NYC to boost starting pay for lifeguards to $19.46 an hour
NYC to boost starting pay for lifeguards to $19.46 an hour

Starting wages for lifeguards in New York City will be $19.46 an hour this summer under an agreement reached with the lifeguard union.

1 hr 31 mins ago
Fort Drum soldier from Georgia ID'd as victim of shooting
Fort Drum soldier from Georgia ID'd as victim of shooting

The U.S. Army has identified the victim of a deadly weekend shooting in Syracuse as a 19-year-old soldier from Georgia who was assigned to New York’s Fort Drum.

3 hrs 1 min ago
3 plead guilty to financial scam targeted at grandparents
3 plead guilty to financial scam targeted at grandparents

Three men have pleaded guilty to defrauding 14 Rhode Island seniors out of more than $350,000 by pretending to be their grandchildren.

5 hrs 26 mins ago
Driver charged in Buffalo police chase that ended in gunfire
Driver charged in Buffalo police chase that ended in gunfire

A driver accused of shooting at police officers during a long car chase through the streets of New York's second-largest city has been arraigned on five counts of attempted murder.

7 hrs 1 min ago
Sen. Graham to fight Georgia election subpoena, lawyers say
Sen. Graham to fight Georgia election subpoena, lawyers say

Attorneys representing Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina say he intends to challenge a subpoena compelling him to testify before a special grand jury in Georgia investigating ex-President Donald Trump and his allies’ actions after the 2020 election.

8 hrs 36 mins ago
Trump property appraiser held in contempt in NY civil probe
Trump property appraiser held in contempt in NY civil probe

A company that has performed hundreds of property appraisals for Donald Trump has been held in contempt of court for missing a deadline to turn over documents in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into the former president’s business practices.

9 hrs 11 mins ago
Hate crimes officers investigate explosion outside NY mosque
Hate crimes officers investigate explosion outside NY mosque

Hate crimes officers are investigating after an incendiary device exploded outside a mosque on Long Island.

10 hrs 27 mins ago
Ciao! American Kennel Club adds a breed, the bracco Italiano
Ciao! American Kennel Club adds a breed, the bracco Italiano

U.S. dog lovers, say “benvenuto” to the bracco Italiano.

12 hrs 57 mins ago
NY firm pays $10K state ethics penalty to settle CT case
NY firm pays $10K state ethics penalty to settle CT case

A New York-based maritime company has agreed to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to Connecticut regulators who say the firm violated state ethics rules by providing gifts to employees and a board member of the quasi-public Connecticut Port Authority.

July 5th, 9:35 PM EDT
Feds settle suit alleging abuse by men detained after 9/11
Feds settle suit alleging abuse by men detained after 9/11

The Justice Department has settled a long-running lawsuit filed by a group of men rounded up in the weeks after the September 2001 attack who say they were abused in a federal lockup in New York City.

July 5th, 3:09 PM EDT
HarperCollins workers approve potential strike
HarperCollins workers approve potential strike

The union representing more than 250 HarperCollins workers says those employees have overwhelmingly voted to strike if the publisher doesn’t meet their demands for a fair contract.

July 5th, 2:19 PM EDT
Giuliani, Graham testimony sought in Trump election probe
Giuliani, Graham testimony sought in Trump election probe

The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is trying to compel U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to testify before a special grand jury.

July 5th, 2:14 PM EDT
In reversal, prosecutors say R. Kelly off suicide watch
In reversal, prosecutors say R. Kelly off suicide watch

Prosecutors say R. Kelly is no longer on suicide watch following the jailed R&B singer's sentencing in a federal sex abuse case.

July 5th, 1:09 PM EDT
76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC
July 5th, 11:04 AM EDT
Police: 2 men fatally struck during NY 'road rage' dispute
Police: 2 men fatally struck during NY 'road rage' dispute

Police say two men got out of their cars to argue on a New York highway and were fatally struck by a third car.

July 5th, 8:49 AM EDT
Buffalo house fire kills man, 3 daughters; mom hospitalized
Buffalo house fire kills man, 3 daughters; mom hospitalized

A fire that ripped through a Buffalo home has killed a man and two of his adult daughters and sending their mother to a hospital.

July 4th, 2:59 PM EDT
Beaches reopen after shark attacks Long Island lifeguard
Beaches reopen after shark attacks Long Island lifeguard

Officials are using drones to watch for sharks at some Long Island beaches after a shark attack injured a lifeguard.

July 4th, 12:33 PM EDT
In comeback, Sudo wins women's title at July 4 hot dog race
In comeback, Sudo wins women's title at July 4 hot dog race

Record-holder Miki Sudo has won the women’s title at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest after skipping last year’s frank fest because she was pregnant.

July 4th, 11:48 AM EDT
In light of EPA court ruling, new focus on states' power
In light of EPA court ruling, new focus on states' power

The Supreme Court decision June 30 restricting the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency may mean continued pollution from power plants in states that are not switching to cleaner energy.

July 4th, 9:33 AM EDT
Shark attacks Long Island lifeguard during training exercise
Shark attacks Long Island lifeguard during training exercise

Suffolk County officials have temporarily closed a Long Island beach to swimming after what they described as an unprecedented shark attack that injured a lifeguard.

July 3rd, 2:45 PM EDT
Key players granted bail in Buffalo Billion corruption case
Key players granted bail in Buffalo Billion corruption case

A federal judge has granted bail to a prominent Buffalo developer and other businessmen serving prison time for a bid-rigging scheme related to former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program.

July 3rd, 11:40 AM EDT
Stroller-pushing NYC mom's alleged killer held without bail
Stroller-pushing NYC mom's alleged killer held without bail

The ex-boyfriend of a New York City woman shot dead as she pushed their infant daughter in a stroller has been ordered jailed without bail in a shooting prosecutors described as a “premeditated execution.”.

July 3rd, 10:05 AM EDT
Man found at Taylor Swift properties faces stalking charges
Man found at Taylor Swift properties faces stalking charges

A 35-year-old New York man is facing trespassing and stalking charges after authorities said he entered two New York City residences linked to the famed singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.

July 2nd, 5:59 PM EDT
3-year-old boy dies after fall from 29th floor NYC apartment
3-year-old boy dies after fall from 29th floor NYC apartment

A 3-year-old boy has died after falling from a 29th floor balcony of a New York City apartment building in Harlem.

July 2nd, 2:44 PM EDT
Baby’s father charged in slaying of stroller-pushing NYC mom
Baby’s father charged in slaying of stroller-pushing NYC mom

The ex-boyfriend of a New York City woman shot dead Wednesday as she pushed their infant daughter in a stroller has been arrested and charged with killing her.

July 1st, 10:09 PM EDT
Trump social media firm subpoened by feds, stock regulators
Trump social media firm subpoened by feds, stock regulators

Donald Trump’s social media company and some of its employees received subpoenas from a federal grand jury in New York and securities regulators.

July 1st, 8:14 PM EDT
Woman awarded $431,000 for Occupy Wall Street police actions
Woman awarded $431,000 for Occupy Wall Street police actions

A Manhattan woman has been awarded over $400,000 by a jury after suing New York City and its police department, saying she suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was thrown to the ground while serving as a medic for protesters during 2012 Occupy Wall Street events.

July 1st, 8:09 PM EDT
New York lawmakers approve legislation intended to preserve some handgun controls in aftermath of Supreme Court ruling
New York lawmakers approve legislation intended to preserve some handgun controls in aftermath of Supreme Court ruling

New York lawmakers approve legislation intended to preserve some handgun controls in aftermath of Supreme Court ruling.

July 1st, 7:49 PM EDT
Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds
Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

The fireworks are still a few days away, but travel for the July Fourth weekend is off to a booming start.

July 1st, 6:29 PM EDT
Man wanted for double killing in Maine arrested in Maryland
Man wanted for double killing in Maine arrested in Maryland

Police say a man who was wanted for the killings of two people in Maine has been arrested.

July 1st, 5:24 PM EDT