The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.
A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.
Businesses along West Park Avenue right near the Long Beach train station say a strike will hurt, even if it’s short.
Police on Long Island are investigating a report of a body part found in the yard of a home in Hempstead.
A driver of an allegedly stolen minivan lost control Wednesday and struck a mother and two children on a sidewalk in Flatlands, Brooklyn, killing one of the girls, police said.
The allegations against Barclays were contained in a securities fraud lawsuit that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced at a Manhattan news conference Wednesday.
Fans were bedecked in red, white and blue Monday evening, as the U.S. took on Ghana in the World Cup.
911 recordings released Wednesday show confusion and disorganization at a dispatch center being notified about a fire at a Staten Island convent.
Federal authorities have charged 71 people in the New York City area in what officials called one of the largest-ever roundups locally of people who anonymously trade child porn online.
Officers said they got the call of a man wearing red shorts climbing the bridge at around 12:20 p.m.
A child was critically injured in Newark, N.J. Wednesday when a bed crashed down on top of her.
Those who attended the rally said the charges should be dropped. They also said people have gotten the wrong impression of the high school.
A student told a member of the school staff that another student at the school had a gun, police said.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.
New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white classmates, according to a report released Wednesday.