An upstate New York man stole the identities of his 100-year-old great-grandmother and his dead grandfather to buy more than $16,000 worth of goods and services, police said Monday.
A university in New York canceled classes Monday after the second murder of a student in five weeks.
A “green” activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights — including in the notorious “Boys Don’t Cry” rape murder case — committed suicide by setting himself on fire Saturday morning in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
A bunch of rotting doors to the rooms of an old New York City hotel recently fetched a total of more than $400,000 at an auction -- because they were saved from a trash heap by a sharp-eyed homeless man.
The cross-dressing trust-fund creep convicted of repeatedly raping two unconscious women was sentenced Friday to 10 years in the slammer.
The FBI has recovered a valuable Marc Chagall painting that was swiped from a New York City apartment nearly 30 years ago.
A Danish tourist was robbed at knifepoint by two thugs who snatched his “Make America Great Again” cap — and threatened him when he tried to get it back, authorities said.
Symone Sanders, a CNN political commentator and former press secretary for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was reportedly detained by police after an outburst Thursday morning at LaGuardia Airport.
New York state plans to spend spend $18.5 million to fund programs aimed at keeping young people on Long Island from joining MS-13, a gang linked to brutal murders and violence across the state.
U.S. Customs agents discovered the illicit drugs Sunday.
Spiro Colaitis, 57, of Manhasset, N.Y., was charged with voting twice in the 2016 presidential election.
The dismembered torso and limbs found scattered in a New York City park this week were identified as belonging to a 26-year-old woman who lived nearby, police said Wednesday.
An award-winning FDNY paramedic was arrested after a woman accused him of trying to force her to perform a sex act and groping her while on the way to a hospital Sunday.
A charter bus carrying teenagers returning from a spring break trip has struck a bridge overpass on Long island, seriously injuring six passengers and mangling the entire length of the top of the bus.
A New York man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly driving drunk with his 9-month-old daughter in the car.
The 67-year-old man who died after a fire broke out Saturday in his apartment on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York was a prominent art dealer who was friends with Andy Warhol, but had also fallen on hard times.
A suspect arrested in Brooklyn, N.Y., on criminal mischief charges made matters worse for himself Friday by biting off -- and swallowing -- the tip of a finger of a police officer who was escorting him to his jail cell, authorities said.
When President Donald Trump expressed thanks via Twitter to New York City firefighters following Saturday’s deadly fire at Trump Tower, he mentioned the fire was “very confined” because the tower was a “well built building.”
Hours after a fire tore through a 50th floor apartment inside Trump Tower in New York City on Saturday, details began to emerge about a resident of the building whom firefighters pulled from the apartment and who later died in a city hospital.
At least one person died and four others were injured after a fire broke out in Trump Tower in New York City on Saturday, police and fire officials said.