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Patronage claims dominate latest New York corruption cases

July 25, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — It's a practice seemingly as old as politics itself: top elected officials finding jobs for their wayward sons. more »»

Long Island man dead after crashing motorcycle into tree

July 25, 2015

CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a tree.

The accident happened at 7:45 p.m. Friday in Calverton. more »»

Troopers: Small plane crashes at NY airport; no injuries

July 25, 2015

WAPPINGER, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a pilot and passenger were not injured when their small plane crashed shortly after taking off from a New York airport. more »»

NY firefighter pleads guilty in DWI fatal crash

July 25, 2015

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A White Plains firefighter has pleaded guilty to aggravated homicide and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a woman delivering newspaper. more »»

Cops: Homeless man attacks Chinese tourist outside NYC hotel

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a homeless man has been arrested for striking a Chinese tourist in the face with a piece of wood outside a New York City hotel. more »»

Limo company blames CBS newsman Bob Simon for death in crash

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The limousine company whose car CBS correspondent Bob Simon was killed in is blaming Simon for his own death because he wasn't wearing a seat belt. more »»

Wage hike for fast-food workers won't end debate in NY

July 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Instead of ending New York's debate over the minimum wage, a plan to give a big pay increase to fast-food workers guarantees it will continue for years to com. more »»

NY's Chenango River bridge over I-81 reopens

July 25, 2015

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — An interstate bridge over the Chenango River has reopened in Binghamton.

New York Gov. more »»

LI police say hit-run driver was drunk with 3 kids in car

July 25, 2015

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a Long Island woman was driving drunk with three kids in the car when she rear-ended another vehicle and fled. more »»

New York asks pool owners to help track invasive beetle

July 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental officials say New York residents with swimming pools can help them monitor invasive beetles this summer. more »»

Motorcyclist fatally hit by car in Queens

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist is dead after he was thrown from his bike and hit by a car on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens. more »»

Elephant gives birth to stillborn calf at Syracuse zoo

July 25, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 20-year-old Asian elephant has given birth to a stillborn calf at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse.

It was the first calf born to the elephant named Kirina. more »»

NY records jump in income-tax receipts for quarter

July 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's comptroller says state tax revenues of $8.1 billion in June were stronger than expected, raising collections for the quarter above budget projections. more »»

Missing 8-year-old boy found safe; parents charged

July 25, 2015

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A Somerset County prosecutor says that the 8-year-old boy who was abducted last week by his parents has been found safe and uninjured about 75 miles from his home. more »»

Latest claim about Clinton's email server adds to furor

July 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server,... more »»

Riders livid after power problems again cause Amtrak delays

July 25, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. more »»

Alligator found crossing NYC street dies unexpectedly

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — An alligator that was caught crossing a New York City street during rush hour has died unexpectedly. more »»

NY state Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction

July 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-powerful New York politician was convicted Friday on charges he lied to the FBI in an attempt to obstruct a corruption investigation targeting him for embezzlement. more »»

Religious sacrifice eyed after animal parts found at LI park

July 25, 2015

EAST ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Animal cruelty investigators are looking into what they believe is the fourth ritualistic animal killing on Long Island in a month. more »»

 
 
 

 

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