New York City Marathon 2011

New York City Marathon 2011

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Man in 'Cement Shoes' Was Weighed Down 50 Pounds: NYPD

Man in 'Cement Shoes' Was Weighed Down 50 Pounds: NYPD

The homicide victim who washed ashore in Brooklyn this week in so-called "cement shoes" was weighed down 50 pounds by the concrete and likely died of asphyxiation, authorities said.

NYC Set to Impose 5-Cent Charge For Disposable Bags

NYC Set to Impose 5-Cent Charge For Disposable Bags

Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates...

Hunt Continues for Inmate Mistakenly Released from NYC Courthouse

Hunt Continues for Inmate Mistakenly Released from NYC Courthouse

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a city jail inmate who duped guards and walked out of the Brooklyn courthouse by capitalizing on a case of mistaken identity.

Search Continues for Convicted Killer Who Escaped NJ Prison

Search Continues for Convicted Killer Who Escaped NJ Prison

New Jersey schools that were locked down Wednesday as authorities searched for an inmate who escaped from a minimum security prison will reopen Thursday, authorities said..

Residents Retreat as Houston Blaze Spews Hazardous Materials

Residents Retreat as Houston Blaze Spews Hazardous Materials

A massive fire at a warehouse complex in Houston is spewing black smoke and hazardous materials, forcing neighbors to shelter in place as nearly 200 firefighters work to beat back the blaze.

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as...