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New York set to impose a cap on rideshare licenses

August 6, 2018 11:54 am Updated: August 6, 2018 11:54 am

New York's city council is poised to approve a one-year cap on new licenses for Uber Technologies and other ride-sharing vehicles as part of a sweeping package of regulations intended to reduce traffic and halt the downward slide in drivers' pay.

Democrat Accuses Charter Spectrum of Censoring Political Ad

August 6, 2018 11:49 am Updated: August 6, 2018 11:52 am

A Democratic candidate for Congress in Central New York, Anthony Brindisi, accused Charter Spectrum, the national cable company, of trying to “censor” his campaign by refusing to air a television ad that criticizes the company’s record — along wit

Man Found in Cafe Freezer Attacks Worker, Then Dies, Police Say

August 6, 2018 10:09 am Updated: August 6, 2018 10:11 am

NEW YORK — A 54-year-old Arizona man died after jumping out of a freezer and attacking an employee with a kitchen knife Sunday at a popular restaurant in Manhattan, police said.

Body of Baby Boy Washes Up Under Brooklyn Bridge, Police Say

August 6, 2018 10:06 am Updated: August 6, 2018 10:06 am

NEW YORK — A family visiting New York City from Oklahoma made a shocking discovery Sunday — the body of an infant floating in the East River in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Off-duty officer shot a man in face, and then he dropped object at scene, video shows

August 6, 2018 10:00 am Updated: August 6, 2018 10:00 am

New York police Sgt. Richard Blake had made it clear: The man he had shot in the face on a Brooklyn street while off-duty was a threat, he later told police.

Gov. Cuomo urges caution as heavy rain and flash flooding risk continues

August 3, 2018 04:06 pm Updated: August 3, 2018 04:07 pm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is cautioning New Yorkers to remain alert as locally heavy rainfall continues Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon across the state.

'Is there any concept of justice?': Outraged judge blocks deportation of pizza deliveryman

July 25, 2018 12:39 pm Updated: July 25, 2018 12:41 pm

A federal judge ordered the immediate release of a New York City pizza deliveryman from immigration custody Tuesday, calling the undocumented Ecuadoran immigrant a "model citizen" and pointedly questioning the U.S.

Florida gubernatorial candidate DeSantis mocks 'this girl' Ocasio-Cortez

July 24, 2018 11:24 am Updated: July 24, 2018 11:24 am

Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., drew a sharp retort on Monday from New York congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he referred to the Democratic rising star as "this girl" in a campaign speech.

He was fired after an encounter with a 'racist' customer. After sharing his story, Home Depot changed its mind.

July 23, 2018 10:14 am Updated: July 23, 2018 10:17 am

After a man last Thursday approached the checkout at a Home Depot in Albany, New York, staff member Maurice Rucker asked him to leash his dog. That's when the man exploded.