Police have arrested a New York City man in connection with a car wreck that left a half city block in shambles and severely injured a 60-year-old man.
Nearly 3 million New Yorkers' homes are now in evacuation zones that cover more than a third of the city's population, under new maps released Tuesday.
Democrats are lining up for a primary battle in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey. Meanwhile, Governor Chris Christie is "slow jamming" the news with late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon, and scooping up support for his reelection from unlikely sources: Democrats dubbed "Christie-crats."
The New York City Campaign Finance Board has announced a debate schedule for citywide races.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the possible appointment of a federal monitor for the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy could result in higher crime rates.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed papers Wednesday saying that if a federal judge ruled the NYPD's practices unconstitutional, then the DOJ would strongly endorse the use of a monitor to oversee changes at the department.
The mayor, however, said that the police department needs a clear line of authority. "No military organization or paramilitary runs where you have confusion in the command structure. You just cannot have that. Lives are on the line," he said in a question-and-answer session with reporters.
The Department of Justice would not say whether it thought the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional, but a current federal court case is evaluating the question.
Eight hours after students, faculty and staff were evacuated due to a bomb threat, Princeton University has reopened.
With the addition of two special elections in New Jersey, and a likely October run-off in the New York City Democratic primary, we're looking at five -- count 'em five! election days in New York and New Jersey. Find out how Chris Christie shows a sign of weakness, and why Weiner "disgusts" one Democratic leader. Plus, lever machines make a comeback, and so does the "old" Anthony Weiner.
Andrea Bernstein, Anna Sale, Brigid Bergin, and Nancy Solomon break down this week in politics.
“Residents should be aware that you could see rapid flooding, especially in the vulnerable areas.”
Alex Rodriguez is on the bench recovering from an injury. But the Yankees third baseman’s time off the field could be extended.
"He came out fighting, and he never stopped," Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove told mourners.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg's death on Monday.
A 4-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother injured this morning when a car fleeing police jumped a curb on the Upper West Side, police said.
The NYPD is confirming that 26 people were shot, 7 fatally, in a rash of violence over the weekend.
Governor Chris Christie will appoint a temporary replacement for the late Senator Frank Lautenberg. But what happens next is still up in the air.
Senator Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89 from complications of viral pneumonia.
A conversation about spelling - and translation
If the incoming athletic director keeps her job, she'll face an uphill battle.
Seton Hall University reopened Thursday evening after a false bombs threat forced an evacuation of the main campus earlier that day.
In an interview with WNYC on Wednesday evening, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said the letter sent to Mayor Bloomberg that preliminarily tested positive for the poison ricin is the first of its kind in the city since the anthrax attacks in weeks after 9/11.
Lopez suggested women wear mini skirts, demanded they spend time with him outside the office and tried to convince them to share hotel rooms during business trips, according to the report.