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A $1.3M interpretive center opens in the Catskills

July 2, 2015

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Catskill Forest Preserve has a new $1.3 million interpretive center.

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NY agencies offer $50M in grants for water systems

July 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say $50 million is now available to local governments for water and sewer system upgrades.

The Environmental Facilities Cor. more »»

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

July 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison where two inmates escaped last month, and new security measures have been put in place. more »»

Macy's dumps Trump; New York City reviewing contracts

July 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments... more »»

NYC to review Trump contracts after controversial remarks

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are reviewing the city's contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants. more »»

Billy Joel bests Elton John, sets new record at MSG

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John. more »»

New warden, security measures after New York prison escape

July 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month. more »»

NYPD: Mother, daughter killed in Queens auto crash

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a mother and her young daughter were killed and four others were injured in an auto collision in Queens. more »»

Customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India. more »»

DA: 12 charged in Hamptons marijuana ring

July 2, 2015

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a dozen people for allegedly running a marijuana trafficking ring that sent drugs from Northern California to be sold on Long Island. more »»

3 children injured after murder victim crashes at LI school

July 2, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man was fatally shot while driving in Hempstead before he crashed through a school yard fence, injuring three children. more »»

Ex-NY senator gets 7 years in prison for mayoral race plot

July 2, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Former Democratic state Sen. more »»

Man charged with dangerous illegal gas tap in Connecticut

July 2, 2015

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a New York man they say set up a dangerous illegal natural gas tap at a Connecticut nail salon he formerly owned. more »»

NBC logo added to rebranded NYC skyscraper

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — One of New York's most well-known skyscrapers will light up the city's skyline with a new name and logo.

WNBC-TV (http://bi. more »»

June marks first month since 1916 with no fire deaths in NYC

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire officials say June was the first month in 150 years that there wasn't a fire-related death in the city. more »»

63-page settlement details reforms at NYC's Rikers Island

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A settlement brokered by city officials, federal prosecutors and attorneys for injured inmates lists in great detail 63 pages of mandated reforms at New York City's Rikers Island... more »»

With new chair, NY St. Patrick's parade to add 2nd gay group

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade has new leadership and plans to open its ranks to more gay groups. more »»

Man who shot police chokehold video arrested on drug charges

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who recorded video of a fatal police chokehold in New York City has been charged with drug possession. more »»

Correction: Carnegie Heroes story

July 1, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story June 30 about the Carnegie Heroes awards, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the fate of a boy whose brother drowned in a river. Christian Smith survive. more »»

 
 
 

 

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