NYC’s traffic congestion threatens push to reopen

NYC's traffic congestion threatens push to reopen

New York City’s worst-in-the-nation gridlock is creeping to pre-pandemic levels just as businesses seek to lure people back to the office — igniting new calls for much-delayed congestion pricing. A recent report by the Texas Transportation Institute found New York surpassing Los Angeles as the US’s most gridlocked major metropolitan area last year. Hourly data … Read more

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Curtis Sliwa ups reward for info on suspects who attacked Jewish man

Curtis Sliwa ups reward for info on suspects who attacked Jewish man

Republican mayoral nominee Curtis Sliwa announced Sunday he’s adding $5,000 to the $1,000 reward a local patrol group offered for information that leads to cops catching the duo who on Friday beat a Jewish man in Brooklyn and robbed him of his religiously required prayer property. “This is a continuation of anti-Semitic attacks that are … Read more

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One-third of NY hospital workers are unvaccinated, data shows

One-third of NY hospital workers are unvaccinated, data shows

Nearly a third of staffers at Big Apple hospitals are still unvaccinated — more than nine months into the campaign to inoculate medical workers and all New Yorkers against the killer bug, state data reviewed by The Post reveals. The figures compiled by the state Health Department also show that nearly 40 percent of hospital … Read more

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Subway crime rate near pre-COVID levels after police surge

Subway crime rate near pre-COVID levels after police surge

Subway ridership increased in June while crime dropped in the system, according new data released ahead of this week’s MTA board and committing meetings. A total of 111 major felonies occurred on the subways in June — down from 168 the previous month, according to NYPD data to be shown to board members on Monday. … Read more

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Schumer wants ’emergency personnel’ to speed up passports and visas

Schumer wants 'emergency personnel' to speed up passports and visas

A pandemic passport backlog is causing New Yorkers to cancel honeymoons, skip vacations, miss family celebrations and nix business trips, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Speaking alongside frustrated New Yorkers whose travel plans could be thwarted by long passport waits, Schumer said the State Department must bring on emergency personnel to speed things up. “My … Read more

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Teenager shot in Queens, expected to survive

Teenager shot in Queens, expected to survive

A 16-year-old was shot in front of a 99 cent store in Queens Sunday amid a shooting surge in the Big Apple that has largely involved teenagers, police said.  The teen was in front of the shop on Merrick Boulevard near 111th Avenue in Jamaica when an unknown male shot him in the upper right … Read more

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Rikers inmate attacks jail guard with feces

Rikers inmate attacks jail guard with feces

A Big Apple jail supervisor was attacked by a Rikers Island inmate and smothered in feces, law enforcement sources told The Post.  Captain Nauvella Lacroix was working the night shift on Wednesday around 9:45 p.m. when inmate Arthur Brown started hurling the brown muck at him from inside his cell, hitting the guard in the … Read more

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