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Jury convicts Long Island man, 31, in 2014 DWI death

May 27, 2015

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been convicted of driving drunk when he crashed into a 56-year-old woman's car last year, killing her.

Newsday reports (http://nwsdy. more »»

AARP calls for state-facilitated retirement fund

May 27, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — AARP is calling for New York lawmakers to establish a new, state-facilitated retirement fund to help people save money who don't have workplace access to one. more »»

Worker killed while servicing an elevator in central NY

May 27, 2015

ONONDAGA, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a worker has died after being pinned by an elevator at a central New York nursing home.

The accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. more »»

Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress

May 27, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. more »»

Court hearing in NYC on whether chimps have rights

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for two chimpanzees are heading to court to argue that the animals have "personhood" rights and should be freed from the Long Island university where they are kept. more »»

Man arraigned in fatal shooting of NY shelter director

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of gunning down a woman after she left her job for the day as director of a Bronx homeless shelter has been arraigned on kidnapping and murder charges. more »»

The list of 20 US jail systems receiving MacArthur grants

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is giving 20 jails of all sizes $150,000 each to come up with ways to reduce the number of people unnecessarily behind bars. more »»

MacArthur grants aimed at reducing numbers in US jails

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is giving 20 jails of all sizes $150,000 each to come up with ways to reduce the number of people unnecessarily behind bars. more »»

NYC comptroller says city pays 'invisible fare' to run MTA

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says city residents are paying an "invisible fare" of $130 a month per household to run the MTA. more »»

NYPD: 1 killed, 9 injured in Queens auto collision

May 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 53-year-old woman was killed in an auto collision in Queens that injured nine others, including seven children.

It happened just after 7 a.m. more »»

Vehicle crashes into NYC supermarket; injuries reported

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Several people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a Queens supermarket.

It happened just before 6:30 p.m. at a Pathmark supermarket on Farrington Street in Flushing. more »»

De Blasio signals some support for warrant amnesty plan

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is signaling some support to offer amnesty to New York City residents who have outstanding warrants for low-level offenses. more »»

De Blasio touts Vision Zero plan to make NYC's streets safer

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is touting the success of his Vision Zero program to reduce the number of pedestrian and traffic fatalities in New York City. more »»

 
 
 

 

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