The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy in 1979 has pleaded not guilty to murder despite police saying he confessed to the crime.
New York and six other states say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.
The average life in the nation's biggest city may be hectic, but it's long.
Authorities say a man has been fatally shot outside of a midtown Manhattan school. The suspect got away in a car driven by a second person.
Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid have signed a settlement of her sexual-assault lawsuit.
Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has been released from a Manhattan hospital.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has nominated two people to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is heading back to Cuba on Sunday for more surgery for cancer, announcing on television that the illness has returned after two previous operations, chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
The commission authorized by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate utility companies and how they dealt with Sandy has held its first public hearing.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation establishing a state-run health insurance exchange in line with the Affordable Care Act.
Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000 jobs, a bold early move by new CEO Michael Corbat.
Democrats on Capitol Hill say President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Sandy.
Pioneering jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck has died.
The City Council's Finance Committee chairman says he's decided not to run for city comptroller so he can devote himself to helping his heavily damaged Brooklyn district recover from Superstorm Sandy.
A man charged with plotting to blow up synagogues in New York has pleaded guilty to state terrorism charges.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is in a hospital with a respiratory infection. It's his second hospitalization in three months.
A federal appeals panel has decided that a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member can remain free on bail pending the appeal of his insider trading conviction.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls it "the future of New York City."
Police say they have a person of interest in custody in the death of a man who was pushed onto the subway tracks at 49th Street in Manhattan Monday.
New York City is getting nearly $190 million in the first round of federal money to help recover from Superstorm Sandy, U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday.