| May 9, 2011
| 5:01 PM
— Former state delegate Phil Hamilton spent five hours Monday testifying in federal court on bribery and extortion charges, defiantly proclaiming his innocence and sparring with prosecutors over meetings, emails and other bits of evidence.
| May 10, 2011
| 2:55 PM
— The prosecution offered closing arguments Tuesday in the federal bribery/extortion trial of Phil Hamilton, saying the evidence against the former state lawmaker "reeks" of wrongdoing.
Hamilton is accused of parlaying his legislative influence...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 3:21 AM
Customers who purchased new MetroCards on Thursday may have realized the price has gone up. In some cases, as much as a whopping 17 percent.
The new MTA fare hike went into effect on Thursday and some straphangers are pissed off. They say service is...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Former Del. Phil Hamilton was led into a federal courtroom in handcuffs this afternoon after surrendering to the FBI in Newport News earlier in the day to face charges of bribery and extortion.
Hamilton entered no plea at his initial appearance, but...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Several schools have delayed openings or are closed Friday due to the snow storm that is passing through the Tri-State area.
The winter storm is expected to end Friday morning, leaving slick roads and between 2- to 5-inches of snow.
New York City public...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 12:18 PM
A 16-mile stretch of Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County has topped the list of the region's most dangerous roads for pedestrians for the third straight year.
Twelve people were run down by vehicles and killed on the road between 2007 and 2009, according...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Police arrested a Suffolk County mom for driving drunk Tuesday, a charge that became a felony once officers noticed that she had her two young children in the backseat.
Suffolk County Police arrested Jennifer Pyszczymuka at 10:30 a.m. after she made a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:48 AM
A woman was pulled out of the Hudson River Thursday morning after the car she was driving spun out of control and veered off into the Hudson River.
According to officials the incident happened near the 96th Street exit some time after 10:00 a.m. It...
| 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...