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Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, capping one of the steepest falls from grace in the state's lineup of crooked... more »»

The Latest: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 years

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):

3:35 p.. more »»

Netrebko's 'Norma' decision causes soprano merry-go-round

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Netrebko's decision not to sing the title role in Bellini's "Norma" has led to a merry-go-round of soprano cast changes at the world's leading opera houses. more »»

Body washes up on shore with feet coated in cement

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are trying to identify the body of a man who washed up along a Brooklyn beach wrapped in plastic bags with his arms tied around his back, his feet in "cement shoes. more »»

Officials: Candles possible cause of NYC church fire

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church is under investigation but it could have been candles. more »»

FDNY: Church fire still probed; candles possible cause

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic Manhattan church is under investigation but it could have been candles. more »»

Broadway musical 'Hamilton' does what it always does _ stuns

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards are being nicknamed this year the "Hamil-Tonys" in recognition that "Hamilton" is the show to beat. That was proven again Tuesday. more »»

Investigation faults NYC child welfare agency in 2 deaths

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into New York City's child welfare agency has found that it failed to protect two children who died and a third who nearly died in 2014. more »»

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

May 3, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — After months of small-scale testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summe. more »»

DA: NYC jail captain convicted of shooting wife in face

May 3, 2016

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors on Long Island say a New York City jail captain has been convicted of shooting his wife in the face after she told him she wanted a divorce. more »»

Killer in long-unsolved Kansas killing to be freed

May 3, 2016

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who eluded capture for more than two decades after fatally beating his then-lover's husband in Kansas will be freed from prison after serving just 10 years for the crime. more »»

Body pulled from river was woman who abandoned baby in NY

May 3, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who was charged with abandoning her baby in a Manhattan subway station in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Loui. more »»

Radiohead releases 'Burn The Witch' ahead of world tour

May 3, 2016

Radiohead has put out a new song ahead of a world tour that opens later this month. more »»

Truckee community college names new president

May 3, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Truckee Meadows Community College has named a new president.

According to a press release, Dr. Karin Hilgersom will take over as president in Jun. more »»

Kill in long-unsolved Kansas killing to be freed

May 3, 2016

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former student body president of a small Christian college in Kansas who escaped capture in a killing for more than two decades is about to be freed. more »»

'Happy Together' copyright dispute in NY top court

May 3, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has agreed to rule on a case pitting the owner of The Turtles' 1960 hit "Happy Together" against Sirius XM Radio. more »»

Once a powerbroker, ex-NY Assembly speaker awaits sentence

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, awaited his sentence on federal corruption charges... more »»

NY top court to rule on state copyright to older recordings

May 3, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has agreed to rule on a case pitting the owner of The Turtles' 1960 hit "Happy Together" against Sirius XM Radio. more »»

'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical... more »»

 
 
 

 

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