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NYPD: Hate crimes up against Muslim, Jewish people

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas. more »»

Only 4 states will see cuts to food stamps

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review... more »»

NYCLU: New data show holes in legal aid for poor

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Civil Liberties Union says data on public defenders in five counties highlights the state's ongoing failure to provide adequate criminal defense to the poor. more »»

Wealth of riches fuels rock band New Pornographers

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart. more »»

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review... more »»

A sampling of editorials from around New York

September 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Albany Times Union on the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner.

Sept. more »»

Lake Champlain ferry paying $100k EPA penalty

September 17, 2014

BURLINGTON, V. more »»

College student critical after being hurt in fight

September 17, 2014

ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island student attending college in upstate New York is in critical condition after suffering a head injury during a fight last weekend. more »»

Puppy clings to life; NYC woman arrested

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Veterinarians say a badly injured puppy left in a plastic shopping bag has started to respond to voices. But her condition is still critical. more »»

Barcelona, Spain, tops innovative cities contest

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro ($6.5 million) grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life. more »»

Trial underway in New York double homicide case

September 17, 2014

LYONS, N.Y. (AP) — Testimony is underway in the double murder trial of a Rochester man charged with stabbing a mother and daughter to death during a break-in last year. more »»

2 Amish children injured when pickup hits buggy

September 17, 2014

LEON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two young Amish children are hospitalized after the buggy they were riding in was hit by a pickup truck on a western New York road. more »»

APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale. more »»

Detroit excursion boat heads for repairs, NY home

September 17, 2014

ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit excursion boat that ferried passengers to the defunct Boblo Island amusement park is starting a journey to its new home in New York. more »»

Celebrity rabbi takes plea bargain over bribery

September 17, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the U.S. more »»

5 bank tellers charged with identity theft

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Five bank tellers are accused of running an identity theft ring that targeted bank customers in the Bronx and surrounding counties. more »»

NYC bookstore evacuated due to pepper spray

September 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — About 100 people were evacuated from the famed Strand Bookstore in Manhattan after pepper spray went off in a customer's purse.

Officials say it happened around 4 p.m. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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