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  • Police probe woman's death on Long Island

    FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 36-year-old woman on Long Island. Suffolk County police say Monica Lino was found at her home on Berkshire Drive in Farmingville just after 3 p.m. Sunday. Details are sketchy but a police spokeswoman says the...

  • Stringer: NYC pension funds at $160.5 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) — City Comptroller Scott Stringer says New York City's pension funds ended the latest fiscal year with a record-high value of $160.5 billion. Stringer says the funds, which he oversees, got a 17.4 percent investment return for fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30. The...

  • 1 dead, 6 injured in Queens minivan accident

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 45-year-old man was killed and six people were injured when a minivan overturned in Queens. Police say the minivan was traveling westbound on 35 Avenue just before 5 p.m. Sunday when it struck a curb and a fire hydrant before coming to a rest on its side. Police say the...

  • 3 rescued after boat crashes in western New York

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three people have been rescued after the boat they were on crashed onto a breakwall on Lake Erie near Buffalo. The rescue took place after the Coast Guard learned around 3: 45 p.m. Sunday that an 18-foot boat had grounded on the Buffalo Harbor breakwall with a woman in...

  • Man dies after found floating in Long Island pool

    WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 44-year-old man has died after being found floating face down in a public pool. Nassau County police say it happened while the man was swimming at the main pool at Syosset Woodbury Park in Woodbury around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Police say...

  • 'Spider-Man' charged in Times Square scuffle

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man dressed as Spider-Man has been arraigned on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in New York's Time Square. Junior Bishop was arraigned Sunday on charges of assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. His...

  • Woman dies in Monroe County crash

    HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says a 51-year-old woman has died and her teenage daughter was hospitalized after a collision with a car driven by a woman alleged to have been drinking. The accident happened Saturday night around 11:15 on Calkins Road in Henrietta....

  • 1st night at Gracie Mansion for NYC mayor, family

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's home, sweet new home for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. Spokeswoman Rebecca Katz says the mayor, his wife and two children will spend their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday night. They're expected to return from a vacation in Italy Sunday...

  • NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport....

  • Troopers: Northern NY couple die in murder-suicide

    ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) — State police say autopsies are planned for a Clinton County couple after an apparent murder-suicide. A concerned relative called troopers Saturday evening to check on the welfare of a resident of Ellenburg in northern Clinton County. Police found 44-year-old Pamela...

  • LI man charged with assault, extortion in burglary

    BOHEMIA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a Long Island man burglarized a trailer park home while assaulting the resident and extorting money from the victim's father. Authorities say the 27-year-old man was arrested Saturday in front of his home in the Suffolk County hamlet of Brentwood, just hours...

  • NY man drowns after falling into Sacandaga Lake

    PROVIDENCE, N.Y. (AP) — The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat. The sheriff's office says Arthur Merchant of Scotia fell into the water near Pine Tree Hollow Road in the town of Providence around...

  • NY man charged in fatal stabbing of estranged wife

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — A 46-year-old central New York man has been charged with second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of his estranged wife. Police in the city of Rome in Oneida County tell media outlets that 45-year-old Carrie Werenski was stabbed multiple times around 7 p.m. Saturday. She...

  • NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are populated by...

  • Metropolitan Museum gets 6.2 million visitors

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it had 6.2 million visitors during the last fiscal year. That's the third year in a row that attendance has gone over the six million mark. The museum says the attendance numbers are for its main building on Fifth Avenue as well as The...



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