A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday.
Tryouts were held Tuesday for the U.S. Open — and they were quite a racket. There was a casting call for kids who dream of finding fame in Flushing.
A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.
A helicopter pilot flying near the George Washington Bridge Monday afternoon spotted the radio-controlled aircraft. Police say it was flying at an elevation of 2,000 feet and toward the chopper.
A representative for Crumbs could not immediately say how many workers were affected or how many stores it had remaining on its last day.
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has called for an investigation after he said the Cuban government tried to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes.
Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday introduced legislation to set up a national toll-free telephone service, and a secure website, to attend to victims of hate crimes.
The de Blasio administration is spending $210 million on a citywide initiative to improve security at 15 troublesome New York City Housing Authority developments.
A bus driver was allegedly caught reading Tuesday morning, while driving more than 40 passengers on his NJ TRANSIT bus.
The 40-year-old married father of two died from smoke inhalation and burns late Saturday while searching for possible victims at the Independence Towers on Wilson Street in Williamsburg.
Nicole Kelly, 22, has been charged with second degree murder, police said.
Immigrants who entered the country before turning 16 are eligible to enroll in the federal “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” initiative.
Two people got “some kind of shock” and were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center, according to an FDNY spokesman.
Police responded to the apartment on 15th Avenue in Borough Park around 5 p.m. Monday after receiving a 911 call of a foul odor.
New York City’s oldest bowling alley closed Monday after the owner was not offered a new lease.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio were on hand for New York City’s annual gay pride march Sunday.