SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein (FYN'-styn) for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.
Golden Gate Transportation District General Manager Denis Mulligan tells the Marin Independent Journal that the unmanned aerial devices pose safety and security threats to the bridge.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.
Bratton spoke Sunday on the CBS program "Face the Nation."
New Yorkers protested the death last July of Eric Garner after police placed him in a chokehold on a Staten Island street. The incident was a flashpoint triggering...
Santa Cruz, Calif. (AP) — Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low-flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what's up in the air isn't a bird at all, it's a drone.
This week top drone-makers, along with investors, regulators and inventors, are gathering in one of the most popular regions for outdoor activity in the U.S., California's Central Coast, to show off their devices,...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A documentary film project hopes to tell the story of one of the victims of Newark's notorious schoolyard slayings.
Iofemi (eye-OH'-fem-ee) Hightower was 20 and headed to Delaware State University in the summer of 2007 when she and three friends were attacked by six men and boys. Hightower and two others were killed, and one young woman survived being stabbed and shot.
The killings spurred anti-crime efforts in Newark that were...