Maria Regains Major Hurricane Status After Devastating Puerto RicoAn update from the Miami-based center says maximum sustained winds have increased to near 115 mph with higher gusts.
Hurricane Maria Batters Puerto Rico; Leaves Homes Damaged, Streets Flooded, Power OutThe National Weather Service is forecasting catastrophic damage as Puerto Rico deals with a direct hit from Hurricane Maria Wednesday morning.
Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak Stokes Concern Among Residents Of Queens BuildingResidents of a Forest Hills apartment complex were concerned after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak left one person dead, and made another ill.
Child Hurt After Falling Out Of Window On Staten IslandA 6-year-old boy was injured after falling from a window on Staten Island Wednesday afternoon.
Suspect Charged In Staten Island Sex AssaultsA suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of sex assaults that occurred early Tuesday morning on Staten Island.
Critic: State Pushed For Second Avenue Subway To Meet Deadline Without Complete InspectionsGov. Andrew Cuomo applied the pressure at the end of last year, and a stretch of the Second Avenue subway finally opened on time – but at what cost?
3 Teens Face Drug Charges After Student Overdoses In Nassau CountyNassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder would not say which Nassau County school the overdose took place at, but did say it was not fatal.
Woman Changing Tradition By Writing Torah For Downtown SynagogueWriting Torah is normally reserved for Orthodox Jewish men, but a woman is changing that tradition in a modern twist on ancient Hebrew text.
Woman Says Driver Trapped Epileptic Son On The Bus As He Suffered A SeizureA Brooklyn mother is outraged saying a bus driver trapped her epileptic son on board a school bus because she didn't bring the proper identification.
New Law Would Make Public Urination Illegal In AmityvilleBall players behaving badly have prompted a proposed new law in one Long Island village.
Mediterranean Style Diets Are Effective In Fighting Acid Reflux; Study FindsAmericans seem to be in the midst of an epidemic of heartburn, indigestion, and acid reflux if you go by the amount of acid blocking drugs being sold.
Coastal Flood Concerns In New Jersey, Long Island As Jose WeakensJose was downgraded to a tropical storm late Tuesday night as its top winds decreased to about 70 mph and is expected to weaken more over the next two days.