Stories tagged: New York
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Three die as buses collide at New York City intersection
A city bus and a tour bus collided and spun around in a New York City intersection on Monday, leaving three people dead, including a pedestrian, officials said.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Dog that disappeared in Florida in 2016 is found in New York
FREEPORT, N.Y. – A dog that disappeared in Florida in February 2016 has been found in New York. A woman who said she found the German shepherd-Jack Russell Terrier mix …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Jay-Z dedicates song ‘The Story of O.J.’ to Colin Kaepernick at NYC music festival
At a concert at Citi Field in New York on Friday night, Jay-Z took dedicated his song “The Story of O.J.” to Colin Kaepernick and Dick Gregory, a comedian and …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Racial politics color New York City’s looming mayoral race
Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t much of a dancer. But there he was on a recent Sunday morning, bobbing his head and bending his knees ever so slightly, as the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
U.S. commemorates 9/11 with solemn, personal ceremonies
Americans commemorated 9/11 on Monday with tear-streaked tributes, a presidential warning to terrorists and appeals from victims’ relatives for unity and hope 16 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Trump makes nice with Dems, leaving his party confused
President Donald Trump was in the mood to celebrate after cutting a big deal with opposition Democrats.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
DNA lab techniques, 1 pioneered in New York, now under fire
NEW YORK – Two techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge are now under fire amid questions about their reliability, and criminal defense attorneys in New …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Prosecutor blasts court for decision on oldest U.S. synagogue
Rhode Island’s attorney general is criticizing an appeals court decision handing ownership of the nation’s oldest synagogue to a congregation in New York, saying it ignored state law and “overwhelming …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
NYC to offer free lunch to all public school students
New York City public schools will offer free lunch to every student when the new school year starts.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
N.Y. officer accidentally shoots U.S. marshal in New Jersey
A New York City police officer hunting for a fugitive in New Jersey has accidentally shot a U.S. marshal in the foot while firing on a dog.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
NYC hikes price of pack of cigarettes to $13, highest in U.S.
The price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up – to at least $13 – and the number of places you can buy them is …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Thousands of protesters gather as Trump heads to his NY home
President Donald Trump went home to Trump Tower on Monday for the first time since his inauguration, with a throng of chanting protesters awaiting – but never seeing – him.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
640,000 NYC warrants for old summonses tossed in 1 day
NEW YORK – In a single morning, courts on Wednesday threw out more than 640,000 warrants for New Yorkers ticketed for minor offenses years ago. The move – requested by …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Abandoned infant survived 3 days in plastic bag, police say
An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside an upstate New York home had been abandoned there three days earlier by her 17-year-old mother, who has been charged …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant to open in New York City
Frito-Lay is getting in on New York City’s restaurant week by opening a pop-up eatery with a menu full of Cheetos-themed cuisine.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
New York’s long war on storefront porn reaches new tipping point
A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City’s two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
9/11 victim’s remains identified nearly 16 years later
The remains of a man killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 have been identified nearly 16 years after the attacks.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Cynthia Nixon emerges as possible NY gubernatorial candidate
Cynthia Nixon’s name is being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in New York.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Nearly 2 tons of seized ivory to be crushed in Central Park
Nearly two tons of trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants are heading for a rock crusher in New York City’s Central Park …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Shkreli jury begins deliberations in federal fraud trial
Jurors are deliberating in the federal securities fraud trial of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 7 a.m.
Man gets 7 years in prison for attack on TV news crew
A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for attacking a television news crew as they worked on a story about an art display in Niagara Falls …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
‘Unusually aggressive’ Brooklyn squirrel that attacked five people may have rabies
Health department officials in New York are warning people about a potentially rabid and “unusually aggressive squirrel” that has recently bitten five people in a park in Brooklyn.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Bad track caused Penn Station derailment
A report shows that a faulty track condition caused a recent train derailment at New York’s Penn Station in an area where Amtrak is performing repairs this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning
A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Prosecutors: Bridgegate mastermind should stay out of jail
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to allow the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme to avoid prison when he is sentenced Wednesday because his testimony helped …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Kushner Cos. sought Qatar funds as Jared advised Trump
A few months before President Donald Trump encouraged Saudi Arabia and others to blockade Qatar, the real estate business owned by the family of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, sought a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
NYC mayor at officer’s funeral: ‘We must help our police’
A sea of police in blue uniforms filled a massive Bronx movie theater and the street outside to pay tribute Tuesday to a New York City officer who was shot …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
New York commuters deal with disruptions from Penn Station repairs
For hundreds of thousands of commuters heading into New York on Monday, the first day of disruptions due to extensive repair work at Penn Station brought some confusion, a bit …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Soldier accused of killing his wife and a New York state trooper, police say
A U.S. Army soldier killed his wife and a New York state trooper outside the infantryman’s home near the Canadian border on Sunday night, according to police.
Sun., July 9, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Hundreds pay tribute to slain New York City police officer
Hundreds of people have paid tribute to a New York City police officer shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week.