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Feds: $3.6B for post-Sandy transportation projects

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials have announced $3.6 billion to make public transportation more storm resistant in New York, New Jersey and other parts of the country damaged by Superstorm Sandy. more »»

Prosecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor in New York says he's ready to take legal action against New York City to force long-overdue reforms at its problem-plagued Rikers Island jail complex.

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NY judge: Cameras could have stopped police deaths

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal judge who ruled the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights says body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police. more »»

Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans

September 22, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and critics of plans to bring a casino to the Albany area are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos proposed for upstate New York get underway. more »»

Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the... more »»

Cops: 2 men killed in separate Brooklyn stabbings

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are in New York City say two men have been fatally stabbed hours apart in separate incidents in Brooklyn. more »»

Arrests made after NY college's homecoming game

September 22, 2014

BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police in a western New York college town say they made several arrests after bars were shut down when they became overcrowded after a homecoming weekend football game. more »»

Official pushes grading system for NYC nail salons

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx borough president wants New York City nail salons to be graded on cleanliness, safety, ventilation and other issues.

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Protests plan Wall Street sit-in on climate crisis

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, a related sit-in and protest is planned on Wall Street.

Organizers say protesters will flood the financial distric. more »»

Western NY paper plants damaged in massive fire

September 22, 2014

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a stubborn fire that burned through stacks of paper products at neighboring western New York industries. more »»

2 hurt when ATV crashes into cop car during chase

September 22, 2014

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. more »»

Man accused of DWI with children in car

September 22, 2014

SELDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a man is accused of driving while intoxicated with his two children, ages 5 and 8 months, in the car. more »»

Police seek new leads in woman's 1984 slaying

September 22, 2014

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — State police investigators are seeking the public's help in solving the murder of a woman whose body was found in a northern New York corn field 30 years ago. more »»

Engineers call for national approach to flooding

September 22, 2014

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. more »»

Toddler struck by minivan dies

September 22, 2014

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Westchester County say a toddler struck by a minivan last week has die. more »»

Man in critical condition after assault in bar

September 22, 2014

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 31-year-old man is in critical condition after he was slammed into the concrete floor of an upstate New York bar by another man. more »»

Lawyer: Exonerated NYC man dies from asthma attack

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend.

His lawyer tells the New York Post (http://bit. more »»

Fatal car crash closes LI parkway near Uniondale

September 22, 2014

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a fatal accident has closed the southbound lanes of the Meadowbrook State Parkway near Uniondale.

Police say the accident occurred after 12 a.. more »»

LIRR to replace 6 escalators on Babylon line

September 22, 2014

BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.

Newsday (http://nwsdy. more »»

NY officials urge drivers to watch out for moose

September 22, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Love is in the air for Adirondack moose, and state officials are urging drivers to watch out as the animals wander in search of mates. more »»

 
 

 

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