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New York News Update: Second Avenue Subway line opens
Second Avenue Subway line opens for commuters. (Photo source: New York Daily News)
New York Celebrates New Year with ball drop and fireworks. Source: NBC Universal media, LLC.
Steve was wanted for a Cleveland murder, a reward of $50,000 was declared for any information on him.
Steve was wanted for a Cleveland murder, a reward of $50,000 was declared for any information on him. (Photo Source: Today)
Walmart's program for poor is under threat after Republicans raise voice about eradicating it.
Walmart’s program for poor is under threat after Republicans raise voice about eradicating it. (Photo Source: Observer)
Mayor Bill de Blasio has emphasized on the use of body cameras by the NYPD officers, an initiative that has been challenged by the civil lawyers lately.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has emphasized on the use of body cameras by the NYPD officers, an initiative that has been challenged by the civil lawyers lately. (Ohoto source: NYTime).
18 year old Rahmarley Graham (right) was killed in a police shootout involving NYPD officer Richard Haste (35) back in 2012.
18 year old Rahmarley Graham (right) was killed in a police shootout involving NYPD officer Richard Haste (35) back in 2012. (Photo source: The Yeshiva World News)
Hull 200 is one of the first ferryboats built to provide citywide ferry service.
Hull 200 is one of the first ferryboats built to provide citywide ferry service. (Photo source: New York Times)
The New York City police department launched an aggressive surveillance program to monitor Muslims in New York City following the 9/11 terrorist attacks which spurred controversies.
The New York City police department launched an aggressive surveillance program to monitor Muslims in New York City following the 9/11 terrorist attacks which spurred controversies. (Photo source: New York Times)
Thomas P. Campbell the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts have stepped down amid immense pressure.
Thomas P. Campbell the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts have stepped down amid immense pressure. (Photo source: Artnet News)
The Greater Buffalo Jewish Community Centers were Evacuated on Monday following bomb threats.
The Greater Buffalo Jewish Community Centers were Evacuated on Monday following bomb threats. (Photo source: The Buffalo News)
New York could be a lot safer with familial DNA search being in use to track down criminals.
New York could be a lot safer with familial DNA search being in use to track down criminals. (Photo source: New York Post)
Bayonne Plane Crash Scene.
Bayonne Plane Crash Scene. (Photo source: New York Post).
New York City is preparing for its next major political battle to select a new City Council Speaker.
New York City is preparing for its next major political battle to select a new City Council Speaker. (Photo source: Guy Scachar)
One died in New York City from rare bacterial infection caused by rats.
One died in New York City from rare bacterial infection caused by rats. (Photo source: Fox 5)
Jennifer Santos lost her balance as she fell 34-feet below from an Oculus escalator.
Jennifer Santos lost her balance as she fell 34-feet below from an Oculus escalator. (Photo source: New York Post).
Warning has been issued for winter storm that is likely to hit New York on Thursday.
Warning has been issued for winter storm that is likely to hit New York on Thursday. (Photo source: WSAZ3)
Karina Vetrano from the surveillance footage moments before she was sexually assaulted and killed.
Karina Vetrano from the surveillance footage moments before she was sexually assaulted and killed.
Kellyanne Conway, one of the trusted advisers of President Donald Trump was mocked after her false massacre claims.
Kellyanne Conway, one of the trusted advisers of President Donald Trump was mocked after her false massacre claims. (Photo source: Politico).
There are certain customs well established in the New York City firehouses that are highly questionable.
There are certain customs well established in the New York City firehouses that are highly questionable. (Photo source: Wikiwand)
Thousands rally in New York and other cities in US and other countries demanding civil rights and equality as Donald Trump takes office.
Thousands rally in New York and other cities in US and other countries demanding civil rights and equality as Donald Trump takes office. (Photo source: Heavy).
Brooklyn Prison has created controversies over poor condition.
Brooklyn Prison has created controversies over poor condition. (Photo source: RT)
New York City will have a new tax on plastic bags from February 15 unless State Senate blocks it.
New York City will have a new tax on plastic bags from February 15 unless State Senate blocks it. (Photo source: Fox News).
Police fatally shot 28-year-old Jahlire Nicholson after he refused to drop the screwdriver.
Police fatally shot 28-year-old Jahlire Nicholson after he refused to drop the screwdriver. (Photo source: New York Post).
70,000 birds have been slaughtered since 2009 in New York although the program's effectiveness is not clear.
70,000 birds have been slaughtered since 2009 in New York although the program’s effectiveness is not clear. (Photo Source: The Guardian).
A 12-year-old boy was taken into custody after he demanded McDonald's chicken nuggets on gun point.
A 12-year-old boy was taken into custody after he demanded McDonald’s chicken nuggets on gun point. (Photo source: Yahoo News)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo Source: Fox 5).
Steve McDonald, 59, remained as an active NYPD officer, promoting peace and forgiveness.
Steve McDonald, 59, remained as an active NYPD officer, promoting peace and forgiveness. (Photo source: YouTube)
NYPD is looking for a man who is reportedly targeting East New York businesses at night.
NYPD is looking for a man who is reportedly targeting East New York businesses at night. (Photo Source: Notely)
Three people were killed after stolen car plunged into water.
Three people were killed after stolen car plunged into water. (Photo Source: Newsday)
Judith Clark was sentenced 75 year-to-life in prison for a 1981 robbery shootout that claimed the lives of two police officers and security guard.
Judith Clark was sentenced 75 year-to-life in prison for a 1981 robbery shootout that claimed the lives of two police officers and security guard. (Photo source: The New York Times Magazine).
Indian Point nuclear plant that stood as a major threat for millions of residents of New York will shut down by 2021.
Indian Point nuclear plant that stood as a major threat for millions of residents of New York will shut down by 2021. (Photo source: RT)
New York, Connecticut and New Jersey reports snowstorm resulting car crashes.
New York, Connecticut and New Jersey reports snowstorm resulting car crashes. (Photo source: New York Daily News)
Patrick Allen being escorted by the police.
Patrick Allen being escorted by the police. (Photo source: New York Post).
AR-15 semi automatic rifle recovered from the spot after Staten Island shooting, manhunt continues.
AR-15 semi automatic rifle recovered from the spot after Staten Island shooting, manhunt continues. (Photo Source: CBS New York).
New York City authority asks Uber to disclose confidential passenger information.
New York City authority asks Uber to disclose confidential passenger information. (Photo source: Business of Apps)
A commuter train got derailed in Atlantic Terminal as it bumped on a bumper block injuring 103 commuters.
A commuter train got derailed in Atlantic Terminal as it bumped on a bumper block injuring 103 commuters. (Photo Source: Am New York)
New York have seen a record low in shooting incidents as the police continued with careful gang arrests.
New York have seen a record low in shooting incidents as the police continued with careful gang arrests. (Photo Source: Reuters).
Burglars stole $6 million worth jewelries on New Year's Eve.
Burglars stole $6 million worth jewelries on New Year’s Eve. (Photo Source: Breaking News Zone)
Ride-sharing cars can change the travelling experience for New York City commuters dramatically.
Ride-sharing cars can change the travelling experience for New Yorkers dramatically. (Photo Source: Inquisitr)
NYC witnesses its first homicide in 2017.
NYC witnesses its first homicide in 2017. (Photo Source: New York Daily News)
Thomas Prendergast,the head of MTA is likely to retire soon.
Thomas Prendergast,the head of MTA is likely to retire soon. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Second Avenue line of the New York Subway opens after waiting for a century. (Photo Source: Architects Newspaper)