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Fire Department of New York gets 1st female, gay chaplain

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York has sworn in its first female and first openly gay chaplain.

The Rev. Ann Kansfield was sworn in on Tuesday. more »»

Islamic State plot suspect to be transferred from Fla. to NY

March 3, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of three men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U.S. is being moved from Florida to New York. more »»

Apollo Theater to honor Billie Holiday for 100th birthday

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday. more »»

Window washer falls to his death in Manhattan

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A window washer fell to his death while cleaning a fifth-floor window in Manhattan.

The Daily News (http://nydn. more »»

Callers claim to be missing boy Etan Patz amid murder trial

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who thinks he could be Etan Patz was interviewed by police amid the murder trial of a suspect accused in the boy's 1979 disappearance, prosecutors said Tuesday, noting they... more »»

NY considers treating charged 16, 17-year-olds as juveniles

March 3, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Saint Germaine was mixed up with drugs and just shy of 16 when he was arrested and sent to a juvenile facility. more »»

NYC Council begins hearings on police-community relations

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Council is holding its first hearing on policing since protests swept the city after the Eric Garner grand jury decision not to indict police in the unarmed man'... more »»

Cuomo heads to Buffalo to push for minimum wage hike

March 3, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken his call to raise New York's minimum wage to Buffalo.

The Democratic governor and Lt. Gov. more »»

Franco, Gere movies among entries at Tribeca Film Festival

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The 14th-annual Tribeca Film Festival will feature documentaries on Cuban muscle cars, New Yorker cartoonists and police stun guns. more »»

City, contractor questioned at NYC jail health care hearing

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have peppered city officials and company executives with questions about the quality of health care at Rikers Island jails. more »»

Tribeca Film Festival announces half of slate

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival will feature documentaries on Cuban muscle cars, New Yorker cartoonists and police stun guns. more »»

Regulators to police: Issue more tickets at rail crossings

March 3, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — National railroad regulators are asking local police departments to issue more tickets to drivers who ignore warnings at crossings. more »»

Yet another caller claims to be Etan Patz amid murder trial

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who thinks he could be Etan Patz was interviewed by police amid the murder trial of a suspect accused in the boy's 1979 disappearance, prosecutors said Tuesday, noting they... more »»

Regulators: Issue more tickets to drivers at grade crossings

March 3, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — National railroad regulators are asking local police departments to issue more tickets to drivers who ignore warnings at grade crossings. more »»

Vietnamese man extradited from UK to face US terror charge

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Vietnamese man has been extradited from the United Kingdom to the U.S. to face charges he provided material support to al-Qaida. more »»

Amid NY murder trial, man calls to say he could be Etan Patz

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who thinks he could be Etan Patz called authorities amid the murder trial of a suspect charged in the boy's 1979 disappearance and death, prosecutors said Tuesday. more »»

Vietnamese man extradited from England to face terror case

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Vietnamese man has been extradited from the United Kingdom to face charges he provided material support to al-Qaid. more »»

Amid murder trial, man calls to say he could be Etan Patz

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who thinks he could be Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) has contacted authorities amid the murder trial of a suspect in the boy's 1979 disappearance. more »»

1 injured in vehicle-train collision on Long Island

March 3, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been taken to a hospital after a vehicle collided with a Long Island Rail Road train in Patchogue (PACH'-awg). more »»

NY considers raising age of criminal responsibility

March 3, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and juvenile justice reformers say New York should stop automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adult. more »»

 
 

 

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