146 NYC police committed misconduct in 2020 protests: Report
146 NYC police committed misconduct in 2020 protests: Report

A new report says nearly 150 New York City police officers committed misconduct, including using excessive force, while responding to the 2020 protests over the killing of George Floyd.

1 hr 25 mins ago
New Year's Eve machete attack suspect in federal custody
New Year's Eve machete attack suspect in federal custody

A man charged with attacking police with a machete near New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve has been transferred to U.S. custody and made his initial court appearance.

4 hrs 19 mins ago
Salman Rushdie gives first interview since 2022 stabbing
Salman Rushdie gives first interview since 2022 stabbing

Months after being stabbed repeatedly as he prepared to deliver a lecture, Salman Rushdie is blind in his right eye, struggles to write and at times has “frightening” nightmares.

5 hrs 43 mins ago
NYC ending COVID-19 vaccination mandate for city employees
NYC ending COVID-19 vaccination mandate for city employees

New York City is ending its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for municipal employees including police officers, firefighters and teachers.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
Woman found breathing after nursing home pronounces her dead
Woman found breathing after nursing home pronounces her dead

Police say an 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing facility and then found to be breathing at a funeral home.

13 hrs 13 mins ago
Small earthquake shakes Buffalo, western New York
Small earthquake shakes Buffalo, western New York

A small earthquake rumbled through western New York Monday, jolting people awake but apparently causing no significant damage.

13 hrs 19 mins ago
Former NFL player faces DUI charge in Florida after crash
Former NFL player faces DUI charge in Florida after crash

A former NFL player was arrested on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after troopers say his vehicle rear-ended a pick-up truck that was on the side of a South Florida highway because of a flat tire.

February 5th, 2:42 PM EST
Charles Kimbrough, who played anchor in 'Murphy Brown,' dies
Charles Kimbrough, who played anchor in 'Murphy Brown,' dies

Charles Kimbrough, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor who played a straight-laced news anchor opposite Candice Bergen on “Murphy Brown,” has died.

February 5th, 1:48 PM EST
Northeast temperatures soar a day after bone-numbing cold
Northeast temperatures soar a day after bone-numbing cold

Temperatures in many areas of the Northeast U.S. are climbing into the mid-40s Fahrenheit, a day after the region suffered through temperatures that plummeted into the negative teens.

February 5th, 1:42 PM EST
Off-duty NYPD officer buying car shot and critically injured
Off-duty NYPD officer buying car shot and critically injured

A manhunt is underway for a gunman who critically wounded an off-duty New York Police Department officer.

February 5th, 12:06 PM EST
Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase
Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway.

February 4th, 12:23 PM EST
Dangerously cold temperatures envelop Northeast
Dangerously cold temperatures envelop Northeast

Arctic air descended into the Northeast on Saturday morning bringing dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills that dropped to minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit in many areas.

February 4th, 10:59 AM EST
Damaged engine blamed for fatal New York plane crash
Damaged engine blamed for fatal New York plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board reports that a small plane that crashed last month as it approached a suburban New York airport had a damaged engine that led the aircraft to bleed oil.

February 3rd, 5:58 PM EST
Husband and wife get decade in prison for terror support
Husband and wife get decade in prison for terror support

A husband-wife militant duo will spend about a decade in prison after each of them pleaded guilty to trying to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

February 3rd, 5:52 PM EST
Man admits seeking to have his child porn victim killed
Man admits seeking to have his child porn victim killed

A New Jersey man who exchanged sexually explicit videos and images with a 13-year-old girl has admitted paying $20,000 in bitcoin to have the child victim murdered.

February 3rd, 5:16 PM EST
Ex-prosecutor's new book details fight over indicting Trump
Ex-prosecutor's new book details fight over indicting Trump

As the Manhattan district attorney’s office again ramps up its yearslong investigation of Donald Trump, a new book by a former prosecutor who once led the probe details just how close the former president came to getting indicted — and laments friction with the new D.

February 3rd, 5:04 PM EST
Owl escapes from Central Park Zoo, eludes NYPD, zookeepers
Owl escapes from Central Park Zoo, eludes NYPD, zookeepers

An owl at the Central Park Zoo flew the coop after someone vandalized its exhibit by cutting through stainless steel mesh.

February 3rd, 3:28 PM EST
New England knows winter, but why so dangerously cold?
New England knows winter, but why so dangerously cold?

New Englanders are accustomed to cold weather, snow and ice, but Friday night's combination of extreme cold and powerful winds is enough to make even bundled-up skiers shelter indoors.

February 3rd, 3:10 PM EST
Skull found in '97 in remote Alaska belongs to New York man
Skull found in '97 in remote Alaska belongs to New York man

Alaska authorities say a skull found in a remote part of the state’s Interior in 1997 belongs to a New York man who likely died in a bear mauling.

February 3rd, 1:34 PM EST
California weighs making flag football a girls' school sport
California weighs making flag football a girls' school sport

California officials are considering a plan to make flag football a girls’ high school sport amid soaring popularity of the game and a push to get more female athletes on the field.

February 3rd, 10:58 AM EST
NFL will offer free CPR training during Super Bowl week
NFL will offer free CPR training during Super Bowl week

Inspired by the lifesaving medical attention Damar Hamlin received on the field during a game last month, the NFL and American Heart Association will provide free CPR education in Arizona throughout Super Bowl week as part the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center.

February 3rd, 10:40 AM EST
Street honoring KKK leader renamed after student-led effort
Street honoring KKK leader renamed after student-led effort

A street that honored a leader of the Ku Klux Klan in New York has a new name after a yearslong campaign led by high school students.

February 3rd, 9:28 AM EST
Dutch slavery exhibition to open at UN headquarters
Dutch slavery exhibition to open at UN headquarters

A landmark exhibition on slavery in the Dutch colonial era that was first staged at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is going on display at the United Nations in New York.

February 3rd, 3:34 AM EST
Job: 'Sniper': Accused Islamic State fighter on trial in US
Job: 'Sniper': Accused Islamic State fighter on trial in US

The ongoing trial of a U.S. citizen charged with serving as a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group is a reminder of the enduring and far-reaching fallout of a war that drew tens of thousands of foreign fighters to Syria and Iraq.

February 3rd, 1:22 AM EST
Report: FBI investigating Santos fundraiser for sick dog
Report: FBI investigating Santos fundraiser for sick dog

A published report says federal authorities are investigating whether embattled New York Rep. George Santos raised $3,000 for life-saving surgery for a disabled veteran’s dog and then kept the money for himself.

February 2nd, 1:57 PM EST
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather

He gets most of the PR, at least nationally, but Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog to purport to predict the weather.

February 2nd, 11:03 AM EST
Eye drops linked to US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak
Eye drops linked to US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections.

February 2nd, 10:15 AM EST
Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion
Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Growing numbers of people are flocking to U.S. churches that center their practice around a bitter psychedelic tea known as ayahuasca.

February 2nd, 9:21 AM EST
NY man pleads guilty to threatening Rep. Greene of Georgia
NY man pleads guilty to threatening Rep. Greene of Georgia

Federal prosecutors say a New York man has pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia.

February 2nd, 9:15 AM EST
Punxsutawney Phil prepares to make Groundhog Day prediction
Punxsutawney Phil prepares to make Groundhog Day prediction

It’s Groundhog Day and people are waiting to learn whether a furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town will predict an early spring or six more weeks of winter.

February 2nd, 1:06 AM EST