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States have paid millions of dollars to a nonprofit that supposedly holds the rights to the name “World Trade Center,” and now New York's leading prosecutor wants to know why.
Investigators on Friday are still seeking clues about a MAC 11 subcompact machine pistol found stashed inside a closet at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
New York City's LaGuardia Airport was up and running, fully operational Tuesday after a plane skidded off the runway amid a landing gear snafu.
Authorities say an executive with the NBA's New Orleans Hornets has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon after a handgun was found in his checked baggage at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
A teenager headed to a sweet 16 party was killed after he stuck his head out of the emergency hatch of a double-decker bus and hit the underside of a highway overpass, authorities said.
She smiles, answers questions and can guide you to the nearest restroom or to your connecting flight.
They were promised a place to mourn their loved ones, display their photographs and educate their children and the children of strangers about exactly what was lost on 9/11. But today, family members of those killed have no completion date for the museum that is to be built alongside the Sept. 11 memorial at ground zero — and many are upset.
Tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to the roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees, the nation's largest auto club said Wednesday.
Best Buy Co. said it plans to close 50 big-box stores and open 100 small mobile locations in the U.S. in fiscal 2013 and cut $800 million in costs by fiscal 2015. The news came Thursday as the biggest U.S. specialty electronics retailer posted a fiscal fourth-quarter loss partly because of restructuring charges, but its adjusted results topped Wall Street's expectations.
The agency building the new World Trade Center is "dysfunctional" and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion project, auditors said Tuesday.
The agency building the new World Trade Center says a design flaw could add millions of dollars to the cost of the complex's signature tower.
A Los Angeles elementary school teacher was charged with committing lewd acts against nearly two dozen students after a film processor gave authorities bondage-style photographs showing children in blindfolds with their mouths taped, and some with cockroaches on their faces, authorities said Tuesday.
Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday.
The 2012 opening of the Sept. 11 museum at the World Trade Center will be delayed by disputes over redevelopment costs, a person familiar with the construction project said Monday.
Calls for higher fuel taxes are coming from an unexpected place: the trucking industry.