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  • Troopers: Cazenovia woman dead, man arrested

    CAZENOVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a 31-year-old man in the stabbing death of a woman he lived with in the central New York village of Cazenovia. Local media report that Stephen Schumejda has been arrested on second-degree murder and other charges in the death of 44-year-old Amy...

  • Off-duty NY police officer catches robbery suspect

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty New York police officer had just called it a day when he came across a robbery suspect whom he chased and caught. It happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of Embargo and James streets in Rome just as Police Officer Michael Uhl had finished his shift....

  • G train service restored after Sandy repairs

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City subway riders are getting back service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens. The return of service comes as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel Tuesday that was heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The Greenpoint tunnel has been closed...

  • NY woman charged with child endangerment

    LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police have arrested a Long Island woman after she was found passed out in a hot car with an infant inside. Authorities say police found 28-year-old Jessica Rosengart semi-conscious and slumped over inside her Dodge Dart in Levittown Monday afternoon. The vehicle was...

  • Pickup truck crashes in Saranac; driver dies

    SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man in his 60s has died after suffering a medical condition while driving his pickup truck in the village of Saranac Lake. Saranac Lake Police Sgt. Geoff Carmichael tells the Adirondack Daily Enterprise (http://bit.ly/1pjMNuF ) that the man's GMC Sierra...

  • Hearing set on power plant tax payment proposal

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The owners of a reopening Hudson Valley power plant are seeking approval of a payment in lieu of taxes agreement. The Danskammer power plant in Newburgh is being converted from coal to natural gas. The owners say they'll save Hudson Valley ratepayers $100 million a year...

  • Troopers urge drivers to watch for school buses

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With children heading back to school this week, state police are urging New Yorkers to support the AAA's annual "School's Open_Drive Carefully" campaign. The campaign alerts motorists to the risks to school-age children from motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of death...

  • Prep football player, 16, collapses and dies in NY

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 16-year-old high school football player in New York City is dead after collapsing during practice Monday, officials said. The teen's father says Miles Kirkland-Thomas collapsed Monday morning during practice for Staten Island's Curtis High School. He was pronounced dead at a...

  • Man dies after boat partially sinks in LI waters

    FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an 80-year-old man out for a family boating excursion suffered cardiac arrest and died after the boat partially sank. Nassau County police say nine members of a family had gone out Monday. They were in the water near Freeport when the boat had a mechanical...

  • NYPD: Cop response appropriate in custody death

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a drugged-out man. Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide on Friday, and "physical restrain by police" was deemed a factor, along severe intoxication...

  • NY farmers seek solutions to invasive berry pest

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it. Binghamton apple grower Dave Johnson tells The Ithaca Journal (http://ithacajr.nl/1nPmhK8 ) that the Asian...

  • NY apple growers expect above-average harvest

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Apple-picking season is underway in New York and growers are expecting another good year, following 2013's record crop. New York Farm Bureau spokesman Steve Ammerman tells The Saratogian (http://bit.ly/1tUlfCy ) that growers in the state are expected to harvest more than 30...

  • President of Staten Island Museum dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of the Staten Island Museum for the past 12 years has died. The museum says 69-year-old Elizabeth Egbert died Saturday after battling multiple myeloma. Egbert was an artist, sculptor and community activist. Her work has been exhibited at various museums,...

  • NYPD: 88-year-old Brooklyn woman assaulted at home

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are looking for a man suspected of attacking an 88-year-old woman as she sat on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home. Police say a man in his 20s, dressed in a red sweatshirt, approached the victim at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Police say the woman tried to...

  • Retired AP newsman dies at 76

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Hodgman, a former Associated Press newsman who worked for the cooperative for 39 years, has died. He was 76. His wife Marion says Hodgman died Friday at a New York hospital 18 months after he was diagnosed with cancer. Hodgman began his AP career in 1962 in Hartford,...



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