Guilty verdicts in a campaign finance scheme involving two John Liu campaign aides and negative ads in the mayoral race were just some of the political chatter that dominated the week,
The Camden City Police Department is no more. In its place is a special Metro Division of a new county-run force. The move is aimed at helping the city, which has struggled with high crime rates for years and budget problems that led to police layoffs.
A former prosecutor in then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office is resigning her post as executive director of the state’s Joint Committee on Public Ethics. Ellen Biben has led the ethics panel since its launch in February of last year, and is the second member to resign in recent weeks.
Two former associates of a candidate seeking to become the city's first Asian-American mayor were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign funds.
President Barack Obama is planning another push to try and close the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He tried and failed during his first year in office. Will this time be any different?
Authorities now say a 5-foot airplane part that's believed to be from one of the jets that struck the World Trade Center is from a wing.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering handing the reigns of the troubled Long Island Power Authority, or LIPA, to a New Jersey utility.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspects planned to come to New York City to conduct an attack in Times Square, the mayor said today. “New York City was next on their list of targets,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
The familiar sight of thousands of sailors and marines flooding the city will be missing this year.
The Christie administration is betting on the gambling economy.
A tweet from a hacked Associated Press Twitter account spread like wildfire on Tuesday, with users tweeting and re-tweeting the false report that a bomb had gone off in the White House and had harmed the president.
For the first time in more than a century, the Cooper Union will begin charging all its students tuition. Undergraduates will be expected to pay about $20,000, which is half the tuition to attend the college.
This week in politics, two aides to Comptroller John Liu faced the federal agent who wiretapped them allegedly committing fraud, and a formerly disgraced Congressman waded deeper into the mayoral waters. It almost makes you forget the guy who tried to bribe his way onto the mayoral ballot.
The 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and alleged accomplice dead.
The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control.
A small, Brooklyn-based online news site dedicated to covering the environment won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.
The Museum of Modern Art has decided to demolish a building that's only 12 years old to make way for the museum’s expansion plans.
As the Senate prepares to vote on a gun control measure, relatives of victims of the Connecticut school shooting have been in the nation's capitol making a personal plea.
The Met has announced that it's about to receive one of the most significant gifts in its history.
While a few local politicians have been caught in bribery scandals this week, others are looking for an alternative way of doing city business.