Fire Destroys Garden Center Under Metro-North Tracks In East Harlem; Service HaltedService was suspended into and out of Grand Central station on the Metro-North Railroad Tuesday evening after an extra-alarm fire broke out in a garden center beneath the elevated train tracks in East Harlem.
New York Considers Proposal To Ban Declawing Of CatsNew York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians.
State Orders New York High School To Enroll Teenage Immigrant After Family Says He Was Previously BarredA teenager who came to America from Guatemala will be allowed to go to school in Mamaroneck, for now.
Drop Box For Syringes Set Up In Washington Heights Park As Heroin Use SoarsWith heroin use soaring, a city park now has a drop box for syringes – and it is a first for New York City.
Central Park's Hallett Nature Sanctuary Reopens To Public After 90 YearsA four-acre sanctuary in New York's Central Park that's been fenced off since the 1930s will open to the public this summer.
Court: NYPD Doesn't Have To Share Information On Secret X-Ray VansThe military-grade surveillance equipment uses radiation to capture images inside cars or buildings and has been used to detect roadside bombs in Afghanistan.
Police: Hit-And-Run Driver Hits Taxi, Sends It Onto Curb And Into Pedestrians On UWSA hit-and-run driver rammed a taxi Monday afternoon, causing the cab to the curb slammed into four people on the sidewalk on the Upper West Side.
New York State Orders 143 Nail Salons To Pay $2 Million In Unpaid Wages, DamagesNew York authorities say they have ordered 143 nail salons to pay $2 million in unpaid wages and damages to 652 workers.
14-Year-Old Student Stabbed Outside Middle School In New RochelleThe student was stabbed in the chest near the Isaac Young Middle School around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
Teenage Immigrant Illegally Barred From Attending New York School, Family ClaimsThe family of a teenage immigrant student claims he has been illegally barred from attending Mamaroneck High School, according to a petition filed Wednesday by the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Rockland County Podiatrist, Girlfriend Accused In Murder-For-Hire PlotDr. Ira Bernstein, 41, and Kelly Myzner Grideluk, 36, approached a man who they thought they could hire as a hitman, but instead he went to the police, officials said.
Body With Feet Coated In Cement Washes Up On Brooklyn ShorePolice are trying to identify the body of a man who washed up along a Brooklyn beach wrapped in plastic bags with his arms tied around his back, his feet in "cement shoes.''