Candles are seen at a memorial for Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York last year. New York City has reached a settlement with the family of Mr  Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by police last July, agreeing to pay $5.9 million to resolve the claim. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters.

New York City reached a settlement with the family of Eric Garner on Monday, agreeing to pay $5.9 million (€5.3 million) to resolve a wrongful death c(...)

A  handout photo of  New York police department officer Brian Moore, who died on  Monday from injuries received when a man shot him in the head on Saturday. Photograph: New York Times  1:51

A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer shot dead in as many months amid anti-law enfor(...)

A file image of NYPD officers in Times Square. Photograph: AFP

A man wanted for illegal gun possession was charged on Sunday with the attempted murder of a New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in(...)

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a building that collapsed in New York on Thursday. Photograph: EPA. 0:31

Four apartment buildings in New York’s East Village neighbourhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion on Thursday and three collapsed, causi(...)

True colours: A man  cheers on parade participants as they make their way up Fifth Avenue during New York City’s St Patrick’s Day parade. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images 3:10

St Patrick’s day celebrations around the world have drawn thousands of revellers onto the streets, from New York and Boston to Sydney and Hong Kong.As(...)

Boston and Cape Cod suffered the worst of the US snowstorm on Tuesday, with 36 inches of snowfall recorded in some areas. Photograph: Katherine Taylor/The New York Times. 0:38

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of s(...)

Women take a selfie as they stand in an uncharacteristically empty Times Square, New York City January 27th, 2015. Photograph: REUTERS/Adrees Latif 1:38

New York City, which was shut down overnight, was spared the worst of a snowstorm that swept across the Northeast early Tuesday and slowly returned to(...)

 Tourists walk over the Brooklyn Bridge ahead of the storm.  Photograph: Andrew Kelly/EPA

The northeastern United States is steeling itself as Winter Storm Juno hits, with meteorologists predicting more than two feet of snow in the region s(...)

Snow collects on a bicycle during a snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 24th.   Forecasters are warning of up to 90cms of snow for part of the east coast of the US on Monday.  Photograph: Reuters 1:00

Aer Lingus has cancelled flights between Dublin and New York today ahead of the potentially “historic” blizzard to hit the east coast ofthe US. The ai(...)

Midi Libre cited a local prosecutor as confirming the arrests in Montpellier and Beziers.

Four men have appeared in a French court - the first to face charges related to the Paris terror attacks that left 20 people dead, including three gun(...)