The city has created an Engagement Center, located at the Police Athletic League building in West Harlem, that will help battle truancy by offering students a number of services including tutoring and mental health counseling.
Two men were found dead early Saturday when firefighters responded to a blaze at the YMCA in White Plains, authorities confirmed Saturday morning.
A young mother was struck and killed in a hit-and-run early Saturday, as she left a nightclub with friends in the South Bronx.
A suspect was charged Tuesday night with the murder of a Brooklyn electronics store employee in the middle of his workday.
The cameras are being set up in chronic speeding spots within a quarter-mile of some schools. The city has identified 100 areas in school zones where speeding is an issue.
A Long Island father was under arrest on homicide charges Wednesday night, after his 7-month-old son died in a car that had been parked under the hot sun for half an hour.
Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
A Roman Catholic Church on Long Island was being rededicated this week, after extensive repairs to damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Residents in parts of Brooklyn have said enough is enough when it comes to trash littering their neighborhoods.
Officers responded to a call about a shooting on Erasmus Street near Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush around 6:20 p.m. Monday.
The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.
Police on Saturday were trying to find a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man in Queens, and is believed to have dumped his body a block away to cover up the accident.
The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa. It says an attack could occur or come from the Arabian Peninsula.
Someone broke into the Merrick Avenue home through a basement window and then left through the front door between 10:30 a.m. and 2:05 p.m. Monday, police said.