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Hearings upcoming about proposed shark fin removal rules

May 20, 2016

OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators have scheduled public hearings about changes to rules that govern removal of fins from coastal sharks by fishermen. more »»

Chef Eric Ripert recalls uphill climb to culinary greatness

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — When Eric Ripert turned 18, he had a crisis of confidence. more »»

Trial of man charged in New York teen's slaying wrapping up

May 20, 2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are being made in the trial of a central New York man charged with stabbing a 16-year-old girl to death and wounding the victim's mother. more »»

Identical acrobat twins make you see double at 'Paramour'

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway these days is a pair of brothers who, quite literally, put their lives in each other's hands every da. more »»

VA hospital closes operating rooms due to air duct particles

May 20, 2016

NORTHPORT, N.Y. (AP) — All five operating rooms at a Long Island veterans hospital are closed due to sand-sized black particles falling from air ducts.

The New York Times (http://nyti. more »»

Diego Rivera painting sells privately for $15.7 million

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for $15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday. more »»

Man sentenced for wounding NYC police officer

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man has been sentenced to serve 59 to 66 years in prison for wounding a police officer who was rescuing a woman and child. more »»

Rochester police investigate fatal shooting of woman, 35

May 20, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old woman whose body was found inside a Rochester home. more »»

Calidore String Quartet wins $100K grand prize in Michigan

May 20, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Calidore String Quartet has won the $100,000 grand prize at a new competition to identify and showcase the highest caliber of chamber music ensembles. more »»

Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on rural NY road

May 20, 2016

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of a single-engine airplane had to make an emergency landing on a rural road near the Thruway in western New York. more »»

Citi Bike share expansion includes Brooklyn, Manhattan

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's bike share program is expanding into Brooklyn and further into Manhatta. more »»

Port Authority reaches deal with bankrupt contractor

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The bi-state agency that owns the World Trade Center has reached a deal to end a payment dispute with a Canadian firm that worked on the site. more »»

9 admit smuggling drugs using Bronx day care centers

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say nine people accused of using two New York City day care centers to smuggle and sell drugs have pleaded guilty to the charges. more »»

2 killed in 1-car crash on eastbound Thruway lanes in Albany

May 20, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed in a crash on a stretch of the Thruway in Albany.

The state police Thruway detail says the crash occurred around 2 a.. more »»

New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs

May 20, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid. more »»

Poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs

May 20, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid. more »»

Appeals court: LI county must pay ex-Verizon worker $5M

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A state appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling and ordered a Long Island county to pay a former Verizon worker more than $5 million after the man was hit by a county... more »»

Morley Safer, veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent, dies at 84

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Morley Safer, the veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent, has died. He was 84.

CBS News says Safer, who was in declining health, died Thursday at his home in Manhattan. more »»

 
 
 

 

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