Central Park

Central Park

NYC to offer free phone-charging stations in parks

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a message busy New Yorkers hate to get: the low-battery message on your cellphone when there’s no charger in sight. Now that could be a thing of the past. New […]

06/18/2013

Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya celebrates after winning the women's 2013 London marathon. (AP Photo)

Thousands run in NYC, elsewhere to support Boston

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of New Yorkers donned “I Run for Boston” bibs during a 4-mile run Sunday in Central Park, one of a number of races held around the world in support of […]

04/21/2013

Man sought in attempted kidnap of 2 Whittier girls

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl walking alone near a Southern California park was grabbed by a man and shoved into the back seat of a car where a sobbing 7-year-old was already being held, investigators said Friday.

02/22/2013

Crane dangles from NYC high-rise, clearing streets

NEW YORK (AP) – A construction crane atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan collapsed in high winds Monday and dangled precariously, prompting plans for engineers and inspectors to climb 74 flights of […]

10/29/2012

Billionaire gives $100 million to Central Park

NEW YORK (AP) – A billionaire hedge fund manager has pledged $100 million to the private organization that maintains Central Park in partnership with New York City. John A. Paulson’s gift to the Central Park […]

10/23/2012