Police on Long Island were searching Wednesday night for a man who allegedly forced a woman to go back to her own house and give him money at gunpoint, and went on to fire shots at her.
According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.
Four Long Island high school students have been expelled in the wake of two racially charged incidents, officials said.
A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Flushing, Queens Wednesday evening.
An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.
A Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, after he allegedly tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.
Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.
The life of Pete Seeger will be celebrated this summer at the annual Clearwater Festival in Westchester County.
The incident happened on March 13 at around 5:30 p.m. inside a building near Boynton and Lafayette avenues.
The New York State Health Exchange said Wednesday that more than 960,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for insurance coverage by the final deadline the day before.
The city’s Department of Buildings issued a stop work order for 424 West 33rd St. following inspections Monday and Tuesday.
The airport in Newburgh was closed just after 10:30 a.m. when the souvenir grenade was found during security screening, troopers said.
Hundreds of students whose New Jersey school was gutted by a fire are getting a special treat Wednesday. About 500 students got the chance to stomp the football field during a surprise trip to MetLife Stadium.
Questions were erupting Wednesday evening about government waste on Staten Island, as neighbors were outraged about plans to repave several roadways.
Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.
Photos from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on April 10, 2014.