The suspect in the infamous 1979 disappearance of a 6-year-old boy from his New York City neighborhood has been formally charged with murder and kidnapping.
A New York City detective who helped expose widespread police corruption in the 1960s and `70s has died. David Durk died Tuesday at his home in Putnam County, N.Y., at age 77. His death was confirmed by staff members at the Dwyer Funeral Home in Patterson.
A Manhattan nanny has been indicted on murder charges in the stabbing deaths of two children three weeks ago.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered an investigation of how utility companies prepared for and reacted to Superstorm Sandy.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a $500 million emergency plan to pay for critical repairs to public schools and hospitals damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
An official says New York City's storm-damaged Bellevue and Coney Island hospitals won't be fully running until early next year.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is announcing a program to help speed up repairs to homes damaged by Sandy.
Residents of some of the Jersey shore communities that were hardest hit by Sandy are being escorted back onto the barrier islands to briefly retrieve belongings before leaving again.
A new gasoline rationing plan that lets motorists fill up every other day is going into effect in New York.
A man long considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of a New York City boy more than three decades ago was released from a Pennsylvania prison on Wednesday, then immediately arrested on a Megan's Law violation after providing an outdated address of where he would be residing, state police said.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm has won his bid for a second term in Congress representing New York.
Barack Obama has won re-election to a second term as president, beating back a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney. Obama prevailed despite a weak economy and high unemployment. And, in victory, he confidently promised better days ahead.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, fending off a challenge from Republican Wendy Long.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to issue an executive order that will allow displaced voters to cast ballots by affidavit at any polling site they can reach Tuesday.
Brad Gair has been named director of housing recovery operations for New York City.
Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.
While prosecutors weigh what to do about a suspect who surprisingly surfaced this spring in the landmark 1979 disappearance case of Etan Patz, the man who was the prime suspect for years is about to go free after more than two decades in prison for molesting other children.
Police have charged a man with killing a woman and her infant daughter and setting fire to a Bronx apartment where the victims were found.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been cleared for release from the hospital after an apparent Friday afternoon rear-end crash on a Las Vegas freeway, his office said.