| Jun 12, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Call it a crime of opportunity, against an all-to-common victim in Manhattan: a vulnerable female, walking home alone. "For no one to see or stop to help her. That's nothing to laugh at," said Lisa Blair.
Police say no one saw a thing, expect for the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A billboard for a low-budget vodka company is grabbing attention in the South Bronx.
The four-word slogan, "escort quality, hooker pricing" that sits high above the Bruckner Expressway is not a welcome addition to Hunts Point, a neighborhood that has...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:51 PM
A four-alarm fire tore through a water treatment plant in Harlem Wednesday, prompting the evacuation and closure of Riverbank State Park and the Henry Hudson Parkway.
The fire, which broke out in the engine room on the second level of the North River...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The New York City Triathlon has ended in the death of a 64-year-old man and the hospitalization of a 40-year-old woman, according to the event's director.
They reportedly went into cardiac arrest.
Bill Burke told the Associated Press that the man got...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:01 AM
(Reuters) - Conventional political wisdom holds that the Supreme Court, scheduled to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law beginning on Monday, is likely to strike it down on partisan lines. The court's Republican appointees enjoy...
| Dec 13, 2010
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida’s legal challenge to the new health-care law was bolstered on Monday when a federal judge in Virginia ruled that the government cannot require everyone to get insurance. The ruling will....
| Dec 14, 2010
One decision in what's likely to be a long legal fight ending at the U.S. Supreme Court....
| Dec 14, 2010
Ken Cuccinelli makes a powerful argument against the insurance purchase mandate. And a federal judge agreed with him....
| Jan 31, 2011
Full text and selected excerpts of Judge Roger Vinson's federal court decision declaring the new healthcare law unconstitutional....
| Nov 17, 2009
| 12:20 PM
Suspended NFL star and Newport News native Michael Vick is set to travel home to Hampton today to begin the next stage in his rehabilitation.
Vick was due to be released from a federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan., about 9:30-10 p.m. Tuesday,...
| Jul 11, 2009
| 2:07 PM
It's going to get more expensive overnight to "get from here to there." Fare hikes to cross the nine bridges and tunnels operated by the Metropolitan Transit Authority take effect Sunday 3 a.m.
If you're paying cash, and want to use the Bronx-Whitestone,...