New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has fought against smoking, big sugary drinks and salty food during his tenure, is setting his sights on a new foe: Styrofoam.
A public library in Washington Heights, New York received a book in the mail that had been checked out for 55 years.
Police are looking for three teens who approached a man in a New York City subway station, tried to take his jacket, and beat him with nunchucks when he resisted.
This kid was no killer -- but some callous Bronx cops sure treated him like one.
Apple iPhones have become so prone to being snatched by thieves and robbers that the criminal act has inspired a nickname: "Apple picking."
In New York, a dolphin somehow made its way into a canal in Brooklyn, splashing around in the frigid waters.
The brutal cold snap affecting much of the country is taking a devastating toll on victims of superstorm Sandy.
Residents of a New York town are baffled by a vandal who has damaged at least 17 cars by throwing fruit at them.
The mother of a 7-year-old boy who was found with a loaded handgun in his book bag at a school in New York's Far Rockaway has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Two handguns and two pistol permits were reportedly stolen from the New York home of a man whose name and address appear on the website of a local newspaper as a gun owner.
An important piece of the new World Trade Center is being put into its place.
Vote comes exactly one month after Sandy Hook massacre.
Pedometers track your physical activity by measuring the steps you take each day, but should school students be required to wear them?
A commuter ferry crashed in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday morning, injuring 58 people, including two in critical condition, officials said.
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A Manhattan couple was facing weapons charges Monday after authorities said they found a substance used to make bombs and papers titled "The Terrorist Encyclopedia" in their Greenwich Village apartment.
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says Times Square will be the safest place in the world on New Year's Eve.
A lone gunman, identified as William Spangler, set his home and a car on fire on Monday in what police called "a clear ambush on first responders."
Four firefighters were shot -- two fatally -- as they responded to a large fire early Monday in Webster, N.Y., in the northwestern part of the state.
A tractor-trailer smashed into several vehicles on a major highway on Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain reaction of fiery crashes, killing one person and injuring 33 others, police said.