N.Y. senator urges probe into ad firm's 'spying billboards'

May 2, 2016

N.Y. senator urges probe into ad firm's 'spying billboards'

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers. New York Sen. Charles Schumer has dubbed Clear Channel Outdoor Americas’ so-called RADAR program “spying billboards,” warning the service may violate ...

120 rounded up in N.Y.'s largest gang 'takedown'

Apr 28, 2016

120 rounded up in N.Y.'s largest gang 'takedown'

Police hailed the largest gang “takedown” in New York history Wednesday after a major operation snared 120 people from two rival street gangs that brought murder to the city and the United States. Authorities swooped in the early hours on dozens of members of ...

Queens museum lands only known film of 'Satchmo' in studio

Apr 21, 2016

Queens museum lands only known film of 'Satchmo' in studio

The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the only known film of the great jazz musician in a recording studio, footage that was discovered in a storage facility. The 33-minute, 16 mm film captures Armstrong recording his 1959 album “Satchmo Plays King Oliver” in ...