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More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image. more »»

Winners, losers in upstate NY casino decision

December 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Upstate New York's new casinos won't open for a couple of years, but there are already plenty of winners and losers as the state follows through with its gambling expansion. more »»

2 Hamptons towns ban some plastic checkout bags

December 20, 2014

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Two townships in New York's tony Hamptons have banned some plastic checkout bags, joining a number of communities nationwide and the state of California. more »»

Special ed provider sentenced in NY no-show scam

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A former special education provider who admitted bilking New York public school systems by paying his relatives for doing little to nothing has been sentenced to repay over... more »»

Motorcyclist killed in Long Island driveway crash

December 20, 2014

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist has been killed after colliding with a car pulling into a driveway on Long Island. more »»

NY law limits probes of unconventional medicine

December 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York law has been changed to prohibit state investigations of doctors for unconventional treatments of diseases, specifically including Lyme disease.

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NY man admits to fraud in failed airport project

December 20, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A second owner of a failed small airport project in central New York has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Fifty-nine-year-old Kenneth Coon J. more »»

NY enlists movie theaters in fight against heroin

December 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Moviegoers in New York state will now see public service announcements warning of the dangers of heroin use. more »»

NY Thruway's $2 billion budget has $1B for bridge

December 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Thruway Authority's $2 billion budget plan for next year includes nearly $1 billion to keep building a new Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley. more »»

New York state parks hosting New Year's Day hikes

December 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state parks system is inviting the public to start the new year with guided hikes at more than two dozen parks and state historic site. more »»

Bomb threat cancels basketball game at Rye HS

December 20, 2014

RYE, N.Y. (AP) — A bomb threat canceled a student basketball game at a suburban New York high school. But no devices were found. more »»

NYC police make arrest in officer assault probe

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has made another arrest in an aggressive manhunt for suspects in an assault on two officers during a protest over the apparent chokehold death of... more »»

New York mayor caught between protests, police

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected last year after making promises to keep crime low while improving relations between police and the community. more »»

APNewsBreak: Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury ta. more »»

Ashanti 'shocked' by prospect of stalker retrial

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star Ashanti says she's "shocked and horrified" at the possibility of being questioned again by a stalking suspect after a New York mistrial. more »»

California pilot who used fake names must repay TV

December 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former California news helicopter pilot has been ordered to pay $42,000 in restitution to three former employers, after he was convicted of flying under false pretenses. more »»

NY pain doctor gets prison in manslaughter case

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in two patients' overdose deaths has been sentenced to more than a decade in a New York prison. more »»

Lawyer: Child molester won't testify in 1979 case

December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says a convicted child molester long suspected in a 1979 missing child case plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if he's called to testify in the murder... more »»

Upstate NY atheists offer to show "The Interview"

December 19, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An atheist organization that says it relies on the right to express unpopular opinions is offering to show "The Interview" at its upstate New York headquarters. more »»

Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

December 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. more »»

 
 
 

 

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