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US safety board to detail findings of deadly NY train crash

July 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal safety investigators will present their findings following a commuter rail crash that killed six people in the suburbs of New York City in 2015. more »»

Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

July 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Children whose sexual characteristics don't neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy to resemble that of more typical boys and girls —... more »»

Albany's columned education building opening for free tours

July 25, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's imposing education department headquarters in Albany will be open for free public tour. more »»

New York renames bridge after fallen state trooper

July 25, 2017

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A bridge on Interstate 87 will now bear the name of a state trooper who was struck and killed by a car last fall.

Gov. more »»

Rochester ends library fines for overdue kids' books

July 25, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester will no longer fine kids for returning library books late.

The city eliminated overdue fees for children's materials as part of a pilot program last year. more »»

Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer new badges

July 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Girl Scouts of the USA is unveiling a major push this week into furthering the interest of girls in science, engineering, technology and math through 23 new badges. more »»

The Latest: Woman pleads guilty in fiance's kayaking death

July 24, 2017

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a woman pleading guilty in connection to her fiance's April 2015 kayaking death (all times local):

6:50 p.. more »»

APNewsBreak: Rail design led to deadliness of train crash

July 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators have concluded that a fiery crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the suburbs in 2015 was extra deadly because of an unusual... more »»

The Latest: Metro-North to review safety recommendations

July 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the findings of federal investigators after a commuter rail crash that killed six people in a New York City suburb in 2015 (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Hockey Hall of Famer Dick Gamble gets ring back

July 24, 2017

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A scuba-diving treasure hunter who found an American Hockey League Hall of Fame ring in one of New York's Finger Lakes has returned it to its owner. more »»

Woman accused in fiance's river kayaking death pleads guilty

July 24, 2017

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of removing a drain plug from her fiance's kayak and contributing to his drowning on New York's Hudson river has pleaded guilty. more »»

Woman pleads guilty in fiance's kayak death

July 24, 2017

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman facing a trial for murder over her fiance's death in a kayak on the Hudson River two years ago is pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide. more »»

Man dies days after being shot in head while collecting cans

July 24, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man shot last week as he pushed a shopping cart full of cans and bottles down a Rochester street has died of his injurie. more »»

2 Marines killed in plane crash make last trips home

July 24, 2017

Two Marines killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi were making their last trips home Monday.

The body of Marine Maj. more »»

Chinese national charged with leading ivory smuggling ring

July 24, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A Chinese national has been arraigned in federal court in Boston on charges he led a conspiracy to illegally smuggle $700,000 worth of goods made from banned rhinoceros horn,... more »»

8-year-old NY boy dies after getting pinned by farm machines

July 24, 2017

VARICK, N.Y. (AP) — Police are investigating after a young boy was killed in a farming accident Friday in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. more »»

Cuomo: NY will make it easier to register to vote

July 24, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered all state agencies to provide voter registration information in an effort to increase participation in elections. more »»

 
 

 

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