Tag archive for ‘New York City’
By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Rikers guards sue NYC, blaming city for making jails unsafe

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City jail guard union has sued New York City, saying recent sweeping changes in city's jails have empowered violent inmates and endangered guards. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Manhattan More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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DOJ issues ultimatum to NYC and other ‘sanctuary’ cities

The US Department of Justice on Friday gave New York City and eight other local governments that provide “sanctuary” to illegal immigrants until June 30 to prove they’re not violating federal law More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Crews work on power outage linked to NYC subway delays

NEW YORK (AP) - Con Edison and transit crews are working to determine what triggered an hourslong power outage that caused major subway delays in New York City. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Medical marijuana home deliveries expand to NYC, Long Island

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A medical marijuana company is set to roll out a home delivery service in New York City and Long Island. Vireo Health of New York will begin deliveries Friday to patients in Brooklyn, Queens, More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Alcoa moving headquarters from New York back to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Alcoa Corp. is moving its global headquarters back to Pittsburgh, where the 129-year-old company had been based until moving to New York City in 2006. Alcoa has maintained offices in Pittsburgh More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Prosecutors: Man accused in runner’s death said he ‘lost it’

NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors say a man arrested in the death of a New York City runner told police he "lost it" and strangled the woman during a chance encounter. Chanel (shuh-NEHL') Lewis pleaded not guilty Tuesday More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Capitol Watch: NYC schools, ethics on Albany to-do list

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In this week's New York state government news: ethics reforms and changes designed to make it easier to vote were left out of the state budget but could resurface when lawmakers return from spring More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Man, 63, dies after being hit by vehicle in NYC parking lot

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 63-year-old man has died after being hit by a vehicle in the parking lot of a New York City business. The New York Police Department says officers responded around 3 p.m. Monday to reports More...

By admin On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Could Rikers Island spell relief for busy LaGuardia Airport?

NEW YORK (AP) - Travelers stuck in endless delays at New York City's cramped and congested LaGuardia Airport can feel like prisoners. Now there's a plan to liberate them by closing the city's most notorious jail. More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Popular Chinese comedian faces weapon, drug charges in NY

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A Chinese comedian and former judge on the "China's Got Talent" television program is facing drug and weapon charges on Long Island. Zhou Libo was arrested during a traffic stop Jan. 19 in Lattingtown, More...