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Sand replenishment underway at Jacob Riis Park

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Work to return Jacob Riis Park Beach to its pre-Sandy days is underway. more »»

Minor league hockey team douses Scorch the mascot

October 15, 2014

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The Calgary Flames' American Hockey League affiliate has doused the team's new mascot just days after it was introduced by overpowering a firefighter in a pre-season skit. more »»

Company pulling out of app taxi service in US

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City taxi riders have one less way to hail a cab.

The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/1wFqWnd ) says Hailo Network Ltd. more »»

Former jail guard sentenced for road rage crash

October 15, 2014

CANTON, N.Y. (AP) — A former jail guard for a northern New York county has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for running his family off a road during a domestic dispute last fall. more »»

Amid Ebola fear, West Africans in US try to help

October 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. more »»

Scavenger hunt list upsets LI district

October 15, 2014

SACHEM, N.Y. (AP) — Leaked instructions for a scavenger hunt involving local students are causing a stir in Long Island's Sachem school distric. more »»

Police: Man stabbing people on bus fatally shot

October 15, 2014

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a man stabbing passengers on a casino-bound tour bus on Interstate 95 in Connecticut has been fatally shot by state police.

State Police Lt. more »»

NYPD seeking 4 suspects in hate crime attack

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is looking for four suspects who punched and kicked a man while yelling anti-gay statements. more »»

Police: Trooper fatally shoots man stabbing people

October 15, 2014

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a state trooper has fatally shot a man stabbing passengers on a tour bus on Interstate 95 in Norwalk. more »»

NY awarding $20M for land bank

October 15, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Attorney General's Office says it has awarded $20 million to help land banks restore abandoned properties. more »»

Cornell hosts Yogurt and Dairy Summit

October 15, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Farmers, state officials and dairy industry experts are gathering at Cornell University for the 2014 Yogurt and Dairy Summi. more »»

US panel to hear appeal on NY stop and frisk case

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The city's police unions will argue they should be able to continue to appeal a federal judge's ruling that the NYPD's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights. more »»

David Greenglass, Rosenberg spy case witness, dies

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died in the electric chair after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the... more »»

Amid fear, West Africans in the US try to help

October 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. more »»

NYC prosecutor: Nix convictions in '85 killing

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says two men who've served years in prison were wrongfully convicted of a 1985 killin. more »»

NY court allows NYU expansion plan to go forward

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York University's expansion project has gotten a boost after an appellate court overturned a lower court ruling that had blocked parts of the $6 billion plan. more »»

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law and sister,... more »»

Fracking sites fertile ground for NY candidates

October 15, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Political challengers to New York Gov. more »»

De Blasio at White House talks terrorism, Ebola

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday expressed confidence in his city's readiness against terrorism and the emerging threat of Ebola, dismissing criticism that the most... more »»

 
 

 

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