Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.
City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.
Drivers were once again dealing with some slick conditions Monday morning an overnight freeze.
The poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
The parents of an Ohio man accused of plotting to bomb the U.S. Capitol and shoot lawmakers are coming to his defense, saying he was just lost and misguided.
The New York City health department says it should take a week to 10 days to decontaminate cooling towers of a Bronx housing complex where preliminary tests found the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease.
The FDNY said the fire was in an area of temporary wiring used for lighting in an underground construction site at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.
A mix of freezing rain and snow could cause some slick roads during the morning commute Monday across the Tri-State area.
The light snow showers hit just in time for the Friday morning rush. The greatest snow totals are expected mainly from the city on northward into the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.
Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.
Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.
A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.
The 30-year-old son of a Manhattan hedge fund manager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of his father.
The fire broke out around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday inside a 9th floor unit of the LeFrak City apartment complex at the intersection of 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard.
House Speaker John Boehner called Rep. Michael Grimm’s announcement that he will be resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion “the honorable decision.”