New York City council speaker Christine Quinn married her longtime partner Kim Catullo on Saturday in a private ceremony on a sunny, warm spring evening.
Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly sent a letter to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn detailing the changes, as WNYC first reported last week. Quinn has been a vocal critic of the policy. Last year, more than 600,000 people were stopped, mostly black and Hispanic men.
A man accused of stabbing a New York City police officer in the head and nearly killing him may pursue an insanity defense.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is back in the Bronx for New York University's commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the mayor of New Jersey's largest city are channeling the Seinfeld-Newman rivalry in a video parody that spoofs the mayor's heroics and Christie's vice presidential potential.
More details are emerging in the case of a Newark Liberty Airport security supervisor who allegedly has been using the identity of a dead man for the last 20 years.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is striking back against the New York City hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault with a $1 million countersuit.
A $200 million lawsuit has been filed in New York federal court on behalf of four Hungarian musicians and dancers aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off the coast of Italy in January.
A spherical sculpture that endured the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center is close to getting a temporary new home that will keep it in the public eye, officials said Friday, but they wouldn't say where just yet.
House Democrats on Thursday urged the New York Police Department to purge its intelligence databases of information gleaned from its clandestine spying on Muslim neighborhoods.
Roman Totenberg, a violin instructor from Poland whose nine-decade career featured concert performances before kings and presidents and helped produce dozens of accomplished musicians, has died at age 101.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is saying he "didn't even bother" to read a report by city-hired consultants that found New York City's overhauled 911 system plagued by delays and errors.
Andrew Cuomo has praised President Barack Obama's leadership as the two men toured a high-tech facility in Albany created out of a partnership with private enterprise and bipartisanship.
The NYPD has not stepped up patrols in wake of the discovery of a sophisticated new al-Qaida airline bomb plot – but officials remain "concerned" that bomb-maker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is still at large.
The Empire State Building will replace its tower lights with a computer-driven LED system that allows for nearly endless color combinations.
A Stradivarius cello housed at the Spanish Royal Palace was broken in an accident, an official said Monday. The instrument could be worth more than $20 million.
An Upper East Side man who held his mother at knifepoint and was shot by police told cops it was a good thing they caught him because "somebody was going to be killed today," the police commissioner said Tuesday.
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual.
A disgraced New York politician accused of using taxpayer money to fund his 2006 campaign has pleaded guilty to fraud charges.