A stroller is carried down the stairs at the 53rd Street & Seventh Avenue station in New York on Tuesday. Photograph: Gabriela Bhaskar/The New York Times

A young mother has died after falling down stairs at a Manhattan subway station while holding her one-year-old daughter. Malaysia Goodson, from Stamf(...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray after the funeral of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s presence at the G20 summit and the leadership pretensions of his daughter Ivanka, who replaced him for a time at the top table, may hav(...)

The Lowline Lab in New York’s Lower East Side, which is already yielding strawberries and miniature pineapples.  Photograph: John Taggart/Bloomberg

You may have heard of New York’s High Line, the public park built on a 1.45km stretch of an old, disused freight railway line elevated above the stree(...)

 Pedestrians walk on Amsterdam Avenue on Sunday in New York city. Most of New York’s streets were cleaned up overnight after a huge snow storm hit the mid-Atlantic states. Photograph: Getty

New York city has slowly emerged from a massive blizzard that paralysed much of the US east coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation’s capital (...)

 A New York City subway car  covered in Nazi-themed imagery to promote the new Amazon TV series The Man in the High Castle on November 24th, 2015. The advertising is to be removed. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Amazon. com Inc on Monday agreed to pull advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery from New York City’s subway system, (...)

Metro-North train driver William Rockefeller Jr. is loaded into an ambulance after a train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told federal investigators he “zoned out” shortly before the cra(...)

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller Jr. is loaded into an ambulance after a derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

The Metro-North Railroad train that hurtled off the rails on a sleepy holiday weekend morning was traveling more than 80 mph (128 km/h) as it approach(...)

A photograph of the dead smooth dogfish lying inder a seat on a Queens-bound subway. Photograph: Gothamist

The Mustelus canis shark, referred to as the smooth dogfish, is known to skulk from the edge of New England to the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Br(...)

Passengers wait to be picked up by bus after two commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut, causing one to derail. Photograph: Michelle McLoughlin Reuters

Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during yesterday evening’s rush hour, injuring at least 60 people. Fiv(...)