The estimated jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has swelled to a record $600 million for the popular lottery game, but one official estimated Friday that if it goes unclaimed the prize would zoom to nearly $1 billion.
Summer in Little Italy will officially start on Saturday, May 25, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 12 Noon marking the opening of the Mulberry Street Pedestrian Mall, it was announced by Ralph Tramontana, President of the Little Ital Merchants Association which has operated the Mall since its creation 25 years ago.
A landlord has been jailed for violating fire safety regulations after a blaze that left two young jockeys dead, firefighters have confirmed.
A towering 650-unit condominium complex in Manhattan has become the largest smoke-free residential building in the country, homeowners said yesterday.
In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window.
Life for many New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy has still not returned to normal, and that is apparent at one public housing development on Coney Island, where residents say they want their playground and community center back.
Proposals to make Silsden Town Hall accessible to people with disabilities have been deferred after Bradford planners admitted they had not followed their own planning rules.
Authorities fear a regional cigarette smuggling ring was funneling a fortune to terrorist groups in the Middle East, the city's top cop said Thursday.
An angry mum has hit out at plans to build more houses in the area after her son was unable to go to his first choice school due to lack of places.
Children from Ilkley's Sacred Heart School with, back row from left, sixth formers Hannah Cornish and Jack McNichol and language assistant Sarah Schler.
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is introducing legislation with other lawmakers Thursday that would change how the military handles sexual assault cases.
New Yorkers might have felt they knew about the personal life of Christine Quinn, the veteran politician seeking to become the city's first gay and first female mayor.
The 1991 portrait by John Currin , called "Bea Arthur Naked," could go for somewhere in the ballpark of $1.8-$2.5 million at Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale in New York City on Wednesday night, The Huffington Post reports .
A MAN accused of murder stabbed an Asian delivery driver in the neck after threatening to "do that Paki", a court has been told.
THE fighting spirit, which spurred a successful battle to save steelmaking on Teesside , must be galvanised again to protect 1,500 North-East jobs, an MP has warned.
MPs David Davis and Andrew Percy will today back a growing Tory rebellion that wants to force a House of Commons vote on a European referendum.