This morning we found out that Richard Engel, the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, and his TV crew were released after spending five days in captivity in Syria, but most people did not know they had been kidnapped.
A religious counselor in Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community was convicted of sexually abusing a girl who came to him for help on Monday.
The scheduled rollout of Wi-Fi and cell phone service in 30 more New York subway stations will have to wait until next year.
View a map of which stations are wi-fi ready.
President Obama's re-election means that his signature legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, will be fully implemented over the next two years. The Christie administration had put off taking some of the required steps, instead waiting to see how the election played out.
In a case of art imitating life, Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writer, actor and director, has signed a book deal with Random House.
View a map of places where the characters from "Girls" hang out in New York City.
A Brooklyn appellate court has rejected a request from the parents of terminally ill Queens woman to force her to remain on life support.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg came out strongly against Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson’s decision to limit prosecutions of people arrested for trespassing in public housing or in selected private buildings.
Eleven groups opposing New York University's $5 billion expansion plan in Greenwich Village filed a lawsuit against the city Tuesday.
Despite a spate of fatal shootings that have made headlines, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is seeing a drop in its murder rate.
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is having a tough time opening its first store in the city. That’s not sitting well with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The 2012-2013 hockey season is on thin ice. The NHL is just three days away from another lockout.