A Queens man went swimming at Rockaway Beach during the heat wave last weekend but ended up arrested and dragged off the beach in handcuffs for swimming past the beach closing.
The NYPD is investigating the shooting of a 14-year-old boy from New Jersey who was found dead outside a home in the Rockaways.
This summer, shark sightings are more common along New York's shores with at least five verified shark encounters where swimmers were bitten. An official explained why these so-called attacks are really just mistakes.
Summer is the right time to wine and dine on New York City's rooftops. Whether you want to catch a breeze by the beach or enjoy Manhattan's stunning views, you've got options. Here are four places that exemplify the best of the rooftop bar scene.
“Sharks are generally uninterested in humans, and shark attacks remain extremely rare," officials said Sunday, after temporarily closing the beach due to shark sightings on Saturday.
A pair of sharks were sighted in the area, prompting the closure of all seven miles of the beachfront to swimmers.
Police say a 28-year-old woman was walking with a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old in a stroller when a gunman inside an SUV opened fire.
The Rockaway Hotel is a new, chic getaway nestled in the heart of the Rockaways with seaside views and city skyline sights over Jamaica Bay.
Located in The Rockaways, you’ll feel transported to a surfside oasis with access to rentals and surf classes for people of all ages and skill levels.
All eight public beaches managed by New York City's Parks Department open to swimming on Saturday, May 28, 2022. Lifeguards will be on duty every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would cause closures from Beach 92nd to Beach 116th Street for much of the summer.
The FDNY has announced the arrangements for the services for Firefighter Timothy Klein, who died in the line of duty. The wake will be held in Brooklyn and the funeral service will be in Queens.
A disturbing video released by the NYPD showed an execution-style killing in Queens.
A $1 billion oceanfront development in Queens — touted as energy-efficient and storm-resilient — will include shops, apartments, community centers, and a nature preserve.
The NYPD is asking for the public's help finding a man who shot a teenager inside an apartment building.
Police in New York were looking for two people who opened fire on a basketball court, leaving a man hospitalized.
An FDNY firefighter has died after suffering a medical episode while on duty in his firehouse.
An SUV drove onto a Queens sidewalk, killing a 10-year-old girl. Aerial video showed a Mazda SUV stuck partway through a roll-down gate of a single-story commercial building and several firefighters working to free the vehicle.
The NYPD was searching for a man shot in the leg outside a deli in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Two young men face charges in connection with the shooting and attempted carjacking of a 22-year-old NYPD officer in Queens.