From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.
The City Council will consider a proposal to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places such as restaurants and parks.
Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Sunday evening was combing over the scene in the Bronx where four people were killed, and more than 60 were injured, when a Metro-North commuter train derailed.
Passengers aboard the Metro-North train the derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx said they saw passengers tossed out windows and fellow riders die before their eyes as some cars tipped on their sides.
Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.
Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.
Forecasters say a storm system has the potential to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain from Tuesday night through Wednesday.
It’s been 2,454 days since Robert Levinson disappeared, the longest that an American has been held hostage.
One delay after another for Long Island Rail Road riders is due to problems with Amtrak equipment, and Long Islanders now want a say in how Amtrak is run.
The search for a missing mother came to a tragic end on Friday. Police in Dutchess County said that a body found beside a road was that of the woman whose husband and two sons were found shot dead Thursday.
The federal fund for people with illnesses related to the Sept. 11 attacks said Friday it has been able to issue compensation decisions to only 112 people out of nearly 55,000 who have applied so far.
The controller’s office employee is hospitalized and said to be in grave condition.
Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. He later showed up at the WFAN studios to talk to host Mike Francesa about it.