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Dad: Fugitive son afraid his Facebook trial wouldn't be fair

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The father of a fugitive accused of falsely claiming he's owed a majority ownership in Facebook says his son doesn't trust the criminal justice system. more »»

Lockups in 5 states to lessen use of solitary confinement

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York-based criminal justice nonprofit says it will work with jails and prisons in five states to reduce the use of solitary confinement. more »»

David Byrne joins his tribute concert

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne crashed his own tribute concert, leading a marching band down the aisle at Carnegie Hall and, eventually, to an onstage dance party to the tune of "Uptown Funk. more »»

Budget talks center on Cuomo's education, ethics reforms

March 24, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state budget talks are pivoting on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's calls for greater income disclosure for lawmakers and proposals to revise teacher evaluations and tenure. more »»

Police: Man robbed same bank twice in 2 weeks in 2012

March 24, 2015

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they've charged a 54-year-old man with robbing the same upstate New York bank twice within two week more than two years ago. more »»

Man charged in parental kidnapping contests cellphone bills

March 24, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y (AP) — A Virginia businessman charged with aiding in a parental kidnapping says prosecutors shouldn't be allowed to use cellphone bills in their case against him. more »»

$430K in counterfeit perfume seized at northern NY border

March 24, 2015

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities say U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized more than $430,000 in counterfeit perfume at a border crossing in northern New York. more »»

NYC dance performance targets social injustice

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — An emotionally charged series in New York City is exploring social injustice through dance, photography and public dialogue. more »»

Man accused of delivering deadly punch

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx man has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly delivering a deadly punch to a neighbor during a parking dispute. more »»

Syracuse Nationals to be honored on anniversary of NBA title

March 24, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League are honoring one of the signature moments in the sports history of the city. more »»

Google hires Morgan Stanley's Ruth Porat as CFO

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is leaving the New York investment bank for the same job at Google Inc. more »»

Port Authority toll collector marks 50 years on the job

March 24, 2015

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A woman has been collecting tolls for 50 years at the bridges and tunnels between New Jersey and New Yor. more »»

Businessman who staved off blackouts applauds NFL's decision

March 24, 2015

LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL's decision to suspend its television blackout rule for the 2015 season will make a Buffalo-area businessman's accountant a lot happier. more »»

NYC introduces new rules for licensed day cares

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Board of Health has introduced new rules limiting the amount of juice children can drink at licensed city day cares. more »»

Police chief placed on leave amid sexual harassment claims

March 24, 2015

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the Binghamton Police Department has been placed on administrative leave amid accusations that he sexually harassed a female officer. more »»

Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

March 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of... more »»

Queens restaurant ordered to pay 11 workers $2.7M

March 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has ordered a Queens restaurant to pay $2.7 million to 11 workers in back wages. more »»

4th victim of March 6 apartment buildings fire identified

March 24, 2015

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've identified the fourth victim of a fire that destroyed two adjacent apartment buildings in downtown Schenectady earlier this month. more »»

 
 
 

 

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