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NY budget: school funding hike, legislator disclosure deal

March 30, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed on a $142 billion budget that increases school funding by $1. more »»

Coney Island roller coaster mishap briefly strands riders

March 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A roller coaster at New York City's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure. more »»

Official: 2 found dead in rubble believed to be missing men

March 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities say everyone has been accounted for after two bodies were found in the rubble where three Manhattan apartment buildings collapsed after an apparent gas... more »»

Brooklyn roller coaster mishap briefly strands riders

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A roller coaster at Brooklyn's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure. more »»

NY budget talks drag on with school funding the key wrinkle

March 29, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state budget talks are expected to continue into Monday as lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo seek a deal on education funding. more »»

Police: 2 bodies found in NYC building explosion rubble

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers found two bodies Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind when three apartment buildings collapsed during an apparent gas explosion and fire in Manhattan's East... more »»

Police: 2nd body found 3 days after NYC blast

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say a second body has been found at the site where a Manhattan building collapsed three days ago after an apparent gas explosion. more »»

Frank Hammon of WNTX-AM named Gallimore Award recipient

March 29, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Frank Hammon, news director of WFLS-WNTX, has received the AP Robert Gallimore Distinguished Service Award for his nearly 40-year service to the broadcast industry. more »»

Police: Body found 3 days after NYC blast

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a body has been discovered in the rubble of an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings in Manhattan's East Village. more »»

Official: Debris from NYC blast going to secure location

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Some debris from an explosion and fire in Manhattan's East Village is being taken to a secure site where it will be examined again for any human remains. more »»

Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashes

March 29, 2015

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Police departments nationwide are being asked to issue more tickets for violations at railroad crossings because of recent crashes in New York, California and North Carolina. more »»

Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

March 29, 2015

SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company tow. more »»

MMA amateurs say NY should let them turn pro here

March 29, 2015

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — While proposals to legalize professional mixed martial arts have been deadlocked for eight years at New York's statehouse, the amateur sport has grown in gyms across the state. more »»

Schumer urges outlawing gender-based wage discrimination

March 29, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation to outlaw gender-based pay discriminatio. more »»

NY comptroller reports $1B in February tax refunds

March 29, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's comptroller reports approving 1.2 million personal tax refunds in February for $1 billion. more »»

Utility found 'hazardous situation' months before NYC blast

March 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though... more »»

 
 

 

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