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Defense lawyers march to protest police killings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere are protesting the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black me. more »»

NYC ends solitary confinement for adolescent inmates

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City says it has ended its longstanding practice of sending 16- and 17-year-old inmates to solitary confinement for breaking rules. more »»

New York will move to prohibit fracking

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. more »»

NYC comptroller could settle with Garner family

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer may attempt to negotiate a settlement of the $75 million civil rights claim brought forth by Eric Garner's famil. more »»

Defense attorneys march in NYC

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of defense attorneys in New York City are protesting police killings of unarmed black men. more »»

Attorney: Psychiatric defense unlikely in death of NY boy, 4

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A caregiver accused of beating and starving a 4-year-old New York City boy isn't planning to pursue a psychiatric defense in her murder case. more »»

2 wisteria lamps centerpiece of Tiffany auction

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction.

They sold at Sotheby's on Wednesday. more »»

Richard C. Hottelet, last of original 'Murrow's Boys,' dies

December 17, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97. more »»

On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter?

Good luck with tha. more »»

NY Medicaid proposal for covering transgender treatment

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers. more »»

NYC mayor to meet with Garner protesters

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to meet with organizers of the protests over the death of Eric Garner. more »»

12-year-old boy in custody after school stabbing

December 17, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a Syracuse public school.

Detective Sgt. more »»

Woman to plead guilty to $247K theft from agency

December 17, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The lawyer for a woman charged with stealing nearly $250,000 from a central New York public transportation agency says she plans to plead guilty. more »»

Columbia announces 14 winners of duPont prizes

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Investigative reports, historical series and two documentaries are among the 14 winning entries in this year's Alfred I. more »»

AP sources: NFL employees turn over phone, email records

December 17, 2014

Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in... more »»

Cops release names of 3 killed in 3-vehicle crash

December 17, 2014

PHELPS, N.Y. (AP) — State police have released the names of the three people killed in a three-vehicle collision on a rural western New York roa. more »»

A sampling of editorials from around New York

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Post on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's income as a lawyer.

Dec. 14

Sheldon Silver has been keeping a secret from the citizens of New Yor. more »»

Woman hurt when pickup hits Amish buggy on NY road

December 17, 2014

LISBON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman is recovering from minor injuries after the pickup truck she was riding in collided with an Amish buggy on a rural northern New York road. more »»

Martha Plimpton: 'I don't want to be just famous'

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — To the audience watching the opening act of "A Delicate Balance" on Broadway, a gentle word of warning: Martha Plimpton is listening to you. more »»

Pampered pets that don duds move to the mainstream

December 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit — as well as where to put the poo bags. more »»

 
 

 

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