Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.
The families are filing a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure, seniority and disciplinary rules. They say those protections are keeping ineffective teachers in the classroom.
An effort is underway in New York to push legislation that could save straphangers hundreds of dollars a year.
Synthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Steve Israel: Feds Should Consider Missile-Protection Systems For Commercial Planes
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal authorities to study whether U.S. passenger jets should be equipped with devices that would protect them against missiles.
Attorney David Kreizer has several lawsuits against the City of Newark, but admitted that civil rights cases can be tough.
Chinelle Browne’s family is demanding answers on where the woman was killed and dismembered, and if the woman charged in the crime, Leah Cuevas, had help.
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state’s biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough.
In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.
The protesters will be joined by reinforcements out of New Jersey as the governor makes a scheduled fundraising stop in Greenwich.
The teen accused in a traffic accident that left a 4-year-old girl dead on the Upper West Side last year has now been accused of looting an apartment along with his father.
In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
Nicholas Guilhote was reported missing just before noon Friday, authorities said.
A reptile specialist leading the search for a snake on the loose in Lake Hopatcong now says it is a green anaconda, not a boa constrictor, as officials had maintained.
During the service, Mayor Fulop promoted Santiago, who had been on the job since December, to the rank of detective and awarded him the Medal of Honor.