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Tweet Follow me Huffington PostNew Yorkers are mourning the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95. Both Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced flags at City Hall and state buildings would be lowered to …The Day a Newly Freed Mandela Came to New YorkNew York Times (blog)Take a look back at Mandela’s unforgettable 1990 visit to NYCNew York Daily NewsNelson Mandela, Former South African President, Dead At 95CBS LocalNBC New York –Reuters...

Tweet Follow me New York Daily NewsBratton cited three goals: Keeping the crime rates low, working with other agencies to combat terrorism, and creating a “mutual respect and trust” between police and New Yorkers. “That can happen and it will happen in New York City,” he said. “That is …Bratton to Lead New York Police for Second TimeNew York TimesBill Bratton brings his brand of policing back to New YorkLos Angeles TimesStop-And-Frisk Dilemma For Bratton As NYPD HeadCBS LocalReuters...

Tweet Follow me CBS LocalNEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95. Mandela had been battling a recurring lung infection. “We’ve lost our greatest son,” South Africa’s current president, Jacob Zuma, said.Mandela’s influence felt in New York City7Online.comNYC Mourns Loss of Nelson MandelaNBC New YorkIn a South African corner of New York, mourners pay tribute to ‘Madiba’Yahoo NewsNew York Timesall 9,807...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesWilliam J. Bratton was named police commissioner of New York City for the second time on Thursday. But it is a different place than the crime-ravaged city he came to in 1994. And he said he was going to be a different kind of commissioner, overseeing a …Bill Bratton named next New York police commissionerReutersWilliam Bratton named NYPD commissioner by Mayor-elect Bill de BlasioNew York Daily NewsWilliam Bratton ‘exactly’ what New York needs, LAPD chief saysLos Angeles...

Tweet Follow me Deadly New York train derailment could be case of highway hypnosisFox NewsA man driving a Metro-North Railroad commuter train that went off the rails Sunday in New York, killing four passengers, experienced a momentary loss of awareness as he zoomed down the tracks, according to his lawyer and union representative, who … and more …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me ESPNEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has no desire to shut down his season because of a shoulder injury, but he admits he’s already looking forward to putting his physical problems behind him in 2014. “When I …All Talk and No Play Make JPP a Dull BoyBleacher Report all 33 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me Mysterious China-themed ‘city’ proposed in New York’s CatskillsFox NewsU.S. immigration officials are considering a proposal from Chinese investors to create a multibillion-dollar development in New York’s Catskills called “China City” — raising concerns among critics about the potential cost to U.S. taxpayers and … and more …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYThe New York Yankees, after bluffing that they would slash their payroll this winter, exposed their hand to the baseball world Tuesday night. Yep, the Yankees are back to being the old Yankees. Budgets be damned. HOT STOVE: Free agent tracker.Ellsbury deal makes Seattle likely destination for CanoNew York PostNew York Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury agree to contractLos Angeles TimesYanks Add Dynamic Leadoff HitterESPNForbes –Bleacher Report –New York Daily Newsall 818 news articles ...

Tweet Follow me ESPNGREENBURGH, N.Y. — Carmelo Anthony believes the New York Knicks are the joke of the league right now. And he wants to start the process of changing that perception during a nationally televised game against the struggling Brooklyn Nets on Thursday …Carmelo Anthony Calls New York Knicks the ‘Laughingstock’ of the NBABleacher ReportKnicks coach Mike Woodson may be on hot seat, but Jeff Van Gundy, George …New York Daily NewsCarmelo calls Knicks the NBA’s ‘laughingstock’New...

Tweet Follow me ESPNSomeone very close to the pursuit of Jacoby Ellsbury was asked Tuesday night what this all means. The person was reminded that the New York Yankees were supposed to be cutting costs this holiday season, that they were downsizing the payroll to a nickel …New York Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury agree to contractLos Angeles TimesThe Jacoby Ellsbury Signing: Boston Outfoxes New York AgainForbesJacoby Ellsbury joins New York YankeesUSA TODAYBleacher Report –Washington Times –NESN.comall...

Tweet Follow me NBCNews.com (blog)The non-profit Nonhuman Rights Project asked a New York state court to declare a 26-year-old chimp named Tommy “a cognitively complex autonomous legal person with the fundamental legal right not to be imprisoned.” The lawsuit filed Monday seeks a …Group Seeks ‘Legal Personhood’ Status For ChimpanzeesCBS LocalDo Chimps Have Human Rights? This Lawsuit Says YesTIMERights Group Is Seeking Status of ‘Legal Person’ for Captive ChimpanzeeNew York...

Tweet Follow me ESPNNEW YORK — Talks between the New York Mets and Curtis Granderson’s representatives intensified late Tuesday, and a source familiar with the negotiations told ESPNNewYork.com the organization is working to land the free-agent outfielder on a three-year …Granderson isn’t perfect, but neither are the MetsNew York Post all 45 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me Reuters(Reuters) – The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told investigators he was “in a daze” shortly before the crash, sources said, and officials lamented his train lacked technology that could have prevented …Brakes weren’t the problem in New York train crash, NTSB saysChristian Science MonitorEngineer in fatal train NY wreck reportedly told probers he was falling asleepFox NewsNew York train travelled 82mph into 30mph...

Tweet Follow me E! OnlineJoe Jonas isn’t holding anything back. In an essay for New York magazine titled “Joe Jonas: My Life as a Jonas Brother,” the singer covers a lot of ground when it comes to everything from relationships to smoking weed to working for Disney to, of …Joe Jonas on losing his virginity, pot with MileyNew York PostJoe Jonas’ New York Magazine Confessional: 12 Explosive RevealsBillboard all 251 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me New York crash could add pressure on railroads to adopt new safety technologyNBCNews.com (blog)The deadly crash of a New York commuter train that hurtled into a steep curve at 82 mph could make it more difficult for railroads to fight a federal deadline to install technology designed in part to avert high-speed derailments. The system, known as … and more …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesWASHINGTON — The United States Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling from New York’s highest court requiring Internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state.Amazon Rejected by U.S. High Court on New York Sales TaxBloombergAmazon’s petition against collecting New York sales tax…The VergeSupreme Court Won’t Review Case on New York’s Online Sales TaxMashableThe Guardian –InternetRetailer.comall...

Tweet Follow me Fox NewsNew York magazine will begin publishing on a biweekly basis in 2014, reducing the number of issues it annually publishes from 42 to 29, its parent company said Monday. In a news release posted on its website, New York Media said the magazine will …‘New York‘ magazine scales back, goes biweeklyUSA TODAYNew York magazine to go bi-weeklyCNNNew York Magazine Will Publish Biweekly in 2014; Nymag.com Will Increase …New York MagazineNew York Times –Huffington Postall...

Tweet Follow me ESPNNEW YORK — Shortly after the New York Knicks dropped their ninth straight game, star forward Carmelo Anthony said the team is “playing to lose” and appears “a little tense” as the losses pile up. The Knicks have lost nine in a row for the first time …Pelicans hand Knicks ninth loss in rowCBSSports.comNew Orleans Pelicans vs. New York Knicks: Live Score and AnalysisBleacher ReportCarmelo shouting match could move Shumpert closer to exitNew York PostFanSided...

Tweet Follow me NBCNews.com (blog)The TODAY family remembers Jim Lovell, 58, who was among those killed when a commuter train derailed in New York City. Lovell was on his way to work to do a setup for the Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting special when the accident occurred.Man Going to Set Up Rockefeller Center Tree, a Nurse and a Paralegal Are …New York Times all 73 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me The Metro-North Railroad NYC Train Derailment that killed four people and injured over 60 more on Sunday is being investigated. According to ABC’s Good Morning America a black box was recovered that will reveal what happened, when it happened. The crash killed Donna L. Smith, 54, of Newburgh; James M. Ferrari, 59, of Montrose; Jim Lovell, 58 of Cold Spring, and Ahn Kisook, 35, of Queens. The National Transportation Safety Board said its investigators will be looking into the incident...