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NY to honor watchman who died in 1911 state Capitol fire

July 27, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is honoring a night watchman who perished in a 1911 fire that devastated the state Capitol in Albany.

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NY to study technology designed to detect car cellphone use

July 27, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Traffic Safety Committee is going to study new technology that's designed to detect if a cellphone was used in the moments before a vehicle crash.

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Bike-sharing program launched in New York's capital region

July 27, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bike-sharing program is ready to roll in New York's capital region this summer. more »»

Rikers Island jail inmate goes missing, complex locked down

July 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's sprawling and troubled Rikers Island jail complex has been put on lockdown while authorities look for a missing inmate. more »»

Protesters gather against Trump ban on transgender troops

July 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Demonstrators have flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City and gathered at a plaza named for a San Francisco gay-rights icon on Wednesday to protest... more »»

The Latest: San Francisco protests Trump's transgender ban

July 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump's declared ban on transgender people serving in the military (all times local):

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Protesters gather against Trump ban on transgender troops

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators have flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City to protest President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military. more »»

Ex-analyst gets nearly 4 years in prison for insider trading

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A former investment fund analyst for Michael Dell's personal investment firm was sentenced Wednesday to nearly four years in prison for an insider trading conviction. more »»

Man and his mother sent to prison for sex trafficking

July 26, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man and his mother were sentenced to prison Wednesday for running a sex-trafficking business, the first people to be convicted of such charges in South Carolina. more »»

Medical examiner: Judge in river died by suicide in drowning

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning, according to findings issued by the city's medical examiner on Wednesday. more »»

Prosecutors: 2 more plead guilty in bank ATM 'skimming' case

July 26, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two more members of a group that used "skimming" techniques to steal bank customers' account information from ATMs have pleaded guilty. more »»

Authorities: Drug proceeds paid for $3,000 baby stroller

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City drug gang has gone on a conspicuous spending spree that included buying a $3,000 Versace baby stroller. more »»

2 arrested in NYC in death of nursing aide found on highway

July 26, 2017

CHERRYFIELD, Maine (AP) — Police say a man and a woman have been arrested in New York City in connection with the death of a nursing aide found alongside a road in Maine last week. more »»

Sex trafficker gets life after mother testifies against him

July 26, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison after he was the first person to be convicted of sex trafficking in federal court in South Carolina. more »»

Editorials from around New York

July 26, 2017

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

The Poughkeepsie Journal on New York public authorities

July 26

Ah, New York public authorities,... more »»

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S. more »»

Medical examiner: New York judge died by suicide in drowning

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. more »»

Medical examiner: NY judge committed suicide by drowning

July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found dead in the Hudson River committed suicide by drownin. more »»

 
 
 

 

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