Simon Usborne Daniel Pearl had been held captive in Pakistan for more than a month when Mariane, his wife, learnt he was dead.
New York's so-called "cannibal cop" has been found guilty of plotting to kidnap the young women he had fantasised about eating, after four days of jury deliberations in a US federal court.
The wife of a New York policeman accused of plotting to kidnap and cannibalise women has sobbed as she testified about discovering her husband had gone online to discuss torturing and killing her.
A New York man has been charged with stabbing his mother, then chopping her into small pieces, prosecutors say.
Australian financial analyst Trent Martin has been extradited to New York after languishing in a crowded Hong Kong jail cell since just before Christmas.
Authorities have removed 67 dead cats and 99 living cats from a filthy home in upstate New York.
Mark Hughes in New York An investigation has been started after confidential police records - including documents about Mitt Romney's motorcade - were used as confetti at the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.
Megan Levy An Australian tourist has been dragged into an alley and raped after leaving an exclusive nightclub in New York City, police say.
Raymond Hernandez NEW YORK: In a surprise announcement, New York's Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, says Hurricane Sandy has reshaped his thinking about the presidential campaign and he is endorsing Barack Obama.
Stephen Nicholls THOUSANDS of runners from around the world have participated in what the Australian contingent had dubbed a "solidarity" run around Central Park, in place of the cancelled New York marathon.
PORT-AU-PRINCE: The death toll in the Caribbean from Hurricane Sandy has risen, along with estimates of the damage and destruction it caused, as more assessments roll in.
With power outages and emergency evacuations of seriously ill patients in hurricane-strength winds, New York hospitals faced their biggest challenge this week since the September 11, 2001 attacks,...
New York As violent and sometimes deadly protests consume much of the Muslim world in response to a US-made video mocking the Prophet Muhammad, New Yorkers will soon encounter an inflammatory advertisement in...
Ula Ilnytzky NEW YORK: Brooke Astor was the immaculately dressed grande dame of New York City, a philanthropist, taste-setter and host extraordinaire, at ease with royalty and world leaders.
Advertisements equating Muslim radicals with savages have appeared in New York City subways, drawing criticism from commuters.
New York Fed-up subway workers offer a free monthly transport pass to whoever snaps the best picture of one of the furry menaces.
Two people living in Australia are believed to be among a group of tourists on board a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River, the city’s mayor says.
The New York Police Department says a helicopter with five people aboard crashed into the East River after taking off from a heliport on the water.
JERUSALEM: The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has called for a meeting in New York this week with the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, to relaunch ''direct negotiations''.
Nick Miller, New York THOUSANDS of New Yorkers fell silent in the streets around Ground Zero as the national anthem echoed through the deep canyons of downtown.