Cooper Union's graduating class used Wednesday's ceremony to display their disapproval for the school's plan to begin charging tuition in 2014, for the first time in its history. Many students, including the student speaker, refused to shake hands with President Jamshed Bharucha when receiving their diplomas on stage.
The Red Cross has raked in $303 million in donations since Sandy struck the region last October, but the organization has only spent two-thirds of that, leaving $111 million in its coffers.
New York's highest court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors and assistant managers.
The city's beaches officially open Saturday. But in many areas ravaged by Sandy, like in the Rockaways, the beaches are still a work in progress.
"Ideally, we would hope there would be a lot of people on the beach," said Rockaway resident Monica Lynch. "I don't know if that is ...
Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.
The NYPD’s practice of leaving wallets, cash and bags in plain sight and arresting those who pick them up promotes immoral behavior, according to an ethicist.
The NYPD's latest plan for security measures at the World Trade Center site are out and open for public comment. The proposal would ring the 16-acre World Trade Center site with various security measures.
A 21-year-old Hofstra junior and a masked robber were shot dead Friday morning in what authorities described as a police-involved shooting.
Some Brooklyn constituents say they are unfazed by the scathing ethics report that described in lurid detail how Assemblyman Vito Lopez allegedly sexually harassed female staffers – and they are standing by him.
The indictment against an NYPD officer who shot and killed a Bronx teen last year was thrown out today.
"This isn’t for everybody.”
"Are there going to be strings attached?” — Michael Murr, of hard-hit Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, who is paying for repairs to his home out of pocket.
The silver steel spire was installed atop One World Trade Center on Friday – making the 1776-foot structure the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
There’s a sense that the widening corruption probe is a sad end to what once seemed to be a promising moment for black political power in Albany.
The City Council passed a landmark paid sick leave bill on Wednesday. The bill, which would require five paid sick days a year, would affect 300,000 New Yorkers and apply to businesses with 20 or more employees starting April 1, 2014.
"Everything has been surreal for me for the past 30 years, it just adds onto another completely odd moment. Some of them have been very happy, some of them have been very sad. Today has been both of those." — Ad-Rock, Beastie Boys
The New York Post refers to Liu as an “embattled” politician while the Hong Kong-based World Journal refers to Liu as "a model Chinese politician."
"It is its an aggressive fish," said angler Noel Rodriguez. "It's something that has to get out of this water."
On the Rockaway peninsula in Queens catastrophic damages from Sandy are still visible, and many residents and business owners wonder if anyone will come to a beach that’s still under construction this summer.