A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month “essentially baked to death” in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees, a New York City official told The Associated Press.
LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat avoided a winless season in the Big Apple with a 106-91 victory Saturday night that snapped the New York Knicks’ four-game winning streak.
Heat troubles at a local school have parents and community leaders demanding answers.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
The frigid weather has only added insult to injury for families in the Bronx who have been stuck without heat for weeks.
Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson scored 19 points each, and the Brooklyn Nets ended years of futility against the Miami Heat and sent the NBA champions to their first losing streak in 10 months with a 101-100 victory Friday night.
Trendy dessert concoctions come and go, but FroYo is holding strong as one of the most popular desserts in the city, with new shops opening all year round.
Officials are awaiting necropsy results to try to determine if heat caused the death of a dog at a New Jersey kennel.
Saturday marks the seventh day of temperatures above 90 degrees in New York City. As residents crank up the air conditioning, an unprecedented strain is being put on power companies.
The high hit 96 in Central Park on Friday, but that’s nothing compared to what was measured in Lakehurst, N.J. — 108, with a heat index of 122.
You may feel comfortable in your air conditioned house — but you’re not entertained (and you’re also running up that utility bill). When you can’t bear the heat any longer, you can plan to hit up one of these air-conditioned haunts.
To help beat the heat many New Yorkers are rushing to local libraries, but the severe heat has actually shut down several libraries in Brooklyn.
This has been an especially tough growing year. The spring growing season was stunted due to cool temperatures and rain, and now a week long unrelenting burst of humid heat is taxing fields and farm stands across the East End.
We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.
The extreme heat has settled over the Tri-State area, with temperatures expected to soar into the 90s through at least Friday.