New York

Man Accused of Holding Up Convenience Store for 99 Cents
A New York man now faces a whopping $50,000 bail after police said he tried to rob a convenience store of 99 cents.
Christopher Tisley, a 34-year-old Brooklyn resident, sauntered into the store at about 3 a.m. on Saturday with a gun and ordered the clerk to hand over the change, according to police.
Alec Baldwin Is Mulling a Run For Mayor of New York
Before questionable Internet habits exposed the world to all of Anthony Weiner, the Congressman was considered the frontrunner in the upcoming 2013 New York City Mayoral race.
With Weiner's political future now very much in doubt, Alec Baldwin is letting it be known that he wouldn't mind r…
New Yorkers to Get a Break on Parking if World Ends
If you've ever been to New York City, or even seen a movie or television show that takes place in the big apple, you probably have an idea what a nightmare traffic and parking can be in that city. They have some restrictions that can be a real pain in the butt, like alternate side parking, but Mayor…
Paul McCartney Engaged to Nancy Shevell
Paul McCartney is reportedly engaged to girlfriend Nancy Shevell, sources tell PEOPLE magazine.
"Nancy and Paul are getting married - ring and all. Very exciting," the source said.
The couple, who appeared together Monday at the 2011 MET Costume Gala in New York, began dating in the …
Americans React to News That Osama bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]
The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.
Americans quickly gathered to celebrate outside the White House, and before you knew it, New Yorkers were gathering in …
“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Life (Well, For Now)
A Brooklyn woman called to serve jury duty in the death penalty trial of New York city mob boss Vincent Basciano may not have been being entirely honest when she wrote in her jury questionnaire that the people she least admired were "African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians," and that p…