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  • 3 kids among 5 dead in fiery New York car crash

    August 24, 2014 2:36 PM

    BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) - A woman and her four passengers, including three children, were returning home from a family gathering when their car veered off a Long Island highway, crashed into a tree and burst into flames, killing all of them, authorities said Sunday. Myriam Lebrun, 37, was traveling on... more »
  • Irene Makes Landfall on Quiet, Anxious NYC

    August 28, 2011 11:55 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Rainfall overflowed sewers and seawater lapped at sidewalks at the edges of New York City from densely populated lower Manhattan to the far reaches of Queens as a weakening Irene made landfall over Coney Island early Sunday. Sections of the thoroughfares on the east and west... more »
  • Irene Weakens Slightly over New York State

    August 28, 2011 11:49 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Irene has weakened slightly over New York state. The National Hurricane Center said late Sunday morning that the tropical storm's maximum sustained winds had decreased to about 60 mph. Irene was to continue weakening as it passes over New England, and it's expected to move... more »
  • Part of NY's JFK Airport evacuated after bag found

    July 25, 2011 9:10 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Part of New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport has been evacuated due to a suspicious bag. Steve Coleman of the Port Authority, which runs the airport, says the bag was left in the business class lounge at the American Airlines Terminal 8 around 7:40 a.m.... more »
  • Cops: Naked man swimming in water near NY airport

    July 13, 2011 10:10 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a man was found swimming naked in a waterway next to the fuel farm of New York's Kennedy Airport. A spokesman for the airport's operator, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, says airport patrols spotted the swimmer Tuesday morning. The spokesman,... more »
  • 2 Workers, 2 Patrons Shot to Death at NY Pharmacy

    June 19, 2011 3:41 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Four people were shot to death Sunday morning at a pharmacy on New York's Long Island in what police said looked like a robbery gone wrong. The gunfire erupted at about 10:20 a.m. inside Haven Drugs, a family-owned pharmacy in a small cluster of medical offices... more »
  • Powerful Explosion Levels Vacant NY House

    April 24, 2011 2:31 PM

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - A powerful explosion has destroyed a vacant house on New York's Long Island. No one was seriously injured in the Easter morning blast, but 21 people from nearby homes have been taken to hospitals for evaluation. The force of the explosion was strong enough to knock... more »
  • Lt. Gov. Dardenne Goes to NYC to Promote State Tourism

    January 28, 2011 12:26 PM

    Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne will travel to New York City next week on a one day trip to promote tourism in Louisiana. Dardenne will be interviewed by television media across the nation on Feb. 2. Dardenne also will meet with various magazine writers in hopes of gaining coverage of... more »
  • Judge keeps 911 calls secret in student shooting

    November 12, 2010 9:52 PM

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and killed by police, saying they failed to include any firsthand account of what happened. Danroy and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., had... more »
  • Actor Charlie Sheen Hospitalized in New York

    October 26, 2010 4:25 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Charlie Sheen was hospitalized Tuesday for a psychiatric evaluation after a woman told police he was throwing furniture and yelling in his hotel room, a law enforcement official said. His publicist blamed an allergic reaction to medication. Police were called to The Plaza by hotel security... more »
  • New York Police: 77-year-old is Beaten for Comics, Dies

    October 19, 2010 11:06 AM

    MEDINA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 77-year-old New York man was beaten as thieves broke into his home to steal his valuable comic book collection and later died of a heart attack. Medina Police Chief Jose Avila said Tuesday that Homer Marciniak did not suffer life-threatening injuries in the... more »
  • Jindal Traveling to New York to Meet Fellow Republican Governor

    October 14, 2010 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is traveling to New York to meet with his fellow Republican governors, after a stop in New Hampshire to stump for a GOP gubernatorial candidate. Jindal's office says the governor was in New Hampshire on Thursday to attend a campaign event... more »
  • Treasury secretary, new GM CEO to meet in New York

    October 12, 2010 9:34 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is meeting with new General Motors CEO Dan Akerson in New York as the government-owned automaker moves toward a public stock sale. The government says the two men are meeting Tuesday afternoon. It's chance for them to meet for the first time. The... more »
  • Man Survives 40 Story Plunge

    September 1, 2010 10:10 AM

    NEW YORK – A New York City man who plunged 40 stories from the rooftop of an apartment building has survived after crashing onto a parked car. Witnesses and police say 22-year-old Thomas Magill jumped from the high-rise at West 63rd Street on Tuesday. He landed in the backseat... more »
  • Local Girl with Down-Syndrome Featured in Times Square

    August 11, 2010 12:06 PM

    NEW YORK, NY - RYLEE MARIE LAMB of LAFAYETTE, LA, will appear in lights on Broadway on Saturday, September 25, as part of the National Down Syndrome Society's video production to demonstrate that people with Down syndrome can be successfully included in community activities, education and employment. The photo... more »
  • Dangerous Heat Wave From Texas to New York

    August 5, 2010 11:41 AM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous heat wave baked a large swath of the nation from Texas to New York on Thursday, forcing football players to move practice sessions into the evening and election officials in Tennessee to lure voters with air-conditioned polling places. High humidity had the heat index... more »
  • Owner Of The New York Yankees Has Died

    July 13, 2010 11:14 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4. Steinbrenner had a heart attack, was taken to St.... more »
  • Opelousas Burglar Arrested After Tip

    April 6, 2010 8:17 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department’s Special Operations Division has arrested Nathan Jamal Robert, 109 S. Cane Street Opelousas , for Simple Burglary. The arrest stemmed from two burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours on March 25, 2010. Officers responded two Business Burglaries on Creswell Lane , one at... more »
  • Toy Hall of Fame

    November 6, 2009 9:10 AM

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Bounce it, kick it, catch it. Chase, throw or smack it. The ball, arguably the most popular plaything of all time, has finally earned a place inside a glass case at the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York. Along with the Big Wheel and... more »
  • Letterman threw spitballs from his own glass house

    October 7, 2009 9:38 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Turns out David Letterman doesn't just live on a TV show. He also lives in a glass house, where for years he's hurled comedy zingers at misbehaving politicians, even as he brashly engaged in hanky-panky of his own. In March 2008, Letterman was taking potshots at... more »

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