A group of local prosecutors, civil rights leaders, medical experts and activists are seeking to legalize, tax and regulate the distribution and use of marijuana in the Garden State.
Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”
After recent displays of almost unspeakable violence by Islamic State militants, a suggestion from the U.S. State Department about how to stop terrorists is raising eyebrows.
A Manhattan woman with an unlimited MetroCard has been penalized because of confusion over the city’s improved bus service.
A poll released Friday morning indicated that New Jersey residents have soured on Gov. Chris Christie – with just 37 percent of registered voters saying they think favorably of him.
Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.
There has been heated disagreement among some New York congressmen over whether to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address in Washington next month.
Prosecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.
On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.
New York City’s effort to modernize its 911 system is years behind schedule and $700 million over budget, a Department of Investigation probe found.
Nearly two months after two cops were murdered and some members of the Police Department turned their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying, again, to make amends.
Fears are being expressed that an NBA All-Star concert next week in one of the city’s busiest neighborhoods could hurt local business and stop traffic.
The audience at New York Law School probbaly didnt know it, but Gov. Cuomo drove from Albany in a snowstorm on Monday to lay down the law to Albany lawmakers — ethics reform … or else.
Groundhog Day 2015 in New York City brought the good news of an early spring, and even more good news for Mayor Bill de Blasio because Staten Island Chuck survived.
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited the Barclays Center and sat down for a closed-door meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio ahead of deciding the site.