State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.
When officers arrived at the house on 56th Avenue in Maspeth just before 9 a.m., the suspect opened fire, but did not strike anyone, police said.
A retired New York City correction officer shot and a man who later died Tuesday evening, in a confrontation at the Borough Hall subway station in busy downtown Brooklyn, sources said.
Police in Fairfield, Connecticut, are investigating the discovery of two dead skunks with a sign reading “Obama Stinks.”
Activists gathered at City Hall Tuesday morning in support of a new proposal to put citizens on patrol to crack down on idling cars in New York City.
The city Board of Health decided Tuesday to maintain a long-standing prohibition on keeping the animals as pets. The vote was 3-2 to lift the ban but needed six votes to pass. There were three abstentions.
The fire broke out at around 2:20 p.m. at National Drive between Mill and Strickland avenues.
Five years ago, a law that was aimed at curbing illegal hotels inadvertently put up restrictions on hostels, forcing many of them out of business.
The sign in the window of Jimbo’s Deli on Main Street says “Celebrate your white heritage in March. White History Month.”
James Dixon, 24, was arrested and charged with manslaughter and felony assault.
A window washer took a tumble from a fifth story window in TriBeCa Tuesday.
Preservationists have won a court battle over a house that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad.
FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s lawyers are asking a judge to throw out a bribery case against him, saying the prosecutor went too far in discussing the case publicly.
The Cortlandt Street No. 1 train station was crushed beneath falling debris from the towers Sept. 11, 2001.