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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 »»

Ex-NY worker accused of charging gas, groceries to state

May 20, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former mechanic for the state has been accused of using state-issued credit cards to buy more than $3,000 in gasoline and groceries for his own use. more »»

New signs to alert visitors of Great Lakes Watershed

May 20, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A network of new signs is going up in western New York to let people know when they've entered the Great Lakes Watershed.

The signs are being unveiled Friday by the U.. more »»

Western NY man fined $30K for illegal ivory purchases, sales

May 20, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York antiques dealer convicted of trafficking in elephant tusks and other prohibited wildlife has been fined $30,000 in federal court.

The U.S. more »»

New York identity thief going to prison for stealing $39,000

May 20, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An identity thief who stole more than $39,000 worth of merchandise in a little over a month is going to prison. more »»

'Downton' author brings one of his favorite novelists to TV

May 20, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Respect is due Julian Fellowes, who as a prolific writer has conquered TV with Emmy-winning "Downton Abbey," film with "Gosford Park," which earned him an Oscar, and theater... more »»

17 arrested in huge jail contraband smuggling investigation

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen people, including two correction officers, have been indicted in connection with a smuggling ring that took scalpels, drugs and cigarettes into the sprawling Rikers... more »»

Mickelson to lose $1M in SEC case involving Vegas gambler

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that... more »»

Police: 17-year-old fatally shot in NYC apartment building

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 17-year-old boy was killed after being shot inside a public housing apartment building in the Bronx.

It happened shortly after 5 p.m. more »»

Correction: Obit-World's Oldest Person story

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 13 about the death of Susannah Mushatt Jones, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Gerontology Research Group, reported erroneously who had... more »»

Correction: Covenant House-Investigation story

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 18 about a city investigation of a homeless shelter, The Associated Press, relying on information in The New York Times, reported erroneously that the city had... more »»

Ex-wife's lawsuit against billionaire Steven Cohen dismissed

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the ex-wife of billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen that had alleged he lied about his worth to cheat her out of millions of dollar... more »»

Boston sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison

May 19, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for running a cross country sex trafficking operation and attempting to have a witness testifying against him killed. more »»

Metro-North Railroad in New York to resume normal service

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Metro-North Railroad said it was resuming normal service Friday after completing temporary repairs to a section of an elevated track in New York City that was damaged in a fire. more »»

Newark mayor signs order to audit Port Authority

May 19, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's mayor has signed an executive order creating a committee to audit the Port Authority of New York and New Jerse. more »»

The Latest: Railroad to resume normal service after fire

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Metro-North Railroad service in New York following a fire (all times local):

6:25 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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