Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.
The 5-alarm blaze broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights.
Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.
The Izod Center, the former home of the Devils and Nets, will shut down Jan. 31 after a board voted to cease operations at the financially strapped arena.
A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
The parents of an Ohio man accused of plotting to bomb the U.S. Capitol and shoot lawmakers are coming to his defense, saying he was just lost and misguided.
Gas prices are falling so low that traffic backups are building up at spots with the biggest bargains in New Jersey.
Firefighters in New Jersey are putting out hot spots after an early morning blaze tore through a building in downtown Rutherford.
Gov. Chris Christie used his annual State of the State address to try to sell himself to a national audience as he prepares for a potential presidential run.
The state attorney general is blocking a Manhattan landlord from converting an Upper West Side apartment building into luxury condos pending a fraud investigation.
A video of a New Jersey pastor admitting to punching a boy for “not taking the Lord serious” has gone viral.
The NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit corralled the animal inside a fenced-in basketball court at West 76th Street.
A folding bench attached to a wall came crashing down, killing a 7-year-old New Milford boy in a freak accident during indoor soccer practice at a New Jersey school.
The city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren’t writing enough tickets.
Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.