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CUNY project tackles solar power issues

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The City University of New York has won an $800,000 federal award for a solar energy project. more »»

2 Metro-North derailments raise new concerns from regulators

January 30, 2015

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad's focus on safety. more »»

7 indicted in Queens gambling crackdown

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say seven people have been indicted in a New York City gambling crackdown.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. more »»

NYC Health Department urges flu medication use

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Health Department is urging clinicians to prescribe antiviral medications to all high-risk or severely ill patients suspected of having the flu. more »»

Boston drifter faces prison for strangling disabled NYC man

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A drifter from Boston is facing prison for strangling a disabled New York City man who had given him a place to stay.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. more »»

Maryland man to be sentenced in NY student's hit-and-run

January 30, 2015

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man is set to be sentenced in a hit-and-run crash that killed a University of Maryland student from New York. more »»

Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an... more »»

New York Police to beef up DWI enforcement Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on Super Bowl Sunday.

Gov. more »»

2014 was 2nd best year for safe hunting in New York state

January 30, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials say last year's hunting season had the second-lowest number of shooting-related accidents on recor. more »»

Erie County Sheriff's K9s getting new protective vests

January 30, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three western New York police dogs are being outfitted with new vests that will protect them from bullets and knives. more »»

New York authorities to discuss human trafficking

January 30, 2015

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities in western New York have scheduled a discussion on efforts to combat human trafficking.

Officials from the U.S. more »»

Japanese man sentenced for trying to export military radios

January 30, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Japanese man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison for trying to export what he thought were two handheld military radios.

U.S. more »»

NY wage board to discuss raising tipped wage to $7

January 30, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state board is poised to vote on whether to raise the hourly wage made by restaurant servers and other tipped workers. more »»

35 years after boy Etan Patz vanished, murder trial to open

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — As police searched for a missing 6-year-old boy named Etan Patz (AY'-tahn PAYTS'), they jotted down the name of a teenage shop worker they met. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: The case of Etan Patz, who disappeared in 1979

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. more »»

Missing hiker found in Rocky Mountain National Park

January 29, 2015

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A New York man who disappeared while hiking a closed snow-covered highway in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found and flown to a hospital. more »»

Venezuelan general appears in NY after 11 months on the run

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A dissident Venezuelan general who has been in hiding for nearly a year emerged Thursday for a public appearance in New York.

Retired Brig. Gen. more »»

Investors crave Shake Shack: IPO prices above expected range

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors apparently have a craving for a better burger.

Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc. more »»

NYC mayor fights leaks, orders new Gracie Mansion roof

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting a new roof over his head.

No, he's not moving again. more »»

Marijuana arrests: A look at their rise and fall in NYC

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Low-level marijuana arrests came under scrutiny in New York City after rocketing up during the last 20 years. more »»

 
 
 

 

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