Central Park jogger case: Steven Lopez exonerated

The conviction of a co-defendant of the so-called Central Park Five has been overturned. Steven Lopez had been convicted on a related charge along with five other Black and Latino teenagers in the notorious 1989 rape and assault on Central Park jogger Trisha Meili.

Historic Manhattan mansion sells for $26 million

An opulent and historic townhouse just sold for a huge chunk of change, setting a record for the Upper West Side. The six-story 10,000-square-foot mansion has six bedrooms, seven full baths, landscaped garden with a fountain, and a roof deck overlooking Central Park.

New York City Marathon returns from pandemic pause for 50th running

A limited field of 33,000 runners will jog off the Verrazzano Bridge and wind its way toward Central Park on Sunday as the New York City Marathon returns for its 50th edition after being wiped out in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers shrank the field by nearly 40% and are requiring runners be vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of the race.

2 injured in shooting near Central Park

The NYPD was investigating the shooting of a man in the chest and a woman who was injured when a bullet fragment struck her hand near Central Park.