Voters say yes to five out of six proposed amendments to NY State Constitution
Politics Angy Altamirano 11/06/2013 at 1:47AM

Together with casting their ballots for a new mayor, voters gave the go-ahead to a proposal that could allow up to seven casinos to be brought into New York State, along with four other amendments. On the back of the official ballot for the general election, voters were given the option to vote for six [...]

Shot cop slays gun fiend
Shot cop slays gun fiend
News Jay Lane 2/15/2012 at 9:24AM

Shot cop slays gun fiend An NYPD detective was shot in the arm during a wild gun battle in a Harlem subway station yesterday — but he was amazingly able to return fire and kill the suspect, officials said. Career criminal Michael McBride and Queens Detective Kevin Herlihy exchanged 19 shots during the 4:20 p.m. [...]

Poll says casino gaming is a ‘smart bet’
News Steve Mosco 10/04/2011 at 5:54PM

New Yorkers say “Hit me!” According to a Quinnipiac University poll, residents want the state to amend its constitution and deal table games at New York Casinos similar to ones in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. The poll states that 56 percent of city and state residents would approve casinos. A more recent Siena College [...]