of Elderly Resident
Brooklyn
An investigation is underway into what started a house fire in Bay Ridge Sunday night that killed an 89-year-old woman. 06:26 AM
Messy Monday as Latest Snowfall Turns to Slush
New York City
New Yorkers are waking up to snow and slush after Sunday's storm brought up to five inches across parts of the five boroughs. 07:01 AM
Comptroller Says Injuries at Playgrounds Cost City $20 Million
New York City
A study by City Comptroller Scott Stringer's office says taxpayer money contributed to more than $20 million for injury related judgments and settlements between 2005 and 2014. 03:08 PM
MTA Places 'Courtesy Counts' Ads on Buses
New York City
The MTA targeted subway riders first and now it's reminding bus patrons to also mind their manners with their "Courtesy Counts" ad campaign. 11:38 AM
Cell Phones Now Allowed Back in City Public Schools
New York City
Today is the first day of classes since the ban on cell phones in the city's public schools was lifted. 05:47 AM
City's Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications
New York City
With all of the snowy weather it may be difficult to think of summer, but starting this Monday young people can begin applying for thousands of summer jobs. 09:54 AM
Report: Brooklyn Bridge Rehab to Cost Additional $1M
Brooklyn
Repair work on the Brooklyn Bridge has gone $1 million over budget after engineers discovered some 3,000 new structural issues on the span, according to a published report. 08:59 AM
NYPD License Plate Trackers May Soon Join Nat'l Network
New York City
The New York City Police Department could soon be part of a nationwide surveillance network tracking license plates on the vehicles of suspected criminals. 09:17 AM
NYPD Seeks Man Who Made Death Threat in Manhattan Church
Manhattan
Police are looking for a man who they say went into a Manhattan church last week, approached a man and said "I'm going to kill people" before taking off. 07:19 AM
Queens Celebrates 'St. Pat's For All' Parade Despite Snow
Queens
The 15th annual "St. Pat's for All" Parade stepped off in Queens on Sunday afternoon despite the snow. 03/01/2015 11:56 AM
Schumer: Tougher Laws Needed to Prevent Terror Suspects from Buying Guns
New York City
Senator Charles Schumer is pushing new legislation to prohibit terror suspects from purchasing firearms or explosives. 07:31 AM
Police Find Missing Teen Tourist in Manhattan
Manhattan
Police found the teenage tourist with Asperger's syndrome from Sweden who went missing Friday in Lower Manhattan. 03/01/2015 12:01 PM
Bronx's Botanical Garden Opens Show with Chandeliers of Orchids
The Bronx
The 13th annual Orchid Show opened this weekend at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. 03/01/2015 05:08 PM
Former Knicks Player Anthony Mason Dies at 48
Manhattan
Former New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason, who helped the team reach the NBA finals in 1994, died Saturday at the age of 48. Updated 02/28/2015 01:15 PM
DOT's Pothole Patrols Hit Streets Across City
New York City
The Department of Transportation is dispatching 50 pothole patrol crews today, targeting residential streets and major roadways citywide. 03/01/2015 10:54 AM
Red Cross Kicks Off Fire Safety Campaign in the Bronx
The Bronx
Volunteers with the American Red Cross armed hundreds of Bronx residents with the tools they need to practice fire safety as part of the organization’s National Home Fire Safety Campaign. 03/01/2015 11:50 AM
City Students Show Off Moves at Weekly 'Chess in the Schools' Tournaments
New York City
The city's future grandmasters are getting their heads in the game at Chess in the Schools tournaments held every Saturday for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade. 03/01/2015 12:36 PM
Leaders Work to Build Relationships Between Police and Community in Bronx's 47th Precinct
The Bronx
New efforts by police and community leaders in the Bronx's 47th Precinct have helped to build relationships and reduce crime. 03/01/2015 01:16 PM
NYPD Mourns Loss of Detective Killed in Wrong-Way Crash
New York City
The NYPD is mourning the death of a 17-year veteran of the force after his car collided with another that was traveling the wrong way early Friday morning on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Westchester. 02/28/2015 12:57 PM
Congress Staves Off Homeland Security Furloughs with Temporary Solution
Washington, D.C.
Congress prevented another shutdown as the House late Friday approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. 02/27/2015 11:10 PM

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