- NY state Assembly votes to strengthen NYC rent control rules Updated: May-19-15 7:43 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York state Assembly voted on Tuesday to extend and strengthen New York City's rent stabilization rules - establishing a negotiating position for the looming debate about whether to modify the longstanding regulations when they come up for renewal next month.
- Groundbreaking held for new downtown loft, retail project Updated: May-18-15 1:32 pm
DETROIT - A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a new loft and retail project in downtown Detroit.
- Family-run used car business in Waco closing after 105 years Updated: May-14-15 7:37 pm
WACO, Texas - Bill Miller's Used Cars, an iconic business that can trace its founding back 105 years and survived urban renewal, the deadly Waco tornado of 1953 and the owner's battle with cancer, is selling its last pre-owned vehicle this week and will retire as arguably the city's oldest car dealership.
- RX for Baltimore economy: More residents with money to spend Updated: May-13-15 12:35 pm
BALTIMORE - The fragility of Baltimore's economy was exposed by Freddie Gray's death from a spinal injury suffered while in police custody.
- Housing board to rebuild rundown Conn. neighborhood Updated: May-10-15 3:04 am
WATERBURY, Connecticut - Not so long ago, Jim Lawlor believed that Willow Street, with its blighted houses, weed-choked vacant lots and drug crime, was no place to raise children.
- Cost for Cleveland police body camera program could rise Updated: May-07-15 4:28 pm
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's move to buy 1,500 police body cameras and data storage could cost up to $3.3 million over five years, a higher price tag than previously known and an illustration of the long-term costs of such programs.
- PawSox owners and state officials have 'high-level' meeting Updated: May-04-15 5:25 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - State officials had a "high-level" meeting with the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox to discuss the team's proposal for a new ballpark in downtown Providence.
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm
The Denver Post, April 27, on the bar for school lawsuits:
- Fixit tag for Portland's noted Portland Building: $175M Updated: Apr-29-15 6:35 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A prominent Portland office tower that attracted national attention for its postmodern design when it was built for $25 million three decades ago is in such poor shape and so obnoxious to the people who work there that city officials want to gut and renovate the building - for an estimated $175 million.
- Former Biloxi casino to be redeveloped as resort, water park Updated: Apr-29-15 6:17 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - A former Biloxi casino damaged in Hurricane Katrina will be redeveloped as a resort and water park.
- City enticing developers to historic home hit by tornado Updated: Apr-27-15 2:29 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A historic house in Springfield that was damaged by a tornado is being sold by the city as part of a revitalization effort.