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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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