Ian Thomas is a business journalist based in New York.
Security at U.S. college entrance examinations will be tightened this fall after widespread cheating was disclosed last year, testing officials and the Nassau County, New York, district attorney’s office said.
Ex-Galleon Group LLC trader David Slaine, who helped lead U.S. authorities to investigate the hedge fund firm’s co-founder, Raj Rajaratnam, was sentenced to three years probation for securities fraud.
About nine years ago right around St. Patrick’s Day, Kevin Cummings did something he always told people he mentored never to do. “I changed my career because I took a call from a headhunter,” he said. Mr. Cummings, who had spent 26 years at the independent accounting firm KPMG LLP, was asked if he could…
F.C. New York ends season with dismal W-L, attendance records.
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Four flea markets hit the waterfront in 2011, creating buzz, pulling in traffic and thrilling area developers.
As a pair of 26-foot steel beams were hoisted high above Manhattan on April 30, the crowd below spoke of resilience, hope and remembrance. One World Trade Center had just hit a height of 1,271 feet, making it the city’s tallest building. Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye said in a press conference that the…
Mario Batali, the celebrity TV chef and New York restaurant owner, is often seen with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, taste-testing the culinary delights of Spain in their public television series “On the Road Again.”
Spikes of 9% to 11% seen over past year for studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom pads. Days on market are down; so, too, are landlord concessions.
A California man pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme to illegally export millions of dollars’ worth of computers to Iran through Dubai, U.S. prosecutors said.
Adam Klein, one of five Columbia University students arrested in December 2010 and charged with selling drugs on the New York City campus, was sentenced to five years’ probation after pleading guilty in January to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance.
After tumbling by over 40% in the recession, prices of properties are rising; buyers setting their sights on building multi-family rental projects this time around instead of condos.
The jury weighing criminal charges against Pedro Espada Jr., the former Democratic majority leader of the New York state Senate, told the judge that it couldn’t reach a verdict.
Pedro Espada Jr., the former New York state Senate Democratic majority leader, didn’t steal from nonprofit health-care clinics he and his son run, his lawyer told the jury at the end of their criminal trial.
Pedro Espada Jr., the former New York state senate Democratic majority leader, was found guilty of stealing from nonprofit health-care clinics he runs in the Bronx.