As of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.
Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.
There was concern Tuesday night, and calls to take smartphone cases that look like handguns off the street, before someone gets hurt.
Bees buzz, sting and terrify, and they don’t care if they live in a tree, a country barn, or the walls of a New York City apartment.
A college student found his way onto an unauthorized area of the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie this past weekend, and police said his actions were “irresponsible and illegal.”
After less than a year on the job, a rookie New York City sanitation worker is being called a hero after stopping a robbery in progress and tackling the suspect to the ground.
Investors around the world were on edge Tuesday night, after Greece missed a crucial payment deadline and became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund.
Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who fired a gun in the air several times, and struck an apartment window, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.
An 18-year-old is dead and two others were injured after a shooting at a public housing development Harlem Monday evening.
A man was charged this week with shoplifting numerous items from a CVS drugstore in East Rockaway, Long Island, and carjacking a woman to make his getaway.
The surrounding parkland will be funded by payments — replacing property taxes — under a 94-year lease of the city land.
The Missouri-born dancer has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and a rare celebrity in the dancing field.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit Monday against Univision, after the Spanish-language network terminated its relationship with Trump’s Miss Universe Organization.
Nicholas Colleran has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a license and related offenses.