Police say a stray bullet wounded the wife of a Sudanese diplomat while she was walking with her two young children.
A jetliner bound from Paris to New York with over 200 people aboard landed safely after blowing one of its tires upon takeoff.
Prosecutors say a man with a cache of weapons who fired at seven officers has been charged with attempted murder.
Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," has died. He was 82.
The admitted mastermind of a foiled terror plot to attack New York City subways testified Wednesday that al-Qaida trainers taught him a "very simple" formula for making explosives needed for suicide bombs.
Rapper G. Dep stunned police by suddenly confessing to a nearly 20-year-old shooting, then went to trial arguing that his admission might have been mismatched to a murder.
New Jersey has issued its first permit for a nonprofit group to grow medical marijuana legally.
Jack White will release his first solo album on April 27 at Webster Hall. The concert will be streamed live online and will be directed by Gary Oldman. Watch the trailer for the concert here.
The FDNY says a 2-alarm fire in Central Park is under control. The fire began in a log and mulch pile in the park this afternoon.
Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Federal Reserve was left with few good options when it stepped in to shore up the largest U.S. financial institutions during the 2008 crisis.
The search continues for a suspect who got away during an armed robbery for prescription drugs at an East Harlem pharmacy that ended with another suspect being shot and killed by police.
An audit by the New York City comptroller has found flaws in the city's system for determining property values.
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has made his first court appearance on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
JetBlue Airways pilot accused of disrupting a Las Vegas-bound flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists has been indicted.
After years of failed attempts to repeal the death penalty, Connecticut lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have passed legislation that abolishes the punishment for all future cases.
The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin shooting, Angela Corey, announced Wednesday that a second-degree murder charge has been brought against George Zimmerman. An attorney for the neighborhood watch volunteer said his client would plead not guilty.
Michelle Obama has been everywhere from a West Point mess hall to a NASCAR speedway in the past year to drum up support for military families through her "joining forces" campaign. On Wednesday, she marked the program's one-year anniversary by taking stock of what's been done and challenging Americans to do even more.
Firefighters remain on the scene of a large brush fire in the meadowlands of northern New Jersey that's producing plumes of thick, black smoke.
The son of a schoolteacher found beaten and bloodied has been charged with murder.
The last of four New York City police officers injured during a shootout with a suspect has been released from the hospital.