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New York files lawsuit opposing dredge dumping in LI Sound

August 17, 2017

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing a plan to allow dredged sediments to be dumped into the Long Island Sound. more »»

NYC police beef up security in wake of Barcelona attack

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officials have dispatched heavily armed officers to Times Squares and other locations as a precaution in response to the van attack in Spain. more »»

Sisters Lynne and Moorer finally working together

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Shelby Lynne has a succinct explanation for why she and her sister Allison Moorer had two decades of successful solo careers before making a disc together. "Timing," she said. more »»

2 NY lawmakers: Strip Robert E. Lee's name from West Point

August 17, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The growing national effort to remove monuments or honors to Robert E. Lee and other leading figures of the Confederacy has reached the U.S. Military Academy. more »»

Lithuanian man brought to US to face $100 million fraud case

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million. more »»

Pennsylvania steakhouse to change name in lawsuit settlement

August 17, 2017

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania eatery that was sued by a New York City steakhouse for trademark infringement has agreed to change its name. more »»

Troopers: Trucker was shopping online before fatal crash

August 17, 2017

LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a truck driver was shopping online on his cell phone when his vehicle rear-ended a car, killing its driver. more »»

Start of major construction on new NYC train hall announced

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is announcing the start of major construction for a new, light-filled train hall across from the cramped and dark Penn Station. more »»

NY courts spokesman fired after saying he 'barely' worked

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state court system's longtime communications chief has been fired after inadvertently telling a reporter that he "barely" went to work. more »»

Getaway driver guilty of robbery in death of Chinese student

August 17, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A man has been convicted of robbery but acquitted of murder in the drug-deal killing of a Syracuse University student from China.

The Post-Standard reports (http://bit. more »»

2 New York lawmakers: Rename Lee Barracks at West Point

August 17, 2017

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Two members of Congress from New York are pressing Army officials to rename the U.S. Military Academy barracks honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Sen. more »»

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need a place to put the... more »»

Israel, NYC museum agree on event to mark 1947 UN vote

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Israel and a New York City museum have made peace after an event marking the 70th anniversary of the nation's founding was cancelled, then placed back on the schedule. more »»

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — It has taken bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. more »»

JetBlue says crew members sickened by nail polish remover

August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways says fumes from nail polish remover caused two crew members to become ill on a flight from Boston to Charleston, South Carolin. more »»

Ex-GOP gov candidate booted from school board for comments

August 17, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One-time candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino has been removed from Buffalo's school board amid outcry following his public insult of former President Barack Obama. more »»

Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

August 17, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The dog tags of an American soldier missing from a World War II battle in the Pacific have been turned over to U.S. more »»

Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

August 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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