Gaza residents used a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Saturday to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation from nearly three weeks of fighting.
The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. at the Food Dynasty on Hunts Point Avenue and quickly went to five alarms as smoke spread to apartment buildings on both sides of the burning structure.
Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.
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.
Children on Sunday got the chance to meet some of the people who made space exploration possible.
Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.
A truck driver has been charged with vehicular homicide after his tractor-trailer barreled into an unmarked police car in Waldwick early Thursday, killing an officer, authorities said.
Officer Melvin Santiago, 23, was fatally shot in the head responding to a call at the 24-hour drug store on Communipaw Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard just after 4 a.m., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop told reporters.
Barbers from across the country began a 48-hour hair cutting marathon Saturday at Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop, shaping the manes of thousands from across the region all in an effort to raise awareness for Cutting for a Cure.
There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.
Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
The agency said Wednesday it has print ads running in seven daily newspapers and radio ads airing on 11 stations, including 1010 WINS and WCBS 880.
A soggy Independence Day dashed parade plans for many towns in the Tri-State area.