Woods near prison focus of manhunt for escaped killers

Jun 12, 2015

Woods near prison focus of manhunt for escaped killers

Hundreds of law enforcement agents hunting for two upstate New York prison escapees focused their search on Thursday on a heavily wooded area just a few miles from the maximum security facility where they broke out last week, police said. Convicted murderers Richard Matt, ...

Jun 4, 2015

Feds probing how FIFA favored World Cup host bids by Russia, Qatar

The FBI’s investigation of soccer governing body FIFA includes scrutiny of how the organization awarded the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 competition to Qatar, a U.S. law enforcement official said on Wednesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said ...

10 injured after load being craned to top of NYC skyscraper falls

Jun 1, 2015

10 injured after load being craned to top of NYC skyscraper falls

A piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday morning and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below, causing minor injuries to 10 people, officials said. Two of the injured were construction workers, while ...

May 28, 2015

Theft of copper cable causes major disruption on NYC subways

Subway service was disrupted for hundreds of thousands of commuters Wednesday because of a massive theft of copper cable from train tracks, transit officials said. The theft of 500 feet (150 meters) of cable forced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to suspend train service entirely ...