The New York City Council voted this week to ban the sale of rabbits as pets.
She escaped in 1979 and eventually ended up in Cuba, where she was granted asylum by Fidel Castro and has been living under the name Assata Shakur.
Can anything compare to the love a parent has for their child?
New York Cares is urging New Yorkers to donate warm winter coats this holiday season.
The loss of an emergency response grant has prompted the city of Long Beach to say it cannot afford to retain five federally funded firefighters.
Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.
Host Stephen Colbert is signing off after nine years of playing a conservative talk show host.
Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown over suspected intruders Thursday afternoon, but officials said it turned out to be a group of students who were trying to sneak back in unnoticed after leaving campus.
Pope Francis praised the “small steps” of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, expressing joy over the outcome that he helped bring about.
Schneiderman’s office announced Thursday that letters were sent to Walmart, Amazon, Kmart and Sears telling them to follow a state law intended to ensure that toy guns aren’t mistaken for the real thing.
New York’s plans to build three casinos further north of the city suburbs is seen as great news for New Jersey’s prospective gaming industry.
As WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported, Congress approved a package of tax breaks before its winter recess, including restoring $250-a-month benefit for rail commuters — the same amount given to those who drive.
An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.
Bill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.
Under the proposed rules, construction crews would be encouraged to use quieter electric jackhammers.
Protesters took to the streets of New York City on Dec. 13, 2014 to express outrage over the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.
Hundreds of so-called Santas have made their way to Midtown Manhattan Saturday for the annual SantaCon pub crawl.
Demonstrators gathered for a third night, protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case.