A serial killer already sentenced to death in California has received a prison sentence in New York after he admitted killing two other young women here in the 1970s.
As Vice President Joe Biden considers recommendations to curb gun violence, New York's two U.S. Senators are weighing in.
High wind and heavy rain caused delays at local airports, thousands of power outages throughout our region, and flooding in places along the shore in New Jersey Friday.
The head of New York's agency in charge of workplace safety said he's concerned about the potential dangers lurking in the post-Sandy cleanup efforts.
A federal program is making funds available to those who have lost wages or jobs as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy.
Lawyers for New York City are seeking access to footage gathered by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns for his movie about the five men exonerated in the Central Park Jogger rape case.
A&P is selling its Manhattan Food Emporium supermarkets.
Unsealed court testimony shows that despite more than six years of spying on Muslim neighborhoods, the NYPD's Demographics Unit has never generated a lead or triggered a terrorism investigation.
The Fourth of July means changes for mass transit, trash collection and street cleaning. Here's what you should know if you're planning travel for today.
The Metropolitan Museum, the Guggenheim and the New Museum are among the roughly 40 museums in New York City that will offer free admission to active-duty military service members and their families — including those active in the Reserves and the National Guard — this summer. See a list of some of the participating Tri-State area museums.
The Brooklyn neighborhood where schoolbook 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was plucked off the street and killed last summer will get 150 new surveillance cameras in his honor.
A vote on whether to allow Hess to build a controversial natural gas power plant in Newark will go in front of the city's planning board this week.
Some Newark residents will continue voicing their opposition to a proposed natural gas power plant at a Planning Board meeting at City Hall Wednesday night.
New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio claimed the systematic "overzealous” enforcement of what he calls "trivial" violations by city regulators is hurting small businesses.
The MTA will be partially closing the A, C and E subway lines overnight again this week.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s collection of Japanese flowering cherry trees is the inspiration for it’s 31st annual, two-day “Sakura Matsuri,” or cherry blossom festival, which takes place the last weekend in April.
The New York Public Library is introducing a new research tool to help track down past city residents through old telephone directories. The release of this new feature coincides with the first-ever online release of the 1940 U.S. Census Bureau data by thee National Archives.
An upstate New York landowners group may have found a way to get around the state's de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling — by using propane instead of water for hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized a group of labor unions on Friday for withdrawing financial support from a high-profile legislative summit in Albany over the recent approval of the state's new pension system.
A former city housing official pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering conspiracy and bribery charges.