City Council Committee Holds Hearing On L Train DisruptionsThe MTA and city Department of Transportation have a sweeping plan to provide alternative service to L train riders, which connects Brooklyn to Manhattan, running below 14th Street.
Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year For 2017: 'Feminism'Feminism saw a 70 percent increase in lookups over 2016 on Merriam-Webster.com and experienced a major spike around the Women's March in January.
'Boom' Then Smoke: Witness Describes Underground Blast Near Port Authority Bus TerminalIt happened around 7:19 a.m. in an underground walkway between Times Square and the bus terminal subway stations in the area of 42nd Street between 7th and 8th avenues.
Police: CUNY Professor Beaten After Trying To Stop Teens From Setting Fire In Staten Island PlaygroundAuthorities say a City University of New York college professor was beaten by a group of teenagers when he tried to stop them from starting a fire.
2 Bronx Toddlers Recovering After Ingesting Heroin In Separate IncidentsTwo toddlers were rescued with Narcan injections after ingesting heroin, officials said. 
NYPD: Man Armed With Machete Dead After Being Shot By Police In The BronxIt happened around 4:15 a.m. in the area of East 138th Street and Brook Avenue in Mott Haven. 
Police: Driver Charged In Stabbing, Deadly Hit-And-Run In QueensPolice say 22-year-old Adrian Harry faces multiple charges including murder, assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.
Family Of Aspiring Queens Model Killed On Island Of Jamaica Still Searching For AnswersThe family of an aspiring Queens model and filmmaker who was killed on the island of Jamaica is searching for answers about her death, but their efforts suffered a setback as relatives got ready to head to the Caribbean.
Woman Killed, Man Seriously Hurt Crossing Street In LindenThe couple was struck while crossing Route 27 near DeWitt Street. 
NBC Fires Matt Lauer For 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior' In The WorkplaceThe network said they received a detailed complaint on Monday night from a colleague "about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer."
Manning Benching Caps Year In Which Giants Did Most Everything WrongThe benching of Eli Manning for the first time in 13 seasons is probably the low point of a season in which the New York Giants did almost nothing right.
After Weekend Of Spending, It's Time To Give Back On 'Giving Tuesday'Today is Giving Tuesday — a national movement intended to encourage donations to charities and volunteerism.
Planes Clip Wings On Taxiway At JFK AirportTwo planes clipped wings Monday evening at John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches Through Manhattan Amid Tight SecurityThe Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.
Lawmaker Wants Harsher Penalties For Sex Crimes On Subways, BusesState Sen. Diane Savino said sex-related crimes have spiked more than 50 percent in the last three years on the subway system.