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PHOTOS: Rainbow Room to Reopen

New York City's Rainbow Room, where music greats Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo and others performed, will reopen Sunday... View »

Oct 1, 2014
Neil Diamond Holds Surprise Concert at Brooklyn High School

Neil Diamond Holds Surprise Concert at Brooklyn High School

Neil Diamond went back to school in Brooklyn Monday night. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter held an... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
NJ Lawmakers Have Staffers Cast Their Votes

NJ Lawmakers Have Staffers Cast Their Votes

When lawmakers vote on bills, you might expect that they are physically in the state house chamber listening... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Chelsea Clinton, Baby Leave Hospital

Chelsea Clinton, Baby Leave Hospital

Chelsea Clinton, her husband Marc Mezvinsky and her parents Bill and Hilary are seen leaving Lenox Hill Hospital in... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Wandering Bear Returns to NJ Neighborhood

Wandering Bear Returns to NJ Neighborhood

Outdoor recess was canceled again Monday at the Theunis Dey Elementary School in Wayne, New Jersey, as a black bear... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
2 NJ Police Officers Indicted on Misconduct, Theft Charges

2 NJ Police Officers Indicted on Misconduct, Theft Charges

A pair of ranking Plainfield police officers have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $11,000 by... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials

$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials

A woman faces federal narcotics smuggling charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Apartment Buildings Evacuated After Garbage Truck Fire

Apartment Buildings Evacuated After Garbage Truck Fire

Several homes in New Jersey were evacuated early Monday when a garbage truck burst into flames, people living in the... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Cuomo: Speed Up Medical Pot for Kids With Epilepsy

Cuomo: Speed Up Medical Pot for Kids With Epilepsy

New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Special Caffeine Fix for NYers on National Coffee Day

Special Caffeine Fix for NYers on National Coffee Day

The start of the work week can be rough, but many coffee chains are offering free or inexpensive cups of coffee... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Grand Jury Begins Hearing Eric Garner Case Evidence

Grand Jury Begins Hearing Eric Garner Case Evidence

A grand jury began hearing evidence Monday to determine whether there will be criminal charges in the... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
PHOTO: Tractor-Trailer Gets Stuck Under FDR Overpass

PHOTO: Tractor-Trailer Gets Stuck Under FDR Overpass

Traffic was diverted on the FDR Monday morning after a tractor-trailer got wedged underneath an overpass on... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Jails Chief: No Solitary for Teen Inmates by Dec. 31

Jails Chief: No Solitary for Teen Inmates by Dec. 31

The city's jails commissioner says he'll eliminate solitary confinement for 16- and 17-year-old inmates by the... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
A-Rod Has to Show He Can Still Play: Girardi

A-Rod Has to Show He Can Still Play: Girardi

The Yankees expect Alex Rodriguez to play third base next season but want the suspended star to prove during spring... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
More NYC Schools to Use Solar Power

More NYC Schools to Use Solar Power

New York City will be using more solar energy to power schools. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Man Killed in Union Square Hit-Run

Man Killed in Union Square Hit-Run

Police are looking for the man who ran down a 33-year-old man near his home by Union Square early Sunday. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Van Gogh Still Life to Be Sold at Auction

Van Gogh Still Life to Be Sold at Auction

A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Man Dies After Being Hit by 2 Livery Cabs: NYPD

Man Dies After Being Hit by 2 Livery Cabs: NYPD

A 26-year-old man was killed in the Bronx after he was hit by two livery taxis early Sunday, police say. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
NJ Man Makes Fake Biological Weapon Threat: Cops

NJ Man Makes Fake Biological Weapon Threat: Cops

Police say 50 neighbors were forced to leave their New Jersey homes after a man falsely said he had a... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
3 Charged in Connection With Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

3 Charged in Connection With Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

Two men and a teenage boy have been arrested in connection with an anti-gay attack in Brooklyn that left... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
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