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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus rolls into Barclays Center for final performances

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ...

More than 100 years ago, The Greatest Show on Earth made its premiere in The Greatest City in the World. P.T. Barnum brought his spectacle to Brooklyn in 1871, grabbing headlines and drawing crowds while the Ringling...

‘Hipster cop’ retiring after 25 years of being cool on the job

'Hipster cop' retiring after 25 yea...

New York City’s “hipster cop” is hanging up his skinny jeans and turning in his badge on Friday, according to reports. Det. Rick Lee, who became a meme sensation during Occupy Wall Street in 2011, put in his papers in...

Manhattan’s Third, Seventh avenues lack modern-day bus, bike lanes

Manhattan’s Third, Seventh avenue...

Like neon, diners or phone booths, Third Avenue offers a throwback to a vanishing New York, though one that summons far less nostalgia. While nearly every expansive, multilane avenue in Manhattan has been outfitted with bus...

In Bronx, leptospirosis, disease spread by rat urine, kills 1, sickens 2, DOH says

In Bronx, leptospirosis, disease sp...

A rare bacterial disease, spread by contact with rat urine, infected three people, one fatally, in the Bronx, city officials said. Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett said on Wednesday that two cases of leptospirosis...

De Blasio: Afforable housing, jobs are long-term priorities

De Blasio: Afforable housing, jobs ...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his fourth State of the City address Monday evening — vowing to increase access to affordable housing and create 100,000 new jobs over the next decade. De Blasio, who is seeking...

All flights canceled at New York’s JFK airport due to snowstorm

All flights canceled at New York's ...

The Federal Aviation Administration canceled all inbound and outbound flights at John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday amid a winter storm that barreled its way through the northeastern United States. Forecasters warned the...

Where the case into the Queens jogger’s death stands now

Where the case into the Queens jogg...

On Aug. 2, Karina Vetrano went for a run near her Howard Beach home. Her body was found a few hours later in a marshy area, strangled. Police said she had been sexually assaulted. In the days and weeks that followed, the...