A Hicksville man was arrested Friday after Metropolitan Transportation Authority police said he stole or damaged more than 1,100 feet of copper cable from the Long Island Rail Road during a two-week period in October.
Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, accused of discriminating against and firing a former senior executive for having a baby out of wedlock, denied the accusation in court papers Friday.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo campaigned on broad Democratic themes and defended his controversial gun-control law as he toured upstate Friday. Crisscrossing the region at the same time, Republican challenger Rob Astorino said only the privileged and connected have prospered during Cuomo's four years in office.
Nassau County this week joined Suffolk in banning the use and sale of liquid waste from hydraulic fracturing within its borders, effectively creating an islandwide ban of the substance.
Going into the weekend before Election Day, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo cruises well ahead of his out-funded, out-enrolled, out-positioned underdog Republican opponent, with the Marist poll putting the incumbent at 56 percent and Astorino at 30 percent.
Stephen Colbert announced his official departure date on Thursday's show.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to allow NYPD unions intervene to try to block the de Blasio administration's decision to drop an appeal of a federal judge's ruling that the city's stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional.
State Police are awaiting autopsy results after a New York man was found dead aboard a sailboat that ran aground on a New Jersey beach.
After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year. The Seattle-based company declined to provide more details, but has been pushing to get people to use its app as a way to build customer loyalty.
Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
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The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray: The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant.
About halfway through Sunday's New York City Marathon, the 25,743rd runner will cross the finish line in Central Park, roughly in the middle of the pack of 50,000-plus starters and a good two hours behind the winner.
A Connecticut man says two human skulls found at a garbage processing center had been purchased "as a joke" by his now-deceased son.
A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight in Southern California's Mojave Desert, a witness said Friday.
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The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.
A New York judge has dismissed a murder charge against a Miami man in a 1986 killing because the defendant's right to a speedy trial was violated.
A Florida trucker accused of crashing into an overpass while using a Connecticut-New York parkway restricted to cars faces several New York traffic summonses.
Ernie Oliviero started at Deer Park Ravioli when he was only 10 years old, working the counter and greeting customers on the weekends with his father, John.
A Long Island lawyer who's already facing disbarment because of a guilty plea in a grand larceny case now faces more felony charges, the Nassau District Attorney's Office said.
A Lawrence man was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for defrauding customers of $5 million through his Internet company, officials said.
Tenants of Nassau County-owned buildings owe more than $6 million in overdue rent while vacant county properties valued at nearly $7 million have sat idle for years with little effort to sell them, according to a new audit.
A computer technician for a company contracted to do work for Long Island schools has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.
Republican Rob Astorino was on a four-city tour Friday seeking to nail down the upstate vote he needs as part of his strategy to win upstate and in the suburbs outside New York City.
With a rare North Atlantic right whale sighted Thursday cruising in Greenport Harbor, professional whale watchers are hankering for a better look.
A man seriously injured Thursday when he was hit by a car as he crossed a Huntington street has died of his injuries, Suffolk County police said.
The NYPDâs highest-ranking black officer abruptly resigned Friday.
Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.