A new report says nearly 150 New York City police officers committed misconduct, including using excessive force, while responding to the 2020 protests over the killing of George Floyd.
A man charged with attacking police with a machete near New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve has been transferred to U.S. custody and made his initial court appearance.
Months after being stabbed repeatedly as he prepared to deliver a lecture, Salman Rushdie is blind in his right eye, struggles to write and at times has “frightening” nightmares.
New York City is ending its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for municipal employees including police officers, firefighters and teachers.
Police say an 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing facility and then found to be breathing at a funeral home.
A small earthquake rumbled through western New York Monday, jolting people awake but apparently causing no significant damage.
A former NFL player was arrested on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after troopers say his vehicle rear-ended a pick-up truck that was on the side of a South Florida highway because of a flat tire.
Charles Kimbrough, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor who played a straight-laced news anchor opposite Candice Bergen on “Murphy Brown,” has died.
Temperatures in many areas of the Northeast U.S. are climbing into the mid-40s Fahrenheit, a day after the region suffered through temperatures that plummeted into the negative teens.
A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway.
Arctic air descended into the Northeast on Saturday morning bringing dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills that dropped to minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit in many areas.
The National Transportation Safety Board reports that a small plane that crashed last month as it approached a suburban New York airport had a damaged engine that led the aircraft to bleed oil.
A husband-wife militant duo will spend about a decade in prison after each of them pleaded guilty to trying to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
A New Jersey man who exchanged sexually explicit videos and images with a 13-year-old girl has admitted paying $20,000 in bitcoin to have the child victim murdered.
As the Manhattan district attorney’s office again ramps up its yearslong investigation of Donald Trump, a new book by a former prosecutor who once led the probe details just how close the former president came to getting indicted — and laments friction with the new D.
An owl at the Central Park Zoo flew the coop after someone vandalized its exhibit by cutting through stainless steel mesh.
New Englanders are accustomed to cold weather, snow and ice, but Friday night's combination of extreme cold and powerful winds is enough to make even bundled-up skiers shelter indoors.
Alaska authorities say a skull found in a remote part of the state’s Interior in 1997 belongs to a New York man who likely died in a bear mauling.
California officials are considering a plan to make flag football a girls’ high school sport amid soaring popularity of the game and a push to get more female athletes on the field.
Inspired by the lifesaving medical attention Damar Hamlin received on the field during a game last month, the NFL and American Heart Association will provide free CPR education in Arizona throughout Super Bowl week as part the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center.
A street that honored a leader of the Ku Klux Klan in New York has a new name after a yearslong campaign led by high school students.
A landmark exhibition on slavery in the Dutch colonial era that was first staged at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is going on display at the United Nations in New York.
The ongoing trial of a U.S. citizen charged with serving as a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group is a reminder of the enduring and far-reaching fallout of a war that drew tens of thousands of foreign fighters to Syria and Iraq.
A published report says federal authorities are investigating whether embattled New York Rep. George Santos raised $3,000 for life-saving surgery for a disabled veteran’s dog and then kept the money for himself.
He gets most of the PR, at least nationally, but Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog to purport to predict the weather.
U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections.
Growing numbers of people are flocking to U.S. churches that center their practice around a bitter psychedelic tea known as ayahuasca.
Federal prosecutors say a New York man has pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia.
It’s Groundhog Day and people are waiting to learn whether a furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town will predict an early spring or six more weeks of winter.