The New York Attorney announced Wednesday that he is establishing a bureau to review potential wrongful convictions and streamline damage claims from those punished for crimes they didn't commit.
A little noticed, relatively inexpensive item in New York's massive state budget could be a life saver. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature found $1 million in a nearly flat budget to change the way buses are inspected in New York following a bloody year on the road.
Box office figures released Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway's all-time highest grossing show from "The Phantom of the Opera."
More than 200 firefighters continue to fight a five alarm-fire at the former Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island. Fire officials say the cause of the fire was spontaneous combustion of piles of compost and mulch — all very dry from the lack of snow this winter.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that the city is "studying our options" after a judge ordered them to release a consultant's review of its 911 system that the mayor has been fighting to keep private.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been a strong advocate for gun control and he stressed that message again Monday after four NYPD officers were wounded after a shootout on Sunday.
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.