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  • 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...

  • Police at 12 NY colleges to get heroin antidote

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Public safety officers on 12 State University of New York campuses will soon be equipped with the heroin antidote naloxone. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the $27,000 in funding will come from a program that reimburses police departments with money seized...

  • New York receives $5.9M for AmeriCorps projects

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has received $5.9 million in federal funding for AmeriCorps projects around the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the grants on Wednesday. The money will support more than 460 AmeriCorps members who provide service to nearly two dozen groups. Groups...

  • Amtrak offers train service to New York State Fair

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Amtrak is once again this year offering train service to the New York State Fair. The fair begins a 12-day run Thursday in suburban Syracuse. Amtrak will run five trains daily dropping passengers off at the fair. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he urged Amtrak and track operator...

  • Palestinian banner unfurled on NYC bridge

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pro-Palestinian activists marching along the Brooklyn Bridge got an eyeful when a giant flag banner in Palestinian colors was unfurled on the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The flag had the words "Boycott, Divest, Sanction" and was lowered from a part of the bridge near the Manhattan...

  • Boat blast at Long Island marina kills 1, hurts 1

    MANORHAVEN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a boat exploded while being refueled at a Long Island marina, killing a man aboard and burning a dock worker who pushed the fiery vessel away from the shore. Nassau County police say the 33-foot motorboat went up in flames Wednesday afternoon at the Manhasset...

  • State: NYC landlord probed for forcing tenants out

    NEW YORK (AP) — The state's Tenant Protection Unit said Wednesday that a major New York City landlord was under investigation over allegations it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their rent-regulated apartments. The unit subpoenaed Marolda Properties in a probe into claims the company...



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