The exam will continue to test reading, writing and math skills, with an emphasis on analysis. Scoring will be on a 1,600-point scale, with a separate score for the optional essay.
Three people were in police custody Wednesday evening in connection with a shooting that wounded three people – including a 79-year-old woman – in the Bronx.
Band members Maria “Masha” Alyokhina and Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova said they hope people aren’t blinded by the Olympics to what is really going on in Russia.
A corrections officer who was guarding a prisoner on the 9th floor was attacked around 10:30 Wednesday morning. He was slashed on the back of the neck.
A proposal for a new soccer venue adjacent to Yankee Stadium drew strong words on both sides of the issue at a town hall meeting in the Bronx Wednesday night.
McDonald’s has long prided itself on its ability to make customers say “I’m loving it” especially with its new McCafe atmosphere but at one location in Flushing elderly customers are sticking around for hours.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Thursday evening into Friday afternoon.
The problems are being blamed on overloaded systems and weather troubles in some parts of the country.
Darryl Mitchell pleaded not guilty to attacking multiple people in Suffolk County.
Police arrested 18 suspects in connection with a high-end car theft ring that spanned the entire Tri-State area.
New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they’re calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.
Office cleaners at two Midtown high-rises went on strike Wednesday, saying their salaries have been slashed and their health benefits have been done away with.
The Garden City event draws attention to the 400,000 children in foster care nationwide who need permanent homes.
A CrossFit gym in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, has drawn complaints from neighbors who have said those who work out there are just too loud.
The tight knit community of Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year. But, will it be ready for Halloween next week?