Tag archive for ‘New York City’
By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Robbers hold up jewelry store, make off with $800,000

NEW YORK (AP) - A group of thieves dressed as construction workers have robbed a New York City jewelry store in a brazen afternoon holdup. NYPD officials say the four struck a jewelry store in Brooklyn Heights on More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Judge: UPS must pay $247M to NYC and state in cigarette case

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for illegally shipping cigarettes. U.S. District Judge More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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ISIS video urging supporters to attack US is ‘credible’: officials

An ISIS propaganda video is urging supporters to attack Las Vegas — and authorities are calling it a “credible” threat. The video also shows destinations in New York City, such as Times Square, More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) - Seven ancient statues and pottery vessels are headed back to their Italian homeland after authorities say they tracked down the stolen items in New York City. The Manhattan district attorney's office More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

NEW YORK (AP) - Three male federal prison guards in New York City have been arrested on charges they sexually abused female prisoners in Brooklyn. Prosecutors are seeking their detention without bail because of More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Attempt to rebrand Harlem as ‘SoHa’ leaves residents fuming

NEW YORK (AP) - Community activists in New York City say an attempt to rebrand a section of Harlem as "SoHa" - short for Harlem - is insulting and another sign of gentrification run amok. NY1 reports (http://bit.ly/2rTh9i0 More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Hillary: Trump’s budget shows ‘unimaginable’ cruelty

illary Clinton proclaimed Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s budget shows an “unimaginable level of cruelty” for millions of Americans and children. The former Democratic presidential nominee, More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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“Bravest” FDNY semi-pro footballers use chicken as mascot

NEW YORK (AP) - A semi-pro football team made up of New York City firefighters has an interesting choice for a team mascot - a chicken named Pudgie they found in Chicago. Last month, members of the FDNY Bravest More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Assembly minority backs acceleration of upstate Uber, Lyft

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Assembly minority leader is urging the body to accelerate authorization of ride-hailing services in upstate communities. Republican Brian Kolb says he hopes the Assembly will quickly More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat, flagging car for police

NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield. Turns out the tickets were paid. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2rDIapI More...