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Officials: Thousands of dead bunker fish wash ashore on LI

August 27, 2016

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say thousands of dead bunker fish have washed up on shore on Long Island.

Huntington Town officials tell Newsday (http://nwsdy. more »»

You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

August 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers who want to get behind the wheel of one of New York City's yellow cabs are tested on a host of regulations before they can get their licenses. more »»

Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomo

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo must soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to rent out their New York City apartments on Airbnb. more »»

NY court says strippers are club's employees

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A midlevel state court has ruled that a suburban Syracuse strip club's dancers are employees and the company owes unemployment insurance payments on their behalf. more »»

Ex-NY SPCA executive director charged with stealing $400K

August 27, 2016

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — The former executive director of an animal welfare organization based in Syracuse has been charged with stealing more than $400,000 from the agency. more »»

Man pleads guilty in kidnap of 2 New York college students

August 27, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — One of nine people charged with kidnapping and torturing two University of Rochester students in December has pleaded guilt. more »»

Report: NY Legislature passed fewer bills in 2016 than 2015

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers passed fewer bills during the 2016 session than in past year, continuing a trend in recent years. more »»

SUV hits Amish buggy; man and child injured, horse killed

August 27, 2016

HEUVELTON, N.Y. (AP) — A crash involving a sport utility vehicle and an Amish buggy in northern New York has seriously injured two people.

The Watertown Daily Times reports (http://bit. more »»

2 injured in northern NY when Jeep hits Amish buggy

August 27, 2016

HEUVELTON, N.Y. (AP) — Two people have been seriously injured in a crash involving a sport utility vehicle and an Amish buggy in northern New York. more »»

Libous, NY lawmaker, may have conviction vacated after death

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The conviction of a New York state lawmaker on charges of lying to the FBI may be reversed after his death.

The New York Times reports (http://nyti. more »»

Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

August 26, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Amtrak is receiving a $. more »»

DA: NYC jail guard raped female inmate on Rikers Island

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a New York City jail guard raped an inmate last year in the women's facility of the Rikers Island jail comple. more »»

Court says it's OK for city to use GPS to track taxi drivers

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled New York City can track taxi drivers by using their cabs' GPS systems. more »»

Appeals court rules NYC can use GPS to track taxi drivers

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that New York City can track taxi drivers by using their cabs' GPS systems. more »»

Spieth has no chance against Spelling Bee co-champion

August 26, 2016

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion — with spelling and, ultimately, with putting. more »»

NY attorney general clears police in Taser death

August 26, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general has cleared police in a Hudson Valley town of criminal wrongdoing in the death of a man subdued with a Taser in November 2015. more »»

Biden announces new funding for Amtrak Northeast Corridor

August 26, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal officials say the government will make a $2.45 billion loan to Amtrak to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements on the Northeast corridor. more »»

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

August 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. more »»

Cops: Man killed in accident involving road paving equipment

August 26, 2016

DARIEN, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 40-year-old man has been killed in an accident at a road construction project in western New York. more »»

 
 

 

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