- Judge who presided over Martha Stewart's NY trial dies at 86 Updated: Feb-05-16 7:40 pm
NEW YORK - A federal judge who presided over Martha Stewart's criminal trial in New York has died. Miriam Cedarbaum was 86.
- Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3 Updated: Feb-05-16 7:26 pm
NEW YORK - A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said.
- The Latest: Building owners 'saddened' by NYC crane collapse Updated: Feb-05-16 7:20 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on a deadly crane collapse in New York (all times local):
- Lawyer: New York-born man was mistreated after terror arrest Updated: Feb-05-16 7:16 pm
NEW YORK - The lawyer for a New York City-born man serving a 15-year prison sentence for supporting al-Qaida urged a judge Friday to find the U.S. government liable for failing to quickly diagnose a medical condition after his 2010 arrest, but a federal prosecutor said he was treated properly.
- NYPD officer who was shot in cheek released from hospital Updated: Feb-05-16 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of two New York City police officers who was shot and wounded in the stairwell of a public housing project was released from the hospital Friday to cheers from fellow officers.
- Gay groups seek to buy NYC church known for hateful messages Updated: Feb-05-16 10:42 am
NEW YORK - The end may be nigh for a Harlem church known for hateful public messages condemning gays and President Barack Obama to eternal damnation, and two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get an ironic last word on the matter.
- NYC police say drone hits Empire State Building Updated: Feb-05-16 7:44 am
NEW YORK - Police say a man was arrested after he apparently lost control of a small drone that crashed into the Empire State Building.
- Construction worker falls from New York City building, dies Updated: Feb-05-16 4:25 am
NEW YORK - Police say a 62-year-old construction worker fell to his death while performing repair work in New York City.
- Subway riders dismiss NYPD plan to wake snoozing passengers Updated: Feb-05-16 12:39 am
NEW YORK - Even in the city that never sleeps, there's at least one place New Yorkers value a little shuteye.
- NY court agrees to rehear Ex-Goldman board member's appeal Updated: Feb-04-16 9:24 pm
NEW YORK - A federal appeals court agreed on Thursday to rehear the appeal of the insider-trading conviction of a former board member for Goldman Sachs and Proctor & Gamble.
- New streetcar at heart of NYC mayor's State of City speech Updated: Feb-04-16 9:17 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio, beginning his third year in office with middling poll numbers and stubborn political problems, delivered his annual State of the City address Thursday night, highlighting the steps his administration has taken to make the city safer and more equitable.
- Swiss bank cooperates with US as 2 ex-bankers plead guilty Updated: Feb-04-16 6:54 pm
NEW YORK - Swiss bank Julius Baer, facing a criminal charge, has agreed to pay $547 million and cooperate for three years with American authorities to shut down accounts that enabled wealthy Americans to evade taxes, authorities announced Thursday.
- NYC pulls reins on plan for Central Park horse carriages Updated: Feb-04-16 3:31 pm
NEW YORK - A much-debated plan to dramatically overhaul New York City's carriage horse industry collapsed Thursday, with the city council pulling the reins on a plan that would have limited the tourist-toting animals to a small section of Central Park.
- Apple honored for helping preserve NYC historic structures Updated: Feb-04-16 8:17 am
NEW YORK - Apple is being recognized for its contribution to preserving historic structures in New York City.
- NYPD: Woman finds puncture wound after man bumps into her Updated: Feb-04-16 7:41 am
NEW YORK - Police say a woman discovered a small puncture wound to her shoulder after a man bumped into her on a subway platform in Manhattan.
- Parents: Drop wrongful-death judgment over missing NYC boy Updated: Feb-03-16 8:19 pm
NEW YORK - After 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared in 1979, his father got a wrongful-death judgment against a prime suspect and sent the man a message each year: "What did you do to my little boy?"
- Richards, Waterman spark Manhattan past Rider 65-57 Updated: Feb-02-16 9:38 pm
RIVERDALE, New York - Zane Waterman sparked a go-ahead rally in the waning minutes with a 3-point play, and Shane Richards poured in 28 points as Manhattan broke Rider's three-game win streak with a 65-57 come-from-behind win Tuesday night.
- Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway Updated: Feb-02-16 6:44 pm
NEW YORK - Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.
- Mary-Louise Parker returning to Broadway this fall Updated: Feb-02-16 1:31 pm
NEW YORK - Mary-Louise Parker is returning to Broadway this fall in the quirky, romantic play "Heisenberg."
- Lawmaker questions adequacy of fines for NYC rent violations Updated: Feb-01-16 3:48 pm
ALBANY, New York - A Manhattan lawmaker says New York City data show more than 200,000 of the state's one million rent-stabilized apartment units aren't registered.
- NY prosecutors allege man ran NYC, Boston forgery scheme Updated: Feb-01-16 2:37 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City prosecutor says investigators have uncovered a forgery and theft scheme that stretched from Manhattan to Boston.
- Michael Feeney, 'tenacious journalist,' dies at 32 Updated: Feb-01-16 9:35 am
NEW YORK - Michael J. Feeney, a former reporter for The New York Daily News and former president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died Sunday. He was 32.
- NYC: Deal reduces tourism helicopter traffic by 50 percent Updated: Feb-01-16 9:18 am
NEW YORK - Helicopter operators carrying tourists over New York City landmarks have agreed to a gradual reduction in tours to 50 percent by next year, meaning tens of thousands fewer trips and quieter homes and neighborhoods, officials said Sunday.
- NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 am
NEW YORK - In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs.
- 2011 Christie road repair funding move now center of lawsuit Updated: Jan-28-16 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Lawyers warned five years ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's decision to take $1.8 billion from a bistate port agency to fix state roads might cause legal problems.