A 23-year-old man was taken into custody at Burlington Coat Factory at Rego Park Center. Investigators believe he set the fires to divert attention from his shoplifting.
The March 21 strike threat is on hold until July 20 as union members and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority agree to more talks with a federal arbitrator in Washington.
State officials on Thursday announced an agreement in which the State University of New York may pull out of the struggling Long Island College Hospital, but a new health care provider will take over.
Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.
Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.
William “Pat” Schuber, a member of the board of commissioners, proposed the idea of a public apology on Wednesday.
Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.
New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
The man who found the ring, Jorge Collazo, is holding the ring at his apartment in hopes of returning it to its would-be question popper.
Thieves made off with $250,000 worth of loot, when they used a stolen pickup to smash into a jewelry store in Paramus, N.J., Friday morning.
The potholes have caused hazardous driving conditions. At one point on Friday, more than a dozen cars were pulled over on the shoulder of the Belt in Mill Basin, Brooklyn.
A pregnant woman has died after she was struck by a private snow plow in Brooklyn, but doctors were able to save her baby.
One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.
The research suggests that mammograms are not any better at helping women beat the disease than self exams or routine physicals by a doctor.
About a dozen people took part in a noontime protest Tuesday near the base of the George Washington Bridge, where unannounced lane closures last September snarled traffic and made Fort Lee residents miserable for four days.