Manhunt Intensifies For Escaped Prisoner In Barnegat Township, N.J.Authorities said on Tuesday morning Arthur Buckel managed to escape from the Bayside State Prison Unit at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Winslow Township.
Hand Hygiene Day: Health Officials Say Clean Hands Save LivesHand washing saves lives. That's the message the World Health Organization is hoping to spread on Hand Hygiene Day, which is Thursday.
City Council To Vote On 5-Cent Charge For Plastic, Paper BagsSupporters of the bill argue that charging a nickel for shoppers using disposable bags is an easy way to reduce waste.
MTA To Hold Public Hearings On Possible L Train Shutdown PlansThe agency is presenting the options in the first of two public hearings on Thursday night in Brooklyn. Another meeting will be held in Manhattan.
WATCH: NYPD Officers Bust A Move In 'Running Man' Dance-Off ChallengeOfficers from the New York Police Department are shaking their booties in response to a challenge to participate in a trending social media dance-off.
NYPD: Shooting Suspect Mistakenly Released From Custody In BrooklynPolice are looking for a shooting suspect after he was mistakenly released from Brooklyn court.
N. Carolina Lawmakers Denounce Federal Threat On Transgender Bathroom LawThe Justice Department sent letters Wednesday to Gov. Pat McCrory, the head of the University of North Carolina system and another agency saying federal officials view the law known as House Bill 2 as violating federal Civil Rights Act protections.
Fire Island Gears Up For Summer Tourism After Successful 2015According to a new report, visitors created $23 million in economic benefits for the Long Island vacation hot spot in 2015.
Police: 6 Masked Gunmen Tie Up Residents, Ransack Long Island HomeIt happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Beechwood Avenue in Roosevelt.
NYPD Arrest Suspect After 7-Year-Old Groped In Brooklyn StoreAfter a police investigation, Pasquale Vittiburga, 53, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody on Thursday in connection to the incident.
FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released long-awaited rules that bring the burgeoning industry under federal oversight.
Powerball Jackpot Increases To $415 MillionIn Wednesday night's drawing, one ticket in New York and one in Florida each matched five numbers, earning $1 million prizes.