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Civil rights activist and lawyer Faith Seidenberg dies at 91

January 20, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Faith Seidenberg, an attorney and activist known for her civil rights and civil liberties work, has died. She was 91. more »»

VA settles more retaliation complaints by whistleblowers

January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department said Tuesday it is offering relief to more than two dozen employees who faced retaliation after filing whistleblower complaints about wrongdoing... more »»

Maine mill buyer skeptical of firms that want to reopen it

January 20, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The head of a firm that intends to buy a shuttered Bucksport paper mill says he will remain skeptical of three companies interested in purchasing and reopening the facility... more »»

Investigators: Garner memorial fire an accident

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators say candles caused a fire that damaged a memorial to Eric Garner.

Garner's stepfather, Benjamin Carr, tells the Staten Island Advance (http://bit. more »»

Solar aircraft flight expected to land at NY's JFK Airport

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the first "round the world" flight by a solar-powered aircraft will make a stop at Kennedy Airport this spring. more »»

2 from Yemen charged in US with conspiracy to kill Americans

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men from Yemen who trained with al-Qaida to fight U.S. more »»

LaGuardia rail link highlights Cuomo's transportation plan

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic Gov. more »»

Civil rights activist and lawyer Faith Seidenberg dead at 91

January 20, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Faith Seidenberg, an attorney and activist known for her civil rights and civil liberties work, has died. more »»

Challengers want to unseat longtime NY police union leader

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A slate of challengers is working to unseat longtime New York police union leader Patrick Lynch. more »»

Starboard urges Staples to combine with Office Depot

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP wants Staples to combine with Office Depot.

Last month Starboard disclosed in a regulatory filing that it purchased a . more »»

2 men from Yemen are charged in the US with joining al-Qaida

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men from Yemen have been charged in a U.S. court with joining al-Qaida to attack American forces. more »»

Head of Bucksport mill buyer skeptical of potential buyers

January 20, 2015

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — The head of a Canadian metal recycler says he will be skeptical about three companies who are interested in purchasing and reopening a shuttered Bucksport, Maine, paper... more »»

Poll: New York voters approve of Cuomo's fracking ban

January 20, 2015

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A poll has found that New York voters support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to ban shale gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing. more »»

Jury selection starts for defendant in 1998 embassy bombings

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection is underway for a defendant in a trial stemming from the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa. more »»

Many Cuomo initiatives for 2015 outlined ahead of budget

January 20, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. more »»

American who sent $67K to al-Qaida gets 15 years in prison

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker who sent $67,000 to al-Qaida and pledged his support to the terror group has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. more »»

Western New York baby becomes state's 2nd child flu victim

January 20, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A baby from western New York has become the second child to die from the flu in New York stat. more »»

NY governor outlines transportation and infrastructure plan

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unveiling an ambitious plan to modernize New York's infrastructure and transportation syste. more »»

Avonte's mom will attend Obama's State of the Union address

January 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of Avonte Oquendo (ah-VAHN'-tay oh-KEHN'-doh) will attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

Vanessa Fontaine will be the guest of Sen. more »»

 
 
 

 

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