The New York City Board of Elections has released new numbers in the Democratic mayoral primary, giving Bill de Blasio 40.88 percent of the vote.
The race for New York City public advocate has headed to a runoff, with no candidate winning 40 percent of the vote.
An upstate New York man won a $1.6 million jury verdict, after suing over a development near his home that left his property full of frogs – which he is afraid of.
Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.
The Town of North Hempstead started selling discounted barrels for homeowners to collect rain water.
The centerpiece of the plan is the early closure of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The plant sucks 1.4 billions of gallons of water each day from the bay and then discharges warmer water back.