Bill To Make Chokeholds Illegal Gains Support In City Council Despite De Blasio's Veto ThreatAs Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.
New York, New Jersey Residents Head To Pennsylvania To Risk Buying FireworksEvery Fourth of July, there is a mad rush to Pennsylvania to buy fireworks wherever it is legal to buy them. But it is not legal to bring fireworks back to New York or New Jersey.
Parks Department To Crack Down On Barbecuing On Pelham ParkwayOfficials have said they plan to crack down on barbecuing on Pelham Parkway, the greenway in the Bronx that links the New England Thruway and the Bronx River Parkway.
Dirt Bikers: We Need A Safe Space For Our SportNeighbors and dirt bike enthusiasts agreed at a meeting in Harlem Tuesday night that the bikers need a space where they can ride safely.
Girl Testifies Against Father In NJ Bathtub Murder TrialThe prosecution alleges Kleber Cordova's daughter watched him hold her mother's head under water in their bathtub in Morristown four years ago.
Jury Selection In Bathtub Murder Trial May Begin This WeekKleber Cordova is accused of drowning his wife in a bathtub at their Morristown home three years ago.
Prosecutors: 4 Charged With ATM Key Pad Scam In NYCFederal prosecutors said the defendants replaced the ATM key pads at Chase branches in Midtown, Chelsea and across from the United Nations.
NYC Taking 'Inform On Your Friends' Approach To Outdoor Smoking BanDon't even think of smoking in New York City parks and plazas or you'll get burned. The city's outdoor smoking ban went into effect Monday, but in one park officials took a ''make love not war" approach to banning the butts.
East Hampton Hikes Parking FinesIn the Village of East Hampton, the Board approved hiking the parking fines in beach lots. In other areas of the Village, the cost of parking without a permit or paying the meter has also increased $20 to $80 per violation.
Poll: 50 Percent Support Abortion Rights In N.J.Gov. Chris Christie brought the issue to the forefront when he spoke at an anti-abortion rally in Trenton in January.
NY Woman Accused Of Illegal Silicone InjectionsProsecutors said Whalesca Castillo charged more than $1,000 for each round of shots. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan said the 36-year-old Castillo does not have a medical license.
Sting Op Uncovers Illegal Cigarette Sales On ReservationNew York City investigators secretly videotaped cigarette dealers on a Long Island Indian reservation illegally selling untaxed smokes for re-sale at city bodegas, officials said Thursday.