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New York awards $55M in research, education grants

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is investing $55 million in five projects around the state that aim to boost economic development through education and research.

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NYC to build hydroelectric plant in upstate area

September 17, 2014

DEPOSIT, N.Y. (AP) — New York City says it plans to build a new hydroelectric plant in upstate New Yor. more »»

NYCLU: New data shows holes in legal aid for poor

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Civil Liberties Union plans to release new data the group says will highlight the state's ongoing failure to provide adequate criminal defense to the poor. more »»

Senators: tires from China could imperil NY jobs

September 17, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are worried that cheap tires from China could imperil jobs in upstate New York. more »»

Albany man convicted of murdering another man

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 42-year-old upstate New York man has been convicted of murdering another man during a burglary. more »»

New York state aims to expand hepatitis C testing

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is working to make it easier to get checked for hepatitis C.

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Sale of Rogers' Rangers New York site nearly done

September 17, 2014

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — The sale of the Hudson River site considered the birthplace of the U.S. Army Rangers is nearly complete. more »»

Woman faces sentencing for buying killer his guns

September 17, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking an extra-long sentence for a woman who bought the guns used by her former neighbor to kill two upstate New York firefighters on Christmas Eve. more »»

List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

September 17, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:

__ Danielle Bassett, 32, Philadelphia. more »»

Man with history of stabbing women gets 25 years

September 17, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who has been attacking women with knives for decades — and has spent half his life in prison as a result — is unlikely to get out again. more »»

Man accused of trying to aid Islamic State group

September 17, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. more »»

Clinton urges renewal of 9/11 compensation act

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is joining the fight to reauthorize federal legislation that compensates first responders who got sick working at ground zero in... more »»

Judge OKs NYC taxi-access deal for disabled people

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a historic baseball moment, a federal judge has formally approved a deal making at least half of New York City's taxi fleet wheelchair-accessible by 202. more »»

Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

September 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — An energy company is seeking federal approval for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition. more »»

NY judge formally approves taxi access deal

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a historic baseball moment as comparable, a New York judge has formally approved a deal making at least half the city's taxi fleet wheelchair-accessible by 2020. more »»

Man gets life for fatal drug shooting

September 16, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who previously spent more than three decades in a New York prison for killing two people has been sentenced to life in prison for a Florida murde. more »»

NYC mayor to address UK's Labour Party

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be a featured speaker at a major Labour Party conference in the United Kingdo. more »»

NYC's Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the publi. more »»

NYPD boss: Islamic State group threat expanding

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's top law enforcement official says police are focusing more attention on a growing domestic danger posed by the Islamic State group. more »»

 
 

 

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