| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
NEW YORK -- The person who reported a gas odor to utility workers minutes before a fatal Manhattan blast also smelled gas the night before but did not report it, city officials said Thursday, an indication that several lives could have been saved had...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:38 PM
NEW YORK — The caller who reported a gas smell minutes before a deadly explosion that destroyed two Manhattan buildings had noticed the same odor the night before but did not report it at the time, officials said Thursday, indicating the catastrophe...
| 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...
| 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
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2008
Gov. Paterson announces formation of a working group from LIPA and Con Ed to analyze the proposal for a wind farm off Queens. Release after the jump.......
| Jan 28, 2009
We've already heard from Rep. Peter King, ranking member of the House homeland security committee, saying he did nothing wrong in facilitating a $3 million federal allocation for protective manhole covers like those built by a local company, Manhole......