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As Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Slumps, Big Tech Sees Golden Opportunity

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen hundreds of thousands of white-collar Manhattanites engage in working from home - one that appears to be a permanent trend, and something many could've not predicted earlier this year. Days ago, Microsoft allowed some of its employees to work remotely on a "permanent" basis, setting a precedent for other technology…

Protesters March Through New York City, Six Arrested In Scuffle With NYPD

September 13, 2020 8:05 PM ET Around 100 protesters reportedly marched through two boroughs of New York City before they were confronted by the NYPD Saturday night, the New York Post reported. The protesters, reportedly affiliated with Black Lives Matter, marched from the Bronx into Manhattan and ended up blocking traffic on the George Washington…

Police: Rioters Cause $100,000 in Damage in NYC

Eight people were arrested on Friday when a group of 150 rioters smashed windows and vandalized the storefronts of lower Manhattan banks and chain stores in New York City, police said. At least five banks, two Starbucks, and a Duane Reade had their windows smashed in, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage, the New York…

Manhattan Rental Market Implodes: Median Rent Plunges Most Ever As Vacancies Hit Record High

It's nost just Manhattan’s housing market that is getting crushed in recent weeks: the city's rental market is also starting to show the damage from a pandemic-fueled exodus. According to Douglas Elliman Real Estate and appraiser Miller Samuel, the borough’s apartment-vacancy rate in June rose to the highest on record. Available listings surged 85% from…

A Sex Offender, A Man Arrested 138 Times, A Husband Accused Of Threatening To...

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo changed the state’s justice system in April 2019, forbidding judges from imposing bail on alleged offenders who weren’t convicted of violent felonies. The governor amended the system a year later, allowing bail to be imposed on 15 certain classes of criminals like child molesters and those accused of vehicular…

New York City Has 39,200 Criminal Cases Backlogged Amid COVID Outbreak

June 23, 2020 10:03 PM ET The New York City legal system has more than 39,000 pending criminal cases after trials were postponed in February, the city confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation. Trials by jury were postponed, prosecutions decreased as officials aimed to decrease the incarcerated population and various hearings were held virtually,…

Report: Three NYPD Officers Poisoned with Bleach at Manhattan Shake Shack

An investigation is underway after three New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers were allegedly poisoned with bleach at a Lower Manhattan Shake Shack on Monday evening. While policing a protest in Lower Manhattan, the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the Detectives Endowment Association said three NYPD officers were poisoned with bleach after ordering food and…

‘Make Sure She’s Praised As A Hero’: Top Doctor Who Worked On Front Lines...

April 27, 2020 9:29 PM ET A top emergency room doctor in New York City died by suicide Sunday, according to her father and police officials. Dr. Lorna M. Breen worked in the E.R. at the New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in Manhattan and had been treated patients infected with the novel coronavirus. She died by suicide…

Top Manhattan ER Doctor Commits Suicide After Treating Coronavirus Patients

In a shocking example of the psychic toll that those fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak endure, a top emergency room doctor who treated coronavirus patients at a hospital in Manhattan has committed suicide, the New York Times reports. Dr. Lorna M. Breen, the medical director of the emergency department at New…

VIDEO: Man Escapes from Back of NYPD Car Before Six Officers Tackle Him

A man suspected of attempted murder escaped from the back of a New York Police Department (NYPD) car before six officers tackled him to the ground, according to a video of the incident. NYPD officers were responding to reports of a shooting Monday outside the Amsterdam Houses on the Upper West Side of Manhattan around…

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