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A #MeToo moment: Harvey Weinstein trial set to open

Opening statements and the first witness testimony are expected Wednesday in Harvey Weinstein’s New York City rape trial.

Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.
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Hate crimes charges against man accused in Hanukkah stabbing

Authorities say they have found handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references in the home of a man charged with federal hate crimes in the stabbing of five people celebrating Hanukkah in a rabbi's house north of New York City.

Bloomberg vows to refuse donations, presidential salary

Michael Bloomberg will not accept political donations if he runs for president and he will not take a salary if he wins.

Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practice

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color.

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying he poses a danger to the public and might use his "great wealth and vast resources" to flee the country.

2 boaters rescued after clinging to boat for 3 hours

A man and a woman are safe after they spent three hours clinging to their capsized sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean about 65 miles off Atlantic City.
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15-year-old murder suspect possibly in New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said a teen from Yonkers, New York who is wanted for murder is believed to possibly be in the New Hanover County area.

Major US airlines hit by delays after glitch at vendor

A technical glitch at an outside aviation company led to delays at major U.S. airlines Monday.

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