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NYC plan would replace pay phones with Wi-Fi hubs

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Pay phones on New York City streets would become a thing of the past under a plan that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls a... more »»

Pope confirms Philly trip for families conference

November 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive Roman Catholic-sponsored gathering. more »»

Police search for suspect in fatal subway shove

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Monday hunted for the man who shoved a stranger off a subway platform to his death and circulated surveillance footage of the suspect walking calmly away from the statio... more »»

NYC aide on leave after son's arrest, police ire

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A top aide in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said Monday she was going on leave after her son's arrest capped a string of damaging disclosures about her personal life,... more »»

Cardinal has 'a hunch' pope will visit NYC

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Timothy Dolan says he has "a hunch" Pope Francis will visit New York City. more »»

NYC jail boss wants new block for toughest inmates

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates are opposing jail officials' plans to build a $14.8 million housing unit on Rikers Island for inmates deemed New York City's most dangerous. more »»

New York's MTA proposes 4 percent fare increases

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to increase fares and tolls by around 4 percent over the next two years. more »»

How states rank in the public's access to courts

November 17, 2014

The nonprofit National Center for Access to Justice in New York City has released new rankings on how well state court systems serve poor and disabled people and other members of the public. more »»

NY trustee for Madoff investors collects over $10B

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York trustee recovering money for thousands of investors says a half-billion-dollar settlement has been reached with two financial funds that invested with Ponzi schemer... more »»

US, German drugmakers team up on cancer medicines

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer says it will partner with German drug and chemical maker Merck in developing potential cancer drugs in a hot new medication class that harnesses the body's immune system to... more »»

Lawyer: Tourist sorry for Brooklyn Bridge climb

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — His lawyer says a French tourist is sorry he climbed the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos. more »»

NY man gets 15-to-life in beating death of boy, 4

November 17, 2014

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who admitted beating his girlfriend's 4-year-old godson to death because he wouldn't take a nap has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. more »»

Connecticut courts rank highest for access

November 17, 2014

HARTFORD, Con. more »»

New Jersey faces mixed economic forecast

November 17, 2014

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Economists say there is reason to be optimistic about New Jersey's recovery, but warn that there are still areas of concer. more »»

Hunter shoots at dead deer on cart, hits other man

November 17, 2014

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man who had shot a deer in the Hudson Valley woods was hauling it away on a cart when he was wounded by second hunter firing at the dead animal. more »»

Connecticut courts top list of state rankings

November 17, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. more »»

Cops: College student dies after drinking at party

November 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Albany say a 19-year-old New York City man has died a day after he and four other young men were hospitalized for excessive alcohol consumption. more »»

MTA plans to install video cameras on trains

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's two commuter railroads plan to install inward- and outward-facing cameras in the cabs of their trains. more »»

Subway riders stranded in 2010 blizzard get $2,500

November 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Some passengers stranded for hours on a freezing subway train during a 2010 blizzard are getting $2,500 from New York City's transit agenc. more »»

 
 
 

 

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