Officials: Brooklyn Fire Sparked By Child Playing With LighterFire 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 Investigate Possible Apartment Scam In BrooklynPolice said a man has been showing apartments in Brooklyn to prospective buyers even though he has no permission or authority to show them.
EPA Expands Detection After Low Radiation Found In Mass.The EPA issued a statement saying "these detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern."
NJ Residents Remember Former UNC Mascot's Gift Of Life 4 Years LaterAs 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.
Noose Found Hanging Across From NYC Elementary SchoolA 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.
Figure Skaters Call For Equal Time At Harlem Ice RinkA 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.
Irish Pride Shines In New York City For St. Patrick's Day ParadeA sea of green flooded Fifth Avenue as spectators and marchers took to the streets for the country's largest Saint Patrick's Day Parade.
FDA Halts Shipments Of Kosher Baby Formula 'Materna' Some local mothers have been driven to a frenzy after the formula was pulled from Brooklyn store shelves.
NYC To Direct Donations To Earthquake VictimsBloomberg 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 Celebrates Successful Effort To Keep P.S. 114 In Brooklyn OpenCommunity 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.
'Pray-In' Held Outside Rep. King's Office Ahead Of Hearings On Radical IslamAbout 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.
Rally Breaks Out Near Egyptian Consulate In NYCOn Wednesday afternoon here in the city there was an impromptu rally as Egyptians vowed continued support for protesters in their homeland.