| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 20, 2009
| 10:02 AM
Suspended NFL star Michael Vick ended his federal dogfighting sentence Monday, freeing him to lobby for a return to the field.
Vick's attorney Lawrence Woodward told The Associated Press outside Vick's Hampton home that the former Atlanta Falcons...
| Sep 8, 2009
| 8:38 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed Dutch royalty to New York for the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage.
Tuesday's Hudson River festivities included NATO vessels, Dutch barges and a replica of Hudson'...
| Oct 11, 2009
| 7:42 PM
Police say a Bronx mother driving drunk on the Henry Hudson Parkway crashed her car, killing an 11-year-old girl. The woman's daughter and six young girls were also in the car; they were also hurt.
Carmen Huertas, 31, was taking them to a sleepover at...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 2:11 PM
Family and friends gathered Wednesday to remember the life of an 11-year-old girl who was killed on her way to a slumber party over the weekend.
Leandra Rosado, a sixth grader at Greenwich Village Middle School, was killed early Sunday morning in an...