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Police at 12 NY colleges to get heroin antidote

August 21, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Public safety officers on 12 State University of New York campuses will soon be equipped with the heroin antidote naloxon. more »»

New York receives $5.9M for AmeriCorps projects

August 21, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has received $5.9 million in federal funding for AmeriCorps projects around the state.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the grants on Wednesday. more »»

Palestinian banner unfurled on NYC bridge

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Pro-Palestinian activists marching along the Brooklyn Bridge got an eyeful when a giant flag banner in Palestinian colors was unfurled on the nearby Manhattan Bridge. more »»

State: NYC landlord probed for forcing tenants out

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The state's Tenant Protection Unit said Wednesday that a major New York City landlord was under investigation over allegations it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their... more »»

Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a... more »»

Parents demand federal probe in NY police shooting

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a black 18-year-old man shot to death by a white New York City police officer in 2012 led several dozen supporters on a short march to a Manhattan prosecutor's... more »»

Top NY marijuana supplier sentenced to 27 years

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion... more »»

Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

August 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail. more »»

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

August 20, 2014

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states. more »»

State: NYC landlord probed for forcing tenants out

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A major New York City landlord is under investigation over allegations it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their rent-regulated apartments. more »»

2 Pat Quinn's raise money for ALS

August 20, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money to combat Lou Gehrig's disease. more »»

Parents demand federal probe in NY police shooting

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a white New York City police officer in 2012 are demanding a federal civil rights probe. more »»

Parents demand NY federal probe in police shooting

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx parents of a teenager shot to death by a New York City police officer in 2012 are demanding a federal civil rights prob. more »»

NYC mayor, faith leaders meet over chokehold death

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Catholic archbishop is bringing together the mayor and religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a... more »»

NY mayor, faith leaders meet on arrest death

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Catholic archbishop is bringing together the mayor and religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a... more »»

Teachout again survives NY residency challenge

August 20, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zephyr Teachout has survived another attempt by supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to knock her off next month's Democratic Primary ballo. more »»

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

August 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races. more »»

NY woman faces jail in $180K identity, check theft

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island woman faces 18 months in jail for using a stolen identity to cash more than $180,000 worth of checks she pilfered from a Jewish charity. more »»

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

August 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of... more »»

Ex-school union official pleads guilty in NY theft

August 20, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — An assistant high school principal in New York has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $800,000 from teachers union bank account. more »»

 
 

 

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