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Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4th hot dog contest

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Four avid eaters have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous. more »»

New York City beefs up security for July 4th weekend

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is stepping up security throughout the city and encouraging vigilance over the July Fourth weekend as thousands of tourists stream into the city for... more »»

Police say 23-year-old man robbed NYC bank in wheelchair

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old Queens man has been arrested for robbing a bank in a wheelchair.

Kelvin Dennison was arrested Friday on a robbery charge. more »»

Fans line up to see replica of Marquis de Lafayette's ship

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Seems like the Marquis de Lafayette is almost as popular now as he was in 1780. more »»

Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a 79-year-old former New York accounting firm executive who did work for some of Bernard Madoff's most important longtime clients has earned leniency by cooperating. more »»

NYPD beefs up security for July 4th weekend

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Police Department is stepping up security throughout New York City for the July 4th weekend. more »»

Friends, family call off searches for missing US sailor

July 3, 2015

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor. more »»

Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

July 3, 2015

KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) — The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. more »»

The Latest: Police seek owner of backpack carried by escapee

July 3, 2015

The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local):

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12:20 p.m. more »»

The Latest: No services planned for slain prison escapee

July 3, 2015

The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local):

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12 p.m. more »»

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

July 3, 2015

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. more »»

Aging, broken infrastructure frustrates Metro-North riders

July 3, 2015

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aging and broken public works have again plagued the Metro-North Railroad in Connecticut, slowing commuters into and out of New York City's Grand Central Terminal. more »»

Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

July 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug... more »»

Court rejects bid by victims' kin to clear Lockerbie bomber

July 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Judges at a Scottish court ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only ma... more »»

NY prosecutor questions low numbers on school bullying

July 3, 2015

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York prosecutor says compliance with a state law to combat school bullying, harassment or intimidation is a "disaster. more »»

 
 

 

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