Business Mar 31, 2015

Japanese-style hotel planned in Manhattan

Kobe Bussan Co., the operator of a supermarket franchise in Japan, is planning to open a hotel offering Japanese-style rooms at relatively reasonable prices in Manhattan, targeting group tourists and families, a company executive said Monday. Slated for opening in summer 2017, the 91-room hotel ...

World Jan 27, 2015

Man fatally shoots self outside News Corp. building in New York

A man shot and killed himself in an apparent suicide on Monday outside the News Corp. office building in Midtown Manhattan, police said. The 41-year-old man, whose identity was not officially released, shot himself in the chest outside 1211 Sixth Avenue and was taken to ...

NYC rang in new year with heightened security in Times Square

World Jan 2, 2015

NYC rang in new year with heightened security in Times Square

Roughly 1 million revelers packed New York's Times Square and rang in the new year with the city's annual crystal ball drop under unusually tight security for the nation's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations. While security is always tight in Times Square on New Year's ...