PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — More than a dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl scrawled a message on a piece of notebook paper, sealed it up in a green plastic bottle and tossed it into the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York high school student secretly pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to join an offshoot of al-Qaida in Yemen so he could die fighting jihad, authorities […]
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This may be hard to believe in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but an annual list of the best beaches in the country has a New York beach ranked No. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — At 14, Tyler Cohen had never been out of the country or traveled without his Long Island family when he found himself in Costa Rica on a monthlong service trip for […]
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York town’s board members have decided it’s OK to boo at their meetings — but only if it’s done politely.
WANTAGH, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter King of New York has survived a two-round bout in the ring with former kickboxing champion “Irish” Josh Foley.
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man says he didn’t know it was a crime to laugh. Robert Schiavelli of Rockville Centre, on Long Island, was slapped with two summonses for “disturbing the peace.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen stories below Grand Central Terminal, an army of workers is blasting through bedrock to create a new commuter rail concourse with more floor space than New Orleans’ Superdome.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The great white shark known as Mary Lee is headed north again after spending a number of weeks this winter along the Southeast coast. WATCH this video where researcher Chris Fischer (!) says Mary is ‘blowing our minds.’
NEW YORK (AP) — The financial services firm that lost the most workers in the Sept. 11 terror attacks announced that it will “adopt” 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and give $10 million to families in those schools.