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Guard convicted in NYC inmate's 2012 death

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jail guard has been convicted of a civil rights charge after a jury concluded he ignored the pleas of a dying Rikers Island inmate who had swallowed a toxic soap... more »»

Gillibrand: Senate OKs Azrack for federal judgeship

December 17, 2014

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says the Senate has confirmed Judge Joan Azrack to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of New York. more »»

New York panel picks 3 upstate resort casinos

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel has selected Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties as sites for casinos in upstate New York, deciding not to recommend a fourth. more »»

NYC rapper Bobby Shmurda arrested in drug case

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Up-and-coming rapper Bobby Shmurda has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. more »»

NYC police arrest Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested an up-and-coming rapper in a gun and narcotics investigation. more »»

NYC to try settling suit with Eric Garner's family

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will attempt to negotiate a settlement of the $75 million civil rights claim brought forth by Eric Garner's family. more »»

Defense lawyers march to protest police killings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere are protesting the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black me. more »»

NYC ends solitary confinement for adolescent inmates

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City says it has ended its longstanding practice of sending 16- and 17-year-old inmates to solitary confinement for breaking rules. more »»

New York will move to prohibit fracking

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. more »»

NYC comptroller could settle with Garner family

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer may attempt to negotiate a settlement of the $75 million civil rights claim brought forth by Eric Garner's famil. more »»

Defense attorneys march in NYC

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of defense attorneys in New York City are protesting police killings of unarmed black men. more »»

Attorney: Psychiatric defense unlikely in death of NY boy, 4

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A caregiver accused of beating and starving a 4-year-old New York City boy isn't planning to pursue a psychiatric defense in her murder case. more »»

2 wisteria lamps centerpiece of Tiffany auction

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction.

They sold at Sotheby's on Wednesday. more »»

Richard C. Hottelet, last of original 'Murrow's Boys,' dies

December 17, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97. more »»

On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter?

Good luck with tha. more »»

NY Medicaid proposal for covering transgender treatment

December 17, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers. more »»

NYC mayor to meet with Garner protesters

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to meet with organizers of the protests over the death of Eric Garner. more »»

 
 
 

 

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