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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.
Subway service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Court Square in Long Island City, Queens resumed Tuesday morning.
Organizers of this year’s Electric Zoo Festival on Randall’s Island are unveiling new safety measures for partygoers.
The FDNY is taking steps to prevent infection after more than a dozen probationary firefighters were diagnosed with the drug-resistant staph infection called MRSA.
On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a report saying the Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.
Zephyr Teachout called The New York Times’ decision not to endorse a candidate in the Sept. 9 primary “a really powerful rebuke to Andrew Cuomo’s four years in office.”
The city of Norwalk and officials planning to build a mosque have agreed to settle a case that could have cost the city millions. But some neighbors of the project are still not happy.
It’s the calm before the excitement begins at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows where 700,000 fans are expected to fill the stands over the next two weeks.
The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.
In a summer of people dumping buckets of ice water over their head, New York City has endured just four days of 90-degree weather.
The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce is warning local merchants to consider closing their doors on Saturday in case violence breaks out during a march against police brutality.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.
Police have released surveillance video of a vehicle being sought in connection with a hit-and-run in the Bronx that authorities said appears to have been intentional.