For the last three years, the New York Police Department has been trying to set in stone the rules, procedures and techniques for being a detective.
New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg says he will not seek re-election in 2014.
Keri Russell is back on TV. The former Felicity star, along with Matthew Rhys, portray a Russian spy couple living in suburban D.C. on the new FX series, The Americans.
Chief Judge Jonathon Lippman is calling for a major overhaul of New York’s bail statutes, which he calls unfair.
There are thousands of artists in New York City scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in studios, basements and on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Children with disabilities who want to play sports must be given a chance to compete, according to a U.S. Department of Education directive issued to school districts nationwide on Friday. Advocates for children with disabilities in the region greeted the news.
“Women are getting stronger. Their will is stronger. They want that challenge the same as some men,” said Dineen Snyder, mother of Sgt. Devin Snyder, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011.
Curbside pickups for Christmas Trees ended Saturday, but New Yorkers who still want to give their dried out trees new life still have a chance this weekend at the parks department's annual MulchFest.
The New Year means hunters in New York will no longer be able to use crossbows to hunt big game. Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a law that would have expanded cross bow hunting for another two years because of a provision attached to the measure.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he has some plans for the coming apocalypse. Doomsday theorists predict the world will end next week.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is dismissing reports that City Comptroller John Liu will not sign off on the new generation of taxis.
The man police say pushed a Queens father in front of an oncoming train that struck and killing him, says he's sorry about what happened and only meant to act in self defense.
A pipeline operator is moving forward with plans to build a natural gas pipeline through the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay, despite concerns about the area's vulnerability to storms like Sandy.
Ski lovers looking to hit the slopes may not have to look any farther than Queens.
A 1-month-old girl died after a fire tore through the Bronx apartment where he mother was found stabbed to death, officials said.
Newly released transcripts from wiretapped conversations stemming from a federal probe of City Comptroller John Liu reveal the Democrat may have known more about his campaign fundraising than previously thought.
More than two million voters are expected to cast ballots in New York City on Election Day – and officials want to make sure the Board of Elections is adequately prepared following criticism of its handling of the June primary.
It was Lehrer on Lehrer, when veteran PBS newsman Jim Lehrer stopped by The Brian Lehrer Show to explain the importance of presidential debates, stress the vital need for federal funding for public broadcasting and defend his own controversial moderating performance from the first Obama-Romney debate.
The nationwide effort to save a 2-year-old California boy is coming to Chinatown this weekend.
Fifty-four years ago this month, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Harlem signing copies of his book, when a mentally disturbed woman plunged a steel letter opener into his chest.