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Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody say officers involved should face criminal charges after a medical examiner's ruling blamed a prohibited chokehol. more »»

Jury awards $3 million in alleged NYPD abuse case

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury has awarded $3 million to a New York man who says he was beaten by police officers in the Bronx.

The Daily News reports (http://nydn. more »»

Palestine backers march, demonstrate in New York

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of Palestine marched down a Manhattan avenue before demonstrating in front of an office building that houses the headquarters of Rupert Murdoch's News... more »»

NYPD: Sex offender posed as officer, raped woman

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're looking for other possible victims after a high-level sex offender flashing a phony police badge assaulted and raped a woman in Brooklyn. more »»

20 emaciated pit bulls in Queens lead to arrests

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Two people are under arrest after police investigating possible dog fighting say they found 20 emaciated and scarred pit bulls inside a Queens hom. more »»

Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The city medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage an... more »»

Christie refuses to comment on NY governor's woes

August 2, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

Met Opera workers say they hope to avert lockout

August 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of the world's most prestigious cultural institutions. more »»

Alcohol banned at popular Long Island beaches

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Alcohol bans go into effect this weekend at several popular Long Island beaches. more »»

Police chokehold said to cause NYC man's death

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked... more »»

Ex-banker sentenced in NY insider trading case

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A former investment banker has been sentenced on securities fraud charges to 2½ years in prison after admitting making trades based on inside information to cover child support. more »»

Christie refuses to comment on Moreland troubles

August 1, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is refusing to comment on his New York counterpart's recent troubles — or their impact on the Republican candidate trying to unseat him. more »»

De Blasio defends Sharpton 'choke hold' remark

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is defending provocative comments made by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall. more »»

After chokehold death, NYC mayor sends sympathy

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) is extending his "deepest sympathy" to the family of a New York City man whose death was ruled to be caused by a police chokehold. more »»

Official: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A chokehold used by a police officer on a New York City man during his arrest for selling untaxed, loose cigarettes last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced... more »»

Robert Kennedy Jr. to marry actress Cheryl Hines

August 1, 2014

HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts. more »»

NY puts casino applications online

August 1, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — People can now examine the 17 proposals to build casinos around upstate New York with a click of a mous. more »»

Met Opera workers say they hope to avert lockout

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of New York City's most prestigious cultural institutions. more »»

Ex-NYPD officer sentenced to 58 months in prison

August 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for his role in a real estate frau. more »»

 
 

 

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