Calling it a last resort, a group of Muslims from New Jersey are suing the NYPD over a surveillance program that targeted their homes and houses of worship in the Garden State. It is the first legal challenge against the NYPD for practices targeting the Muslim community.
New York state Senator Thomas Duane, the Senate's first openly gay man, says he's coming home.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of New York, said on Sunday that reports he approved payments to priests facing sex abuse charges while he was archbishop of Milwaukee were "groundless and scurrilous."
In his first public appearance since arriving in the U.S. two weeks ago, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng voiced optimism about a democratic future in his native country and clarified the much-publicized account of how the events unfolded surrounding his dramatic departure from Beijing.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn may have book tour coincide with her stumping for the 2013 Mayoral race.
GOP Senate hopeful Wendy Long racked up another endorsement on Tuesday, this time from Ambassador John R. Bolton, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Neighbors of the Barclays Arena in Downtown Brooklyn are requesting a meeting with the project developers to ensure they have a “seat at the table” when the Brooklyn Nets new home opens this fall.
Reviews are still coming in for GoogaMooga, the elaborate foodie-centric festival held in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park last weekend. Complaints have focused on long lines and food shortages and now attention has turned to how the festival affected the park itself.
Memorial Day may be the symbolic start of summer, but for the families of men and women who died serving in the Armed Forces, it’s a day for reflection and remembrance.
Governor Chris Christie's administration has concluded that New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups in the state.
An artist arrested on Saturday for setting up an illuminated "I Love New York"-themed public art display in Brooklyn that was mistaken for an explosive device has been released on his own recognizance.
A former Rutgers student was sentenced to 30-days in jail after he was was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate. Both the defense and the prosecution are unhappy with the sentence given to Dharun Ravi in the Rutgers webcam spying case.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office says the 30-day sentence given to a former Rutgers student who was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate is "insufficient" and plans on appealing the sentence.
A day after making a frenzied trip from Beijing to New York City, a Chinese activist and his family relaxed in the courtyard of their new Greenwich Village apartment on Sunday.
With a high-five to Mr. Met, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the New York Mets will host the 2013 All-Star game at Citi Field – the first time the Amazin’s will be home to the Midsummer Classic since 1964 when the game was played at Shea Stadium.
New York City Comptroller John Liu outlined a proposal to accelerate spending on the city's capital budget for 2013 and 2014 by $2 billion on Wednesday.
The landlord for the historic Chelsea Hotel and 35 of its tenants entered into a court mandated agreement Monday ordering the clean up of hazardous conditions in several apartments and common areas at the site, including removal of mold, lead paint and asbestos.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined a panel of leaders from the military, government, media and the nonprofit sector Monday attempting to address the challenges of helping veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Crumbling ceilings, moldy walls and asbestos filled air-shafts -- these are the conditions a group of 36 tenants from the Chelsea Hotel say are sending them to housing court on Monday. They want a judge to order their landlord, Joseph Chetrit, to repair what they claim are hazardous conditions made worse by ongoing demolition work initiated as part of a renovation project.