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  • NY voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York voters could see as many as 12 parties putting up candidates for governor this fall, including the familiar major parties and some returning long-shots like the Rent is Too Damn High Party. Six independent parties filed petitions before last week's deadline to join...

  • Student found dead in lake on Adirondack campus

    PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. (AP) — State police say 19-year-old student found dead near a lakeshore on an Adirondack college campus had a seizure that led to his drowning. An autopsy Wednesday determined that Nicolas Pendl died of accidental drowning due to a known, preexisting seizure disorder. His...

  • John Lennon's killer sorry for being "an idiot"

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he has caused. Mark David Chapman was denied release during his eighth appearance before a parole board last week. On Wednesday, New York state corrections officials released the transcript from the...

  • Car's driver, motorcyclist killed in collision

    BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two people are dead after a motorcycle and a car collided head-on on a rural central New York road shortly after a deputy tried to pull the bike over for speeding. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office tells local media 20-year-old Mitchell Mashaw of Port Leyden...

  • Cuomo: New York to investigate Time Warner outage

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says regulators will investigate what caused Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage as the state reviews the company's merger with Comcast Corp. Cuomo says Wednesday that dependable Internet service is "vital" and that providers have a...

  • Police: 2 teens threw rocks from Thruway overpass

    ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they've charged two teenage boys with throwing rocks off a Thruway overpass outside Albany and damaging five tractor-trailers. Troopers say four large trucks had their windshields broken on June 23 while they traveled in Interstate 90's eastbound lanes in...

  • Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon. Organizers say the buildings that will be illuminated starting Thursday include Rockefeller Center in New York, Toronto's CN tower and the Wrigley Building...

  • 3 NY shellfishing areas to temporarily close

    OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Conservation says three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island will be closed as a precaution during the Labor Day holiday period. The measure is designed to protect public health from potentially contaminated shellfish...

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Times on its decision not to endorse Gov. Andrew Cuomo or challenger Zephyr Teachout in the Democratic primary for governor. Aug. 26 More than four years ago, while announcing his campaign for governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo stood in front of the Tweed...

  • US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect wounded

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a suspect has been wounded in the hand during a shootout with U.S. marshals who were serving a warrant in Queens. New York City police say they were assisting the marshals when the gunfire erupted late Tuesday in Springfield Gardens. No law enforcers were hurt....

  • Widespread outage strikes Time Warner customers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable is working to restore service after an outage cut Internet and on-demand cable service to customers across the United States. Time Warner spokesman Rich Ruggiero says the outage started at about 4:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday. He says an issue with Time Warner's...

  • 2 rescued from disabled boat near brink of falls

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two boaters were less than a half-mile from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabled vessel by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. Coast Guard officials say their Buffalo station received a call around 9:15 p.m. Monday reporting...

  • 19 indicted in Long Island drug ring sweep

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a cocaine sweep that led investigators from California to New York. Los Angeles law enforcers and Homeland Security agents seized about 44 pounds of cocaine last year. Authorities say it was prepared for delivery to a home...

  • Kayaker's body found in central New York lake

    OTISCO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 68-year-old man found dead in a central New York lake had been kayaking by himself while not wearing a floatation device. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says two kayakers discovered a body floating in Otisco Lake, 13 miles southwest of Syracuse....

  • NYC woman arrested in Long Island DWI case

    SEAFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on charges of driving drunk with children in her vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident on Long Island. Nassau County police say Megan Pieroni of Manhattan was taken into custody around 3 p.m. Tuesday in Seaford. Police say she was involved...



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