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Woman faces sentencing for buying killer his guns

September 17, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking an extra-long sentence for a woman who bought the guns used by her former neighbor to kill two upstate New York firefighters on Christmas Eve. more »»

 
 
 
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

September 17, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:

__ Danielle Bassett, 32, Philadelphia. more »»

Man with history of stabbing women gets 25 years

September 17, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who has been attacking women with knives for decades — and has spent half his life in prison as a result — is unlikely to get out again. more »»

Man accused of trying to aid Islamic State group

September 17, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. more »»

Clinton urges renewal of 9/11 compensation act

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is joining the fight to reauthorize federal legislation that compensates first responders who got sick working at ground zero in... more »»

Judge OKs NYC taxi-access deal for disabled people

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a historic baseball moment, a federal judge has formally approved a deal making at least half of New York City's taxi fleet wheelchair-accessible by 202. more »»

Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

September 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — An energy company is seeking federal approval for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition. more »»

NY judge formally approves taxi access deal

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a historic baseball moment as comparable, a New York judge has formally approved a deal making at least half the city's taxi fleet wheelchair-accessible by 2020. more »»

Man gets life for fatal drug shooting

September 16, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who previously spent more than three decades in a New York prison for killing two people has been sentenced to life in prison for a Florida murde. more »»

NYC mayor to address UK's Labour Party

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be a featured speaker at a major Labour Party conference in the United Kingdo. more »»

NYC's Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the publi. more »»

NYPD boss: Islamic State group threat expanding

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's top law enforcement official says police are focusing more attention on a growing domestic danger posed by the Islamic State group. more »»

Black woman promoted to FDNY lieutenant

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Fire Department is promoting a black woman to the rank of lieutenant for the first time in 12 years. more »»

Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus 68. more »»

EPA rejects Cuomo's Tappan Zee loan proposal

September 16, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday balked at Go. more »»

1st woman promoted to FDNY lieutenant in 12 years

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Fire Department is promoting a woman to the rank of lieutenant for the first time in 12 years. more »»

Ex-police chief gets 10 years in kidnap-kill case

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The former police chief at a Massachusetts Veterans Administration medical center has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a kidnap-murder case that resulted from the... more »»

Southwest flight makes emergency landing at Midway

September 16, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to New York made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Midway International Airport Tuesday. more »»

Women in politics: Gillibrand and Davis memoirs

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — "Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir" (Penguin/Blue Rider Press), by Wendy Davis, and "Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World" (Ballantine Books), by Kirsten... more »»

Advocates: New York is leader for migrant children

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state is a national leader in helping thousands of unaccompanied migrant children who have fled Central America for the United States, but more funding is needed for... more »»

 
 

 

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