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Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

August 22, 2014

FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday. more »»

 
 
 
No bail for woman in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

August 21, 2014

FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — An investigator says a northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves.

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NY City Council passes bill on Rikers transparency

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Council has passed a bill that would force correction officials to regularly publish information about Rikers Island inmates in solitary confinement. more »»

Appeals court: Occupy mass arrest suit can proceed

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that a lawsuit over the arrests of 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge can proceed. more »»

ESPN's Linda Cohn sues NY rink over off-ice injury

August 21, 2014

BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — A popular ESPN anchor is suing a suburban New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury. more »»

Jewish group: condemn NYC anti-Israel bridge flag

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Jewish group wants city leaders to condemn a politically charged banner that showed up on the Manhattan Bridge during a Pro-Palestinian marc. more »»

NY judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt order

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge says Argentina's announced plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out. more »»

Family of NY man killed by chokehold talks to feds

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer has asked federal prosecutors to investigate. more »»

Family of NYC man in chokehold death talk to feds

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a police officer has asked federal prosecutors to investigate the cas. more »»

Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

August 21, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting. more »»

NJ man drives wrong way in upstate NY, crashes SUV

August 21, 2014

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 71-year-old New Jersey man headed to a fishing trip in Canada was drunk when he drove the wrong-way on a central New York highway and crashed. more »»

USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

August 21, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped. more »»

NYC public advocate shows off police body cameras

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A top city official is showing off cameras she says could curb police brutality allegations and save the city millions of dollars in legal costs. more »»

US judge readies response to Argentina's threats

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge frustrated by debt-ridden Argentina's refusal to comply with his orders is being urged to take stronger action against the South American nation. more »»

East Texas city honors native Y.A. Tittle

August 21, 2014

MARSHALL, Texas (AP) — The Marshall school board has voted unanimously to name its high school football field house in honor of hometown sports legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle. more »»

NYC Council bill to make kids' fast food healthier

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Happy Meals might soon need to get healthier.

A New York City councilman is introducing legislation that would set stricter nutritional standards for meals served with toys. more »»

168th New York State Fair opens

August 21, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Fair has kicked off its 12-day run that features national touring acts and a new operator for the rides on the midway.

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New York gets $800M in Bank of America settlement

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16. more »»

Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination

August 21, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Rabies vaccine airdrop underway in western NY

August 21, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Public health authorities in western New York are conducting baited vaccine airdrops this week to reduce rabies in the local wildlife population. more »»

Swedish town celebrates link to the Bronx

August 21, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nearly four centuries after Jonas Bronck set foot in America, his birthplace in southern Sweden is finally recognizing its historical link to the New York borough that bears his... more »»

 
 

 

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