Poliovirus has been detected in New York City wastewater, but children who are up-to-date on their vaccinations should be OK, pediatricians said.
With little government guidance on a fast-spreading virus, a new form of social-media vigilantism has emerged.
The police said Bishop Lamor Whitehead was robbed of a fortune in jewelry, the crime caught on camera. But the focus soon turned to him and his past run-ins with the law.
Driving in the city is on the rise, but if New Yorkers think they can avoid rats this way, they are in for quite the surprise.
Judges in New York have so far rejected their argument that the decision should lead to the dropping of gun charges against their clients.
A trio of armed individuals robbed Lamor M. Whitehead and his wife of more than $1 million worth of their jewelry, police said.
In all five boroughs (plus Jersey City), options abound to explore neighborhoods through restaurants and tours. Here are one food lover’s suggestions.
A union leader on the Brooklyn docks disappeared 81 years ago, presumably murdered by the mob.
More than 160 years after Walt Whitman extolled the joys of riding the ferry, there are fresh opportunities to explore neighborhoods like Red Hook, Brooklyn Heights and Bay Ridge by boat.
Tin Chin and Mo Lin were inseparable at the homeless shelter. But one of the men wasn’t who he seemed to be.
Through carefully designed D.J. booths, bars and doorways, Safwat Riad has been setting the tone for New York City nightlife venues for more than a decade.
Soaring rents across the country have motivated some young couples to move in together earlier than they planned.
The Brooklyn man behind the Real Mother Shuckers wants to return oysters to ubiquity in New York City and honor the legacy of Black oystermen.
Young violists and sax players in Brooklyn get reacquainted with their instruments, and with one another: “You have to play in harmony.”
The audacious artist transforms seaborne plastics into maritime art at the Brooklyn Museum, driving home his message about their devastating environmental impact.
A man who appeared to be in his 30s was exiting the train on Wednesday night when his pants were caught between the doors, causing him to be dragged onto the tracks, the police said.
Armed with cans of spray paint, two men traveled from France to seek out the form’s gritty roots in a quest that ended tragically on the tracks.
A Brooklyn congregation condemned the desecration of their sacred sanctuary in a burglary that the pastor called “one more blow” to a struggling church.
Someone apparently armed with a power saw broke into the church and walked off with the solid-gold, bejeweled tabernacle, the police said.
As workers return to the office, some companies have relocated to ease the commute.
We scoured the New York Times photo archive for the humble yet ubiquitous pay phone.
The police released images of the suspect who fatally shot a 48-year-old man on the Q train on Sunday, and they asked for help in locating the gunman.
Mayor Eric Adams and his chief of staff, Frank Carone, say Mr. Adams’s endorsement of BolaWrap was entirely coincidental.
They aided investigators after the worst subway attack in decades. Will that be enough to persuade immigration authorities to give them visas or asylum?
Aaron Nathaniel Jr., who was only 14 when he killed Timi Oyebola, 16, was sentenced after delays that frustrated families on both sides.
Shawn Williams, falsely accused of a 1993 murder in Brooklyn, won the largest settlement so far thanks to the alleged misconduct of a once-renowned homicide detective.
Activity in the city’s housing courts, which used to process more eviction cases than any other city in the nation, is rising after a pandemic moratorium.
Traffic deaths in New York City have risen to the highest level in eight years. A new campaign aims to shock them into slowing down.
Genesse P-Orridge celebrates her father in an exhibition that may renew interest in the transgender artist, musician and spirit of eternal flux.
Redesigned buildings with outdoor gathering areas were underway before Covid hit. Now, they look like 20/20 foresight.
The fabled toughness of New York’s residents has helped them power through trauma and tragedy. The shooting this week is another test.
As he drifted from New York to Milwaukee, Frank R. James has faced criminal charges over the years — but nothing on the scale of the mass-shooting the police said he committed this week.
The acclaimed sculptor holds court at the U.S. Pavilion in the Venice Biennale, where she explores the burden of colonial histories and the promise of Black feminism. She begins by thatching the roof.
Luck and poor marksmanship appear to have saved the victims of the subway attack.
Maintenance workers on Sunday inspected the cameras at the 36th Street station in Brooklyn, where a gunman wounded 10 and left 13 injured, and discovered a connection problem.
The attack on Tuesday brought to life a horror that the city had long avoided: a mass shooting on the subway.
The killing of a 12-year-old boy in the neighborhood captured how a spike in shootings during the pandemic is complicating recovery in less affluent neighborhoods.
Four arrested people were being transported in the van Thursday night when its driver struck the man in Crown Heights.
On his debut album, the Brooklyn rapper hopes to smooth a path forward for the city’s ascendant hip-hop scene, even as it draws criticism amid a rise in gun violence.
The remarkable hidden history of Tony Yoshida, who transformed a single block in New York City, helped start the cocktail revolution — and inspired John Belushi to become a samurai.
He chronicled the fashion shifts of stylish young Black New Yorkers in the 1980s and ’90s in photographs celebrated at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
“It’s so stressful for me to be on the outside,” said one New Yorker, who is trying to persuade her aunt, 83, to flee.
Plaintiffs need show only that the charges against them were dropped, the majority said, to satisfy a requirement that they had obtained a “favorable termination” of the prosecution.
Kade Lewin was fatally shot on Thursday evening as he sat in a parked car with family members in Brooklyn. No arrests have been made.
New burdens, low pay and pandemic malaise prompted the resignations of a fifth of the legal work force in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn.
In the 1990s, Jamie Krents was on tour with an indie rock group. Now he’s a family man in Brooklyn.
The boy was the latest child to be caught in the crossfire of a surge in shootings that has plagued New York City since the pandemic began.
The decision in New York City set off a wave of returns, accompanied by bashful notes of apology and gratitude.