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  • Prison officers block news crew from tourist site

    WILTON, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York TV crew was threatened with arrest by corrections officers as they tried to film at a public historic site on the grounds of an empty, soon-to-be-closed state prison, the station said. Mark Mulholland, a reporter for Albany's NewsChannel 13, was working...

  • NY nanny indicted on endangerment charges

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island nanny has been indicted on charges that she left a 3-year-old girl locked in a hot vehicle while she shoplifted. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice says 37-year-old Christine Nunes was arraigned Friday. Bail was continued at $50,000. The charges...

  • Lyft says it's starting New York City service

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state. New York's attorney general and Department of Financial Services...

  • New York suggests summer shutdown for nuke plant

    CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) — A state agency is suggesting summer shutdowns at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the New York suburbs. The idea is to protect migrating and spawning fish who might otherwise get sucked into the plant. Indian Point takes 2.5 billion gallons a day from the...

  • Doheny won't pursue northern NY congress seat

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Businessman Matthew Doheny says he won't pursue a northern New York congressional seat on a third-party line and is endorsing Republican candidate Elise Stefanik. Stefanik defeated Doheny in a bitter Republican primary last month. Doheny's decision not to campaign...

  • Kin of NYC man in arrest death meet with feds

    NEW YORK (AP) — Family members of a man who died while being arrested have met with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn to press for an investigation into the death. The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner's family members Friday for the closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights...

  • Man charged in Adirondack crash that killed couple

    RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a car in the Adirondacks while fleeing police, killing a couple and injuring their daughter, was high on drugs when he set off the pursuit with a hit-and-run accident in a crowded resort village, authorities said Friday....

  • National outdoor art show to hit billboards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America's streets and public places. "Art Everywhere US" is billed as the world's largest outdoor art show. Images of American artworks will appear on billboards, bus stops, digital display boards and subway platforms. The kickoff is in New...

  • Cooperstown gearing up for big induction weekend

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Businesses in the upstate New York home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame are gearing up for the biggest weekend of the summer tourist season. Cooperstown is expected to be packed with tens of thousands of people for Sunday's induction ceremony featuring Greg...

  • Man sentenced for killing toy store manager in '13

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former Toys R Us employee has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for killing his boss last year inside the Buffalo-area store where they both worked. Local media report that Bernard Grucza (GROOZ'-uh) didn't speak during his sentencing Thursday in state Supreme...

  • G subway line shutting down for 5 weeks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks. The MTA says there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2. The shutdown is...

  • Feds to ban alcohol on some Fire Island beaches

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starting next month, alcohol will be banned on some federally-owned Fire Island beaches. The ban will go into effect on Aug. 1 on federal lands in the Town of Islip between the communities of Atlantique and Corneille Estates. It's being enacted by the Fire Island National...

  • NY reports $16.4M recovered in wage thefts

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York labor officials say investigators recovered and disbursed more than $16.4 million in wages, interest and damages in the first half of this year to 21,050 workers cheated out of proper pay and benefits. The Department of Labor says it completed investigations of...

  • NY awards $55M to 8 projects with CUNY campuses

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eight projects have been awarded $55 million for projects involving 20 CUNY campuses in economic development efforts. According to the governor's office, the projects have been selected by CUNY and Empire State Development through a competitive process. Awards include...

  • NY officials give tips to keep away nuisance bears

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state environmental officials are offering some tips to keep away nuisance bears during camping season. Black bears generally avoid people, but they are notorious for taking advantage of any available food source. The state Department of Environmental...



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