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Imams in NYC denounce violent extremism

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — About a dozen imams from mosques in all five of New York City's boroughs have gathered to denounce violent extremist acts around the world. more »»

Mount Vernon, NY, mayor pleads guilty in tax case

October 14, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The mayor of Mount Vernon, New York has pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.

Ernest D. Davis entered the plea Tuesday in White Plains. more »»

1 man dies, 1 hurt when boat capsizes in NYC

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an 84-year-old man has died and an 82-year-old man is injured after their fishing boat capsized off Staten Island. more »»

A beloved American ballerina, ending an era

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a sunny October afternoon, and Wendy Whelan, who's been enthralling audiences for three decades at New York City Ballet, is engaged in her favorite activity: Getting down and... more »»

Ex-policeman gets prison for fatal hit-run crash

October 14, 2014

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A retired New York City police officer has been sentenced to up to four years in prison after admitting he fled the scene of a fatal accident. more »»

Medical workers near JFK: We're prepared for Ebola

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors and nurses at a major hospital near New York's Kennedy International Airport say they're prepared for Ebola — but they haven't seen any cases. more »»

1 dies, 1 hurt when boat capsizes in NYC

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and another is injured after a boat capsized off Staten Island.

The Coast Guard and FDNY tell the Advance (http://bit. more »»

Correction: Nice Airlines Unprofitable story

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 8 about Virgin America, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company lost $9.4 million in the first six months of this year. more »»

FDA: little evidence to drop Chantix boxed warning

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior. more »»

Task force aims to end AIDS epidemic in New York

October 14, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of doctors, public health experts and community advocates is launching an ambitious effort to end New York state's three-decade AIDS epidemic. more »»

NYPD: Suspect sought in hate-crime investigation

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD says it's looking for four men who attacked a man wearing women's clothing on a Brooklyn street.

According to the Daily News (http://nyd. more »»

Actress Joan Fontaine's property to be auctioned

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Items from the California home of Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine will be auctioned in New York between November and January. more »»

FDA weighs removing bolded warning from Chantix

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration will ask a panel of experts later this week whether a bold-letter warning on the anti-smoking drug Chantix should be removed based on... more »»

Supreme Court won't touch foie gras ban

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing California to continue enforcing a law that bans the sale of foie gra. more »»

Historic church bell missing in upstate New York

October 14, 2014

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are looking for the thieves for who stole a more than 1-ton brass church bell that was going to be placed in front of an upstate New York museum. more »»

Trial set to begin in NY wrongful conviction case

October 14, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man exonerated for a 1986 killing he didn't commit is getting his day in court against an investigator he says coerced his false confessio. more »»

Report: Domestic violence up at NYC public housing

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A new report says domestic violence at New York City's public housing developments is on the rise and a key factor in the increase in crime there. more »»

Upstate New York man doused, set on fire

October 14, 2014

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old man is in a Syracuse hospital with burns over 40 percent of his body after someone doused him with a flammable liquid and set him on fire. more »»

Upstate city's historic church bell is missing

October 14, 2014

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are looking for the thieves for who stole a more than 1-ton brass church bell that was going to be placed in front of an upstate New York museum. more »»

Woman killed crossing street in Lower Manhattan

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in Lower Manhattan.

It happened around 4 a.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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