October 20, 2011 The price of a New York City taxi medallion has gone through the roof in the past few decades. Here's why.
August 27, 2011 Parts of New York City are under evacuation orders, with more than 370,000 people ordered to leave low-lying areas as Hurricane Irene approaches the city. But on Saturday afternoon, at least, some residents were making the most of it.
August 27, 2011 Though Hurricane Irene has weakened somewhat, the mayor noted, that hasn't lessened the danger to the nation's most populous city. "The great danger to us is from the [potential] storm surge," Bloomberg said.
August 26, 2011 The mayor issues a mandatory evacuation order as Irene bears down on the East Coast. An estimated 250,000 people are affected.
August 11, 2011 Just two years after the Statue of Liberty's crown reopened to visitors, the entire monument will shut down for a year to allow more renovations, the National Park Service says. The closure will begin the day after the statue's 125th anniversary is celebrated on Oct. 28.
August 4, 2011 An intimate and personal photo essay explores what it's like to come of age in the Bronx.
May 4, 2011 Former President George W. Bush declined President Obama's invitation to join him on Thursday at Ground Zero in New York City to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
December 29, 2010 When a blizzard's coming, there are sure to be stories about folks stocking up on toilet paper. And when the blizzard's over, there are sure to be stories about outrage over unplowed streets and seemingly unprepared state and local governments.
December 23, 2010 Discovered in the rubble of the World Trade Center, the pear tree was nursed back to health and now is a symbol of ground zero's rebirth.
December 23, 2010 Images of a man pulling a suitcase that was found in Harlem early Wednesday with a woman's body stuffed inside were recorded by a surveillance camera. Authorities are hoping someone who sees the video can help solve the crime.
December 17, 2010 The fund created to recover money for investors who were defrauded by Bernard Madoff has reached a $7.2 billion settlement with the estate of the fraud's single-largest beneficiary.
December 16, 2010 Construction of the "Freedom Tower," or 1 World Trade Center as it is now called, has reached the 52nd of 104 planned floors. The building now stands at more than 600 feet above ground.
December 10, 2010 The only United States flag not lost and known to have avoided capture at the Battle of Little Bighorn in southeastern Montana has been sold at auction in New York by Sotheby's for $2.3 million.
December 10, 2010 The original rules of basketball were sold at auction Friday in New York City, going for $4.3 million.