A heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday for New York City. Temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 95 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
A budget agreement has been reached between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council.
A motorist was killed Sunday afternoon when he slammed into the wall of a firehouse in Yonkers.
A man and woman were injured Sunday afternoon when a driver plowed right into them, and sped off afterward, in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Three people were shot Sunday afternoon in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.
Major Eating League’s top-ranked pro Joey Chestnut was the champion, eating 25 half-sandwiches.
Some residents have been up in arms, as some of their neighbors have taken to sunbathing in their bikinis just steps from children playing in the Stuy Town development.
Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says 34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark, where he was planning to take a bus to an undisclosed site.
New Yorkers haven’t heard the noisy buzzing of cicadas in springtime in 17 years, but get ready, because they’re coming again.
Some Yankees fans were surprised to find four police DWI checkpoints set up in the vicinity of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx Friday night, snarling traffic as fans tried to make their way home.
About 50,000 FAA employees including 15,000 air traffic controllers are being forced to take a furlough day every other week until the end of September because of the cuts.
A 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl drowned Sunday afternoon in a backyard pool in Suffolk County.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was joined by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday afternoon to call on Congress to pass gun control measures including universal background checks.
Police spent the weekend looking for a man and a woman who witnesses said were kidnapped by two men in a dark-colored minivan just before 7 p.m. Friday near 173rd Street and Haven Avenue.
A symbolic opening Sunday marked the return of the amusement rides on Coney Island after the damage they suffered from Superstorm Sandy.