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  • NYC public advocate shows off police body cameras

    NEW YORK (AP) — Compelled by video of a police chokehold death and the lack of such evidence in the fatal shooting of a Missouri teenager, a top New York City official Thursday intensified her push to equip the city's 35,000 officers with body-worn cameras. Public Advocate Letitia James held a...

  • ESPN's Linda Cohn sues NY rink over off-ice injury

    BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — A popular ESPN anchor is suing a suburban New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury. Linda Cohn says a heavy change-making machine fell on her arm at Hudson Valley's Brewster Ice Arena and sliced her up so badly she needed 25 stitches. The 54-year-old Southbury,...

  • Family of NYC man in chokehold death talk to feds

    NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a police officer has asked federal prosecutors to investigate the case. The wife and mother of Eric Garner and the Rev. Al Sharpton met privately with U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch on Thursday in Brooklyn....

  • N.Y. AG reaches anti-discrimination agreement with Macy’s

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement with Macy’s Retail Holdings Inc. on Wednesday that will address recent allegations of discrimination against minority customers. Schneiderman’s Civil Rights Bureau...

  • Nursing home settles False Claims Act lawsuit with New York, feds

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch announced settlement agreements on Wednesday with a New Rochelle nursing home that allegedly submitted inflated claims to the state’s Medicaid program. Ralex...

  • New York gets $800M in Bank of America settlement

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will get $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday. The...

  • NYC Council bill to make kids' fast food healthier

    NEW YORK (AP) — Happy Meals might soon need to get healthier. A New York City councilman is introducing legislation that would set stricter nutritional standards for meals served with toys. The bill would prohibit fast food eateries from offering free toys or coupons if the kids' serving, like...

  • 168th New York State Fair opens

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Fair has kicked off its 12-day run that features national touring acts and a new operator for the rides on the midway. Gov. Andrew Cuomo cut a ribbon Thursday morning to officially open the fairgrounds in the Syracuse suburb of Geddes (GEH'-dehs)....

  • Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability. In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated...

  • Rabies vaccine airdrop underway in western NY

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Public health authorities in western New York are conducting baited vaccine airdrops this week to reduce rabies in the local wildlife population. The Erie County Department of Health says fixed-wing aircraft began dropping rabies vaccine baits on Tuesday in areas of Erie...

  • Man charged after boyfriend dies following fight

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Syracuse say a 30-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after his boyfriend died when the two men got into a fight. Authorities say police and emergency crews were called shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a medical emergency at a home on...

  • Person is killed jumping in front of NYC subway

    NEW YORK (AP) — A person is dead after jumping in front of a subway train at New York City's Penn Station. Transit officials say the unidentified person jumped in front of an uptown No. 2 train at about 2:20 a.m. Thursday. Service was disrupted for about two and a half hours.

  • Police say 2 LI burglars used home repair scam

    BELLPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two men pretending to be chimney cleaners burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman. Bruce Wimmer and Michael Windland were arrested Wednesday on charges they used the home repair scam last Saturday. Suffolk County police say the victim let Wimmer...

  • Cops: Man had pot, bombs, guns in his upstate home

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 50-year-old man had homemade explosives and tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition along with the marijuana plants he was growing inside his upstate New York home. Authorities say a state police task force and local police executed a search warrant...

  • Man fatally shot in Brooklyn, no arrests

    NEW YORK (AP) — a 22-year-old man has been shot to death in Brooklyn's Coney Island section. Police say the shooting happened shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on West 21st Street. They say 22-year-old Victor Rosado was shot in the torso. He was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where he was...



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