VIDEO: The National Weather Service says a second, stronger tornado touched down in Brooklyn moments after the first hit a beachside area in Queens — hurling debris in the air, knocking out power and startling residents who once thought of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.
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Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been released from the hospital after being treated for anemia. How's he doing? Better.
The artist who created President Barack Obama's famous "HOPE" 2008 campaign poster avoided jail time on Friday, but was ordered to do 300 hours of community service for a criminal contempt conviction.
Republican Senate challenger Wendy Long says that if Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is truly an advocate for women, she'd support the removal of the Democratic leader of the state Assembly.
In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia.
New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.
Taxi cab riders could see the first fare increase since 2005 start to go into effect as soon as Tuesday.
For most of the day, it was Brooklyn's version of Main Street USA. People waved flags from their front stoops, drumbeats filled the air and women in brightly colored sequined costumes and feather headdresses danced to reggae music as they marched Monday in the West Indian Day Parade. But after the parade ended, by early evening, at least two men were fatally stabbed in Crown Heights, police said.
An official familiar with the probe says New York's attorney general is investigating some of the nation's largest private equity firms, including Bain Capital, founded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House Thursday night with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republican National convention and a prime-time TV audience, proclaiming that America needs "jobs, lots of jobs" and promising to create 12 million of them in perilous economic times.
Director Julie Taymor has reached a deal in New York to settle a lawsuit she brought over the Broadway production of "Spider-Man."
Power has been restored to thousands of residents of Co-op City in the Bronx following an overnight outage.
Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan embraced "the calling of my generation" to help lead the country in tough times Wednesday night and pledged to cheering Republican National Convention delegates and a prime time TV audience that Mitt Romney will make the bold and difficult decisions needed to repair the nation's economy.
Four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters played what she has said will be her last match, losing in the second round of the U.S. Open to Laura Robson.
A New York City hardware store clerk who pleaded guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering a lost little boy was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years to life in prison.
New York City health officials say ground spraying to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus will be done in parts of Manhattan.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan says he's now giving the closing prayer at both the Democratic and Republican conventions.