Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Volunteer firefighter Robert “Hawk” Meyer, 54, collapsed while battling the blaze at a commercial building on Union Avenue Sunday evening. He was taken to Bayshore Community Hospital where he later died.
A New Jersey therapy dog and his handler have received a special award for their work in responding to schools and communities in the wake of tragedies and other disasters.
Authorities say that a Monmouth County firefighter has been killed fighting a fire at a commercial building in Union Beach.
Students will be subject to a metal-detector search and will not be allowed to bring backpacks Friday after a teacher found a note written on a desk that said “gonna shoot up the school on 6/6/14.”
Two young children were tossed out a window from a burning building into the arms of neighbors below after a fire broke out Thursday on Staten Island, injuring more than 30 people.
The Yonkers Public Schools system overestimated state-aid projections by $55 million over two years, leading a preventable budget gap, the city’s inspector general has found.
A Caesar’s Casino proposed just down the road from Woodbury Commons near the Harriman train station had plenty of support at a second public hearing on Monday night.
Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.
A high school final like no other was held Wednesday at New Rochelle High School.
New York schools could be equipped with an opioid antidote and patients taking certain pain medications would be limited to a 10-day supply under new legislation proposed Wednesday to fight the rise of heroin and bolster treatment of addicts.
A sport-utility vehicle slammed into a public library in Rockland County Tuesday evening, leaving six people injured.
Authorities say a state police dive team found the body of the 40-year-old man, whose name has not been released, overnight.
People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.