Dozens of New York City schools are getting to cut the bureaucratic red tape and try out new ideas for size in the coming school year.
Lt. Gordon Ambelas died after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said.
That playground was dedicated Sunday to honor Maddie, one of 26 people gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012.
It happened around 1 a.m. at a building on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville. The fire started on the sixth floor and then quickly spread to about six apartments.
High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut packed away 61 franks and buns in 10 minutes on Friday at the Coney Island contest while defending champion Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas lost her title.
At least 13 people were shot in a violent night across New York City, including a Staten Island man who was shot in the face outside of his own home.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.
The family of 13-year-old Wellington Gavin and 13-year-old Erikson Villa are expected to be at a news conference Monday afternoon with State Sen. Ruben Diaz to highlight safety concerns at Starlight Park.
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks.
But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.
Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.
Four of the top 10 stations with the highest crime rate are on the Rockaway Peninsula, according to a comprehensive subway safety report released by the New York Daily News
Thousands of yogis from all over the world welcomed the Summer Solstice with their open arms to the sky on Saturday.
Lacey Spears, 26, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of second-degree depraved murder and first-degree manslaughter.
Divorce attorney Aaron Weems said couples are determining how they would deal with electronic media — files, photos, videos — accumulated during their marriage.