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Mindful of Amazon, malls take the Santa experience high-tech

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing el. more »»

Volleyballers vs. bulldozers: A Chinatown's history at stake

December 6, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — On the streets, alleyways and parking lots of Boston's Chinatown, immigrants developed a unique style of volleyball now played in Chinatowns across the countr. more »»

Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld to star in benefit

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — More than two years after narrowly escaping death in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, comedian Tracy Morgan is ready to give back, and he's doing it on a huge stage. more »»

Arraignment set for relatives of man found slain, disfigured

December 6, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Arraignments on second-degree murder charges have been scheduled for the estranged wife and two sons of a suburban Rochester man found dead with his face disfigured by acid. more »»

Heastie re-elected as speaker of NY Assembly

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Carl Heastie of the Bronx has been re-elected Speaker of the New York state Assembly. more »»

NY governor to sue over Long Island Sound dredge disposal

December 6, 2016

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he intends to sue the federal government over its plan to allow dredged sediments to be placed in eastern Long Island Sound. more »»

Hacker gets 5 years in prison for stealing scripts, videos

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bahamian man has been sentenced to five years in prison for hacking into celebrities' email accounts to steal scripts and sexually explicit pictures and videos. more »»

3rd man arrested in death after party at ritzy NYC apartment

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A third person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Connecticut man who vanished last month after a party at a luxury New York City apartmen. more »»

3rd man arrested after Manhattan party death

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A third person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Connecticut man who went missing last month after a party at a luxury Manhattan apartmen. more »»

NY AG Schneiderman wants early voting, easier registration

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says unprecedented complaints about this year's presidential primary show the need for big changes to state voting rules. more »»

State: Ex-cop town judge wrong to close courtroom to media

December 6, 2016

YORK, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say a retired New York trooper-turned-town judge shouldn't have kept media from covering the arraignment of a suspect who's a state police major's daughter. more »»

After 9 years, Times Square hotel murder case headed to jury

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A nearly decade-old murder case over a prostitute's death in a shabby Times Square hotel will soon go to a jury after being drawn out by debate over the scientific validity of... more »»

Mistakenly sold lottery ticket earns couple $1 million

December 6, 2016

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million.

State lottery officials say 70-year-old Dante Castillo usually picks his own numbers. more »»

Man charged in stepdaughter's slaying; body was in suitcase

December 6, 2016

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A 40-year-old man has been charged with killing his stepdaughter and dumping her body in a suitcase that was found floating in the Hudson River last year. more »»

He won fame on TV but found a home on Broadway

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Fourteen years ago, with 23 million people watching, Justin Guarini came achingly close to superstardo. more »»

Officials: Tourist train company warned about rail issues

December 6, 2016

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — New York transportation officials say operators of a Catskills tourist train had been warned about a rail safety issue months before a derailment left 25 stranded last month. more »»

Governor probing racial bias in NY prisons after Times story

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor has launched an investigation into racial bias in the state prison system following an investigation by The New York Times. more »»

Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing el. more »»

DOT: NY tourist train company was warned about rail issues

December 6, 2016

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — State transportation officials say they warned the operators of a Catskills tourist train about a rail safety issue months before a derailment left 25 stranded last month. more »»

 
 
 

 

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