The City of New York approved a proposal by one of the largest real estate developers in the city to build in a 'poor door', or a separate door for residents living in affordable housing to enter their building.
Federal labor officials told lawmakers today that they have notified dozens of coal workers they should re-apply for black lung benefits because their claims were denied in part based on medical reviews by a controversial Johns Hopkins physician.
Residents protested the opening of Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino in 2010, but researchers found that crime rates were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment. The study found that crime rates in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment, and that any potential significant crime increases either did not occur or were effectively controlled by a reassignment of existing local police officers.
Prosecutors said David Alan Gonzales was caught with a package containing 52 grams of pure meth. Gonzales, whose rap sheet includes similar convictions in California, faces life in prison and a $20 million fine.
One of Alaska's oldest and most respected big-game guides, Joe Hendricks was a victim, in large part, of letting other guides use his exclusive hunting area in the Brooks Range. But as he admits, he wasn't totally innocent either.
A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend was decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through the online service Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said Monday.