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Long Island Serial Killer UPDATE: Bones Found At Jones Beach

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2011 | New York

UPDATE: (AP) – Police have found what they suspect are human remains in two locations near a New York beach, bringing to 10 the number of potential ...

NJ Senator: Why Should Students Pay For Snooki?

AP | By ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. -- One New Jersey lawmaker doesn't think reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is worth the $32,000 she was paid to dish her GTL &ndas...

Times Square Bombeing Case Reaches Deal

AP | Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

BOSTON -- A Pakistani man arrested in Massachusetts during the investigation into the failed Times Square bombing has agreed to a deal with prosecutor...

Twitter Weighs In On The Cathie Black Resignation

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

Cathie Black, we hardly knew you. After just three months in office, the magazine executive turned New York City school chancellor has tendered her...

Mets: I'm Worried About Mike Pelfrey

Steven Hirsch | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

It is understood that the Mets are caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to pitching, but I'm very surprised and disappointed the way in which our ace has begun his season.

I Love 'Loosies': In Defense of Black Market Cigarettes

Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.06.2011 | New York
Christopher Mathias

People have the right to get fat and drink too much, and I should have the right to smoke without being taxed out of next month's rent.

Mets: Off to a Great Start

Steven Hirsch | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

Even the most pessimistic of Met fans have to be encouraged by the way the team played over the weekend and at least minimally hopeful.

Tribeca Meetup Tonight: Writers Share Divorce Stories

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Amy Sara Clark | Email the Author | April 4, 2011 | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

For those in the throes of divorce, it might feel like it would take hours to explain what went wrong. But for some, 140 characters is enough. D...

George Warner

Hundreds Rally For Higher Wages On Anniversary Of King's Death | George Warner | Posted 08.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of New Yorkers rallied on the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination Monday night, calling for the passage o...

Teacher Released From Rikers On $100K Bail After Machine Gun Threat

Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

Sabrina Milo was released from Riker's Island last night after meeting $100,000 dollars bail, WABC reports. Milo, an art teacher at Ft. Hamilton Hig...

WATCH: Arcade Fire Joins LCD Soundsystem On Stage At Final Show

Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

Well, it's all over. After they put on 4 extra goodbye shows at Terminal 5, LCD Soundsystem played their final farewell at Madison Square Garden Sat...

Activists Protest Prospect Park Goose Gassing

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Kristen v. Brown | Email the Author | April 3, 2011 | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

As Brooklynites arrived at Prospect Park dressed in their best to honor the legacy of former Prospect Park Alliance President Tupper Thomas, a handful...

City, Craiglist Release "NYC's Worst Landlords Watchlist"

AP | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

(AP) NEW YORK -- Renters in New York City now have a leg up on lousy landlords as they peruse available apartments and houses on Craigslist. "NYC's...

Woman Found Having Sex In Room Where Dead Body Was Stuffed In Closet, Speaks Out | Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- The woman who was found having sex in an East Harlem apartment where a dead body lay stuffed in a closet spoke out Thursday to the New Yo...

Nearly 15% Of Latina Teens Have Attempted Suicide, Says Study | By Kathleen Lucadamo | Posted 08.04.2011 | New York

An alarmingly high number of Latina teens in New York have tried to commit suicide, and city officials want to know why. "It's a startling problem,...

Nets Tickets On Sale At Unfinished Atlantic Yards Stadium

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Stephen Brown | Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

The opening is over a full season away, but the Brooklyn-bound New Jersey Nets are already selling tickets to the Barclays Center arena. The "All A...

NY Judge Clears Commuter Accused Of Driving LIRR Train

AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- A New York judge has dismissed criminal charges against a commuter charged with illegally operating a rush-hour train with the engine...

Five Baby Goats Found Wandering Jersey City

AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

PATERSON, N.J. -- Police have captured five goats that were wandering the streets of a gritty northern New Jersey city. Chief Animal Control Officer ...

WATCH: Kid Really Upset He Can't Have Governor Christie's Job

Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

Whereas a lot of people thought Chris Christie was way too heavy to be Governor of the Garden State, this kid has the opposite problem -- he's too sma...

Bronx and Brooklyn Are Overweight And Manhattan's Depressed, Study Finds

Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

Looks like New York City might need a gym membership. The Bronx and Brooklyn ranked, respectively, 62nd and 58th out New York's 62 counties in a r...

Judge Wishes For Harsher Punishment For L.I. Serial Pet Killer

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A judge who lamented he could not legally impose a stiffer sentence gave the maximum two-year jail term Wednesday to a woman who ab...

Mets: Different Expectations

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

It is a fair point to say the Mets are more or less the same team as in 2010. However, the changing of an authority figure in any business should never be overlooked.

Bronx Zoo Cobra Eludes Officials, Gains Endorsement Deals

Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

The New York Post reports this morning that officials at the Bronx Zoo are trying to lure the Egyptian cobra, that went missing in the House of Reptil...

A 'Captive Audience': Company Buys Up Ad Space In Upstate New York Jail

Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

In the continuing struggle to keep at least one advertisement in front of every American, all the time, the Erie County Holding Center, a jail in upst...

Astoria Characters: The Pet Protector

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Flushing-based Second Chance Rescue finds foster parents for pets who are sentenced to Animal Care & Control shelters in Staten Island, Manhattan and Brooklyn.