Richard Giacovas is a reporter with WNYW FOX 5.
Sifting through a mound of data from a telescope orbiting Earth, a teenaged intern at NASA discovered a planet some 1,300 light-years away.
Flu deaths have spiked in recent weeks, with the total number reaching 1,800 nationwide, including nearly two dozen children.
A man in Rockland County has been baking up a storm this Christmas for a good cause. Though the sale of dozens of cookies, he is able to fund trips to Walt Disney World for terminally ill or disabled kids and their families.
Dana Zukofsky spent the last few months knitting 80 scarves to donate to the homeless population spending the holiday season at The Bowery Mission.
Three weeks after a massive sewage backup damaged over a hundred homes in a section of South Ozone Park, many residents say they are still displaced and are searching for answers.
A memorial service for the actor Danny Aiello was held at Riverside Memorial Chapel on Thursday. Spike Lee and John Turturro led the service.
Hundreds of hearts were warmed and bellies filled at the Don Bosco Community Center in Port Chester on Thanksgiving Day.
Would you be able to get through the holiday dinner without your phone?
Newark officials are hoping a program to feed the homeless will alleviate what some people is a problem at Peter Francisco Park.
Cakes, pies and cookies: Jay Hairston, who is only 10 years old, loves to bake. His specialty is sweet potato pie. He started his own baked-goods business called Cakes by Jay. And he is helping feed his community, too.