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  • Cornell University starts celebrating 150 years

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell University is starting it's 150th-anniversary celebration. The central New York school turns 150 on April 27. But the Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/1s8CrzT ) that the celebration kicked off Friday with a Big Red lighting ceremony at the Empire State...

  • Fire at northern New York feed plant

    SALEM, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say it took several hours to control a feed plant fire in northern New York. Local media report that a fire started early Monday morning at the Cargill facility in Salem, near the Vermont border. The facility provides feed for farm animals. There were no...

  • 2 costumed characters, 3rd man arrested in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two costumed characters in Times Square and another man have been arrested after police say they got into a fist fight. Police say they were all charged with misdemeanor assault. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday. The dispute started after the man allegedly began heckling the...

  • NY man who ran down jogger back in jail for drugs

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A 32-year-old northern New York man who served prison time for driving drunk and hitting and killing a 20-year-old jogger is back behind bars. Steven Baker of West Chazy pleaded guilty last month in Clinton County Court to third-degree attempted criminal sale of a...

  • NY to lower flags to honor soldier lost in WWII

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on Monday to honor a World War II Army private from Brooklyn whose remains were recently recovered. Bernard Gavrin was 29 when he fought in the Battle of Saipan in the Pacific theater in 1944. Gavrin was...

  • Central NY jail reeling from too many inmates

    WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Drug arrests and mental health cases are sapping the budget of a central New York jail. An influx of inmates put the Madison County jail at maximum capacity and drained its annual budget for medical and personal care expenses by June. That forced officials to put an...

  • NY lawmakers look at help for child immigrants

    NEW YORK (AP) — Members of New York's state Assembly are reviewing the state's role in caring for children who enter the country illegally without their parents. The lawmakers are scheduled to take testimony from the public at a meeting Tuesday in New York City. The panel is looking at the...

  • Think Tanks: New York hurts its millionaires

    The Empire Center, a nonpartisan think tank in New York, released a report suggesting that New York has lagged behind the rest of the nation in making new millionaires.

  • NY tax receipts rise despite growing income gap

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York tax collections have continued rising despite a growing income gap between its richest residents and everyone else, even as a national study shows overall growth in state tax receipts slowing as the income gap widens across the U.S. State officials say New York's...

  • Nader campaigns for Green Party in Albany

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Nader urged an appreciative audience to "break new ground" Sunday as he stumped for the Green Party's New York gubernatorial candidate. The consumer activist and political gadfly spoke at a Unitarian church in Albany to praise Howie Hawkins and to help him raise money...

  • Subway tunnel damaged by Sandy restored to service

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trains are once again going to go through a subway tunnel that was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority took a ride on a train Sunday through the Montague Tunnel connecting Brooklyn and...

  • NY AG Schneiderman kicks off re-election campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he's running for re-election to keep fighting corruption, both public and private. The state's 59-year-old chief prosecutor announced his campaign Sunday at a rally outside City Hall. Schneiderman says one of his biggest...

  • Police: LI man wounded in home invasion

    WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Nassau County police say a man was shot and wounded in a home invasion in Westbury. Authorities say two men armed with guns came into the Albany Avenue home through a kitchen window around 4 a.m. Saturday. They went to a bedroom and fired at a 33-year-old man. The man was...

  • Attica riot's 43rd anniversary a special one

    ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of personal items collected after the 1971 Attica prison riot have been returned to their owners and families. New York corrections officials, members of the guards' union, and family members of those killed marked the 43rd anniversary of the nation's deadliest...

  • Man changing tire on NYC roadway hit, killed

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man changing a flat tire on a New York City road near John F. Kennedy International Airport was hit and killed by another car. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Ron Marsico says it happened shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday. The man was driving...



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