JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, posted record profit for 2011. Morgan Stanley's latest quarter topped expectations as the bank trimmed costs and cleaned up mortgage-related problems. But CEOs Jamie Dimon and James Gorman aren't taking home bigger bonuses.
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is in serious condition after experiencing health complications from lung cancer.
New York City says a judge overseeing a discrimination case against the fire department abandoned his neutral role and was preoccupied with press coverage of the proceedings.
Etta James' performance of the enduring classic "At Last" was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet measured vocals as she sang tenderly about a love finally realized after a long and patient wait.
Richard J. Sheirer, the former head of New York City's Office of Emergency Management during the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center, has died. He was 65.
There's a new twist to the case of a New York City man accused in one of the most serious terror plots since the Sept. 11 attacks.
A nuclear reactor in New York City's suburbs is back in service after an eight-day shutdown to repair a pump that was leaking slightly radioactive water.
U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, an upstate New York Democrat in his 10th term, plans to announce that he won't seek re-election.
A man has been sentenced to 200 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other crimes in a violent stabbing rampage in New York City last winter.
A former New York state senator and his son are facing new charges in their federal corruption case.
A hedge fund co-founder, four financial analysts and a Dell Inc. employee teamed up in a record-setting insider trading scheme that netted more than $61.8 million in illegal profits based on trades of a single stock, authorities said Wednesday as they described a cozy network of friends in finance who made the most of their connections with corrupt employees of technology companies.
The Transportation Security Administration says screeners at New York's Kennedy Airport violated procedures when they asked two elderly women to show them medical devices concealed beneath their clothing.
A New York City man who had already acknowledged killing four people in a rampage of stabbings, carjackings and other crimes has admitted slashing a subway passenger at the end of his spree.
A New York Police Department officer shot and killed a man who had apparently armed himself with a loaded revolver to defend his brother during a holdup of a home where drugs were later recovered, police said Friday.
The Environmental Protection Agency said New York regulators should set limits for radioactive materials in gas-drilling wastewater sent to public treatment plants before allowing any hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells in the state.
A man who admitted stabbing his stepfather and two others to death in a rampage across the city will be sentenced next week.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, adding to a first-place finish in last week's Iowa caucuses and establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination.
A suburban New York nuclear reactor has been shut down to repair a pump.
Civil rights groups say barricades surrounding New York City's Zuccotti Park violate zoning law by restricting public access.
A lawyer for New Jersey's sports authority tells jurors his client's negligence didn't cause an escalator accident at Giants Stadium four years ago.