NewYork

  • GPS tracking to be installed on all New York City school buses for start of school year!

    Parents in New York City will be getting some extra help in knowing the whereabouts of their children as they head back to school. All buses for public schools will have GPS tracking by the first day of class.   The city has teamed up with Via to install...
  • Young Men in Upstate New York Sentenced for Leaving Drunken Friend to Die

    Pexels/CC Man who urinated on drunken friend before leaving him to die on grandmother’s front lawn was sentenced to 6 months in jail under plea deal Albany Times-Union reports that 22-year-old Samuel Heroux of Cohoes was sentenced for the August 2017 death of 19-year-old Liam McGlinchey His co-defendant, 17-year-old...
  • Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores!

    Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan federal court, will shutter locations in Las Vegas, Chicago and Seattle, it said in a statement. Barneys also...
  • R. Kelly has reportedly been arrested by New York federal agents on sex trafficking charges!

    R. Kelly has reportedly been arrested by New York federal agents on sex trafficking charges. The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer was nabbed by NYPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigation agents Thursday, officials tell NBC, and it’s believed he will be brought from Chicago to New York to face charges. The...
  • New York may be the first state to decriminalize prostitution!

    Socialites, check this out: On Monday, a new bill was introduced to state lawmakers which seeks to fully legalize prostitution and eliminate prior criminal records related to most sex work charges, Pix 11 reports. Now, this bill is looking to be passed in New York (shockingly not Florida), and if gets...
  • Man arrested after threatening to bomb Times Square!

    A New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square has been arrested and is expected to be arraigned Friday on weapons-related charges, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the charges hadn’t been...
  • Uber Is Launching an On-Demand Helicopter Service in New York!

    Uber is expanding into helicopter service from the month of July.  The company will debut the Uber Copter service in New York City, offering rides between JFK airport and Lower Manhattan Users will be able to book the service through the app but will have to book five days...
  • Amazon changes its New York Headquarters to a new location!

     Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised to what is already one of the world’s richest, most powerful companies....
  • Snowstorm Cripples NYC Area With 10-Hour Traffic Nightmare

    An early snowstorm caught much of the New York metropolitan area off-guard, leading to major delays on the roads and extreme backups in public transportation Thursday evening. While the storm hit a large swath of the Midwest and East Coast, few places appeared to have been as unprepared as...