- FDNY: 1 dead, 3 others injured in apparent blast Updated: Oct-03-15 3:42 pm
NEW YORK - Firefighters in New York say one person is dead and three more have been injured in an apparent explosion and fire in a Brooklyn building.
- 2 die after boat capsizes in NY's Jamaica Bay Updated: Oct-03-15 12:47 pm
NEW YORK - Two men are dead after their boat capsized during a driving rain in Jamaica Bay.
- Man crushed to death by elevator in NYC apartment building Updated: Oct-03-15 9:19 am
NEW YORK - Authorities are investigating an elevator accident that killed a 37-year-old man in Brooklyn
- Brooklyn man gets 75 years for torturing ex-girlfriend Updated: Oct-02-15 4:04 am
NEW YORK - A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for raping and torturing a former girlfriend he held captive for three days.
- Police: Man killed in car crash just days after wedding Updated: Oct-01-15 5:17 am
GREENPORT, New York - Authorities say a Brooklyn man was killed just three days after his wedding when his SUV veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a bus on eastern Long Island.
- Beyonce, Prince, Jay Z to perform at Tidal concert in NYC Updated: Sep-30-15 11:48 am
NEW YORK - Streaming service Tidal is putting together an all-star concert starring Beyonce, Prince and Jay Z on Oct. 20.
- Trial set for NYPD officer charged in stairwell shooting Updated: Sep-29-15 3:56 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed man in a Brooklyn housing complex will go on trial in January.
- Brooklyn handyman found guilty in 2006 killing of landlord Updated: Sep-29-15 5:23 am
NEW YORK - A Brooklyn handyman who prosecutors say bragged about choking to death and dismembering his boss has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
- New NYC program hires lawyers to fight unjust evictions Updated: Sep-28-15 6:23 pm
NEW YORK - Faced with a rise in the number of homelessness in New York City shelters and seemingly more visible homeless on the city's streets, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a plan to hire more lawyers to help tenants avoid unjust evictions.
- Authorities: Woman gave birth on Brooklyn Heights sidewalk Updated: Sep-28-15 5:23 am
NEW YORK - Authorities say a woman gave birth on a Brooklyn Heights sidewalk.
- Cuomo eulogizes aide who died after shooting on parade day Updated: Sep-26-15 5:13 pm
NEW YORK - The death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was caught in the crossfire between two gangs hours before New York City's West Indian Day parade, should be a call to action to quell gun violence in the city, the governor told mourners Saturday at the slain aide's funeral.
- NYPD: Man arrested after shooting himself in groin Updated: Sep-26-15 3:52 pm
NEW YORK - Police say a Brooklyn man has been arrested after he shot himself in the groin on a Brooklyn street corner.
- 10-year-old boy dies after Brooklyn apartment fire Updated: Sep-25-15 2:40 am
NEW YORK - Authorities say a 10-year-old boy found in a Brooklyn apartment that was on fire has died.
- New York City cherry company pleads guilty in marijuana case Updated: Sep-22-15 6:43 pm
NEW YORK - A company that touts itself as one of the largest manufacturers of cocktail cherries in the United States and had a secret marijuana growing operation in its basement pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal and environmental charges.
- NYC street art makes statement for human rights in Iran Updated: Sep-22-15 3:14 pm
NEW YORK - A woman in a head scarf gazes piercingly from the side of a Brooklyn brownstone. A flock of spray-painted birds breaks free from shackles on a Manhattan building. A Harlem mural shows a giant teal gazelle against a black background, barren trees and a peacock feather.
- 3 men killed in overnight Brooklyn shooting Updated: Sep-20-15 8:06 pm
NEW YORK - Three men have been killed after a shooting in Brooklyn.
- Police: Man, 36, fatally shot in Brooklyn Updated: Sep-19-15 10:16 pm
NEW YORK - Police say a man has been fatally shot in Brooklyn.
- NYPD: Man sought in hotel deaths is arrested Updated: Sep-18-15 4:14 pm
NEW YORK - New York City police say a man they'd been seeking for questioning in two hotel deaths has been arrested in connection with one of them.
- NYC child-care center closed; mother says boy forgotten Updated: Sep-18-15 12:32 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City child-care center has been closed after staff members were accused of forgetting about a 2-year-old boy and leaving him at a playground.
- New Hampshire police say man lured, assaulted, 13-year-old Updated: Sep-17-15 7:44 pm
SALEM, New Hampshire - Police in New Hampshire say a New York man used social media to lure a 13-year-old girl out of her home and sexually assault her at a Salem motel.
- Ex-New York assemblyman sentenced to 14 years for bribery Updated: Sep-17-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - A former state assemblyman from a family of Brooklyn politicians was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison in a scheme to take bribes from a carnival promoter and two undercover FBI agents posing as out-of-town real estate investors.
- Security firm owner admits stealing from workers Updated: Sep-17-15 6:37 am
NEW YORK - A security firm owner has admitted stealing $45,000 from his seven employees and cheating New York City of thousands in taxes.
- Man found fatally stabbed inside car in Brooklyn Updated: Sep-17-15 5:51 am
NEW YORK - Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed to death inside a car in Brooklyn.
- NY governor's aide shot before West Indian Day parade dies Updated: Sep-16-15 11:22 pm
NEW YORK - An aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot in the crossfire between two gangs hours before the city's West Indian Day parade died Wednesday, police said.
- Police look to question Brooklyn man about 2 hotel killings Updated: Sep-16-15 6:12 am
NEW YORK - Police say they want to speak to a Brooklyn man believed to have spent time with two women found dead months apart in separate New York City hotels.