The New York Police Department's commissioner plans to meet with Muslim leaders amid criticism of police monitoring of Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to three years in a California state prison in a grand theft auto case.
The New York Mets' owners must pay up to $83 million to the trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff investors, a judge said Monday, though he expressed doubt that the trustee will succeed in proving at a trial this month that he's entitled to as much as $300 million more.
Vladimir Putin scored a decisive victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday to return to the Kremlin and extend his hold on power for six more years. His eyes brimming with tears, he defiantly proclaimed to a sea of supporters that they had triumphed over opponents intent on "destroying Russia's statehood and usurping power."
Chicago's police superintendent is pledging publicly that his force will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.
Families of Sept. 11 victims on Sunday called for congressional hearings to establish federal protocols on how to handle human remains after disasters like the terror acts that took thousands of lives in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Across the South and Midwest, survivors emerged Saturday to find blue sky and splinters where homes once stood, cars flung into buildings and communications crippled after dozens of tornadoes chainsawed through a region of millions, leveling small towns along the way.
Alex Webster, the star running back for the New York Giants who later coached the team for four years, died Saturday at a hospital in Florida. He was 80.
The FBI is considering whether to open an investigation into allegations that followers of a New York City rabbi made illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, according to a law enforcement official.
Muslim leaders say New Jersey's attorney general stopped short of promising a formal investigation into New York Police Department surveillance operations in the state during a meeting they characterized as a positive first step.
A New York City man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison in a failed attempt to join al-Qaida to avenge Muslim abuse.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has sharply criticized the New York Police Department for not informing federal law enforcement agencies about their secret surveillance of Muslims in Newark.
An elevator service company says it has fired five mechanics who were on duty when an advertising executive was crushed to death trying to take a lift to her New York City office.
A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by New York City to keep churches out of its public schools while a judge decides whether a city law banning them from its school buildings can be enforced.
A man charged with building a pipe bomb to try to attack police, soldiers and other government targets in New York City has been indicted on terror charges, according to documents filed Wednesday in the rare state-level terror case. READ THE INDICTMENT
The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, about four months before the financial crisis began.
The state's powerful new ethics commission surprised even some of its members by declaring it's an executive branch agency under Governor Andrew Cuomo.
A New York prosecutor says no criminal charges will be filed in a "friendly fire" shooting that claimed the life of a police officer on Long Island in March 2011.
Newark Liberty Airport was briefly shut down after a commercial passenger plane with hydraulic problems was forced to make an emergency landing Monday.
The Fire Department of New York says a fire in a trash compactor at Port Authority has been brought under control. The busy bus terminal in Midtown Manhattan had been partially evacuated during the evening rush hours because of smoke caused by the fire.