New York (CNN) -- Charges are expected in the death of a New York City college student who was injured during a fraternity ritual on a trip to Pennsylvania, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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New York (CNN) -- New York City police are investigating the death of a Mexican diplomat's 4-month-old son who was taken to a hospital with bruises on his body, authorities said Wednesday.
Chen "Michael" Deng, who was fatally injured in a fraternity ritual, attended Baruch College in Manhattan.
A New York City college freshman was fatally injured during a "physical" fraternity pledge ritual in the Poconos over the weekend, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Chen "Michael" Deng, a 19-year-old student at Baruch College suffered "major brain trauma" while he was at a home in Tunkhannock Township with 20 other members of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity, the Monroe County district attorney's office said.
New York (CNN) -- Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio ended weeks of speculation Wednesday with the announcement that he and his family will reside in Gracie Mansion -- the first full-time occupants in the official residence for New York City mayors in a dozen years.
New York (CNN) -- The New York City Board of Health unanimously approved a mandate Wednesday requiring all children under 5 enrolled in city-licensed preschools and day cares to receive the flu vaccine.
It is one of outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's final health initiatives, which the New York City Department of Health proposed to the Board of Health in September.
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A person walks on a deserted pedestrian walkway on a snowy morning in New York on Tuesday.
Up to 3 feet of lake-effect snow could bury areas of upstate New York by the end of this week.
With many parts of the region just coming out of winter storms which caused travel chaos on roads and at airports, one thin band of snow was forecast to strike east of Lake Ontario between Syracuse and Watertown, N.Y.
(CNN) -- Rail experts Tuesday questioned the effectiveness of one step being taken by New York's Metro-North Railroad to ensure safety one week after the derailment of a speeding commuter train killed four people and injured dozens of others.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which operates the railroad, said late Sunday that "alerter" systems -- which require engineers to respond to alerts, sound an alarm if they are unresponsive and eventually brake the train in an emergency-- will be installed in every operator cab within the next year.
(CNN) -- Three New York courts have rejected one group's legal effort to grant captive chimpanzees in that state the same rights as a "legal person.