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Widow: Man who died in NYPD custody 'a quiet man'

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The widow of a man who died in police custody after apparently being placed in a chokehold says her husband was not violent. more »»

3 fishermen rescued from Long Island Sound

July 26, 2014

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.

Newsday reports (http://nwsdy. more »»

New York man gets 15 years for infant's death

July 26, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 19-year-old upstate New York man who admitted responsibility for the death of a five-week-old baby has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Albany District Attorney . more »»

Yaddo gets plaque to honor landmark status

July 26, 2014

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An artists' retreat in upstate New York designated last year as a National Historic Landmark is getting a plaque marking the achievement. more »»

Guilty plea in shooting of rookie NYPD officer

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February. more »»

Red Cross says its facing looming blood shortage

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Red Cross says it's facing a looming blood shortage.

The organization says Friday that donations are down around 8 percent over the last 11 weeks. more »»

Long Island man, 74, charged in powder mystery

July 26, 2014

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a suspect more than two years after an envelope filled with white powder and anti-Semitic remarks showed up at a Long Island office building. more »»

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the... more »»

Argentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's negotiations with creditors to resolve a dispute over $1. more »»

Prison for French citizen in mining bribe probe

July 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A French businessman who pleaded guilty to obstructing a U.S. investigation into alleged bribes paid for West African mining rights has been ordered to serve two years in prison. more »»

Feds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody death

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. more »»

Hillary Clinton tells Bronx children to dream big

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton got a whole lot of love from the Bronx on Friday after telling children who are part of a summer arts program to dream bi. more »»

Hillary Clinton tells NYC kids to dream big

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got a whole lot of love from the Bronx after telling children to dream big. more »»

Tyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM

July 25, 2014

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed. more »»

Jury weighs murder charges in NY officer's death

July 25, 2014

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island jury has gone home for the weekend without reaching a verdict in the trial of a man charged in the fatal shootings of a police officer and a carjacking victim. more »»

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of "Up the Down Staircase" has died in New York City. Bel Kaufman was 103. more »»

Argentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's negotiations with creditors to resolve a dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts remained deadlocked. more »»

Man pleads not guilty in StubHub cybertheft case

July 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with fencing fraudulently bought tickets to sought-after events to aid a cybertheft ring that took over StubHub users' accounts has pleaded not guilt. more »»

Justice Dept. monitoring NYC police death probe

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an... more »»

 
 

 

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