| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:14 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he was unaware, but apparently staffers in his administration dished out some old-fashioned political punishment -- by playing with people's lives.
For the handful of people who might not know by now, until...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:10 PM
NEW YORK — A top staffer for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a move to temporarily close lanes of the George Washington Bridge as political payback, recently released emails suggest, a move that enmeshes the Republican governor in a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
That sound you’re hearing is the air going out of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s 2016 Republican presidential aspirations, thanks to the scandal known as Bridgegate.
We’ve always known that Christie, a former federal prosecutor,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Can an airport be mistaken for the arctic tundra? Not by pilots, but certainly to snowy owls invading the Northeast and Midwest in record numbers this year. What has turned into a headache for airports may be a boon to birdwatchers traveling for the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
More heads may be rolling in New Jersey: Recently released emails suggest a top staffer for Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a move to close lanes of the George Washington Bridge in September, in effect gridlocking a town whose mayor did not support...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were suspended for hours Friday, at least two deaths were reported in the region and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave more than 1 million pupils a day off as a winter storm dumped...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:08 PM
NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm.
At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:05 PM
With people crowding Times Square to celebrate the closing hours of 2013, two people were hospitalized after an apparent stabbing in a bathroom at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday evening, officials and witnesses said.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports.
“OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in...