New York City OEM Commissioner Joseph Bruno ResignsMayoral spokeswoman Marti Adams said Joseph Bruno will be stepping down on June 27.
New Post-Disaster Apartment Prototype In One Night In BrooklynNew York City is leading the drive to be ready in case of another housing emergency like the one that followed Superstorm Sandy.
Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane SeasonA slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.
More Than 400 Cooling Centers Open Monday Across New York CityForecasters say it will be very warm and humid Monday with a high around 89 degrees. There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m.
Residents Cleaning Up After Tornado Hits NJ, Other Strong Storms Slam Tri-StateThe tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.
New Yorkers Swelter Through Another Day Of Hot, Humid WeatherNew Yorkers continue to back in the heat on day two of a summer scorcher.
Sweltering Temperatures Set To Persist In Tri-State AreaA heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday for New York City. Temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 95 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
Appeals Court Tosses Conviction Against Former NY Senate Leader Joseph BrunoHe was convicted in 2009 of denying taxpayers honest services by concealing a deal with a business associate who paid him as a consultant.
NYC Officials Kick Off National Preparedness Month; FEMA Offers Tips For Disaster AssistanceAs families across the Tri-State continue to clean up from storm damage caused by Irene, officials in New York City are kicking off "National Preparedness Month'' by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.
Report: NY Gov. Cuomo Flew Home In State AircraftNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state aircraft for more than a dozen flights to or from his home following statewide tours in which he called for belt-tightening and budget cuts for schools and other services, records show.
City Council Blasts NYC Commissioners Over Blizzard SnafuThe hearings made it crystal clear -- the city's response to the Dec. 26 blizzard was too little, too late, and key decisions were simply not made by city leaders on autopilot.
Bloomberg, Dept. Heads Prep For Blizzard HearingMembers of the Bloomberg administration will finally be called on the carpet on Monday to publicly explain how they blew the blizzard response.
Ex-NY Senate Leader Asks Court To Block RetrialJoseph Bruno's lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.
Prosecutors In N.Y. Still Pursuing Bruno ConvictionFederal prosecutors plan to pursue new fraud charges against former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno despite the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of some other convictions for "honest services" fraud.
NYC Bracing For The Worst From Storm New York City is preparing for a long night and lots of rain across the area as strong winds started to pick up.