New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has reached contract agreements with a coalition of eight unions representing almost 12,000 city employees who are supervisors in the police, fire, correction and sanitation departments.
Lawmakers in New York and New Jersey have taken what they call a first step in reforming the Port Authority after the bridge scandal.
City Councilman Donovan Richards is proposing a bill that require some unoccupied commercial buildings to go dark.
New York state’s attorney general has asked the governor to authorize his office to investigate deaths at the hands of police following the public outcry over the killing of an unarmed Staten Island man.
There was strength, but little reassurance in Fiorello La Guardia’s voice crackling over WNYC radio 73 years ago.
Some protesters said they planned to disrupt the Rockefeller Center tree lighting — following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Alonzo Brown, 18, is facing a number of charges including robbery, attempted robbery, assault and criminal possession of stolen property.
Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.
Researchers suspect some of the biggest eaters are ants, who are chowing down on food that might otherwise go to rats and other vermin.
A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.
Gay Talese, who covered the building of the bridge for The New York Times, said he made it a point to tell the stories of the “virtually anonymous figures” who constructed Verrazano, which opened 50 years ago Friday
Kevin Darden, 34, was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday in the death of 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, police said.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in a deadly shoving incident on the subway in the Bronx.
City Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.
Police late Monday said they know exactly whom they’re looking for in the death of a man who was shoved man right into the path of a D Train in the Bronx this past weekend, and they are closing in on him.