The suspect was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he’s asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it’s required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.
Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.
Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.
Dylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.
Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”
A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
You can expect to see a more visible show of force from the NYPD in the wake of a shooting at Canada’s Parliament building.
The Board of Education has continued the suspensions of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football coach and his staff, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported Tuesday night.
Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it’s looking into the arrest.
Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Bronx present and past was Morgan Powell’s life. His day job was gardening, but his passion was history, researching, and sharing his discoveries.
The medical examiner’s office said blunt impact injuries to the head and torso attributed Jeida Torres’ death over the weekend.