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Luggage limbo: Bags still missing after JFK airport woes

NEW YORK (AP) — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that ca...

NYC taking steps to divest pension funds of fossil fuels

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of entities divesting themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels. ...

Daughter of prof detained in Cameroon tells him not to worry

The 8-year-old daughter of a U.S. literature professor held in Cameroon on allegations he threatened government officials has written to her father, saying his family is proud of him and not to worry ...

New York Islanders may be returning from city to suburbs

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders hockey team may be returning to the New York suburbs after a move to Brooklyn floundered. News organizations including Newsday reported Tu...

Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspects

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Teenagers who crossed the border into the United States and were placed with sponsors under the unaccompanied-children program, then later detained because of suspected gang activ...

Fireman's kin seek honor for grandfather who died in 1935

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighter Tom O'Brien had been battling a blaze in Manhattan for two hours on Oct. 27, 1935, and knew something was wrong as soon as he got back to the firehouse. ...

Body count blamed on MS-13 violence grows in NYC suburbs

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Angel Soler's mother brought him to the U.S. as a young boy, figuring things would surely be better than in Honduras, where he had lived in one of the world's most violent citie...

Suspect arrested in alleged MS-13 killing on Long Island

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the suspected MS-13 gang killing of a Long Island teenager. A criminal complaint says David Sosa-Guevara was among a group t...

Jury deliberates child rape counts vs. Nicki Minaj's brother

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A jury in New York is deliberating rape allegations against the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj. Jelani Maraj faces up to life in prison if jurors on Long Island c...

FBI identifies latest victims of suspected MS-13 violence

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities believe the remains of three young Hispanic men found in recent weeks in suburban New York are likely the latest victims of MS-13 gang violence. ...

5 years after Superstorm Sandy, the lessons haven't sunk in

Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have taught the U.S. a lesson about the dangers of living along the coast, disaster planning experts say there is no place in America truly prepared f...

5 years after Superstorm Sandy, the lessons haven't sunk in

Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have taught the U.S. a lesson about the dangers of living along the coast, disaster planning experts say there is no place in America truly prepared f...

APNewsBreak: Indicted NY prosecutor says he plans to retire

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A district attorney on eastern Long Island who was indicted on charges that he helped cover up the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief says he will retire. ...

Study: NYC could see bad flooding every five years

NEW YORK (AP) — Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new scientific study released ju...

Plan to scrap state and local tax deduction hits resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tax overhaul package is getting resistance from an unusual alliance of interests opposed to his plans to scrap the federal deduction for state and local taxe...