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1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

A body has been recovered from a backyard trench in New Jersey after two workers got trapped inside while working on a construction project, authorities say.

3 Shot on Brooklyn Street: Officials

3 Shot on Brooklyn Street: Officials

Three people were shot on a Brooklyn street Wednesday evening, authorities say.

Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power was knocked out across a nearly 6,000-unit apartment complex in Queens Tuesday when a turbine on a boiler at the complex's power plant failed, the board president says, cutting lights and electricity...

Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Two suspects walked into an employee area of the Queens Zoo over the weekend and robbed the workers at gunpoint, authorities say.

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has been identified as a Liberian man named Thomas Eric Duncan, health officials confirmed to NBC News and the Associated Press. He is believed to have flown to...

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

New York City's schools chancellor says it's common sense to do away with A-to-F grading.