NY Could Might Make It Illegal To Text While WalkingCrossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're looking at your phone. Now, it could become illegal to do so.
Video Shows Dog Forced To Drink Beer At Fraternity PartyThe five second video posted on Snapchat was taken at an off-campus Hofstra University fraternity.
100-Year-Old Playwright Finally Catches His Big BreakA senior is experiencing a dream come true at the age of 100. The frustrated playwright finally has a play he wrote being produced on a New York City stage.
Dog Breaks Out Of House, Leads Police Back Home To Save Owner From Gas LeakA dog in Westchester County is being hailed a hero after breaking out of her home to save her owner’s life.
Woman Freed After Being Trapped In Elevator For Three DaysA woman is in good condition after being trapped in a stuck elevator in a private residence while the owners were away for the weekend.
NYC Saw Lowest Number Of Homicides In Decades In 2018New York City may have ended 2018 with the fewest homicides in decades, but it didn't take long into 2019 to register a sad statistic: the first killing of the new year.
Police: Babysitter Torches Fiance’s Car With Child In Her Care PresentA mother says she thought she was doing everything right, hiring the 31-year-old woman in August to babysit her one-year-old son for 40 hours a week at their Upper West Side apartment.
Lucky Cat Survives Being Hit By Two Cars, Reunited With OwnerA cat in upstate New York used up two of his nine lives when he was hit by a pair of vehicles on a rural road.
Police: Man Offers To Help Elderly Woman Carry Groceries, Then Steals Her Purse At Knifepoint Police are searching for a man they say pretended to help an elderly woman in Brooklyn, then whipped out a knife and stole her purse.
Former Playboy Centerfold Apparently Jumps 25 Floors To Death With Son A former Playboy centerfold involved in a custody battle apparently jumped with her 7-year-old son to their deaths from the 25th floor of a Manhattan hotel, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Police: Baby Abandoned By Mom Survived 3 Days In Plastic BagTwo sisters who thought a dog was making noises near their neighbor's bushes discovered something shocking: a filthy 8-month-old baby girl who survived three nights outside in a white plastic bag.
Painting That Hung In NY Living Room Could Be Masterpiece By MichelangeloMartin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting experts to agree remains the $300 million hurdle.
'Hot Convict' Jeremy Meeks Debuts On Runway At New York Fashion WeekJeremy Meeks, the Stockton resident whose mugshot earned him a legion of adoring fans and a modeling contract, made his runway debut during New York Fashion Week.
Handcuffed prisoner steals police car, leads NY cops on chaseA handcuffed prisoner seated in the back of a police car in a New York village was able to slip the cuffs in front of him and steal the police vehicle, leading officers on a chase before crashing into several parked cars in a residential community on Long Island, officials said Friday.
Homemade, cardboard license plate lands NY woman in jailAuthorities say putting a homemade, cardboard New York state license plate on a car has landed a woman in jail.