Surrogate mother fled to save disabled baby from abortion - 1 month ago
Crystal Kelley, 30, learned five months into her pregnancy that the child she was carrying on behalf of another couple might be born with disabilities including a cleft lip and palate, a cyst in her brain and heart defects.
US high school football stars in rape trial - 2 months ago
Two high school American football stars go on trial on Wednesday over the alleged rape of a teenage girl, whom they are said to have sexually assaulted while their friends filmed and took pictures.
Officer in kidnap and cannibal plot is guilty - 2 months ago
Gilberto Valle was found guilty following a trial which heard disturbing details of his plans to eat women, many of whom he named as people he knew.
Fashion publicist held for stealing Salvador Dali's painting worth $150,000 - 3 months ago
Phivos Lampros Istavrioglou, 29, from Greece, is accused of taking the Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio, 1949, by simply removing it from the wall at the Venus Over Manhattan gallery last June and placing it inside a shopping bag before leaving.
Teacher lauded for helping students flee as son shoots him with arrow - 5 months ago
After firing the arrow, Christopher Krumm stabbed to death his father, a computer science teacher, before killing himself.
Imelda Marcos's secretary charged with selling stolen artworks - 6 months ago
Vilma Bautista, 74, is alleged to have taken the paintings, which included a work from Monet's Water Lilies series, from the Philippine consulate in Manhattan, during the fall of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.
Gun out at the fuel pump as east coast struggles with Hurricane Sandy fallout - 6 months ago
In Queens, New York, a man was arrested after he attempted to jump the queue at a petrol station and then allegedly pointed a pistol at another customer.
Disaster as hurricane sends wall of water over the east coast - 6 months ago
President Barack Obama, who announced that he would travel to the affected areas today, said the disaster was "heartbreaking for the entire nation".
A thriving New York community turned into a blackened wasteland - 6 months ago
This is a neighbourhood of Queens, where, in the early hours of yesterday, up to 100 homes were destroyed in a fire triggered by Hurricane Sandy.
New Yorkers get set for lock-down as Hurricane Sandy sedates city that never sleeps - 6 months ago
The so-called "Frankenstorm" was on Monday night expected to lash the city with winds of up to 90 mph and bring surges of up to 11 ft, threatening to cause the worst flooding in Lower Manhattan and its outer boroughs in years.