TV writers urge New York State lawmakers to pass legislation that boosts diversity in...

A group of TV writers are looking to flip the script in Albany in favor of more diverse hires for their industry. Members of the Writers Guild East of America...

NYC hotel workers union to fund primary elections backing City Council candidates

As it continues to do battle with Airbnb, the union representing city hotel and motel workers will spend in the mid-six figures on various City Council races this year,...

Penn State WR Chris Godwin visiting Jets on Wednesday

The Jets might add another promising player to their young wide receiver corps. The Daily News has learned that Penn State wideout Chris Godwin is visiting the Jets on...

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie questions rule allowing charter schools to certify teachers

ALBANY Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is the latest lawmaker to question the legality of new rules approved last week by a State University of New York committee that...

Oscars star Gary from Chicago was released from prison just 3 days before awards...

It turns out Gary from Chicago has a backstory worthy of an Oscar-winning screenplay. The tourist who became a breakout star of the 2017 Academy Awards revealed Monday he was...

Thief with cane takes $1,500 from unlocked car in Queens

A man with a cane swiped $1,500 from an unlocked car in Queens, cops said Saturday. The thief opened an unlocked car parked on the corner of Northern Blvd. and...

Queens pastor gets 15 years behind bars for raping two girls

A Queens pastor was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for raping two girls in the basement of his church. Reuben Chizors victims were 12- and 14-year-old sisters and...

Small fire breaks out in banquet room at New York Hilton Midtown

A small rubbish fire broke out in a banquet room of the New York Hilton Midtown Sunday morning, officials said. The FDNY said the call came in at 6:40 a.m....

Trump to nominate Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton as Securities and Exchange Commission chair

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton as his Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, his transition team said Wednesday. Trump's incoming press secretary Sean Spicer made the...

At least 40 dead in Calif. wildfires, as lighter winds give crews upper hand

SANTA ROSA, Calif. Crews trying to corral the California wildfires made progress Monday as authorities reported the first death from the firefighting effort a driver who was...