Former Tyco International Ltd. CEO L. Dennis Kozlowski has lost a bid to get out of the New York prison where he's serving time for taking millions of dollars in unauthorized bonuses.
Twenty years ago, as mortar shells began raining down on Sarajevo, killing his friends and neighbors, Vedran Smajlovic did what he knew best to help the city: he played his cello at funerals, in bomb shelters and in the streets.
Mitt Romney has won the Wisconsin primary. And that means he's gone three for three over chief GOP rival Rick Santorum in Tuesday's contests.
New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat has announced he will run against Rep. Charles Rangel.
Councilman Daniel Garodnick has announced his candidacy to replace embattled New York City Comptroller John Liu.
Officials on eastern Long Island say a change in how Suffolk County pays pension benefits is just one of many proposals to reduce a looming budget deficit.
Newly released Pentagon documents show that U.S. Air Force officers debated briefly about burial at sea before concluding that 1,321 unidentifiable fragments of remains from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon should be treated as medical waste and incinerated.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the fact that officers are recovering fewer guns through stop-and-frisks is an indication the program is working.
The son of Norman Mailer has joined an anti-sex-trafficking protest against the Village Voice, the New York City weekly his late father co-founded.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey voted Thursday to cut bonuses and other benefits for its nonunion employees in a move expected to save $41 million over 18 months.
A former MF Global executive has refused to answer lawmakers' questions about about $200 million that was transferred out of a customer account days before the firm collapsed, invoking her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced Tuesday they had reached a deal on the New York state budget.
An off-duty police officer was convicted Tuesday of grabbing a schoolteacher off a street and sexually assaulting her, and jurors have been told by the judge to keep deliberating on some unresolved counts, including rape.
Tim Tebow got his first New York close-up Monday.
After the New York criminal sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn dissolved in prosecutors' doubts about his accuser's reliability, she vowed to get her day in another court.
A Manhattan pastor took to the pulpit Sunday to argue that the fatal shooting of an unarmed black Florida teenager demands secular action from the faithful, since Jesus was a Jewish rabbi who challenged the rule of the Romans in Palestine.
A piano work experts attribute to Mozart as a child prodigy was performed for the first time Friday since it was found last year after apparently being left in an attic for centuries.
The former Rutgers student convicted of using a web cam to spy on his roommate during an intimate encounter with a man said he was “stupid” when he spied on Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide days after the incident.
A Senate panel has rejected Gov. Chris Christie's Asian-American nominee to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Officials say one person has died and two others were injured in a construction collapse at a one-story commercial building in New York City.