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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 »»

Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A renowned documentary photographer whose subjects ranged from runaway children to world leaders has died in New York City. Mary Ellen Mark was 75. more »»

Florida schools chief to lead New York Education Department

May 26, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Florida school superintendent has been appointed New York education commissioner. more »»

Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A renowned documentary photographer whose subjects ranged from runaway children to world leaders has died. Mary Ellen Mark was 75. more »»

County exec makes proposals to revamp campus assault bill

May 26, 2015

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — The Westchester County executive says he will expand training for the county's police departments and victim advocates as part of a battle against sexual violence on campuses. more »»

Audit: Some canal structures haven't been inspected in years

May 26, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Canal Cor. more »»

Cops fatally shoot man who killed ex outside New York casino

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — An armed homicide suspect died in gunfight with police early Tuesday after killing his ex-girlfriend and another man in an ambush outside a casino, then making menacing remarks... more »»

Congress members back bills to phase out plastic microbeads

May 26, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers they and other members of Congress are sponsoring bipartisan legislation to protect the Great Lakes from the damaging effects of plastic microbeads found in... more »»

Bill Clinton company shows complexity of family finances

May 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or assets that the former president has legally... more »»

 
 
 

 

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