- Special election in New York City for Grimm, Assembly seats Updated: May-04-15 4:13 pm
NEW YORK - Voters in Staten Island and certain sections of Brooklyn are getting another chance to make their political preferences known as a special election is held Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly and another in Congress after a Republican's tax evasion conviction.
- NYPD officer is the 2nd slain Plainedge HS alumnus Updated: May-04-15 3:52 pm
NORTH MASSAPEQUA, New York - Slain police officer Brian Moore is the second alumnus of Long Island's Plainedge High School to be killed in the line of duty while working for the New York Police Department.
- New York officials investigating Texas energy company Ambit Updated: May-04-15 3:47 pm
ALBANY, New York - State officials are investigating an energy company after a spike in complaints from customers over higher-than-expected bills.
- NYPD officer shot in the head this weekend pronounced dead Updated: May-04-15 3:43 pm
NEW YORK - A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.
- NY woman who ran cancer scam gets prison after failing rehab Updated: May-04-15 3:40 pm
RIVERHEAD, New York - A suburban New York woman who scammed people for donations for phony cancer treatments to feed a heroin habit is headed to prison.
- Museums in NYC, Boson honored for science education Updated: May-04-15 2:46 pm
NEW YORK - The National Science Board is honoring museums in New York and Boston for their work in educating the public about science.
- Macerich will nominate 2 new directors as proxy fight ends Updated: May-04-15 2:43 pm
NEW YORK - Mall operator Macerich said Monday it settled a proxy fight with two investment funds, and will nominate two new directors to its board while dropping a "poison pill" measure that helped it stave off an attempted takeover.
- NY Senate boss, charged in corruption case, claims innocence Updated: May-04-15 1:58 pm
NEW YORK - The leader of the New York Senate surrendered Monday to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes after investigators looking into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son said they captured him on wiretaps boasting of his power.
- Businessman Golisano invests in Buffalo tablet maker Updated: May-04-15 12:28 pm
BUFFALO, New York - A Buffalo-based start-up electronic tablet manufacturer is expected to accelerate expansion plans following a multimillion-dollar investment by businessman B. Thomas Golisano.
- NYC boosts transportation funding, but agency now wants more Updated: May-04-15 12:17 pm
NEW YORK - New York City will announce this week it is bolstering its capital contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority - but, mere days before that increase is unveiled, the MTA is now asking for the city more.
- Latest on traffic jam scandal: Baroni says he's innocent Updated: May-04-15 12:02 pm
- Jury in Etan Patz '79 missing-boy case gets new aid: printer Updated: May-04-15 11:40 am
NEW YORK - Jurors in the New York murder trial involving the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY-tahn payts) have asked for dozens of exhibits, hours of read-back testimony and a spreadsheet to organize their thoughts. Now they're getting a new tool - a printer.
- LIRR service back to normal Updated: May-04-15 11:23 am
NEW YORK - Service on the Long Island Rail Road is back to normal following scattered delays on westbound trains.
- NYC harassment case against marathon bombers' sister dropped Updated: May-04-15 11:20 am
NEW YORK - New York prosecutors have dropped a harassment case against a sister of the Boston Marathon bombers, saying allegations she threatened to "put a bomb" on a perceived romantic rival couldn't be proved.
- New McCullough book celebrates the Wright Brothers Updated: May-04-15 11:13 am
NEW YORK - David McCullough's latest work of history followed a spontaneous path, from a book about many Americans in Paris in the 20th century to the biography of just two.
- Autocross driver dies in race collision at upstate NY track Updated: May-04-15 11:13 am
LISLE, New York - State police say a 38-year-old man has died during an autocross race at a dirt track on New York's Southern Tier.
- SBA says loans available for those affected by NYC blast Updated: May-04-15 11:07 am
NEW YORK - The federal Small Business Administration says New Yorkers affected by the March 26 building explosion can apply for low-interest loans.
- Driver charged in crash that injured soldiers Updated: May-04-15 11:05 am
HAMILTON, New Jersey - Police have charged a man with reckless driving after they say he caused a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that injured four soldiers from upstate New York.
- Schumer proposes 2-year switch for safer oil train cars Updated: May-04-15 10:46 am
ALBANY, New York - Sen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation to require railroads carry crude oil in studier tanker cars within two years, instead of later deadlines allowed in federal regulations announced last week.
- 3 congregants killed in semi, church van crash identified Updated: May-04-15 10:38 am
WAWARSING, New York - State police have identified three congregants of a New York City church who were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.
- Winslow Homer exhibit joins Warhol artwork at upstate museum Updated: May-04-15 10:29 am
GLENS FALLS, New York - Works by two iconic American artists - Andy Warhol and Winslow Homer - will be exhibited at the same time at an upstate New York art museum this summer.
- Ellis Island expands its story of US immigration history Updated: May-04-15 10:27 am
NEW YORK - Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about someone's great-grandfather arriving as a boy from Europe at the start of the 20th century.
- Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting going to NYC auction Updated: May-04-15 9:14 am
NEW YORK - A Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting that the artist kept for herself is among the highlights of an upcoming auction of American art.
- NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into handcuffs Updated: May-04-15 9:07 am
NEW YORK - Two New York City cops approach a gray sedan with a suspected drunken driver slumped over the wheel. They ask him to get out, and that's when the trouble begins.
- Motorcyclist killed, driver injured on Long Island Updated: May-04-15 8:22 am
FREEPORT, New York - Police say a motorcyclist ejected from her bike after colliding with a center divider was then struck by a motorist who also hit a driver who came to the woman's aid.