The MTA provided buses throughout the night to take people from a Red Cross center to a shelter at the Salvation Army.
After the fire was extinguished, responding officers found 82-year-old Gloria Hillman unconscious and unresponsive in her third-floor apartment, police said.
It happened around 1:15 a.m. Saturday in a building near Monroe and 1st streets.
Kareem Granton was found Monday morning at the Union Square subway station after someone spotted him in the subway and notified police.
Elected officials and volunteers handed out fliers in Greenwich Village Friday showing a police sketch of a suspect wanted for the brutal attack of a gay couple at a subway stop.
Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.
It’s the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.
The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday finds more New Jersey residents disapprove of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled recovery from Sandy.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he’s committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.
Potholes have made for a frustrating and dangerous situation all along Tri-State Area roads, and one of the busiest roadways is so rough that has been sending people to the hospital.
Capt. Gregory Barnas, a 25-year veteran firefighter, was found unconscious as the Wallington Fire Department was fighting a fire at the Akaska Japanese restaurant.
Exterminators fumigated the Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers after teachers discovered bedbugs on a student Tuesday morning, officials said.
The defense rested its case Thursday after calling a final witness to stand and introducing a medical journal article that appears to bolster her testimony.
The prosecution in Kerry Kennedy’s drugged-driving trial wrapped up its case Tuesday by calling a toxicologist to the stand. But the witness may have turned out to be more helpful to the defense.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council won’t have an official presence at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because of rules that prevent gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves while marching.