Donelda Pulex stepped off the airplane into the sun, clutching her 5-year-old daughter's hand and burst into heaving sobs.
Eleven families who had been detained and separated after they were caught crossing the U.S. border illegally returned home to Guatemala aboard a chartered flight.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is creating an office within the department to help the governments of Central America and Mexico get information about reunifying families following their separation by the Trump administration.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is alleging that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio illegally crossed from Mexico into the U.S. while visiting the El Paso, Texas, area in June, an accusation the mayor's office flatly denies.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.
Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.
Storms and tides are unearthing the long-hidden bones of Hart Island, the sliver of land where New York City's destitute dead have for 150 years been sent to be buried and forgotten.
A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Khan has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, according to two people familiar with the case.
A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted.
Jurors must now decide whether a Manhattan nanny who slaughtered two children in her care was too mentally ill to be held responsible for the crime.
A defense lawyer says it was an act of madness.
A neurologist who admitted groping women at a Philadelphia clinic has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting six patients in New York City.
New York police are still searching for the rapist who attacked a 12-year-old school girl almost three years ago.
New York City detectives say they've cracked a 23-year-old rape case a newspaper columnist wrote was a hoax.
A man who has been arrested 30 times for stealing buses and trains may take a plea deal in his latest escapade that will send him to a mental institution.
Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before in Times Square for this year's New Year's Eve celebration, which will cap off a year that saw a number of deadly attacks on innocent crowds, including a vehicle rampage at the very spot where revelers will ring in 2018.
Construction on a Greek Orthodox church to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been temporarily suspended amid rising costs and questions over how donations have been managed.
Three large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.
Even after two terrorist attacks and a driver's deadly rampage through Times Square, New York City is on track to smash its modern-era low for homicides in a year.
A New York judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two women trying to stop police lawyers from serving as prosecutors in their low-level cases and others like them, suggesting the arrangement was filled with ethical problems.