- Retired jockey Ramon Dominguez to be eligible for racing HOF Updated: Feb-10-16 1:44 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will allow retired jockey Ramon Dominguez to become eligible this year for Hall of Fame consideration.
- Teen killed in hit-and-run in Queens Updated: Feb-10-16 5:42 am
NEW YORK - Police say a 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car as she attempted to cross a busy intersection in Queens.
- NYPD investigating stabbing death in Brooklyn Updated: Feb-10-16 5:35 am
NEW YORK - The NYPD is investigating the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man in Brooklyn.
- Police: Woman slashed in thigh while jogging in Queens park Updated: Feb-08-16 6:22 am
NEW YORK - Police say a woman was slashed in her thigh while jogging in a Queens park.
- 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.
- DA: NYC babysitter scalds 2-year-old for not washing hands Updated: Feb-04-16 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - New York City prosecutors say a babysitter is accused of holding a 2-year-old boy's hand under hot water, scalding him so severely that he may require surgery because he wouldn't wash his sticky hands.
- Car's flat tires lead to discovery of guns, ammunition Updated: Feb-04-16 8:47 am
NEW YORK - The NYPD says the flat tires on a car parked in Queens led to an arrest and the discovery of several guns and ammunition inside the vehicle.
- NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold Updated: Feb-03-16 8:52 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday.
- NYC mayor plans streetcar to connect Brooklyn and Queens Updated: Feb-03-16 8:48 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to propose a new streetcar system that would connect Brooklyn and Queens.
- NYC vets public-info requests for 'sensitivity' Updated: Feb-03-16 1:07 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denied he was micromanaging his image last year when his lawyers issued a sweeping mandate to review all public records requests that could "reflect directly on the mayor."
- Uber drivers in NYC protest company's fare cut Updated: Feb-01-16 6:59 pm
NEW YORK - Uber drivers in New York City called Monday for a strike to protest the company's decision to cut fares by 15 percent, as drivers rallied at the ride-sharing app's New York headquarters.
- Police searching for man who fatally shot woman in Queens Updated: Jan-27-16 10:43 pm
NEW YORK - Police are searching for a suspect following a shooting at an apartment building in Queens that left one woman dead and another woman injured.
- Police: Heroin found smuggled in vehicle axle in Queens Updated: Jan-27-16 8:25 pm
NEW YORK - Authorities say two men were busted in New York for smuggling 100 pounds of heroin hidden inside a vehicle's axle.
- Appeals court: Airports have wide latitude to kill birds Updated: Jan-26-16 2:58 pm
NEW YORK - The operator of New York City's airports has the legal right to kill migratory birds when necessary to protect planes, a federal appeals court said Tuesday as it rejected a challenge from an animal advocacy group.
- Authorities: Green laser illuminates plane approaching NYC Updated: Jan-26-16 5:01 am
NEW YORK - Police are investigating after federal authorities said a laser targeted an airplane as it approached a New York City airport.
- NYC subway rider, 7, concerned about being late for school Updated: Jan-25-16 10:05 am
NEW YORK - The stress of post-storm transit delays has filtered down to the youngest of New York City transit riders.
- Officials: 3 New Yorkers died shoveling snow during blizzard Updated: Jan-23-16 5:54 pm
NEW YORK - Officials say three people have died while shoveling snow during the blizzard in New York City.
- Snow sacks Marquette-St. John's basketball game Updated: Jan-23-16 5:54 pm
NEW YORK - The men's basketball game between St. John's and Marquette at Madison Square Garden on Saturday has been postponed because of the blizzard pummeling New York City.
- Mother, daughter shot, attacked, robbed at hotel near JFK Updated: Jan-22-16 6:34 pm
NEW YORK - The mother of a college student headed for a semester abroad was robbed and shot by a gunman wearing a black ski mask in a frightening encounter outside a hotel near Kennedy Airport.
- Health officials: 3 New Yorkers test positive for Zika virus Updated: Jan-22-16 5:37 pm
ALBANY, New York - State health officials say three New Yorkers who had recently traveled outside the country have tested positive for the mosquito-born Zika virus.
- Mother, daughter shot, attacked, robbed at hotel near JFK Updated: Jan-22-16 4:49 pm
NEW YORK - The mother of a college student headed for a semester abroad was robbed and shot by a gunman wearing a black ski mask Thursday night in a frightening encounter outside a hotel near Kennedy Airport.
- Plan to give $150M to LI sewage outfall pipe plan rejected Updated: Jan-22-16 5:52 am
EAST ROCKAWAY, New York - A federal agency has rejected an application for $150 million in federal money for an ocean-outfall pipe at a Long Island sewage treatment plant.
- NYPD: Woman shot during robbery outside Queens hotel Updated: Jan-21-16 10:14 pm
NEW YORK - Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting of a 53-year-old woman outside a hotel in Queens.
- Cow enjoys brief taste of freedom but is roped by NY police Updated: Jan-21-16 4:25 pm
NEW YORK - A cow destined for the dinner table has run away and enjoyed a brief taste of freedom in New York City before being captured by police and returned to a slaughterhouse.
- Kennedy airport in NYC using face recognition technology Updated: Jan-20-16 6:31 am
NEW YORK - John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City has started using new face recognition technology.