| May 29, 2010
| 12:35 PM
A tiny beauty school in New York's Chinatown has been raided by federal agents after getting an outsized $4 million in government aid in as many years.
Agents from the departments of education and labor seized boxes of documents Friday at the USA...
| May 6, 2010
| 7:56 AM
A three-week investigation into the fatal Chinatown seven-alarm blaze has found that an overheated electrical junction box was to blame for the fire.
FDNY Fire Marshals have determined that the April 11 evening fire at 283 Grand Street in Manhattan...
| Jul 15, 2011
International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced "Pay It Forward," a firm community service initiative to raise funds and build awareness for causes across the globe. A testament to the firm's longstanding commitment to philanthropy, 27...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Police are investigating a bus driver's hit-and-run claim after a horrific bus crash that killed 14 passengers and injured 18 others, officials said on Sunday.
State police said the driver, Ophadel E. Williams, 41, of Brooklyn, told...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Was a bus driver at fault for killing 15 of his passengers? That's the question investigators ask now as new information casts some doubt on the account of the crash that the driver initially gave.
Ophadell E. Williams, 41, was behind the wheel of the...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:36 PM
CONNECTICUT, NY (PIX11) -- World Wide Tours, the company that owns the casino bus that slammed into a Bronx highway sign early Saturday morning—killing 15 passengers—refuses to comment on a report that another of its buses had a “...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Two people are dead and five are in critical condition after yet another fatal bus crash in the Tri-State area. The latest collision was on I-95 in New Jersey just three days after another bus collision killed 15 people on I-95 in the Bronx.
| Mar 14, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Ophadell Williams from Brooklyn was the driver of a doomed bus full of passengers returning from Mohegan Sun Casino when it flipped, slid, hit a pole, and was split open killing 15 people.
Williams, who survived, had reportedly worked for the company for...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:27 PM
CHINATOWN, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Police have arrested the man they now believe punched off-duty MTA worker Sabrina Scott, 39, knocking her off the platform and onto the tracks.
Ismael Acevedo, 41, has been charged with reckless endangerment and assault with...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Families of the victims killed in that bus accident in The Bronx last weekend were at the crash site Saturday to honor their lost, loved ones and to release their spirits in a Buddhist Tzu Chi ceremony.
It took place on I-95 near Exit 14, where the World...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Computer giant Apple has come under fire by gay rights groups for approving an app that tries to help gay people become straight. "Nonsense," said Murray Ralph who lives in the West Village. "Gay people don't become straight."
Thousands of people have...