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Church matriarch gets jail for beating that killed teen boy

December 6, 2016

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The matriarch of a small New York church where two brothers were beaten for hours during a counseling session has been sentenced to two years in jai. more »»

Church matriarch sentenced for beating that killed teenager

December 6, 2016

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The matriarch of a small central New York church where two brothers were beaten for hours during a counseling session has been sentenced to two years in jail. more »»

Margaret Whitton, star of 'Major League,' dies at 67

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Margaret Whitton, who starred as a former showgirl who became owner of the Cleveland Indians in the 1989 comedy "Major League," has died. She was 67. more »»

NYC mayor blames Trump, hate speech for rise in hate crimes

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says he believes president-elect Donald Trump is to blame for a 35-percent increase in hate crime incidents over the past year in New York City. more »»

Man sentenced for 2012 fatal shooting in Buffalo park

December 6, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his involvement in a shooting at a Buffalo park that left one person dead and four others wounded.

The U.S. more »»

Lady Gaga calls PTSD struggle one of her 'deepest secrets'

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19. more »»

New York mother sentenced for crash that killed toddler son

December 6, 2016

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A 27-year-old New York woman will spend at least five years behind bars for the drugged-driving crash that resulted in the death of her 2-year-old son. more »»

Man sentenced for killing girlfriend, setting body on fire

December 6, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man who strangled his girlfriend last year and set her body on fire has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. more »»

Fire officials: Body found among debris at Westchester blaze

December 6, 2016

SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials say the body found among the debris of a Westchester County home gutted by a fire this past weekend is likely that of the missing homeowner. more »»

Virginia men arrested in takedown of gun trafficking ring

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested four Virginia men who they say were part of a conspiracy to smuggle guns from their home state into New York City for sale on the stree. more »»

Police: Suspect in Albany LGBT bar shooting in custody

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with the Thanksgiving morning shooting at a bar popular with Albany's LGBT community that left one man dead and three wounded. more »»

Hate crimes increase by 35% in NYC, mayor blames Trump

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says he believes president-elect Donald Trump is to blame for a 35-percent increase in hate crime incidents over the past year in New York City. more »»

Expect the unexpected, say college disaster prep officials

December 6, 2016

When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went ou. more »»

Chinese volleyball game in the crosshairs of development

December 6, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A modest asphalt court that served as a nursery for a unique style of volleyball played by Chinese immigrants across the country now stands in the way of development, touching off a... more »»

Tubman park in central NY needs to overcome final hurdle

December 6, 2016

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — The proposed Harriet Tubman National Historic Park in central New York still needs to overcome one final hurdle. more »»

Poll: Jobs a top issue for New York residents

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new poll shows jobs are a top issue for New York residents.

One in five respondents to a Siena College poll said jobs should be Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top priority in 2017. more »»

Cuomo tapped for post in Democratic Governors Association

December 6, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been selected for a top post at the Democratic Governors Association. more »»

Man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter in fatal crash

December 6, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man accused of drunken driving has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in a crash that killed one passenger and severely injured another in July. more »»

Dunham and Coates, mutual admirers, talk writing and Trump

December 6, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — "Girls" creator Lena Dunham and author-essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates were strangers until this week, but are finding they have a lot in common. more »»

 
 
 

 

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