In some neighborhoods, a majority of restaurants inspected by the Health Department have been cited for rats or mice. That's according to a new interactive map that breaks down where most of the critters have been spotted. Read on if you dare.
Snow days have no negative effects whatsoever on student performance, according to a Harvard study. In fact, closing schools when inclement weather strikes may actually help keep kids on track.
Freezing rain is creating some slippery conditions outside today.
Following a recent push for more diversity among its cast, "Saturday Night Live" has hired its first black female performer in nearly seven years. NBC announced that Sasheer Zamata, 27, will join the show as a "featured player" beginning January 18th.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Monday that it filed discrimination charges against landlords in the Bronx for trying to evict tenants for keeping a service dog.
Two New Jersey teens were shot and killed in Newark Wednesday night, and a third teenager was critically injured. A separate incident earlier that morning left three dead in a fight outside an Irvington strip club.
From an eight-mile protective barrier to specially-designed reefs, firms are competing to improve regional defenses against future storms.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is giving people a chance to resolve outstanding summons warrants at a church, instead of in a court room.
Almost one month after an election day fraught with long lines, error, and confusion, the City Council began working to improve voting conditions in the Big Apple. The City Board of Elections' performance came under fire from elected representatives and advocacy groups during a City Council hearing on Wednesday.
The National Park Service has a tradition. The caretaker of Lady Liberty gets to live on island with her. But because of Sandy, the current superintendent of the Statue of Liberty National Park may be the last to follow the tradition.
With so many calls for donations this year because of the election and Sandy, many nonprofit organizations are concerned that a giving hangover will affect donations this holiday season.
Two children were found stabbed to death inside an Upper West Side apartment, and their nanny was found nearby with a self-inflicted wound, authorities said Thursday evening.
The peak of the Orionid meteor shower promises a dazzling Saturday night display of dusty ice and rock fragments as the earth passes through the trail of Comet Halley, but those hoping to see it will have to stay up late—or get up early.
It’s a tale worthy of Hitchcock (with a few shades of "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" thrown in for good measure). The lawyer for the lead producer of the $12 million production of “Rebecca” says that an exhaustive search by private investigators in New York and London revealed that four of the show's investors, including one who purportedly died of malaria, did not actually exist.
The Brooklyn Museum canceled its popular free Saturday dance parties because of overcrowding — much to the disappointment of regular attendees.
Money long tied up in Albany will finally be distributed to CUNY for much needed infrastructure repairs.