Staff reporters The New York Post has provoked outrage in the US by publishing a graphic image of American journalist James Foley about to be executed on its front page.
A New York couple has been arrested over the kidnapping of two young Amish sisters from their family's roadside farm stand that led to a manhunt along the US-Canada border.
Alex Sherman James Foley knew the risks of living dangerously and couldn't get enough of them.
Warren Strobel and John Irish After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of August 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for US air...
Eryk Bagshaw Passers-by in New York City have been doing double takes over the past week as the 33-year-old has painted her models.
An Australian three-year-old holidaying with her family in New York has narrowly escaped death after a traffic light pole fell and crushed her stroller when two double-decker tour buses collided in...
Tina Susman New York's Mount Sinai Hospital was performing tests Monday on a patient who had travelled recently in West Africa, where an Ebola outbreak has killed hundreds of people, after he arrived at the...
Chris Dolmetsch The New York City Police Department is trying to figure out who replaced the American flags that fly atop the Brooklyn Bridge with white banners.
The New York Times has called for the legalisation of marijuana, comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.
Philip Sherwell A stunt by a Chinese tycoon to provide free lunch to 300 homeless people degenerated into a shambles as word spread that the participants would not be receiving an expected cash handout.
Michael Muskal and Tina Susman A federal judge in New York has overturned the conviction of a former New York cop after he was found guilty of what prosecutors said was a plot to kidnap and eat young women.
Henry Goldman Five men convicted in the 1989 beating and rape of a female runner in Central Park whose verdicts were overturned have agreed to settle a civil rights lawsuit against New York City.
71 arrested in New York after net child porn sting, including police chief, rabbi and Boy Scout leader
By all appearances, they were respected and trusted members of their communities.
New York: The world's oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, has died in New York City at the age of 111.
Tom Hays New York: A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by spiking their drinks with illegal synthetic drugs, then driving them to strip clubs that ran up tens of thousands of dollars on...
One man died and dozens more were treated in hospitals or at the scene after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning at a mall restaurant on New York's Long Island on Saturday evening, police said.
Michael Muskal Amid the continuing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual...
A fugitive accused of beating to death a New York store has been captured in Australia after police secretly swiped samples of his DNA .
Marc Santora The explosion was so powerful it lifted Jaye Virgo off the bed where she lay in her Harlem apartment on Wednesday morning and blasted her window fan from the sill. Outside that window was chaos.
Verena Dobnik New York: Rescuers working amid cold, gusty winds and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies overnight from the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings, as the death toll rose on Thursday...