Crowd in Times Square welcomes 2015

Crowd in Times Square welcomes 2015

A million people crammed into New York’s Times Square ushered in 2015 with cheers, hugs and kisses after the glittering New Year’s Eve ball descended from high above and a ton of confetti wafted down onto revelers below. “This is a world renowned thing,” said Christopher Crawford, 36, with his wife Chelsea who traveled from […]

As primary approaches, Rangel confident of win

As primary approaches, Rangel confident of win

With Primary Day just days away, longtime congressman Charles Rangel says he’s not overconfident he’ll prevail over his closet rival — but insisted that voters would stick with a veteran lawmaker, dismissing criticism that he was too old to continue serving in Washington. “If you had a racehorse that won 43 races, brings in the […]

Rep. Michael Grimm facing federal charges

Grimm has been dogged by allegations of campaign violations

Rep. Michael Grimm facing federal charges

The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors. Grimm has been dogged by allegations of campaign violations since his first campaign for Congress in 2009 and 2010. A House Ethics Committee announced in […]