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Texas man who acted as Russian agent gets 10 years' prison

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas man who acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and illegally exported cutting-edge military technology to Russia has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. more »»

New York sales tax on tampons and sanitary napkins repealed

July 21, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has repealed its tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products, a move expected to save purchasers $10 million a year.

Democratic Gov. more »»

New York lawmakers vow to fight plan for new bus terminal

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Battle lines over a proposed new bus terminal in Manhattan have been draw. more »»

New York repeals sales tax on tampons

July 21, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has repealed its tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products, a move expected to save purchasers $10 million a year.

Democratic Gov. more »»

Police vehicle crashes going to fatal fire on LI; 4 injured

July 21, 2016

NORTH MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a pedestrian was injured when a police vehicle responding to a fatal fire was involved in a chain-reaction crash. more »»

About 9 hurt when NYC tour bus jumps curb at Central Park

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities say about nine people were hurt when a double-decker tour bus swerved and jumped a curb at Central Park on Fifth Avenue. more »»

About 9 hurt when NYC tour bus jumps curb

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say about nine people have been hurt when a double-decker tour bus swerved and jumped a curb on Fifth Avenue in Manhatta. more »»

Police: Ex-Marine, 81, held hostage in motel for 4 years

July 21, 2016

HIGHLANDS, N.Y. (AP) — A man held an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in his squalid motel room for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks, authorities said Thursday. more »»

Union mad police victims have voice at DNC, not cops' widows

July 21, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's police union is condemning Hillary Clinton for allowing relatives of people killed by police to speak at the Democratic National Convention without giving equal... more »»

NYC to move teens off troubled Rikers Island jail complex

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say 16- and 17-year-old inmates will be moved off the troubled Rikers Island jail complex and into a Bronx youth facility. more »»

Saratoga to open for its 148th season of thoroughbred racing

July 21, 2016

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The 148th season of thoroughbred racing in Saratoga Springs gets underway this week, kicking off nearly seven weeks of a summertime tradition dating to the Civil War. more »»

1 dead in Long Island house fire

July 21, 2016

NORTH MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Nassau County police say a person has died in a house fire.

Detective Lt. Richard LeBrun tells Newsday (http://nwsdy. more »»

Woman uses dummy passenger with briefcase in carpool lane

July 21, 2016

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in New York say a woman has been ticketed for driving in a carpool lane with a fake passenger — who even had a briefcas. more »»

Long Island HOV driver ticketed for using dummy passenger

July 21, 2016

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities on Long Island say they've ticketed a woman driving in an HOV lane with a fake passenger.

The driver was pulled over at 8:15 a.m. more »»

NYC to install ferry USB ports; fights prompted power cutoff

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will be installing USB ports on Staten Island ferries and terminals after shutting off electrical outlets because passengers were fighting over them. more »»

Man in custody after standoff with NYC police over hoax bomb

July 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of tossing a hoax bomb through the open window of a police vehicle in Times Square was taken into custody Thursday after an overnight standoff a short drive away i... more »»

Water service restored to Buffalo-area towns after outage

July 21, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Officials have issued boil water advisories for several Buffalo-area towns after restoring service that was caused by a water main break. more »»

 
 

 

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