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.
Coast Guard officials say personnel aboard the larger craft reported the collision and bought the two men aboard their vessel. They then headed into the Shark River and met crews from Coast Guard Station Shark River, who escorted them to shore.
A high school basketball player in New Jersey suddenly collapsed on the court and died Monday.
Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho, who grew up in East Harlem, has died after being taken off life support in Puerto Rico.
Leading off with the sound of hand claps and a slow, plunking banjo, the new single, ‘Better Dig Two’ from The Band Perry immediately steps into mournful, lonesome territory. But don’t get too comfortable . . .
Superstorm Sandy is being blamed for five confirmed deaths in New York State, including at least one in New York City in which a tree fell on a house in Queens.