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Long Island's first science-focused high school is closing

May 3, 2016

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island's first science-focused high school is slated to close in June due to a $1 million budget gap and low enrollment. more »»

Robber gets 5-year sentence for attack on breastfeeding mom

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A robber who attacked a woman breastfeeding on a New York City park bench has been sentenced to five years in prison. more »»

13 accused of funneling cocaine from Caribbean to New Jersey

May 3, 2016

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A three-month investigation has ended with the arrests of 13 people on charges of funneling cocaine from Puerto Rico to the streets of New Jersey and New York. more »»

Suffolk County police to nearly triple police class size

May 3, 2016

YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say this year's Suffolk County police class will be nearly tripled in size to help offset retirements over the next few years. more »»

LI's first science-focused high school closing in June

May 3, 2016

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island's first science-focused high school is slated to close in June due to a $1 million budget gap and low enrollment. more »»

Man sentenced for fatally shooting robbery victim in Buffalo

May 3, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 21-year-old Buffalo man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a 54-year-old man during a robbery last summer. more »»

Police: Pair of burglars targeting NYC bars, restaurants

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have released a surveillance photo and video of two suspects in a string of burglaries aimed at restaurants and bars in Lower Manhattan. more »»

NY redesigns domestic violence form to aide investigations

May 3, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has redesigned the domestic violence incident report form used by police officers in an effort to aid investigations and help victims.

Gov. more »»

Private management company to run Playland amusement park

May 3, 2016

RYE, N.Y. (AP) — Westchester County is allowing a private management company to run the 87-year-old Playland amusement park. more »»

City declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

May 3, 2016

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A Hudson Valley city has declared a state of emergency after officials say a potentially dangerous chemical was found in the city's main water suppl. more »»

Hudson PCB cleanup review to be discussed this week

May 3, 2016

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The federal Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging the public to attend a discussion this week about the recent cleanup of the upper Hudson River. more »»

Ex-NY Assembly speaker to be sentenced in corruption case

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will learn his fate following his November conviction in a $5 million corruption case. more »»

Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — They came as robots and gladiators, light-up princesses and high-haired goddesses shimmering in green, copper and silver. more »»

Uber poll finds support for upstate expansion; cabs hit back

May 3, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Uber and its opponents in the cab industry are ratcheting up their fight over Uber's proposed expansion in New York state. more »»

New York publishes new atlas of its inland fisheries

May 3, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York conservation and education officials say the state has published a new book about its freshwater fish. more »»

US Bobsled team looking for athletes; 9 combines scheduled

May 3, 2016

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — USA Bobsled & Skeleton is looking for athletes and will be conducting combine events across the country. more »»

At Tony Award nominations, 'Hamilton' is a safe bet

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Expect another glorious day for "Hamilton" as Tony Award nominations are announced.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored musical about the first U.S. more »»

Metallics reign on tech-heavy Met Gala red carpet

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Met Gala red carpet gleamed on Monday with sparkly metallics and shiny, futuristic-looking fabrics as stars paid homage to this year's technology-centered theme. more »»

NY governor defends former aide under federal investigation

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending a former aide who's under federal investigation. more »»

 
 

 

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