New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed a $32.9 billion budget Tuesday that allows more poor residents to enroll in Medicaid and increases public school aid but defers property tax rebates for three months to cover a projected budget shortfall.
Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
The Supreme Court has limited the power of police to detain people who are not at home when their residence is to be searched. By a 6-3 vote Tuesday, the justices sided with a Long Island, N.Y., man who was picked up about three-quarters of a mile away from his apartment as police searched it for a gun.
A donor says an imam who became a lightning rod for heated debate over a planned mosque and Islamic Center near ground zero, known as Park 51, used millions of dollars in contributions to his separate charity for pricey trips, a sports car and other personal expenses.
A trial of City Comptroller John Liu's former campaign treasurer and a fundraiser that has seemed to temper enthusiasm for his expected mayoral run got delayed indefinitely Tuesday after one of the defendants was involuntarily hospitalized for treatment of a mental health condition.
The NYPD has released a report that breaks down its controversial stop and frisk policy by precinct and race.
Declaring "now is the time" to fix broken immigration laws, President Barack Obama on Tuesday heralded a rare show of bipartisanship between the White House and Senate lawmakers on principles for putting millions of illegal immigrants on a pathway to citizenship, cracking down on businesses that employ people illegally and tightening security at the borders.
Twice as many homes and businesses in and near the city would be in flood zones under new maps that may force more property-owners to buy flood insurance, complicate post-Sandy rebuilding for some and confront others with the choice of building higher or paying considerably more for insurance.
A wayward dolphin that swam into a polluted canal on Friday died before high tide, marine experts said.
Governor Chris Christie says New Jersey is adopting the advisory flood maps released last month by the federal government to help guide rebuilding following Sandy.
Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder.
A religious counselor in Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community who was convicted of molesting a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to 103 years in prison.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling on the nation's mayors to pressure members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's gun violence proposals, saying "we know what it's like and they don't."
Police say they have arrested the mother of a 7-year-old Queens boy who brought a gun and ammunition to school in his backpack.
Two separate incidents at a Manhattan subway station left one man dead and another man with injuries.
Facing a certain backlash from Washington and beyond, American International Group won't join a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. government.
An appeals court says public opinion must almost always be included when federal regulators consider granting safety exemptions to nuclear power plants.
A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable suspicion.
Although the full aid commitment is expected to be much more, the measure could boost prospects for relief for the many home and business owners devastated by the storm.