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  • NYC, Calif. bills show fight to protect caregivers

    February 3, 2014 8:49 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - If you don't get a job because you're a woman, or you get fired because you're black, or you get transferred to the night shift because you're gay, there's a law for that. But if you're punished at work because you need time to take your... more »
  • Ed Koch, mayor who became a symbol of NYC, dies

    February 1, 2013 6:19 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning of congestive heart failure. In City Hall, Koch embodied New York for... more »
  • Storm-crippled NYC subway creaks back into service

    November 1, 2012 8:13 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - New York tried to resume its normal frenetic pace Thursday, getting back much of its vital subway system after a crippling storm, but was still slowed by gridlocked traffic. Commuters lined up at Penn Station to board uptown trains at 6 a.m. Technology worker Ronnie Abraham... more »
  • NYC mayor's aides seek to cool his parked SUVs

    June 27, 2012 7:11 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's aides are getting creative about trying to keep his parked SUVs cool in hot weather. The New York Post reports that workers put a room air conditioner in a window of one of his SUVs to see if it would fit.... more »
  • Irene Makes Landfall on Quiet, Anxious NYC

    August 28, 2011 11:55 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Rainfall overflowed sewers and seawater lapped at sidewalks at the edges of New York City from densely populated lower Manhattan to the far reaches of Queens as a weakening Irene made landfall over Coney Island early Sunday. Sections of the thoroughfares on the east and west... more »
  • In NYC, a Police Force Just for Ground Zero

    August 7, 2011 2:45 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Twelve blocks north of ground zero, a stable that once held police horses has become a staging area for a World Trade Center site security force. The New York Police Department relocated the horses to house more than 200 police officers who are in charge of... more »
  • NYC pet store bans drunken puppy-buying

    July 6, 2011 10:20 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City pet store that's surrounded by bars has banned drunken puppy-buying. Workers at Le Petite Puppy in Greenwich Village say customers tend to stumble in after happy hour and purchase a dog without thinking. Drunken customers now are forbidden to even hold the... more »
  • NYC synagogue terror plot suspects due in court

    June 15, 2011 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Two men charged with scheming to blow up synagogues in New York City are due in court in the unusual terrorism case, brought under state laws. Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh have a court date Wednesday. Both have denied initial charges including conspiracy as a crime... more »
  • 15th Victim Dies From Injuries After NYC Bus Crash

    March 14, 2011 11:34 AM

    NEW YORK - A 15th victim has died after a tour bus crashed on a New York City highway in a horrific weekend accident. Police say a 70-year-old man died from his injuries at about 7:30 a.m. Monday. His name and the names of 14 other victims haven't been released.... more »
  • Dardenne Postpones NYC Trip to Pitch Tourism

    February 1, 2011 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is canceling his planned trip this week to New York to promote the state's tourism efforts. Weather concerns and scheduling conflicts were said to be the blame for scrapping the visit. Instead, a spokeswoman for Dardenne's office says he will do... more »
  • Demi Moore to sell 2 19th Century Paintings in NYC

    October 12, 2010 11:00 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Demi Moore is selling two 19th century European paintings at auction, including a French work the actress says inspired her because of the artist's depiction of strong women. William Bouguereau's "Frere et Soeur," an oil painting of a young woman tenderly holding her baby brother, could... more »
  • Popcorn? Licorice? Blood? Bedbugs hit NYC theaters

    August 18, 2010 9:34 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Bedbugs have attacked a popular movie theater in Times Square as New York battles the persistent pests. The AMC Empire 25 in Times Square was sprayed overnight and reopened Wednesday. A guest at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 theater also reported a bite in late... more »
  • NYC Mayor Says World Should Not Rush to Judge BP

    June 11, 2010 2:05 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the world should not rush to judge BP over its huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The billionaire mayor is a former CEO and is known for defending private businesses dealing with public relations problems. Bloomberg said Friday... more »

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