Holiday Travelers Face Tighter Security In Wake Of Paris AttacksThe Port Authority has stationed more officers at its airports, bus terminals, train stations and Hudson River crossings while the NYPD has extra uniformed police officers and other security measures in place.
Murphy: Gas Tax Hike Should Be Considered For Funding Connecticut Transportation ProjectsMurphy, D-Conn., said he's not married to the idea of tolls or a higher gas tax, but added there needs to be a funding mechanism for transportation improvements.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Program To Address Homeless ProblemMayor Bill de Blasio has announced a multi-billion dollar program to deal with the city's growing homeless problem.
Hudson River Rail Tunnel Project Takes Major Step ForwardThe Hudson Rail Tunnel Project is one step closer to reality.
After Cuomo Signs Bill Speeding Up Medical Marijuana For Some, Patient Advocates Say State's Program Is Still LackingJulie Netherland, deputy New York director for the Drug Police Alliance, said she would also like to see the program offer price breaks to lower-income patients and be more widely distributed.
Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Might Fight NY Betting Ban In CourtIn a statement, DraftKings responded saying, "fantasy sports is a game of skill and legal under New York state law."
Cuomo Raising Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For State Workers As Rallies Held NationwideGov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Tuesday the minimum wage for about 10,000 state employees will be increased to $15 an hour over the next six years.
Construction Begins On New LIRR Access Point At Grand Central TerminalSigns of the new Long Island Rail Road concourse are starting to emerge at Grand Central Terminal.
Bridgeport Mayor-Elect Joe Ganim Wants To Speed Up Police HiringBridgeport Mayor-elect Joe Ganim is making police hiring a priority as he gets ready to take office.
Homeowner Says Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Was 'Almost A Goner'A Norway Spruce almost met its demise before it was chosen as this year's Rockefeller Center tree.
Joe Ganim Declares Victory In Quest To Return To Bridgeport Mayor's OfficeFive years after he was released from prison for embezzling taxpayer dollars, Joe Ganim declared victory in his new bid for mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Bridgeport Mayoral Race Pits Ex-Con Against Baseball Team Founder, GOP CouncilmanFive years out of prison, Joe Ganim won the Democratic primary. He seeks a connection with the voters on his other record -- on claims he held the line on tax and crime rates in more than 10 years in office.