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Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge: Is the new Tappan Zee Bridge really on time and on budget?

The Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge won't be finished any time soon. But perhaps it should be. A review of Thruway Authority bond statements and the design-build contract the agency signed with Tappan Zee Constructors is raising new questions about whether the picture of the $3.9 billion Hudson River crossing is as rosy as the state suggests. "It is on time and it is on budget, which is something we're excited about," said Gov. Andrew Cuomo last August, parroting an oft-repeated refrain from offic
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Anthony DiPippo: Acquittal fuels hope for co-defendant Andrew Krivak

If Krivak has his conviction overturned, he could face a second trial for the alleged rape and murder of 12-year-old Josette Wright in 1994 The acquittal of Anthony DiPippo, after his third trial for a Carmel girl's 1994 rape and murder, is fueling hope for supporters of his co-defendant, Andrew Krivak, who remains imprisoned in the case. A Putnam County jury on Tuesday found DiPippo, 40, not guilty in the killing of 12-year-old Josette Wright. In separate trials in 1997, Krivak and DiPippo we