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US Army officer sentenced for desertion in '09

December 16, 2014

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — A U.S. Army officer who served in the French Foreign Legion after deserting his unit has been sentenced to four years in prison. more »»

College plumber turns piano man during lunch break

December 16, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — For a half hour each work day, plumber Fred German puts down his wrenches and plunges and plays the piano at a Syracuse University chape. more »»

Hiker rescued after falling into state park gorge

December 16, 2014

CASTILE, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old Buffalo-area man escaped injury when he fell into a gorge at Letchworth State Park, but he was issued a ticket for straying from the trail. more »»

Father charged with holding 2 daughters hostage

December 16, 2014

THOMPSON, N.Y. (AP) — A man involved in an armed confrontation with police in upstate New York last year has been charged with holding his two daughters hostage at knifepoint. more »»

NYPD increased NYC security during Sydney siege

December 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD says it increased security at Australian government and other high-profile sites around the city as the deadly hostage situation in Sydney unfolded. more »»

Number of subway trains running late is up

December 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — About 25 percent of all subway trains are at least five minutes late.

That's according to new statistics from the Metropolitan Transportation Authorit. more »»

NYC prosecutor to fund public housing security cameras

December 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan district attorney's office plans to give $101 million to the city Housing Authority for security cameras. more »»

Long Island lawmakers vote to repeal speed cameras

December 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A suburban New York county is dismantling a controversial school zone speed camera progra. more »»

Grant for installation around Hudson island ruin

December 16, 2014

POLLEPEL ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — The National Endowment for the Arts is supporting an outdoor sculpture to be built on a Hudson River island around the ruins of Bannerman's Castle. more »»

Rochester to get $2 million from Bloomberg

December 16, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester is one of 12 cities across the country receiving grant money from the "Bloomberg Philanthropies' Innovation Teams" program. more »»

Meeting to explore safety at popular waterfall

December 16, 2014

HUNTER, N.Y. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled a public meeting this week on safety issues at a popular Catskills waterfall. more »»

Buffalo mayor, police to talk community relations

December 16, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, religious leaders and police officials will get together for a public forum on police-community relations.

Tuesday's session at Mt. more »»

Cuomo: 2nd inaugural will be low-key

December 16, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Don't expect a lot of glitz and glamor for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's second inauguration. more »»

Report projects decrease in Adirondack lake trout

December 16, 2014

KEENE VALLEY, N.Y. more »»

Rat rods: Vintage vehicles made into rusty rides

December 16, 2014

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Peter Duvaloois' (doo'-vuh-LOO'-iss) rat rods are way cooler than your car.

The fast machines are pieced together from vintage parts and scrapyard finds. more »»

US seeks to use bin Laden letters at terror trial

December 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a judge presiding over a terrorism trial to let them show jurors letters recovered in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden to boost evidence against a man snatche... more »»

 
 
 

 

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