Facing a certain backlash from Washington and beyond, American International Group won't join a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. government.
An appeals court says public opinion must almost always be included when federal regulators consider granting safety exemptions to nuclear power plants.
A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable suspicion.
Although the full aid commitment is expected to be much more, the measure could boost prospects for relief for the many home and business owners devastated by the storm.
A wounded New York City police officer has left the hospital, while another two were recovering Friday, hours after being shot in separate incidents that left one suspect dead and four under arrest.
The Big Apple is a bigger-than-ever tourist draw, welcoming a record 52 million visitors this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.
Authorities say a New York City couple has been arrested on weapons charges after a substance used to make bombs and papers titled "The Terrorist Encyclopedia" were found in their Greenwich Village apartment.
A woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a subway train was charged Saturday with murder as a hate crime.
New York City's murder rate is expected to hit a record low this year, and shootings are at their lowest point in at least 18 years.
A mumbling woman pushed a 46-year-old man to his death in front of a subway train on Thursday night, the second time this month someone has been killed in such nightmarish fashion, police said.
A New York City hospital that evacuated hundreds of patients after losing power during Sandy has partially reopened.
A wildlife official says an endangered whale has died after getting stranded on a beach in a coastal enclave of New York City.
The brother of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff has been sentenced in New York to 10 years in prison for crimes committed in the shadow of his notorious sibling.
A judge has ordered Newark Mayor Cory Booker to release internal emails related to a $100 million grant to the city's schools made by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
A federal report says a helicopter that crashed into the East River off New York City during a sightseeing tour last year was carrying too much weight.
A friend of the mother of the man who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school says guns were simply a hobby for her.
Police say that 27 children and adults, including the gunman, were killed at shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday that sent frightened pupils into the parking lot.
The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Thursday issued a powerful plea to Congress: Don't leave for the holidays until you decide on aid for states battered by Sandy.
Steven Spielberg's Civil War epic "Lincoln" led the Golden Globes on Thursday with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.