City To Expand SING Musical Theater Program In Public SchoolsThe city Department of Education on Tuesday announced an expansion of its musical theater program -- in which students write, cast, rehearse and perform their own musicals to 10 additional high schools.
Voter Turnout For New Jersey Election In November Was Lowest Since 1924The percentage of registered New Jersey voters who cast a ballot in this year's general election tumbled to the lowest level in more than nine decades, according to data released Tuesday.
Long Island Officials Spar Over Solar Panels, Preserving Open SpaceCounty officials claim the environmental benefits from the solar farms would be 20 times greater than what is lost from cutting down the trees.
Building Violations Force Tenants To Vacate Upscale Bedford LoftsDozens of people paying to live in an upscale Brooklyn building were forced to leave their homes after unsafe living conditions were found on the premises.
Sharpton Calls Firing Of Chicago Police Chief 'Deposit On Justice, Not Full Payment'Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.
NFL Fans Split On Idea Of Allowing Off-Duty Cops To Carry Guns At GamesOne of the NYPD's top union bosses is asking the league to change its policy and let cops protect the public while out of uniform at games.
Popular Hoverboards Can Burst Into Spontaneous Flames, Users WarnNew concerns have mounted the motorized balance boards, or hoverboards, that are likely on a lot of holiday wish lists.
Woman Pleads For Safe Return Of Puppies Stolen While Shopping At Upper East Side StoreSuzette Bonsignore said the thieves can return the puppies to any animal hospital or shelter and she won't press charges.
Is Your Child's Online Info Safe? Tips To Keep Data Secure From HackersElectronic toy maker VTech has confirmed that hackers breached the company's system, obtaining the personal information of about five million customers -- including thousands of children.
NYPD: 3 Wanted In Card Skimming Incidents At Queens Gas PumpsThe NYPD had a warning Tuesday night for anyone who uses a debit card while out shopping or filling up their car with gas.
Queens School Evacuated Due To Elevated Carbon Monoxide LevelsA carbon monoxide scare forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a school in Queens Tuesday afternoon.
2 Hurt As Car Crashes Into Queens RestaurantPolice said the car jumped the curb and struck two men before crashing into the Crown Fried Chicken restaurant.