Immigration advocates have filed a lawsuit on behalf of several married gay couples, alleging a federal law violates their constitutional rights by preventing them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.
Fire officials say a partial building collapse in New York City has killed one construction worker and injured three others.
You know that gift card you got but never spent? Well, New Jersey would be happy to take it off your hands.
In a cab and your cell phone just died? No problem. Just plug it in. The new cabs hitting the streets of New York City next year will have charging ports for riders' electronics.
Some New York City officials are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to publicly release an independent review of the city's 911 system. His administration is fighting to keep the study under wraps.
New York should slow down the "breakneck" push toward a new Tappan Zee Bridge and take another look at alternatives including simply rehabilitating the existing Hudson River span, a key environmental group said Monday.
Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs — if they make it that far.
New York City's first-ever Divorce Expo is being touted as "one-stop shopping" for lonely hearts suffering through a breakup.
New York City Council members and advocates are protesting proposed budget cuts that could reduce the number of city-subsidized child care slots and slice the funding for supportive housing services for New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS.
Embattled New York City Comptroller John Liu has a new campaign treasurer.
The New York attorney general says the long dispute over Brooke Astor's will has been settled.
A judge says he won't rule immediately on whether to dismiss a hotel maid's lawsuit alleging that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her in New York City.
A jury has deadlocked on rape charges a day after an off-duty New York City police officer was convicted of sexually assaulting a schoolteacher he grabbed off the street.
The City Council approved a bill that would guarantee higher wages for some workers at buildings that receive city subsidies of more than $1 million on Wednesday. Most would see their wages top $20 an hour.
Federal authorities have charged a JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted down the cabin of a flight screaming about a bomb with interfering with a flight crew. Earlier in the day, the airline suspended the captain whose erratic behavior caused an emergency landing of an early morning flight from New York bound for Las Vegas.
Students taking college entrance exams this fall will have to submit photo IDs with their applications — a key security upgrade following a widespread cheating scandal at a number of high schools on New York's Long Island, a prosecutor and testing officials announced Tuesday.
Gov. Chris Christie has signed New Jersey's tough anti-bullying legislation into law.
The owner of the Indian Point nuclear plants in New York is paying a $1.2 million penalty for fouling the Hudson River with oil.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered a deal with legislative leaders to fully fund the last three years of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's five-year capital plan, a person familiar with the agreement said Monday.
Front-runner Mitt Romney won the Illinois primary with ease Tuesday night, routing Rick Santorum in yet another industrial state showdown and padding his already-formidable delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.