Tougher Penalties Go Into Effect For NYS Drivers Using Hand-Held PhonesBeginning Saturday, new drivers who are caught using a cell phone without a hands-free device could face a 120-day license suspension.
Federal Agencies To Testify On Rail Safety At Committee Hearing Chaired By Sen. BlumenthalSen. Richard Blumenthal said if federal agencies are not empowered to raise the penalties for safety violations, legislation will be enacted to achieve a higher safety standard.
Victims Urge N.Y. State Lawmakers To Strengthen Penalties For Sex TraffickingSex trafficking victims gathered in Albany Tuesday, sharing their stories and urging New York state lawmakers to pass stronger criminal penalties for forcing someone into sexual servitude.
Jets' Ryan Using Push-Ups Again To Curb PenaltiesWhenever a player commits an infraction on the practice field, everyone out there - from coach Rex Ryan to owner Woody Johnson - needs to drop and give 'em 10.
Tough New Penalties For Texting And Driving Now In EffectNew York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.
Gov. Cuomo Announces Fierce Crackdown On Texting While Driving Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to make a point when it comes to texting while driving in New York.
NYC Bill Would Increase Penalties For Crimes During State Of EmergencyNew York City officials want to beef up the punishment for people who break the law during city emergencies.
ASPCA Welcomes Law Boosting Penalties For Rooster Fights In New YorkUnder a new law signed by Governor Cuomo, spectators could serve up to three months in jail and pay a maximum fine of up to $500.
McKenzie Sorry For Penalties In Giants Loss A day after getting benched, Giants tackle Kareem McKenzie described his behavior in a loss to Tennessee as "despicable."

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