Updated 8:10 p.m. Tim Tebow's time is up in New York.
Once heralded as the Jets' holy savior, Tebow's first season with the team turned into a dud, and he will not return for 2013, a league source confirmed to Newsday on Thursday.
The backup QB was visibly frustrated in interviews this week after he was passed up for the starting slot in this weekend's matchup against San Diego, the... » more
West of Memphis 4 stars Documentary by Amy Berg Rated R Opens Tuesday
The acclaimed "Paradise Lost" documentaries told the story of the West Memphis Three, Arkansas teens who were convicted in 1994 of murdering three 8-year-old children and freed in 2011 after entering Alford pleas asserting their innocence.
"West of Memphis" covers the same terrain, beginning with... » more
Originally published Dec. 19, 2012 6:01 p.m Updated Dec. 20, 2012 1:58 p.m.
A tractor trailer hauling debris from superstorm Sandy slammed into multiple vehicles on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday afternoon, causing a fiery, 35-vehicle wreck that killed one driver and injured at least 33 people.
The crash closed portions of the Island's main commuter artery at Exit 68 in Yaphank... » more
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will launch a national search for a new MTA chief after Joseph Lhota's resignation Wednesday to consider what he called "the life-defining decision" of running for New York City mayor.
Lhota's announcement clouded the future of the nation's largest public transportation agency as it battles mounting financial challenges and just Wednesday approved its fourth... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn commenced the first meeting Wednesday of a coalition that aims to improve on the city's building rules following Superstorm Sandy.
The Building Resiliency Task Force is made up of 100 representatives from construction and real estate companies and members of the nonprofit environmental group the Urban Green Council.
"This... » more
The mayor and other New York elected leaders say the president took a step in the right direction Wednesday by announcing more gun control measures, but said he needs to work faster.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has been chastising the president since Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., said he supported President Barack Obama's commission to create tougher gun laws.
"The task... » more
Instagram, the photo-sharing service bought by Facebook earlier this year, announced Monday that its new terms of service would expand its ability to share user information with its parent company.
However, some... » more
Tim Tebow and Camilla Belle are benching their relationship, US Weekly reported Wednesday.
The Jets backup quarterback and the "Push" actress were secretly dating for less than two months.
"It just didn't work out," a source told US Weekly.
Tebow, 25, and Belle, 26, were first seen getting cozy at a bowling alley, in Jacksonville, Fla. with friends on Oct. 30.
The... » more
It's finally official: Your MetroCard fare is going up, and it's not a pretty picture.
The MTA Board Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping hike that will hit virtually every type of MetroCard, the same day that chief Joe Lhota said he'll step down, presumably to pursue an expected run for mayor.
Under the new fare system, the monthly unlimited MetroCard will rise to $112, an $8 increase.... » more
A former Baruch College professor pleaded guilty Wednesday to "fraudulently inflating students' grades" to help them complete their requirements for a Master's degree, according to the Manhattan district attorney's office.
Chris Koutsoutis, 56, will be sentenced Feb. 6 on various charges including forgery.
"Dishonesty has no place in a college education," DDA Cyrus... » more