Workers are putting the final touches on the Times Square ball before it’s put in place for the New Year’s Eve celebration.
Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll.
The officers, who have been identified as 40-year-old Rafael Ramos and 32-year-old Wenjian Liu, were shot at approximately 2:47 p.m., in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.
Just as the nor’easter began moving out and left behind gusty winds, three life-size gingerbread houses were unveiled in Madison Square Park Tuesday evening.
Escorted by a massive entourage and the NYPD, Prince William and Duchess Kate checked into their Upper East Side hotel Sunday evening as they began their first visit to the city.
Two people have been found dead in a building in Passaic, and several others may be injured.
Police said several vehicles were involved, including a tractor-trailer.
Jim Wittmann said a special day dedicated to shopping and eating local, independent businesses can bring in new customers.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.
Authorities in North Bergen, New Jersey were searching Saturday afternoon for a hit-and-run driver who struck two pedestrians – one of them 11-year-old boy who ended up impaled on a fence.
A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.
While it may not be nice to fool Mother Nature, it’s okay for her to fool us.
Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.
Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.