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New York identity thief going to prison for stealing $39,000

May 20, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An identity thief who stole more than $39,000 worth of merchandise in a little over a month is going to prison. more »»

'Downton' author brings one of his favorite novelists to TV

May 20, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Respect is due Julian Fellowes, who as a prolific writer has conquered TV with Emmy-winning "Downton Abbey," film with "Gosford Park," which earned him an Oscar, and theater... more »»

17 arrested in huge jail contraband smuggling investigation

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen people, including two correction officers, have been indicted in connection with a smuggling ring that took scalpels, drugs and cigarettes into the sprawling Rikers... more »»

Mickelson to lose $1M in SEC case involving Vegas gambler

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that... more »»

Police: 17-year-old fatally shot in NYC apartment building

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 17-year-old boy was killed after being shot inside a public housing apartment building in the Bronx.

It happened shortly after 5 p.m. more »»

Correction: Obit-World's Oldest Person story

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 13 about the death of Susannah Mushatt Jones, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Gerontology Research Group, reported erroneously who had... more »»

Correction: Covenant House-Investigation story

May 20, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 18 about a city investigation of a homeless shelter, The Associated Press, relying on information in The New York Times, reported erroneously that the city had... more »»

Ex-wife's lawsuit against billionaire Steven Cohen dismissed

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the ex-wife of billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen that had alleged he lied about his worth to cheat her out of millions of dollar... more »»

Boston sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison

May 19, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for running a cross country sex trafficking operation and attempting to have a witness testifying against him killed. more »»

Metro-North Railroad in New York to resume normal service

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Metro-North Railroad said it was resuming normal service Friday after completing temporary repairs to a section of an elevated track in New York City that was damaged in a fire. more »»

Newark mayor signs order to audit Port Authority

May 19, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's mayor has signed an executive order creating a committee to audit the Port Authority of New York and New Jerse. more »»

The Latest: Railroad to resume normal service after fire

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Metro-North Railroad service in New York following a fire (all times local):

6:25 p.m. more »»

Judge nixes ex-wife's suit against billionaire Steven Cohen

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the ex-wife of billionaire hedge-fund manager Steven Cohen that had accused him of cheating her out of millions of dollars in... more »»

Georgia O'Keeffe painting fetches $12.9M at NYC auction

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A monumental painting by Georgia O'Keeffe that can be viewed horizontally or vertically sold for $12.9 million at a New York City auction. more »»

Morley Safer, who helped create CBS News, dead at 84

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers didn't need to see Morley Safer's reporting to feel its effects. more »»

Former lawyer who survived suicide attempt is sentenced

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A one-time corporate lawyer who cheated friends and relatives of life savings in a Ponzi scheme and then tried to kill himself has been sentenced in New York to five years in... more »»

17 arrested in Rikers contraband smuggling investigation

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen people, including two correction officers, have been indicted in connection with a jail smuggling ring that brought scalpels, drugs and cigarettes into Rikers Island,... more »»

Brooklyn woman found dead on bench with throat slashed

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 51-year-old woman who was found sitting on a bench with her throat slashed. more »»

Home Depot slams its worker's 'America Was Never Great' cap

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot says one of its New York City stores will take steps to ensure employees aren't promoting political messages at work after one wore a cap opposing a Donald Trump slogan. more »»

Ex-NY lawyer who survived suicide attempt is sentenced

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A one-time corporate lawyer who cheated friends and relatives of life savings in a Ponzi scheme has been sentenced in New York to five years in prison. more »»

 
 
 

 

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