Local News

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007, file photo, guard towers loom over the administrative maximum security federal prison called Supermax near Florence, Colo. Experts say the drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who will be sentenced on June 25, 2019, for smuggling enormous amounts of narcotics into the U.S and having a hand in dozens of murders, seems the ideal candidate for "Supermax" prison also known as ADX for "administrative maximum," a facility so secure, so remote and so austere that it has been called the "Alcatraz of the Rockies." (Chris McLean/The Pueblo Chieftain via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's El Chapo. Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States. So...
Read More
Latex Gloves in Mount Vernon trucks
Office of Mayor Richard Thomas
February 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Mount Vernon police are trying to find out who vandalized their fleet of snow plows and salt trucks before Tuesday's storm.
Read More
Brian Simonsen tribute
NYPD/WCBS 880
February 13, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Det. Brian Simonsen is being remembered as a kind officer who looked out for businesses in his Queens precinct and also as a friendly neighbor who invited residents to pool parties at his home on Long Island.
Read More
Church Interior
Dreamstime
February 13, 2019 - 11:18 am
The names were released Wednesday by the dioceses of Camden, Trenton, Metuchen and Paterson and the archdiocese of Newark.
Read More
L Train in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
February 13, 2019 - 10:12 am
Anti-Semitic graffiti led to delays Wednesday morning on the L train.
Read More
King the wire fox terrier takes Westminster
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
February 13, 2019 - 9:48 am
Wire fox terriers are still King at Westminster.
Read More
Brian Simonsen NYPD
NYPD
February 12, 2019 - 11:15 pm
At least one NYPD officer is dead and another is injured after being shot while responding to a 911 call for a robbery at a cellphone store in Queens.
Read More
Marijuana weed
TREVOR HUGHES, USA TODAY
February 12, 2019 - 8:22 pm
A man who was looking to become a firefighter in Bridgeport is suing after being disqualified due to his medical marijuana use.
Read More
Cuomo congestion pricing
New York Governor's Office
February 12, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Washington Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump to rethink a provision in the 2017 tax overhaul that he believed is prompting a sharp decline in state revenues.
Read More
Police tape
Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Authorities have arrested a man in connection to a road rage shooting on a Long Island highway early Tuesday morning.
Read More

Pages