The New York Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state’s practice of sending people into solitary confinement for non-violent crimes is a violation of civil rights.
Jets coach Rex Ryan decided to go with Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback for this weekend's game in Jacksonville on Wednesday — but the decision was not unanimous.
The daughter of the Queens man who was shoved onto the subway tracks said her father was "always there for her." New York City police have arrested a man in the death of Ki-Suck Han.
The Department of Environmental Protection says it’s been sampling waterways around the city, following Sandy.
Pac-Man and Tetris will soon be among the collection at the Museum of Modern Art.
Hundreds of frustrated Staten Island residents seeking answers packed the New Dorp High School auditorim Thursday night where an informational town hall meeting about Sandy turned into a heated venting session for those who lost everything in the storm.
President Barack Obama’s pointman on regional Sandy rebuilding efforts said tackling immediate needs such as minimizing the number of displaced is a top priority – but long-term issues such as buyouts and climate change loom large.
Workers at dozens of fast food restaurants in New York City walked off the job to rally for higher wages and the right to unionize.
Governor Chris Christie released more details about his Sandy rebuilding plans for New Jersey on Wednesday — outlining a similar approach to that of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. WNYC's Anna Sale has been comparing the request to that of Governor Andrew Cuomo's and provides analysis.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday that his state needs $36.8 billion in federal aid for Sandy recovery — that includes $7.4 billion in mitigation projects.
New York's Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo said he’s working with New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie to make the case for federal aid to the region.
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come under fire in recent days for comparing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy as being "more impactful" than Hurricane Katrina. What do you think?
Marvin Miller, the labor leader who forever changed major league baseball and professional sports, died Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 95.
New York City's sanitation department says it's preparing for a trace to an inch of snow Tuesday. Workers were loading salt spreaders today on Monday in anticipation of the wintry weather.
New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.
Some of New York City's most vulnerable children may be in even more at risk following Sandy. The storm displaced thousands, and resource-strapped child welfare workers are trying to track down these vulnerable families and link them with services.
The hockey team owner who has decided to move the Islanders from Long Island to Brooklyn is to play a role in revamping the team's old home, the Nassau Coliseum.
Health officials are starting to see health effects from Sandy-damaged zones, including rashes, coughs and other respiratory ailments.
There's no question that New Jersey will rebuild its shoreline in the wake of Sandy. But the real question is whether the Jersey Shore will be built smarter and stronger.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will run for city comptroller next year, he announced Sunday in a move that will also reverberate through closely watched maneuvering for the mayor's race.