Advocates File Suit to Block Concrete on The Coney Island Boardwalk

After arguing to save the wooden Coney Island Boardwalk with petitions and official presentations to the city, several advocacy groups and outspoken residents filed a lawsuit this week in...

Rhode Island Officer who Kicked Cuffed Woman in the Face Fights for Job (Video)

A Rhode Island cop, who was slapped with a 10-year suspension in March for kicking a cuffed woman in the head outside of a casino, is now fighting for...

NYC Taxi Commission Approves Fare Hikes

The cost of a taxi ride in New York City is rising by an average of 17 percent. The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission approved the fare hike...

Yahoo Investigating Reported Mass Password Breach

Yahoo Inc. says it's investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users' email addresses and passwords. The company said in a statement that...

NO POLITICIANS ALLOWED: No Politicians To Speak At This Year’s 9-11 Event

NEW YORK -- Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero, following a year in which families have expressed concern that...

Turbulence Injures Passengers, Crew as flight Approaches Miami

Three people were taken to a hospital and others were treated at an airport after an Aruba-to-Miami flight encountered turbulence while making its initial descent into Miami, an American...

Firefighters Rescue 2 Window Washers from Stuck Scaffolding

Two window washers were saved from the 42nd floor of a midtown office building Wednesday after their scaffold got stuck and was dangling at a terrifying 45-degree angle for...

Medicaid Patients turn to Hospitals for Emergencies, Not Routine Care

Most people covered by government health insurance for the poor visit hospital emergency rooms for perceived emergencies, not for routine care, much like those with private insurance, according to...

FBI to Review lab Work on Thousands of Convictions

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department and the FBI will review thousands of criminal convictions from over a decade ago for possibly flawed analysis of hair sample evidence. The department and...

Fire Department Struggles With Large Apartment Complex Fire In Spring Valley

Firefighters from 10 Rockland County departments put out a blaze at a three-story building on East Funston Avenue after battling the fire for three hours. Firefighters gutted the roof of...
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