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Amid fear, West Africans in the US try to help

October 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. more »»

NYC prosecutor: Nix convictions in '85 killing

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says two men who've served years in prison were wrongfully convicted of a 1985 killin. more »»

NY court allows NYU expansion plan to go forward

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York University's expansion project has gotten a boost after an appellate court overturned a lower court ruling that had blocked parts of the $6 billion plan. more »»

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law and sister,... more »»

Fracking sites fertile ground for NY candidates

October 15, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Political challengers to New York Gov. more »»

De Blasio at White House talks terrorism, Ebola

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday expressed confidence in his city's readiness against terrorism and the emerging threat of Ebola, dismissing criticism that the most... more »»

Highlights of ballerina Wendy Whelan's career

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Ballerina Wendy Whelan retires this weekend from New York City Ballet after a celebrated 30-year career. more »»

Ex-financial analyst facing insider trading charge

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. more »»

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg say David Greenglass — a key figure in the biggest atomic spying case of the Cold War — has died at age 92. more »»

Fracking sites fertile ground for NY candidates

October 14, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Trips to Pennsylvania drilling sites are emerging as a political pilgrimage for candidates for governor in New York as politicians and voters wrestle with frackin. more »»

Kesha, producer trade lawsuits over abuse claims

October 14, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pop singer Kesha is suing her producer and mentor, claiming he sexually and emotionally abused her for nearly a decade — allegations he calls extortion. more »»

DA submits petitions to keep cop killers in prison

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Queens District Attorney's office has submitted a batch of petitions with 2,7876 signatures urging the state parole board to deny early release for four men convicted of... more »»

Training begins for NYC officers after chokehold

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has started a new training on conflict resolution and use of force. more »»

De Blasio talks Ebola, terrorism with White House

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with President Obama's top homeland security adviser on Tuesday to discuss terror threats and the government's response to Ebol. more »»

Liberty Reserve founder pleads not guilty in NY

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who prosecutors say created an online bank that laundered $6 billion for various criminals has pleaded not guilty in a New York court. more »»

Top Obama aide, NYC mayor discuss terror threat

October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser has been talking with New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton about the threat posed in... more »»

Imams in NYC denounce violent extremism

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — About a dozen imams from mosques in all five of New York City's boroughs have gathered to denounce violent extremist acts around the world. more »»

Mount Vernon, NY, mayor pleads guilty in tax case

October 14, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The mayor of Mount Vernon, New York has pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.

Ernest D. Davis entered the plea Tuesday in White Plains. more »»

1 man dies, 1 hurt when boat capsizes in NYC

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an 84-year-old man has died and an 82-year-old man is injured after their fishing boat capsized off Staten Island. more »»

A beloved American ballerina, ending an era

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a sunny October afternoon, and Wendy Whelan, who's been enthralling audiences for three decades at New York City Ballet, is engaged in her favorite activity: Getting down and... more »»

 
 

 

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