A bill on gay marriage in New York is close to being introduced with one Republican senator pledging support and the minority leader saying he will not try to sway GOP voters, New York could become the seventh state to allow same-sex marriage, and prominent New Yorkers are weighing in on the contentious legislation.
WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and continues to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial, the transportation hub and the people working on the site.
The family of a young woman whose body was found along Ocean Parkway on Long Island are holding a candlelight vigil Saturday.
Law & Order Criminal Intent may be off the air, but props and gear from the show, including boxes of beakers, pile of dolls, sinks and toilets and a bevy of beige computers from the early days of personal computing were up for sale at cut throat prices Thursday and Friday at Chelsea Piers.
Congressman Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, has not publicly commented on her husband's confession earlier this week that he sent lewd photos and messages to other women online — but the scandal has thrust her into the spotlight.
A teary-eyed Anthony Weiner stood notably alone when the married Congressman faced the press earlier this week to confess he sent lewd photos to women online. Rather than stand by her husband's side, Huma Abedin stood in contrast to wives of disgraced politicians past.
A tech expert said it's probable a third party who had the user name and password of Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter account may be responsible for tweeting a lewd photo to a college student that has landed the Congressman who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens in hot water.
Visitors to Ellis Island take the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry back to Manhattan on Wednesday, the same day former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin visited both sites.
At 100 Center Street, the famous, infamous and relatively anonymous have all passed through the doors of Manhattan Criminal Court. Most recently, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn caused a flash-bulb popping spectacle when he was arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a maid. But most days at court are far less frenetic.
PHOTOS. Take a look at how New Yorkers and visitors are taking advantage of the warm summer-like weather by having fun in the sun at the city's myriad parks, beaches and sites.
A representative for the owner of the posh townhouse where the former IMF chief will spend his days under house arrest said he's unsure if Strauss-Kahn will help sell the $13.9 million property that has been on the market since October 2009, but it will raise its profile.
Conde Nast, the mega publisher behind Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, signed a $2 billion, 25-year lease for office space at One World Trade Center on Wednesday.
The city’s public park smoking ban went into effect Monday, but there's one park in the city where the smell of smoke is still celebrated.
PHOTOS. Media tents and television trucks were parked outside the rented apartment temporarily housing former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair in Lower Manhattan on Monday.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent at least one more night in his 11-by-13-foot cell on Rikers Island before he will move into a Manhattan apartment rented by his wife in accordance with a bail package he was granted on Thursday. Now, he is headed the way of many high-profile defendants: house arrest.
The hotel maid who is accusing International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault is a "strong woman" who is going through a "very, very difficult time," her lawyer said Wednesday.
The one-time gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan — who once shared a stage with then gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo — ran on a simple rent-reduction platform, and frequently shouted/sang his campaign slogan/mantra: "The rent is too damn high."
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, went from luxury suite to solitary prison cell after he allegedly tried to rape a maid in a posh Midtown hotel over the weekend. Now, the 62-year-old will spend a handful of nights in a prison where the only amenities available to him include a plastic drinking cup, toothpaste and a removable mattress.
Two Queens men who allegedly planned a terror plot against a Manhattan synagogue and the Empire State Building were "lone wolves" with no known connection to al-Qaeda, authorities said Thursday. SEE PHOTO OF ARREST
As authorities continue the probe into the sets of remains found on a desolate Long Island beach highway in a case believed to involve more than two killers, one investigator has proved invaluable to the search: an 8-year-old German Shepherd named Blue.