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Sheriff: Beheading photo sent to New York lawmaker

December 19, 2014

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York sheriff says he has contacted federal authorities to investigate a threatening photo of a beheading sent to an Orthodox Jewish lawmaker. more »»

Jail boss: Restrictive NYC unit will stop violence

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's jails commissioner says Rikers Island needs a proposed 250-bed restrictive housing unit to control inmate violence. more »»

Retailers vow to follow NY's toy gun law

December 19, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Big name retailers say they are taking steps to follow a New York state law that prohibits the sale of toy guns that could be mistaken as the real thin. more »»

NY pain doctor gets prison in manslaughter case

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in two patients' overdose deaths has been sentenced to more than a decade in a New York prison. more »»

Report: FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed

December 19, 2014

The FBI used flawed scientific methods to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people and sickened 17 others, federal auditors said Friday in a report sure to fuel skepticism ove... more »»

Vermont Gas pipeline estimate jumps 27 percent

December 19, 2014

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. more »»

Siena poll indicates New York is split on fracking

December 19, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers remain divided over hydraulic fracturing for natural gas as the state prepares to outlaw the drilling process, according to a Siena College poll released Friday. more »»

NYC mayor finally supports 'Taxi of Tomorrow'

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is finally moving ahead with a new generation of yellow taxis. more »»

NYC First Lady appoints new chief of staff

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's first lady is appointing a new chief of staff after her prior top aide took a leave. more »»

Moody's: Casinos good for NY communities

December 19, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. more »»

NYPD takes official step to accept municipal ID card

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has updated its patrol guide to officially recognize the city's upcoming municipal ID card. more »»

Suburban NY firefighter critically injured at LI house fire

December 19, 2014

WOODMERE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York volunteer firefighter is in critical condition after apparently falling into a basement fighting a fire on Long Island.

Newsday (http://nwsdy. more »»

De Blasio finally supports 'Taxi of Tomorrow'

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is finally moving ahead with a new generation of yellow taxis. more »»

NY police: Man attacked baby during robbery

December 19, 2014

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man is being held on $500,000 bail after police say he injured a baby during a robbery. more »»

Siena poll: New York split on fracking

December 19, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Siena College poll finds New Yorkers remain divided over hydraulic fracturing for natural ga. more »»

Police investigate fatal shooting in Poughkeepsie

December 19, 2014

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old man has died after he was shot on a Hudson Valley street earlier this week.

The Poughkeepsie Journal reports (http://pojonews. more »»

Eastern Long Island gets new 934 area code in 2016

December 19, 2014

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Attention people calling the Hamptons and other spots on eastern Long Island: A new area code is coming. more »»

80 people displaced after Queens building fire

December 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Red Cross says about 80 people have been displaced by a fire that ravaged a building in Queens. more »»

 
 

 

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