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Man gets life term in 1998 Philadelphia slaying

November 18, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison following conviction in a Philadelphia murder more than a decade and a half ago that was reopened after authorities found a witness... more »»

Chesler named NY Public Library board chairman

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a prominent law firm has been named chairman of the New York Public Library's board of trustees.

The library announced Tuesday that Evan R. more »»

Report faults driver in fatal NY crash from August

November 18, 2014

RYE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state police report into a crash that killed a member of the Connecticut National Guard says the driver of the other vehicle made an unsafe lane change. more »»

NY agency aids more than 100 snow-stranded drivers

November 18, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The state Thruway Authority is performing welfare checks via snowmobile on people in more than 100 cars stranded in snow along the highway in western New York. more »»

NYC children's museum features 3D exhibition

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Children's Museum of the Arts is opening an exhibition that juxtaposes children's artworks with 3D renderings of those works. more »»

New York man charged for 25 cats hanging in trees

November 18, 2014

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A humane society says a man has been arrested in connection with 25 dead cats that were found in plastic bags hanging from trees. more »»

NYC jail board OKs restrictive dorm rule change

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A jails oversight board is beginning the lengthy process of changing New York City rules to build a 250-bed restrictive housing unit for the most dangerous inmate. more »»

Feds: Bullying, lying debt collectors an epidemic

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The country is facing an epidemic of unscrupulous debt collectors willing to pose as law enforcement and threaten arrest to squeeze dollars out of Americans, a top prosecutor said... more »»

Platform over NYC rail tracks completed

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The developer of a project being built over train tracks in Manhattan is celebrating the completion of a platform over the tracks. more »»

Hospitals improvise Ebola defenses, at a cost

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — What does it take to Ebola-proof a hospital?

Over the past few months, U.S. more »»

Prosecutor: US faces debt collection scam epidemic

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor says the nation is facing an "absolute epidemic of debt collection abuse practices" so widespread that even one of the FBI's top officials got a call. more »»

NYC brother-in-law: Attack victim a gentle scholar

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The brother-in-law of one of the victims of a deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue says he was a "gentle, saintly scholar. more »»

Jefferson-signed Vermont statehood deal at auction

November 18, 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An act of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson in 1791 declaring Vermont as the 14th state to join the union is up for auction. more »»

Toxic plume spreading at defense plant, tests show

November 18, 2014

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — A plume of toxic groundwater from a former suburban New York defense plant is getting renewed scrutiny. more »»

NY court says actors' apartments are tax-exempt

November 18, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two upstate apartment buildings that house professional actors for a theater group's summer productions qualify for a tax exemption, New York's highest court ruled Tuesday. more »»

TSA: OK to bring your ice skates on the plane

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Bring your knitting needles and ice skates on the plane. But leave your sparklers, nun chucks and fake chain saw at hom. more »»

Toxic plume at NY defense plant causes concerns

November 18, 2014

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — A plume of toxic groundwater from a former suburban New York defense plant is getting renewed scrutiny. more »»

NYC beefs up security after Israel attack

November 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police Commissioner William Bratton says New York City has beefed up security at synagogues and other symbolic locations following the attack in Jerusalem. more »»

 
 

 

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