The beach and boardwalk reopened Friday and officials also unveiled the new 2.2-acre Steeplechase Plaza, featuring the restored B&B Carousell.
Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
The 17-year cicadas are emerging, and for the next few weeks, millions will be filling the night with their ominous buzz.
The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.
The lawsuit claims 24-year-old Eduardo Sandoval was branded with a hot potato masher by at least one staffer at the Leake & Watts residential facility last June.
Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack said a man with a ski mask forced his way into the house at 213 California Ave. in Uniondale at 2:30 a.m. Three females and one male were in the house.
Three miles of Broadway in Upper Manhattan have a new honorary name honoring a man believed to be the first immigrant in New York City history – from the present-day Dominican Republic.
Authorities have charged 75-year-old James Parham and 66-year-old Cheryl Chaney with possessing drug paraphernalia and maintaining a drug nuisance at the six-story Vincente Tibbs Senior Citizen Building in Englewood.
“The six men we honor today were heroes,” said Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. “They gave their lives in service to the public, to the cause of making New York City safe for all. Today they join the roll call of honor that is our Hall of Heroes.”
A new report ranked New York City as having the highest commute time in the country.
Palmetto Playground on State Street in Brooklyn Heights is where Yauch learned to ride a bike, hung out with friends and helped launch the Beastie Boys.
Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed into law a measure that protects drug users or witnesses who call 911 to report an overdose.
Some merchants on Wednesday were protesting against the idea of raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in New York City, saying it would severely damage their bottom line.
The Stanley Cup was on display Tuesday at Madison Square Park, as the Rangers and Islanders both enter the playoffs.
Will an intensive reading program and an extended school day help Johnny read? City officials hope so. They’re launching a pilot program with 2,000 middle school students to see if it’s an idea whose time has come.
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