- NY Senate boss, charged in corruption case, claims innocence Updated: May-04-15 5:22 pm
NEW YORK - The leader of the New York Senate were arrested Monday on 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.
- Cuban wrestlers to face USA in Times Square Updated: May-04-15 4:57 pm
NEW YORK - The Cuban national wrestling team will face off against the U.S. in an exhibition in New York's Times Square later this month.
- 'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head Updated: May-04-15 4:40 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Uber marks fourth anniversary in NYC, touts expanded service Updated: May-04-15 6:13 am
NEW YORK - The car service company Uber is celebrating its fourth anniversary in New York City.
- Obama presidential legacy begins to take shape Updated: May-04-15 4:07 am
WASHINGTON - Piece by piece, President Barack Obama is trying to build the foundation for the legacy he wants to leave, putting in place decisions that will reverberate beyond his presidency.
- Seattle beats New York City FC 3-1 in MLS Updated: May-04-15 1:39 am
- Kelly's shaky outing caps lost weekend for Red Sox Updated: May-04-15 1:35 am
- Ellsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox Updated: May-04-15 1:12 am
BOSTON - Andrew Miller had a chance to seal the New York Yankees' sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order.
- James Taylor debuts song about Red Sox-Yankees at Fenway Updated: May-03-15 10:59 pm
BOSTON - James Taylor inherited his love for the Boston Red Sox from his father and grandmother, and his newest song follows his fandom through three generations from the sale of Babe Ruth to the team's cathartic 2004 World Series title.
- Martins scores twice, Dempsey adds another as Sounders roll Updated: May-03-15 9:41 pm
NEW YORK - Obafemi Martins scored twice, Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday night.
- Loki's Vengeance wins Belmont's Affirmed Success Stakes Updated: May-03-15 7:24 pm
NEW YORK - Loki's Vengeance won the Affirmed Success Stakes for New York breds Sunday at Belmont Park.
- Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad Updated: May-03-15 6:41 pm
NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
- Mets waste another well-pitched game, lose 1-0 to Nats again Updated: May-03-15 6:26 pm
NEW YORK - Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the New York Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.