Disgraced State Sen. Dean Skelos and son Adam found guilty of corruption

Disgraced State Sen. Dean Skelos and son Adam found guilty of corruption

The retrial of Skelos took place down the hall from a courtroom where Gov. Cuomo’s handpicked economic guru, Alain Kaloyeros, was found guilty last weej of rigging bids for the Buffalo Billion initiative. Three developers were also convicted. In a related trial, Cuomo’s former close aide, Joseph Percoco, was convicted in March of accepting some […]

Oregon woman survives week on remote beach after plunge off California cliff

Oregon woman survives week on remote beach after plunge off California cliff

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE An Oregon woman who accidentally drove her SUV off a 200-foot California cliff detailed how she survived for a week while stranded on a remote beach. On July 6, Angela Hernandez, 23, was passing through Big Sur, California, […]

Deadly Yosemite fire grows to 4000 acres, evacuations ordered

Deadly Yosemite fire grows to 4000 acres, evacuations ordered

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Woman survives a week after crashing 200 feet off cliff in California

Woman survives a week after crashing 200 feet off cliff in California

An Oregon woman has a spectacular story of survival to tell after she crashed her Jeep off a cliff and survived for a week before being discovered by hikers on Friday. Andrea Hernandez, 23, was reported missing July 6 when she failed to show up at her sister’s house in Southern California, police said. She […]

Firefighter killed battling Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park

Firefighter killed battling Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park

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'Cal 3' backer urges court to dismiss lawsuit opposing California break-up plan

'Cal 3' backer urges court to dismiss lawsuit opposing California break-up plan

The sponsor of the “Cal 3” initiative to split California into three states asked the state’s Supreme Court on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit calling for the proposal to be pulled from the November ballot. Tim Draper, a venture capitalist who spent more than $1.7 million supporting the initiative, told the court in a letter […]

Boil-water zone reduced in Northeast and Northwest Washington

Boil-water zone reduced in Northeast and Northwest Washington

People and businesses in parts of Northwest and Northeast Washington should continue not to drink the water from their taps until it is boiled because it may have been contaminated, D.C. Water official officials say. Early Friday, the utility warned that about 34,000 residences and businesses were affected. But after a midmorning news conference, it […]

Hastings man arrested, charged after boulder kills 2 in Rosemount

Hastings man arrested, charged after boulder kills 2 in Rosemount

Ryan Kilian was exchanging texts with his girlfriend, Jena Christiansen, on Monday afternoon when suddenly the messages stopped. He soon learned the reason why: Jena and her mother, Karen, who was driving, were on their way home when an 800-pound boulder tumbled out of a truck passing them in the opposite direction on a Rosemount […]

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