Rich Lamb

Judge Overturns Johnny Hincapie's Conviction In Infamous 1990 NYC Tourist MurderA man who maintains he was wrongly convicted in a notorious 1990 tourist killing deserves a new trial, a judge said Tuesday, throwing out a verdict in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.
NY Comptroller: Wall Street Profits Hit $11.3B In 1st Half Of 2015Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the analysis shows that despite current market volatility, Wall Street may be positioned for a good year overall.
De Blasio Defends Decision To Rename Building After DinkinsDe Blasio announced Friday the 40-story building at 1 Centre St., just a block from City Hall, would be named in honor of Dinkins, the city's first black mayor.
De Blasio: East River Tolls Worth Exploring, But Plan Unlikely To Clear AlbanyCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez wrote in a policy report released Monday that charging the tolls would "revolutionize the way our city moves and make our roads that much cleaner, safer and more equitably used."
Private Investigator Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Rikers IslandDOI arranged to have a drug-sniffing dog greet the would-be smuggler and the pooch alerted.
Tri-State Area Hit With More Rain As Hurricane's Path Takes ShapeThe Tri-State area is dealing with another day of wet and dreary weather Friday but got some comfort as forecasters said the powerful Hurricane Joaquin would likely stay out at sea.
NYPD Announces Reforms On Use Of Force Amid Critical ReportA rulebook for the nation's largest police department "is completely silent on what actions constitute 'force,'" said the report by Inspector General Philip Eure.
City: 1 Dead From Morris Park Legionnaires' Disease ClusterOne person who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the Morris Park section of the Bronx has died, city officials said Wednesday.
City Lawmakers Promise Tougher Laws To Help Protect Rent-Regulated TenantsRallying outside City Hall on Wednesday, tenants say landlords are using aggressive construction to drive them out of their rent-regulated apartments.
NYC Leaders Release Report With Suggestions To Improve Police-Community RelationsAdams said ultimately the report examines how to improve relationships between police and the community and reach common ground.
Pope Francis Heads Back To Rome After Philadelphia Mass Ends Whirlwind TourPope Francis joined hundreds of thousands of the faithful Sunday for the last and biggest event of his joyful, six-day U.S. visit -- a Mass on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard.
Pope Francis Wraps Up Trip To U.S. With Full Day Of Events In PhiladelphiaOutside the building where America's founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, Francis gave his message of religious freedom.