Prisoner escapes from University Hospital in Newark
Authorities say 46-year-old Elijan Shabazz, who was under police guard by two officers, was able to get out of University Hospital in Newark. He was admitted for inpatient treatment after complaining of chest pains last Friday.
1-year-old boy dead after falling unconscious at Midtown restaurant
The boy was at 5 Boro Burger on Sixth Avenue and 36th Street in Midtown when the incident happened just before 2:30 p.m.
Retired NYPD officer drowns while saving others in Puerto Rico
After a 48-hour search, 44-year-old Jose Orlando Rosario's lifeless body was pulled from the water Tuesday.
PHOTOS: 'Dancing with the Stars' Week 3 Highlights
'Dancing with the Stars' returned to the stage Monday, with one less couple competing for the coveted mirror ball trophy!
Bar patrons shocked by coyote on top of Queens bar
An actual coyote in the flesh was prancing around on a parapet wall in the middle of Queens!
Man could win $1M if MSU wins it all
Almost every day, Derek Stevens likes to stop at the sportsbook at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, located between the two properties he owns, to plunk down a bet.
Vigil held at site of East Village explosion
Two bodies have been found at the site of the East Village explosion, one of which has been positively identified as that of 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa. The second body has yet to be identified and will require further DNA testing by the medical examiner. A vigil was held Monday night for Figueroa.
UConn tested vs. Dayton, reaches eighth straight Final Four
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the Final Four for an eighth straight season.
Chris Mullin to coach St. John's
Chris Mullin has agreed to a deal to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN.
GOP Presidential Hopefuls Back Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law
Where some see religious freedom, others see discrimination.
Germanwings Co-Pilot Had Suicidal Thoughts, Prosecutor Says
Prosecutors in Germany said today that the co-pilot of the downed Germanwings plane had been treated by a psychotherapist because of previous suicidal tendencies.
Men Dressed as Women Shot Outside NSA Gate
Two men dressed as women attempted to "penetrate" NSA entry point, officials said.