The likely Republican presidential contender says in remarks for a speech Thursday afternoon at Burlington County College that the national standards have brought confusion and frustration to parents and classrooms.
New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany.
A critical part of the Rockaways has been restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, and Mayor Bill de Blasio was there Friday to mark the occasion.
The man wanted for the murder of a Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper has been taken into custody, a police source said.
Shortly after 3 p.m. police responded to a pedestrian struck at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 113th Street in Morningside Heights.
Federal prosecutors say a long-running investigation into a New Jersey street gang has ended with the arrests of 71 people on charges ranging from violence to drug-trafficking.
A Queens rapper who was part of French Montana’s group, Coke Boys, has been killed in an early morning shooting.
The event raised $500,000 to buy a “smart house” for a service man or woman who suffered catastrophic injuries abroad fighting terrorism.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching an effort to crack down on abuses and health risks at nail salons.
There will be no criminal charges for the Metro-North Railroad engineer who was behind the controls during a deadly derailment in the Bronx in 2013.
Five of the seven people killed in the Amtrak derailment in northeast Philadelphia have been identified, and their families have been left in shock and mourning.
Wegmans said for the first two weeks of hiring, it will interview people exclusively from the surrounding public housing developments.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton has issued a call for more officers in the mayor’s budget.
Visitors to Central Park remain on edge following 3 violent muggings over the weekend.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York is merging 31 parishes into 14 new parishes in the second phase of a consolidation process, church officials announced Friday.