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NYPD: 68-year-old woman hit by double-decker bus, dies

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 68-year-old woman has died after getting hit by a double-decker bus in upper Manhattan.

Authorities said it happened around 3 p.m. more »»

Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal... more »»

Collection of early American coins sells for $25 million

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of 128 American coins from the late 18th and early 19th centuries has sold for a total of $25.3 million at auction in New York. more »»

NYC hammer suspect charged with assault from hospital bed

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man shot by New York City police last week after authorities say he attacked an officer and others with a hammer has been charged with assaul. more »»

2 Long Island merchants sentenced in food stamp scam

May 20, 2015

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Two Long Island merchants have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a scheme to steal over $1.6 million from the federal food stamp program. more »»

24 little penguins from Australia go on display at Bronx Zoo

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two dozen members of the world's smallest penguin species have taken up residence at the Bronx Zoo.

The little penguins are also called blue penguins or fairy penguins. more »»

Hammer suspect charged with assault from hospital bed

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man shot by police last week after authorities say he attacked an officer and others with a hammer has been charged with assault. more »»

NYC City Council touts participatory budget process

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Council is announcing the results of its annual participatory budget process.

Twenty-four of the council's 51 districts partake in the program. more »»

Ex-Madoff employee sentenced to 9 months of home detention

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A second-generation employee of Bernard Madoff who was one of the earliest government cooperators after the massive Ponzi scheme was revealed has been sentenced to nine months of... more »»

Ex-Madoff employee sentenced to 9 months home detention

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A second-generation employee of Bernard Madoff who was one of the earliest government cooperators has been sentenced to nine months home detention. more »»

Feds trying to determine if Amtrak engineer was using phone

May 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal investigators say they're still trying to determine whether an Amtrak engineer used his cellphone at the controls of the train in a deadly derailment in Philadelphia. more »»

F. Scott Fitzgerald's former home on the market for $3.8M

May 20, 2015

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written "The Great Gatsby" is up for sale. more »»

F. Scott Fitzgerald's former home on the market for $3.8 M

May 20, 2015

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written "The Great Gatsby" is up for sale. more »»

New York's top financial regulator to step down

May 20, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's top financial regulator is stepping down after four years and billions of dollars of penalties and fees won from banks and insurance companies. more »»

Spotted in Yonkers, bear is tranquilized, relocated upstate

May 20, 2015

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A 150-pound black bear has been tranquilized and removed from a tree in in Yonkers.

The Journal News reports (http://lohud. more »»

Correction: Presidential Expenses story

May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 19 about expenses for former presidents, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former President George H.W. Bush left office in 1989. more »»

Even Marc Jacobs had to pull all-nighters at design school

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion students, take heart: Even someone with the natural talent of Marc Jacobs had to pull all-nighters to get through design school. more »»

Blue Angels dedicate show to victim of Amtrak crash

May 20, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Blue Angels are dedicating their air show in Annapolis, Maryland, to the U.S. Naval Academy midshipman who died in last week's Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. more »»

Oldest known stone tools found in Kenya; makers not known

May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they've found the oldest stone tools ever discovered, pushing back the history of tool-making by about 700,000 years.

The artifacts, found in Kenya, are 3. more »»

 
 
 

 

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