New York to put up $40 million for new solar projects

New York 10/14/18, 22:59

New York is putting up $40 million to support solar projects that include energy storage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that the NY-Sun program will make the money available in early November to jumpstart the development of at least 50 megawatts ...

American diplomat death being investigated as homicide

New York 10/12/18, 14:03

A longtime U.S. diplomat found dead last month in his apartment near the American embassy in Madagascar was identified and now, federal authorities are investigating his death as a homicide. Newly unsealed court records unsealed show the FBI and U.S. State ...

Ex-executive gets prison term for embezzling nearly $14M

New York 10/12/18, 12:27

A former executive who embezzled nearly $14 million from a New York-based hospitality company has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison. George Dfouni received a 46-month sentence Friday. The 47-year-old Wayne, New Jersey man had pleaded guilty in ...

Man faces felony charges in gun store burglary

New York 10/12/18, 11:53

Police have arrested a man who they say stole 14 guns during a break-in at a western New York gun shop. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo says 20-year-old Morgan Coles, of Batavia, has been charged with stealing from a federal ...

House seat suddenly in play after Trump backer’s indictment

New York 10/11/18, 19:06

New York's most conservative congressional district is unexpectedly in play as Republican incumbent Chris Collins, one of President Donald Trump's first supporters, fights insider trading charges while seeking re-election.Republican leaders in a western New York district that Trump swept overwhelmingly ...

Have 19 hours? World’s longest commercial flight takes off

New York 10/11/18, 12:06

The world's longest direct commercial flight is back and taking travelers from Singapore to the New York region.Operated by Singapore Airlines, the city-state's national carrier, the trip takes slightly under 19 hours. Skipping a stopover in Frankfurt will save hours ...

Limousine service operator charged in crash that killed 20

New York 10/11/18, 01:31

A limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges. Nauman Hussain, 28, showed little emotion as he ...

Appeals court: Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released

New York 10/10/18, 13:18

A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions.The case involves a movie called "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash."A lower court ...

State police arrest limousine company operator

New York 10/10/18, 13:05

The Latest on the limousine crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people last weekend (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The New York State Police say that the operator of a limousine company involved in a deadly crash has been arrested. The ...

Lauren Groff, Jhumpa Lahiri among book award finalists

New York 10/10/18, 10:49

A story collection by Lauren Groff, an Italian novel translated by Jhumpa Lahiri and poetry by Terrance Hayes were among the finalists announced Wednesday for the National Book Awards.Judges selected by the National Book Foundation chose five nominees in each ...

Update: Police discuss limo service operator’s arrest

New York 10/10/18, 06:20

The Latest on the limousine crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people last weekend (all times local):3:25 p.m.The New York State Police superintendent says a limousine service operator is solely responsible for a troubled limo being on the ...

Limo driver’s wife: He previously expressed concerns

New York 10/10/18, 04:19

The wife of a limousine driver involved in a New York state crash that killed 20 people says her late husband had expressed concerns about the company's vehicles.Kim Lisinicchia told CBS in an interview broadcast on Wednesday that there were ...