“He was a good kid. He was a good man. Turned out to be an extraordinary man. It is tragic what happened to him,” Figueroa’s uncle Marcelo said.
It’s an exciting day for fans who are are hoping that the good weather is a good omen for things to come this season for the Yankees.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, aiming to have a larger national profile as a leader of liberal causes, gathered a group of progressive elected officials and civic leaders on Thursday to fashion a call for solutions to the nation’s growing income inequality.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a plane that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport last month began veering off course six seconds after touching down.
The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter has hired the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as an employee, which is in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.
The Democratic governor announced the ban Tuesday, saying it shows the state stands by “our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues.”
Stringer’s office examined the city’s Build it Back and found there were double billings and a lack of accountability.
The Streit’s factory is the oldest in the nation still churning out the unleavened flatbread that’s essential for Jewish holidays. About 2.5 million pounds of matzos were baked for April’s Passover holiday and distributed worldwide.
Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.
A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.
The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
Without that money, MTA chief Tom Prendergast says the agency needs to better manage overcrowding.
Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.
The $4 billion project is expected to be completed sometime in 2016.
Snow fell across the Tri-State Area all day Friday, causing travel delays and leaving people fit to be tied on the first day of spring.