Top aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended his signature affordable housing plan against criticism that it will encourage gentrification, saying they must take advantage of the real estate boom to help guarantee low-rent options.
The Massapequa school board is expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal to move the sixth grade from the system's six elementary schools to Berner Middle School -- a change that some parents oppose, questioning its educational benefits, cost and the potential for crowding at the larger school.
Dr. Paul F. Twist Jr., who founded the neonatal intensive care unit at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola and was its clinical director for three decades, died Feb. 3 at his Smithtown home of prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
A charterÂ busÂ driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.
The NYPD officer accused of manslaughter in the 2014 shooting of an unarmed man in a public housing stairwell choked back tears on Monday as he told jurors in Brooklyn Supreme Court that his gun fired by accident and he panicked afterward.
The Shinnecock Indian Nation has approved two resolutions that will allow the tribe to move forward with an outside developer to cultivate and sell medical marijuana.
ALBANY -- U. S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Monday urged mayors statewide to aggressively watch for the same kind of corruption he has prosecuted in Albany.
"You Deserve a Break Today" so "Eat Fresh" 'cause "It's Finger Lickin' Good" and make sure to "Have It Your Way."
ChipotleÂ restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent food safety scares.
In what is becoming an annual tradition during peace week at Friends Academy, Buddhist monk Lama Tenzin Yignyen was invited back to the Locust Valley school to create a sand mandala and teach students about his philosophies and ideas.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering jumping into the race for president, according to a media report.
Teresa Giudice, who spent nearly all of 2015 in prison, will return to "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" for Season 7, Bravo announces.
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to forget about what the "establishment" tells them to think about elections and the "way things have to be" in society, the economy and politics.
Homes by Mara Realty, a 5-year-old residential brokerage based in Syosset, is investing nearly $1.3 million to purchase and expand a former Italian eatery into a two-story office headquarters.
All week everyone said the same thing about Peyton Manning, that this one game would not define or alter his legacy as an all-time great.
A Far Rockaway dad violated Leandra's Law Monday when he was drunk while driving with his four sons as passengers, including one 2 weeks old, Suffolk County police said.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes his latest celebrity endorsement before NewÂ Hampshire primary will give him the boost needed for a strong performance in the state primary Tuesday.
The show that blew us all away.
Sam Towse had to stop his car when he heard the news. The 17-year-old was driving home from high school when he answered his hands-free phone and his mom told him he'd be flying to Los Angeles to see the 58th annual Grammy Awards and play piano in the 2016 Grammy Camp -- Jazz Session.
Suffok County Executive Steve Bellone told News 12 Long Island that crews are focusing snow-clearing efforts on the East End, where heavier snow is expected. A spokesman for Southampton Town police said traffic accidents have increased because of the weather, and the department is urging residents to avoid travel if possible.
Academy Award-winner Goldie Hawn might come out of retirement to play the mother of Amy Schumer's character in an as-yet-untitled kidnapping comedy from 20th Century Fox.
The outgoing head of Nassau's financial control board said he has lingering concerns over the county's plan to lease its sprawling sewer system to a private investor in exchange for an upfront payment of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Suffolk police on Monday arrested a Locust Valley man who they said tried to rob a Farmingdale bank - but was quickly caught by two customers who subdued him until officers arrived.
To the voices debating the relative merits of the Super Bowl halftime show add Rep. Peter King.
These myths are as persistent as the primary.
NASHUA, N.H. -- Republican and Democratic candidates were crisscrossing New Hampshire Monday to appeal to the thousands of undecided voters in the nation's first presidential primary, making multiple campaign stops before a snowstorm descended.
Of the seventy-plus national commercials on Super Bowl 50, more than 40 were expected to feature a celebrity.
The Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher, the team announced on Monday.
Laremy Tunsil, Joey Bosa, Jared Goff and other prospects are expected to be top picks in the 2016 NFL Draft, which will be held April 28-30 in Chicago. But which teams will pick them?
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Archie Manning is going to have a talk with his son.