| May 7, 2011
| 6:47 PM
— Sure, Phil Hamilton showed bad judgment. Unethical? Some might say that. Disturbing? Could be.
But it doesn't make him a criminal.
That is a central point for the defense of Hamilton, a former state delegate from Newport News who faces charges...
| May 7, 2011
| 6:47 PM
— In the summer of 2006, one of Virginia's most influential lawmakers was hurting for cash.
Emails between Del. Phil Hamilton and his wife, Kim, show that the couple's bank accounts were nearly drained. They couldn't write any more checks or...
| May 9, 2011
| 5:01 PM
— Former state delegate Phil Hamilton spent five hours Monday testifying in federal court on bribery and extortion charges, defiantly proclaiming his innocence and sparring with prosecutors over meetings, emails and other bits of evidence.
| May 10, 2011
| 2:55 PM
— The prosecution offered closing arguments Tuesday in the federal bribery/extortion trial of Phil Hamilton, saying the evidence against the former state lawmaker "reeks" of wrongdoing.
Hamilton is accused of parlaying his legislative influence...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 3:21 AM
Customers who purchased new MetroCards on Thursday may have realized the price has gone up. In some cases, as much as a whopping 17 percent.
The new MTA fare hike went into effect on Thursday and some straphangers are pissed off. They say service is...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Former Del. Phil Hamilton was led into a federal courtroom in handcuffs this afternoon after surrendering to the FBI in Newport News earlier in the day to face charges of bribery and extortion.
Hamilton entered no plea at his initial appearance, but...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Several schools have delayed openings or are closed Friday due to the snow storm that is passing through the Tri-State area.
The winter storm is expected to end Friday morning, leaving slick roads and between 2- to 5-inches of snow.
New York City public...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 12:18 PM
A 16-mile stretch of Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County has topped the list of the region's most dangerous roads for pedestrians for the third straight year.
Twelve people were run down by vehicles and killed on the road between 2007 and 2009, according...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Police arrested a Suffolk County mom for driving drunk Tuesday, a charge that became a felony once officers noticed that she had her two young children in the backseat.
Suffolk County Police arrested Jennifer Pyszczymuka at 10:30 a.m. after she made a...