Astoria »

Dog Injured in Deadly Queens Shooting Is Recovering, ASPCA Says

The ASPCA says the Yorkshire terrier was treated for neck wounds and is in stable condition.

Ocean Breeze »

Staten Island Legislators Want You to Host Wild Turkey Flock

Several elected officials issued a public plea to find space to relocate the rest of the turkeys.

East Harlem »

Animal Shelter Flooded with Requests to Adopt the Train-Chasing Dog 'Tie'

Animal Care and Control is encouraging those interested in the dog to take home another needy animal.

East Harlem »

Train-Chasing Dog to Be Adopted by Rescuer Unless Owner Turns Up

The owner of "Tie," a pooch that chased a Metro-North train, has until Friday to claim her.

Financial District »

VIDEO: Large Rat Terrifies A Train Riders

Commuters jumped onto their seats to avoid a large rodent scampering around the Brooklyn-bound train.

Kips Bay »

Kips Bay Petco Closure to Leave Cats Without Homes, Advocates Say

City Critters will have to find a new home for its cats when the Petco closes on May 17.

Rockaway Beach »

Young Harbor Seal Rolls Around in the Sunshine on Rockaway Beach

The harbor seal is likely less than a year old, an official said. 

Upper West Side »

Arctic Winter Draws Rare Birds to City, Experts Say

Red-necked grebes and white-winged scoters, more common further north, are being seen in New York City.

Rockaway Park »

Mayor Appoints New Leadership to Reboot Sandy Recovery Efforts

The mayor announced new hires and a streamlined process for its problematic Build It Back program.

Charleston »

Woman Kills Neighbor's Hen and Sticks Cigarette in Its Mouth, DA Says

The incident was part of a long-standing feud between Michelle Conti and her neighbor.

West Brighton »

Giant Tortoises Latest Addition to Staten Island Zoo

The zoo has unveiled the new Galapagos tortoise exhibit.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

Summer Camps for Dogs Let Four-Legged Friends Run Free

Canine camps near New York City offer urban pups the chance to frolic this summer.

Inwood »

Headless Chickens Found in Inwood Hill Park

The gruesome find follows the discovery of rooster and goat heads elsewhere in the city.

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