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  • 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...

  • In NY race, niche issues become political parties

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot line created by Republicans to highlight New York's heavy tax load helped relatively unknown Republican state Sen. George Pataki upset...

  • Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

    NEW YORK (AP) — His spidey senses must have been off. A man dressed as Spider-Man is under arrest for slugging a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists Saturday in New York's Times Square. Junior Bishop is charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal...

  • NY motorcyclist rear-ends street sweeper, dies

    COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — A motorcycle driver is dead after he rear-ended a street sweeper and his bike caught fire in the Albany area. The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday on Route 9 in Colonie. Police say Gary Charbonneau rear-ended a vehicle that was cleaning the roadway in front of...

  • Kayakers breach Kennedy Airport security perimeter

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a Kennedy Airport security perimeter. Airport workers found the men on a navigational pier at the end of a runway around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The men told the New York Post they rowed to the closest point on shore...

  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in Queens housing complex dispute

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man was killed and another wounded in a dispute at a Queens public housing complex. Police say James Sloane shot and killed Jose Feliciano late Friday after Feliciano stabbed him. The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. at the Woodside Houses. Both men were taken to...

  • Nude models, artists take to New York City streets

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York really is "the naked city." Artists in Manhattan painted the bodies of 40 nude models on Saturday, turning the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park into an outdoor celebration of the human form. Artist Andy Golub says New York was the only city in the country...

  • Husband killed, wife injured in NY hit-and-run

    TIOGA, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a man was killed and his wife injured when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver while jogging in New York's Southern Tier. Daniel Manwarring was declared dead at the scene in Tioga around 6:30 a.m. Saturday. His wife, Karen, was taken to a hospital with...

  • 2 found dead in Staten Island hotel

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man and a woman were found dead in hotel room on Staten Island in what's being investigated as a possible double suicide. Police identified the victims on Saturday as Scott Jacobi and Theresa Mateo. Workers at the Hilton Garden Inn discovered the clothed...

  • Police: Man armed with dagger killed

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed after he attacked another man with a decorative dagger at a New York City housing project. The gunman remains hospitalized Saturday with a stab wound and hasn't been charged. Police say the dispute began Friday night at the Queens...



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