Swimmer Dies After Going Underwater Offshore From RockawaysNYPD and FDNY divers rescued a swimmer who went underwater in the Rockaways Wednesday afternoon, but the swimmer later died.
Environmental Group Wants Indian Point Nuclear Plant Shut Down Over Loose BoltsA major environmental group is asking for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant over safety concerns.
Fire Under Metro-North Tracks Prompts Worries About Overhead Rail InfrastructureThis week’s fire under the Metro-North tracks in East Harlem has raised questions about the vulnerability of the city’s raised rail system.
Seller's Market For Some, Bargains For Others In Westchester County Real EstateThe height of home-buying season is upon us, and experts are reporting lots of activity north of the city.
22 New Rochelle Students Fall Ill During School Trip To WashingtonTwenty-five of the 75 students from Isaac E. Young Middle School on a three-day trip to the nation's capital fell ill overnight.
Ramapo Residents' Fury Grows As Disgraced Fire Inspector Is Kept On Town PayrollA war of words was heating up in Ramapo late Thursday, with supporters and opponents battling it out over an embattled town supervisor and fire inspector.
Tempers Flare At Ramapo Town Meeting As Indicted Supervisor Remains In OfficeAnger and outrage erupted at a town board meeting in Rockland County Wednesday, with the fireworks and finger-pointing all aimed at the Ramapo town supervisor who finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
Police: Hit-And-Run Driver Hits Taxi, Sends It Onto Curb And Into Pedestrians On UWSA hit-and-run driver rammed a taxi Monday afternoon, causing the cab to the curb slammed into four people on the sidewalk on the Upper West Side.
Podiatrist Accused In Alleged Murder For Hire Plot Released On BailDr. Ira Bernstein's parents and sister left the Rockland County courthouse moments after posting the defendant's $600,000 bail on Friday.
Ex-School Security Guard: Boy Suspected In New Rochelle Stabbing Had History Of ViolenceA student stabbing outside a middle school in New Rochelle this week was apparently the latest in a series of incidents involving a troubled eighth grader.
Some Worry Westchester County Isn't Taking Enough Action To Fight Zika MosquitoesSome experts predict mosquitoes bearing the Zika virus could hit the Tri-State Area this summer, and the northern suburbs in particular are taking action.
New York State Senators Are Sick And Tired Of 'Zombie Homes' Taking Over Their CountiesZombies are hard to kill. A proposed bill to hold banks responsible for abandoned so-called "zombie home" got another push in Albany.

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