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Erie County Sheriff's K9s getting new protective vests

January 30, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three western New York police dogs are being outfitted with new vests that will protect them from bullets and knives. more »»

New York authorities to discuss human trafficking

January 30, 2015

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities in western New York have scheduled a discussion on efforts to combat human trafficking.

Officials from the U.S. more »»

Japanese man sentenced for trying to export military radios

January 30, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Japanese man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison for trying to export what he thought were two handheld military radios.

U.S. more »»

NY wage board to discuss raising tipped wage to $7

January 30, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state board is poised to vote on whether to raise the hourly wage made by restaurant servers and other tipped workers. more »»

35 years after boy Etan Patz vanished, murder trial to open

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — As police searched for a missing 6-year-old boy named Etan Patz (AY'-tahn PAYTS'), they jotted down the name of a teenage shop worker they met. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: The case of Etan Patz, who disappeared in 1979

January 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. more »»

Missing hiker found in Rocky Mountain National Park

January 29, 2015

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A New York man who disappeared while hiking a closed snow-covered highway in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found and flown to a hospital. more »»

Venezuelan general appears in NY after 11 months on the run

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A dissident Venezuelan general who has been in hiding for nearly a year emerged Thursday for a public appearance in New York.

Retired Brig. Gen. more »»

Investors crave Shake Shack: IPO prices above expected range

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors apparently have a craving for a better burger.

Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc. more »»

NYC mayor fights leaks, orders new Gracie Mansion roof

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting a new roof over his head.

No, he's not moving again. more »»

Marijuana arrests: A look at their rise and fall in NYC

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Low-level marijuana arrests came under scrutiny in New York City after rocketing up during the last 20 years. more »»

Study: NYC charter schools have lower attrition rates

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City charter schools show lower rates of student attrition than traditional public schools but serve fewer students with special needs, according to a report released... more »»

Another candidate for NY Assembly speaker drops out

January 29, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, has dropped his candidacy to become the new leader of the state Assembly, reducing the field to three. more »»

NY prosecutors clear immigrant from Barbados in '86 burglary

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City judge on Thursday vacated the 1987 conviction of an immigrant from Barbados who prosecutors said was wrongfully convicted of burglarizing a woman's apartment,... more »»

Report: Lawyers in city-funded group were in anti-cop video

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two lawyers at a legal defense agency that receives $20 million in city funding participated in a music video that advocated the killing of police officers, city investigators sai... more »»

Vermont's new Roman Catholic bishop installed during Mass

January 29, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Rev. more »»

APNewsBreak: Pot arrests plunge in NYC after policy change

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's pledge to stop making many marijuana arrests is playing out on the streets. more »»

Attorney General nominee wins GOP endorsements

January 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch won two key Republican endorsements Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black woman in the nation's top law enforcement... more »»

US prosecutors clear immigrant from Barbados in '86 burglary

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have cleared an immigrant from Barbados who spent more than a year in prison for a 1986 burglary they say never took place. more »»

Report: 2 lawyers in anti-police video knew about message

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The city's Department of Investigation says lawyers at an agency that receives $20 million in city funding participated in a video that advocated the killing of police officers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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