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Kin: Confederate's NY gravestone has wrong name

September 30, 2014

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A descendant of a North Carolina soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in upstate New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone. more »»

 
 
 
1926 steamship wreck found in Lake Ontario

September 30, 2014

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Party chief: No 11th hour shift of Senate hopefuls

September 30, 2014

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island Democratic leader says he has opted against replacing a troubled state Senate candidate on the November ballot. more »»

Police fatally shoot stabbing suspect in Brooklyn

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man wielding a knife was shot and killed by police after a woman and another man were stabbed inside an apartment in Brooklyn. more »»

Decorated NYPD officer indicted on assault charge

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a newly decorated New York City police officer has been indicted after a woman was beaten in her hom. more »»

Suspect shot in arm by police officer in Bronx

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A 19-year-old man was shot in the elbow by a police officer in the Bronx.

It happened just before 6 p.m. more »»

Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. more »»

Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in inmate beating

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge has proposed that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate. more »»

Cause sought for crash fatal to 2 New York women

September 30, 2014

NEWFANE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are trying to determine why two cars collided on a rural western New York road, killing the women driving the vehicles. more »»

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty in Afghan scheme

September 29, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he derailed an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect appear to a key counterintelligence... more »»

Brooklyn creates hate crimes unit

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn district attorney has created a hate crimes unit to deal with a rise in reported racially and religiously motivated attacks across the borough. more »»

A summary of snow states' road salt problems

September 29, 2014

Road salt was used in record amounts across the U.S. last winter, leaving supplies tight and costs high for local governments trying to prepare for this winte. more »»

Man accused of killing researchers on trial in SD

September 30, 2014

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of driving drunk and killing two federal wildlife researchers more than a year ago is on trial in Charles Mix County. more »»

Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in 2012 beating

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge has proposed that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate. more »»

Infant, 3 others hurt when truck slams into house

September 30, 2014

DANSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an infant suffered serious injuries when a pickup truck failed to stop at an intersection and slammed into her family's western New York home. more »»

NY judge sheds black robes for kids facing court

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal immigration judge in New York says his priority when dealing with traumatized children facing deportation is to create a kinder, gentler courtroom. more »»

NYC cracking down on unsafe taxi drivers

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is cracking down on unsafe taxi drivers.

The Taxi and Limousine Commission issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. more »»

DA: NYC attorneys bribed court worker for clients

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Three defense lawyers bribed a court insider to steer more than 100 clients to them, shelling out more than $40,000 to get recommended to arrestees with means as they awaited... more »»

Lawsuit: Missed signs of abuse before boy's death

September 30, 2014

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The grandmother of an 18-month-old Long Island boy says in a lawsuit that social workers and others missed signs of abuse that could have prevented his beating death. more »»

Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond orders

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has found Argentina in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders regarding U.S. hedge funds that hold Argentina bonds. more »»

2 killed, 1 hurt when FedEx truck hits car head-on

September 30, 2014

GRANBY, N.Y. (AP) — State police say two people are dead and a third is in critical condition after a FedEx delivery truck collided with a car on a central New York road. more »»

NY judge holds Argentina in contempt

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has found Argentina in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders regarding U.S. hedge funds that hold Argentina bonds. more »»

DA: 3 NYC attys bribed court worker for clients

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Three New York City defense lawyers have been charged with bribing a court insider to steer more than 100 clients to them. more »»

Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

A massive new study suggests that for some U.S. more »»

Jail boss: No solitary for teen inmates by Dec. 31

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's jails commissioner says he'll eliminate solitary confinement for 16- and 17-year-old inmates by the end of this year. more »»

NYC man's chokehold death goes to grand jury

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury has begun deciding whether there should be criminal charges in the case of an unarmed man who died after being put in a chokehold by New York City polic. more »»

NYPD custody death goes to grand jury

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury has begun deciding whether there should be criminal charges in the case of an unarmed man who died while being arrested by New York City police. more »»

Jail boss: No solitary for teen inmates by Dec 31

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's jails commissioner says he'll eliminate solitary confinement for 16- and 17-year-old inmates by the end of this year. more »»

NYC schools to use more solar power

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will be using more solar energy to power schools. more »»

Van Gogh still life coming to auction in NYC

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City. more »»

NYC mayor ducks dead groundhog questions

September 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is declining to discuss the groundhog that died a week after slipping from his grasp. more »»

 
 

 

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