Some families were bused in from homeless shelters and even Santa made an appearance.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration prohibited fracking in New York Wednesday citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.
Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.
Local business owners on Staten Island are bracing for the reaction to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Kevin Darden, 34, was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday in the death of 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, police said.
Video posted to LiveLeak.com shows yet another violent subway brawl caught on camera.
Tests found that tapping the forehead was the most effective method and neutralized cravings by up to 10% more than the other exercises.
On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.
Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.
A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.
Police were searching Wednesday for two suspects who allegedly pointed a gun at a 1-year-old child’s head as they robbed the residents of a home in Brooklyn.
On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, people gathered at the 9/11 Museum to remember the horror and losses of that day.
Animal rights advocates are protesting the use of the horse-drawn carriages at the opening event for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Central Park.
The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.