In an effort to combat the rise in smoking, city officials are launching a new anti-smoking ad campaign called “Imagine for Life.”
The operators of nine day care centers in Brooklyn and Staten Island are accused of stealing from city taxpayers and putting children at risk, authorities said.
After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane’s victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.
The names of 343 firefighters were read and, in the FDNY tradition, a bell rung after each.
A scholarship fund set up for families of 9/11 victims said Wednesday it recently surpassed $100 million in awards handed out since the terrorist attacks.
Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.
One thing the families of 9/11 victims may notice as they gather at the memorial this year is fewer construction fences, marking another year of progress.
Laura Plotkin, director at the Center for Safety and Change in Rockland County, says Janay Rice’s actions of defending her husband are not uncommon among victims of domestic abuse.
Many believed it was a matter of when — not if — someone would leak additional footage of the Ray Rice elevator incident. They were right. And now it has cost the star running back his job.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Funeral services have been set for comic legend Joan Rivers as the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday that further tests are needed to pinpoint the cause of her death.
At least three people wearing McDonald’s uniforms were hauled away by police officers after standing in the middle of a busy street near Times Square Thursday morning.
As students across New York City return to school, some parents are fuming over the cost of the supplies they’ve been asked to bring.
Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.
The calendar may say September, but the weather is behaving like the hottest part of summer.