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Hearing set for restrictive NYC jail dorm

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Inmate advocates and others plan to voice their opposition to a proposed 250-bed restrictive housing unit on Rikers Island for violent inmates. more »»

NYC event marks winter solstice with music parades

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Walking? Check. In a winter wonderland? Well, it marks the beginning of the season. Bells ringing? Sure, along with trumpets and some fiddles. more »»

Fires in Queens, Brooklyn destroy buildings

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Separate fires ravaged buildings in Queens and Brooklyn. more »»

Alert in NY for abducted 5-year-old

December 19, 2014

BERNE, N.Y. (AP) — An Amber Alert has been issued in New York after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in the eastern part of the state by two men wearing black ski masks. more »»

NYC charity asking for more holiday coat donations

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers in urgent need of more than 100,000 coats this holiday season have so far gotten donations of only 18,000. more »»

Police: Man hid gun parts in luggage at NY airport

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a New York City man has been arrested at Kennedy International Airport after TSA agents found handgun parts hidden in his luggag. more »»

NYPD: Brooklyn man arrested in assault on officers

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a 43-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend. more »»

Cuomo tours new upstate NY casino communities

December 18, 2014

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a celebratory tour of upstate communities set to host Las Vegas-style casinos on Thursday, a day after the state picked three winning projects. more »»

NYPD lieutenant sentenced in ticket fixing

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A lieutenant in the New York Police Department's internal affairs bureau convicted of leaking information about a ticket-fixing investigation to fellow officers has been sentenced... more »»

Innovative California Rabbi Harold Schulweis dies

December 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rabbi Harold Schulweis, an influential Conservative synagogue leader and scholar who fostered bold change, has died in Los Angeles at age 89. more »»

New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — C'est la vie, fashionistas. more »»

Judge may toss 4 guilty pleas in inside-trade case

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says he's leaning toward tossing out four guilty pleas in a New York insider-trading case, the latest fallout from a recent appeals court ruling criticizing prosecutors'... more »»

Alert in NY, Mass. and Vt. for abducted 5-year-old

December 18, 2014

BERNE, N.Y. (AP) — An Amber Alert has been issued in three states after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in eastern New York by two men wearing black ski masks. more »»

NY judge may nix 4 guilty pleas in an insider trading case

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says he's leaning toward tossing out four guilty pleas in an insider trading case, the latest fallout from a recent appeals court ruling criticizing tactics used by... more »»

Poll: De Blasio's overall approval rating about same

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating about the same as last month in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric Garner grand jury decision. more »»

Cuomo tours new upstate casino communities

December 18, 2014

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says casinos coming to upstate New York mean jobs, tourism and a shot at economic revival. more »»

NYC rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Up-and-coming rapper Bobby Shmurda has pleaded not guilty to gun and narcotics charges in New York. more »»

New York graduation rate inches up to 76.4 percent

December 18, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York's high school graduation rate improved slightly to 76.4 percent last year, even with higher learning standards, education officials said Thursday, but Gov. more »»

Poll: NY mayor's rating dips after Garner decision

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating is slipping in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric Garner grand jury decision. more »»

 
 
 

 

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