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.