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New York, NY - Two New York Police Officers Recovering After Stairwell Shooting Today 04:15 PM New York, NY - Two New York City police officers were recovering from gunshot wounds on Friday after a man opened fire on them inside a public housing project before fatally shooting himself, police said. The shooting occurred at about 8 p.m. EST on Thursday in an apartment building in the...

New York - Audit, Released Hours After Crane Collapse, Faults NYC On Worksite Safety Today 03:47 PM New York - New York City has failed to implement dozens of recommendations on crane and worksite safety issued more than five years ago, according to an audit released by the city's comptroller hours just hours after a deadly crane collapse in lower Manhattan on Friday. The audit by the Office...


New York, NY - Jewish West Side Resident Named As Crane Collapse Victim

Today 02:53 PM

New York, NY - The single fatality in this morning’s crane collapse has been identified as a Jewish resident of the Upper West Side. Police... Read More »

Albany, NY - Woman, 82, Tracks Down And Meets 96-year-old Birth Mother

Today 01:57 PM

Albany, NY - Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth... Read More »

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Berlin - Nazi Death Camp Guard To Stand Trial In Germany In April

Today 01:00 PM

Berlin - A 93-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz will go on trial in Germany in April on charges of being an accessory to the murder of at least 1,075 people, a German court announced on Friday. The accused was a member of the Nazi SS guard team... Read More »

Brussels - Belgium To Hire 1,000 More Police To Combat Radicalism

Today 12:39 PM

Brussels - The Belgian government has approved a plan to combat Islamic radicalism and the threat of extremist violence by hiring 1,000 new police... Read More »

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Boston - Storm Could Leave Close To A Foot Of Snow In New England

Today 12:22 PM

Boston - Stoic New Englanders doggedly went about their business Friday as a winter storm that could drop close to a foot of snow in some areas... Read More »

New York - Apple Now Accepting Your Banged-up IPhone

Today 12:02 PM

New York - Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to... Read More »

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New York - NYC Fire Chaplain Escorts Bride To Wedding After Crane Collapse

Today 11:42 AM

New York - Many brides cope with surprises on their wedding day, but Nesh Pillay was in for a doozy. Dressed in a white sheath dress, the... Read More »


New York - NYC Mayor Orders All Cranes Put In Safety Position After Deadly Collapse

Today 11:18 AM

New York, NY - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all construction cranes similar to the one that collapsed in lower Manhattan on Friday... Read More »

Washington - Trump Holds Lead In New Hampshire, Rebuked For Profanity By Bushes

Today 11:11 AM

Washington - Four days before the U.S. presidential candidates face a crucial primary in New Hampshire, Republican Donald Trump's rivals kept up... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Sander's Israel Connection: Kibbutz Where Candidate Volunteered Finally Revealed

Today 10:37 AM

Jerusalem - After months of fruitless searches for the kibbutz on which candidate for the Democratic nomination for president Bernie Sanders... Read More »

West Bank - Israeli Troops Shoot Dead A Palestinian Teen Hurling Molotov

Today 10:26 AM

West Bank - Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian 17-year-old in the West Bank on Friday, hospital officials said, and the Israeli military... Read More »

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Tokyo - Japan May Change Temple Map Icon To Avoid Nazi Confusion

Today 10:04 AM

Tokyo - As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma... Read More »

New York - LinkedIn Shares Drop 35 Percent Wiping $9 Billion Of Market Value

Today 09:52 AM

New York - LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged about 35 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $9 billion of market value, after the social network for... Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - NYC Police Say Drone Hits Empire State Building

Today 09:24 AM

Manhattan, NY - Police say a man was arrested after he apparently lost control of a small drone that crashed into the Empire State Building. The... Read More »

New York - Heavy Wet Snow Creating Sloppy Morning Commute In NYC Area

Today 09:17 AM

New York - New Yorkers are in for a messy commute as a heavy wet snow falls on the metropolitan area. The National Weather Service has issued a... Read More »

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Last updated: Today 10:41 AM New York, NY - FDNY: 1 Dead, 2 Seriously Hurt In Manhattan Crane Collapse (Photos)

Today 08:58 AM

New York, NY - One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan during a snow squall Thursday... Read More »

Washington - US Adds Just 151,000 Jobs In Jan.; 4.9 Pct. Jobless Rate

Today 08:47 AM

Washington - U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and... Read More »

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London - UN Panel: Assange Detained Arbitrarily, Should Be Freed

Today 08:44 AM

London -  A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Calls On U.S. To Reassure European Banks Over Trade With Tehran

Today 08:13 AM

Tehran - Iran on Thursday called on the United States to make a clear public pledge that it would not penalize European banks for legitimate trade... Read More »

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Berlin - German Spy Agency Says ISIS Sending Fighters Disguised As Refugees

Today 07:50 AM

Berlin - Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Israel's Air Force Still Keeps Eye On Iran Despite Nuclear Deal

Today 07:31 AM

Tel Aviv - Irrespective of the global deal over the Iranian nuclear program, the Israel Air Force goes on building its long-range capabilities, and... Read More »

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Durham, NH - Fireworks Fly As Clinton, Sanders Square Off Face To Face

Today 12:15 AM

Durham, NH - Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an... Read More »

Wichita, KS - US Official Requires Citizenship Proof In 3 States

Yesterday 11:45 PM

Wichita, KS - A federal elections official has decided — without public notice or review from his agency's commissioners — that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of U.S... Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - No One Submits Verified Claim For $63 Million Lotto Jackpot

Yesterday 11:22 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Luck may have run out for the winner of a California Lottery jackpot: The person has apparently let $63 million slip through their... Read More »

Exeter, NH - Trump Campaign Shows A Different Side After Iowa Loss

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Exeter, NH - Stung by his second-place finish in Iowa, Donald Trump is facing new pressure to prove he can translate his massive crowds and poll... Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Officials: Police Say Gunman Who Shot 2 Cops Killed Himself

Yesterday 10:46 PM

Bronx, NY - Two police officers patrolling a housing project were shot and wounded by a gunman who apparently later killed himself with the same... Read More »

California - Careening Car Ends Up On Roof Of Southern California House

Yesterday 10:29 PM

California - It's hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Eyes Ways To Toughen Fight Against Domestic Extremists

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Washington - The U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government... Read More »

Washington - New U.S. Intelligence Report Says Islamic State Weaker

Yesterday 09:33 PM

Washington - Islamic State has as many as 25,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq, down from a previous estimate of up to 31,000, according to a U.S... Read More »

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Bronx, NY - 2 NYPD Officers Shot In The Bronx

Yesterday 08:50 PM

Bronx, NY - A city official say two New York City police officer have been shot in the Bronx. It happened around 8 p.m. Thursday near E. 156th Street in the Melrose section. The official was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation. The official said one of the officers... Read More »

Albany - NY Offers Zika Tests To Pregnant Women Travelers

Yesterday 08:22 PM

Albany, NY - Pregnant women in New York who have recently traveled to countries impacted by the Zika virus can now get free tests for the... Read More »

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