The U.S. secretary of state continued Wednesday with efforts to wring an elusive truce deal from Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, after earlier attempts to end more than a week of fighting broke down amid a furious spasm of violence.
Hostess Brands Inc, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs, said late Tuesday failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union. As a result, the company plans to continue with a hearing on Wednesday in which a bankruptcy court judge in White Plains, N.Y., will decide if the company can shutter its operations.
New York City police say they've arrested a low-end clothing dealer in the killings of three shopkeepers.
New York is suing Credit Suisse Securities and affiliates, claiming they misled investors about the care taken in evaluating their residential mortgage-backed securities.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday urged Congress and the Obama administration to strike a budget deal to avert tax increases and spending cuts that could trigger a recession next year.
Sandy may have wiped out DNA and other physical evidence stored at a facility in Brooklyn, police officials said Tuesday.
Federal and state officials in New Jersey say they've cracked a major heroin network that was supplying dealers in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.
A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday on charges that he helped carry out the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U. S. history, enabling investment advisers and their hedge funds to make more than $276 million in illegal profits.
A man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County police officer and another man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to contain the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas.
A New York appeals panel has heard fresh arguments on an old subject - worship services in public schools - and seems hesitant to let them continue.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will run for city comptroller next year, he announced Sunday in a move that will also reverberate through closely watched maneuvering for the mayor's race.
Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan is now offering walk-in, non-emergency services 24 a day.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is extending the gas rationing system in New York City through the Thanksgiving holiday.
Video released by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows how flooding from Sandy damaged a key commuter rail line.
President Barack Obama is promising to stick with New Yorkers struggling after Superstorm Sandy, "until the rebuilding is complete."
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.