Lawsuits against OxyContin owners on hold; judge orders negotiations

A judge has kept lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family who own it on hold until Feb. 1 but ordered the parties to negotiate a new settlement. Connecticut and Washington state argued that suits against the Sacklers should be allowed to move ahead immediately.

Rapper DMX dies at age 50

Rapper DMX, who had been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, has passed away. He was 50 years old.

Complaints about downed power lines

Some residents in Westchester County say they understand that restoring power after a storm can take time. But they don't understand why Con Edison won't at least secure live wires that are on the ground. Reported by Dana Arschin