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Researcher swims 10-hour marathon for clean water awareness

June 20, 2017

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A Great Lakes researcher accomplished an impressive feat — swimming the length of a 17-mile lake in upstate New York. more »»

Brother of Kalief Browder to run for Mayor of New York City

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of Kalief Browder, who was jailed in Rikers Island for years and later killed himself after being released, is running for Mayor of New York. more »»

Video captures rat trying to flee with entire garbage bag

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has produced a viral video after encountering a New York City rat trying to flee with a large bag of garbage. more »»

Forever green: Cemeteries make more room for natural burials

June 20, 2017

RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — "Green burials" are slowly gaining ground around the nation to accommodate people who want to tread lightly, even in death. more »»

Hasidic village seeking growth makes deal with opponents

June 20, 2017

KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — A fast-growing Hasidic Jewish village trying to extend its boundaries has reached an agreement with a group of local opponents that could bring expansion a step closer. more »»

Best New York craft beers in 20 categories to be judged

June 20, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's growing craft beer industry is getting a boost.

A craft beer competition is on tap at the state fairgrounds this summer. more »»

NY Speaker pours cold water on movie theater alcohol sales

June 20, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop. more »»

3 men arrested for selling counterfeit Damien Hirst art

June 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men have been arrested in a counterfeit art scheme that stole about $400,000 from unsuspecting buyers world-wide who believed they were getting limited edition prints signed... more »»

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

June 20, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in Florida. more »»

Body of missing kayaker found in Long Island Sound

June 19, 2017

BELLE TERRE, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a 41-year-old missing kayaker from Commack has been found in the Long Island Soun. more »»

Man convicted in 2013 death of Long Island woman

June 19, 2017

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been convicted in the 2013 death of a woman whose body was found in a Long Island nature preserve. more »»

Driver charged in wrong-way crash that killed pregnant woman

June 19, 2017

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Brooklyn robbery suspect fleeing police on Long Island drove the wrong way and crashed into an oncoming car, killing his passenger and her unborn child. more »»

Reality vs fantasy: FTC to block FanDuel-DraftKings merger

June 19, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create a company... more »»

No deal on NYC schools as NY lawmakers eye adjournment

June 19, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's still no deal to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City Schools as New York lawmakers begin the final week of their annual session. more »»

Comptroller: NY should do more to protect drinking water

June 19, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new report from New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli concludes that state officials can do more to protect residents from drinking water contaminatio. more »»

MTA: LIRR riders at Penn Station to be 'fairly compensated'

June 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the agency that runs the Long Island Rail Road says riders will be "fairly compensated" for being inconvenienced by construction work this summer at Pennsylvania... more »»

Reality vs fantasy: FTC wants to block merger of top 2 sites

June 19, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create a company... more »»

Cuomo, commuter group urge fare cuts for Penn Station riders

June 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A group representing Long Island Rail Road riders says it agrees with Gov. more »»

 
 

 

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