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12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to fight crime

June 20, 2017

BETHESDA, Maryland (AP) — The Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crim. more »»

Jury deadlocks on murder charges in NYC student's slaying

June 20, 2017

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been found guilty of assaulting a student on an upstate college campus but the jury deadlocked on charges stemming from the fatal stabbing of another student. more »»

LIRR offers discounts to riders using 2 transfer hubs

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Long Island Rail Road will provide discounts averaging 25 percent to commuters who use transfer hubs in Brooklyn and Queens during the major repair work at Penn Station this... more »»

LIRR riders will get summer discounts averaging 25 percent

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Long Island Rail Road will provide discounts averaging 25 percent to commuters who use transfer hubs in Brooklyn and Queens during the major repair work at Penn Station this... more »»

5 tractor-trailer trucks engulfed in flames at NY dealership

June 20, 2017

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a blaze at a suburban Syracuse business where five tractor-trailer trucks went up in flames. more »»

Officials urged to lift graduation ban for break-in seniors

June 20, 2017

COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of students barred from their Long Island high school commencement ceremony because of a senior prank are asking district officials to reconsider the ban. more »»

Health officials detect mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Health Department says it had detected the first of the season's mosquitoes with West Nile virus. more »»

Researcher swims 10-hour marathon for clean water awareness

June 20, 2017

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A Great Lakes researcher accomplished an impressive feat — swimming the length of a 17-mile lake in upstate New York. more »»

Brother of Kalief Browder to run for Mayor of New York City

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of Kalief Browder, who was jailed in Rikers Island for years and later killed himself after being released, is running for Mayor of New York. more »»

Video captures rat trying to flee with entire garbage bag

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has produced a viral video after encountering a New York City rat trying to flee with a large bag of garbage. more »»

Forever green: Cemeteries make more room for natural burials

June 20, 2017

RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — "Green burials" are slowly gaining ground around the nation to accommodate people who want to tread lightly, even in death. more »»

Hasidic village seeking growth makes deal with opponents

June 20, 2017

KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — A fast-growing Hasidic Jewish village trying to extend its boundaries has reached an agreement with a group of local opponents that could bring expansion a step closer. more »»

Best New York craft beers in 20 categories to be judged

June 20, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's growing craft beer industry is getting a boost.

A craft beer competition is on tap at the state fairgrounds this summer. more »»

NY Speaker pours cold water on movie theater alcohol sales

June 20, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop. more »»

3 men arrested for selling counterfeit Damien Hirst art

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men have been arrested in a counterfeit art scheme that stole about $400,000 from unsuspecting buyers world-wide who believed they were getting limited edition prints signed... more »»

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

June 20, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in Florida. more »»

Body of missing kayaker found in Long Island Sound

June 19, 2017

BELLE TERRE, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a 41-year-old missing kayaker from Commack has been found in the Long Island Soun. more »»

 
 

 

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