Fire marshals investigating a deadly blaze in a Bushwick brownstone Tuesday said a 5-year-old boy started the fire while playing with a lighter on a mattress.
Police said a man has been showing apartments in Brooklyn to prospective buyers even though he has no permission or authority to show them.
The EPA issued a statement saying “these detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern.”
As North Carolina battles in the Prudential Center in Newark, hearts and minds will linger on Jason Ray, the former UNC mascot who gave the gift of life to four New Jersey residents.
A possible symbol of hate was found near a school in Queens on Thursday, sparking concern among neighbors. A noose was seen hanging from a tree and there is no word yet on who may have put it there.
A clash-on-ice is intensifying between parents in Harlem, with a figure skating group accusing the state of giving young girls the cold shoulder in favor of boys’ hockey.
A sea of green flooded Fifth Avenue as spectators and marchers took to the streets for the country’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.
Some local mothers have been driven to a frenzy after the formula was pulled from Brooklyn store shelves.
Bloomberg said in his weekly radio appearance on Friday that people who want to donate should call 311 or go to the 311 Web site. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City was collecting the funds.
Community members declared victory Tuesday and vowed to do everything in their power to make sure the public school on Remsen Ave. in Canarsie stayed open.
About 200 noisy but peaceful protesters — split about evenly “for” and “against” — chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King who plans hearings on radical Islam next month.
On Wednesday afternoon here in the city there was an impromptu rally as Egyptians vowed continued support for protesters in their homeland.
B.J. Giannone had finished a 200-yard freestyle relay when the senior from Saint Peter’s Prep High School collapsed.
Hundreds of Egyptians demonstrated outside the United Nations complex in New York City on Saturday in support of the mass protests that have gripped their homeland.
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez won’t shave his beard. Coach Rex Ryan won’t clean a stain on his jacket. So is this the Jets’ best weapon — superstitions?