Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said Wednesday evening that they have reached a state budget agreement, which would include raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years.
The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.
For those without E-ZPass, a picture of the license plate will be snapped and the car’s owner will be mailed a bill for the toll.
Christopher Smidt said what began as a sightseeing tour around Manhattan turned into a life-threatening situation.
Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.
Two months after superstorm Sandy, we are continuing to find out about the extent of the damage. Two NYPD warehouses were flooded out and now the city is dealing with the consequences.
Students Jesse Lewis, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Allison Wyatt will all be laid to rest. Teachers Lauren Rousseau and Anne Marie Murphy will also be remembered.
Danny Chen’s former platoon leader was removed from the Army on Tuesday but will avoid a trial as part of an agreement with prosecutors, the Army announced.
Teachers and parents across the country spent the weekend wrestling with how best to quell children’s fears about returning to school and answer painful questions about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Naeem Davis, 30, has been charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree depraved indifference murder, police said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be closing its main disaster recovery center at Provident Bank Park in Pomona on Friday, but FEMA officials will remain in the county to help residents apply for aid.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.
Thursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.
Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.
The tunnel had been closed to regular traffic since before Superstorm Sandy struck last week.