| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens.
Authorities toiled overnight,...
| Jun 8, 2013
Several classic feature films such as 1961's "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1950's "Born Yesterday" and 1983's "A Christmas Story" were among the 25 motion pictures selected last December for inclusion in the prestigious National Film Registry of the Library...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In a far-reaching plan that would reshape the coastline of the nation's largest city, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled a $20-billion proposal Tuesday that he said will protect New Yorkers from disasters brought on by climate change.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Who: James V Brunetti, 58, Hallandale Beach
Why: Joined Calvin, Giordano & Associates's Fort Lauderdale office in January and was recently appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president, director of design services.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:48 PM
A second major loss of service in four months on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division is outrageous and unacceptable. This service must be reliable.
Early Wednesday morning, for reasons still unknown, a 138,000-volt Con Edison feeder cable, which...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Three young boys died in a fire started by a candle in a Bronx apartment where the power had been shut off, police said.
The two-alarm fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Friday in a second-floor apartment where a 25-year-old WOMAN and five of her young...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:36 PM
An electrical problem that forced Metro-North to suspend commuter rail service between Stamford and New York City on Wednesday could take weeks to repair, leaving limited service available to the 125,000 people who use the New Haven Line each day,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Apr 2, 2011
Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84.
McCormack died of...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As the pace of electricity restoration slowed Tuesday, the aftermath of Hurricane Irene continued to frustrate thousands of utility customers and officials announced another storm-related death in Maryland.
More than 165,000 customers remained without...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:05 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Nov. 5, 2012 – Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas crews from four distribution cooperatives have been dispatched to assist with power restoration efforts in New York. The outages are the result of Hurricane Sandy.