Tightened Security For J'Ouvert Festival Faces Mixed Reactions From Revelers In BrooklynOne of the most vibrant events in the city celebrating Caribbean culture is seeing amped up security and closed roads as police try to curb the violence that has been seen in recent years.
FDNY Chief, Family Honored For Rushing To The Rescue of Drowning SwimmerOyster Bay officials honored an FDNY chief and his family on Tuesday, for saving the life of a swimmer who was drowning in the Long Island Sound.
7-Year-Old Girl’s Cross-Country Tour To Thank Cops With Hugs Comes To Jersey CityRosalyn Baldwin, from Hammond, Louisiana, is on a mission to hug law enforcement officers around the country in all 50 states.
Officer Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Inside Brooklyn CourthouseA Brooklyn court officer has been indicted on charges of official misconduct, for allegedly attacking woman in a public stairwell.
Changes Coming To Brooklyn's Annual J'Ouvert Celebration In Wake Of ViolenceNew York City officials have shifted the start of the annual festival celebrating Caribbean culture held before dawn each Labor Day on the streets of Brooklyn.
Nearly 2 Tons Of Ivory Crushed In Central ParkNearly two tons of trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants were destroyed in a rock crusher in Central Park to demonstrate the state's commitment to smashing the illegal ivory trade.
Protesters, Supporters Gather Outside Suffolk College For Trump SpeechProtesters and supporters gathered outside Suffolk County Community College where President Donald Trump spoke Friday about the violent MS-13 street gang.
Non-Profit Posts Bail For Honor Student Who Spent A Year On RikersA Bronx teenager who has spent the past year on Rikers Island after being accused of a crime he claims he didn't commit has been released on bail.
Train Derailment In Brighton Beach Leaves Commuters FrustratedThe MTA said the second set of wheels of the second car of a southbound Q train came off the rails. 
4th Suspect Sought In Sex Assault Of Queens Churchgoer Has 14 Prior ArrestsThe fourth suspect wanted in the sexual assault of a woman who was attacked while leaving church in Queens has been identified.
Nassau, Suffolk Lawmakers Say Constituents Want Islanders In The ColiseumLegislators from both Nassau and Suffolk said love for the Islanders crosses both party and county lines.
Resorts World Casino Breaks Ground On $400-Million ExpansionFirst opened in 2011 in the retrofitted grandstand of Aqueduct Race Track the all-electronic casino already attracts more than 10-million visitors a year.
'It's Like Magic:' Army Veterans Receive Revolutionary Prosthetic ArmsArmy veterans Fred Downs and Artie McAuley both lost their left arms more than 40 years ago and are thrilled to be doing tasks in the kitchen again, thanks to their new LUKE prosthetic arms.
Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor, 6 Others Charged In Corruption ProbeCorruption charges were filed Thursday against more than half a dozen officials and contractors in the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island.
NYPD: Man, Woman Found Shot To Death Inside Vehicle In East New YorkIt happened around 4:43 a.m. on Cleveland Street just off Linden Boulevard in East New York.