Puppeteer and philanthropist Jane Henson, the widow of the legendary Jim Henson, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut.
A man’s body was found Wednesday afternoon along the East River on the Upper East Side.
A three-month-old baby girl has been pronounced dead after she was discovered unconscious in a Bronx apartment by her older sibling.
Country singer Mindy McCready was found dead at her Heber Springs, Ark., home Sunday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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A fatal blow to the head was the cause of death for a Staten Island woman who had only wanted to make a journey to Istanbul, Turkey, to take photographs.
New York City woke up Saturday morning without one of its most recognizable and beloved figures.
The Rev. Al Sharpton was one of Mayor Ed Koch’s loudest critics, but was remembering the mayor fondly upon his death Friday.
Mayor Ed Koch was known as the quintessential New Yorker, and left a lasting impression.
The wayward dolphin that lost its way, ended up in the polluted Gowanus Canal and died was undergoing a postmortem exam Sunday.
A West Village fundraiser and neighborhood activist whose work was showcased in an Academy Award-winning documentary has died, according to a published report.
Hundreds of friends and supporters of Aaron Swartz are gathered in New York City to pay tribute to the free-information activist and online prodigy who killed himself last week.
Poet, activist and performance artist Jayne Cortez has died at the age of 78.
Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.
The parents whose children were killed in the massacre knew, of course, that their children had lost their lives when they could not take the children home from school on Friday afternoon.
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