Brooklyn-based track and field coach Trevor Green has produced his first Olympic medalist after 20 years of coaching.
Nineteen members of two East Harlem gangs have been indicted for selling crack cocaine in the vicinity of public housing.
The recent surge of shootings in New York City was on the mind of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, especially as local police discussed security measures with the organizers of a basketball tournament where a recent shooting occurred.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Thursday rebuked the self-defense claim made by a murder suspect in the shooting death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy.
A 17-year-old is being questioned in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in the Bronx over the weekend.
New Jersey Transit officials are cracking down on counterfeit tickets. Weekly and monthly passes will now feature an anti-counterfeit device, which can only be detected by the transit staff's special UV scanners.
The Central Park Lake hosted a dragon boat on Thursday as part of the festivities leading up to the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York.
In an interview with public radio, Cuomo said he supports he idea that individual towns should decide whether they want fracking. "I think it's inarguable, but that one should take into consideration home rule,” he said.
New York City apartments may get even smaller.
The city opened a pop-up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Friday — ahead of a heat wave this weekend that could push temperatures past the 100-degree mark.
Some South Jersey residents who lost electricity during the violent storms over the weekend may have to go without power for up to six days, a utility said Monday.
From Saturday through July 29, graphic artists, with the help of professional glassblowers, will try out their designs on glass even if they've never worked with the material before. See a slideshow of glassmaking on Governors Island.
The South Ferry subway terminal is sprouting leaks that are causing water damage to the newly tiled walls of the renovated station at the tip of Manhattan that underwent a $530 million facelift three years ago.
As the underdog in the Eurozone financial crisis, Greece found itself in a similar position as the country faced Germany in the quarterfinals of the Euro Cup. This time there was no bailout; Germany defeated their troubled Eurozone partners 4-2.
The Department of Environmental Protection believes the city’s waterways will be safer as a result of two new initiatives. It has completed a venture that will reduce the discharge of untreated wastewater into city’s harbors, while the state Legislature passed a bill Thursday that will give the public the right to know when such pollutants spill into local waters.
Local immigrants are giving New York City area small businesses a big boost, a new study of Census Bureau data revealed.
Changes have been implemented to the application process for the NYPD’s street-level narcotics teams in the months following the shooting death of 18–year-old Ramarley Graham.
Harlem residents have mixed feelings about corporate sponsorship of dog runs and basketball courts in Morningside Park. Though they welcome the improvements the funding from the parks department’s project will bring, some say they’re not keen about privatization of public spaces.
Assemblyman David Weprin and other advocates are urging the New York State Assembly to pass a bill that will make it a felony to stage a car accident. The crime is currently a misdemeanor.
Harlem's National Black Theater, which once hosted the likes of Ossie Davis and Nina Simone on its stage, was set to shutter. But with the help of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and investment management firm Baltoro Capital, the historic venue will live on.