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Niagara River island near Buffalo overrun by cats

July 31, 2014

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island in the Niagara River has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.

WIVB-TV reports (http://bit. more »»

Colgate-Palmolive 2Q profit climbs 11 percent

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) on Thursday reported profit that increased by 11 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations. more »»

MasterCard 2Q profit rises on volume growth

July 31, 2014

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — MasterCard's second-quarter net income climbed 9.8 percent as it benefited from volume growth and handled more transactions in the period. more »»

Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO

July 31, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shopper. more »»

Acquitted NYC ex-officer sues his accuser

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A former police officer acquitted of raping a drunken woman he helped get home has sued her and New York City.

His lawyer tells the Daily News (http://nydn. more »»

Woman's 2 dogs die after being left in hot car

July 31, 2014

WAWRICK, N.Y. (AP) — Police in an upstate New York town say they're investigating the deaths of two dogs that a pet sitter mistakenly left in her car on an 80-degree day. more »»

14 more old convictions identified for review

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn prosecutors have identified 14 more cases in its exhaustive reexamination of old homicide cases. more »»

Park Slope group files suit over hospital plan

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A preservation group has filed a lawsuit to block a 485,000-square-foot hospital outpatient center in Brooklyn's Park Slope.

The suit was filed by Preserve Park Slope Inc. more »»

FEMA chief questioned over Sandy claims

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked an independent watchdog to examine whether the flood-insurance program is shortchanging Superstorm Sandy victims. more »»

Man fatally struck by train near NY station

July 31, 2014

CORTLANDT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say man on the tracks was struck and killed by an Amtrak train yards from the Cortlandt station.

It happened at 9:48 p.m. Wednesda. more »»

Saint's remains return to Hawaii permanently

July 31, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — The remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients have been returned to Hawaii.

S. more »»

Party's over for New York man who hosted big bash

July 31, 2014

POMPEY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 23-year-old central New York man who hosted a graduation party that got so big and rowdy that authorities called in a helicopter to help break it up. more »»

Fort Drum chapel rededicated after $7M renovation

July 31, 2014

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — The main chapel at Fort Drum in northern New York has a new look after a $7 million renovation projec. more »»

Former New York cop sentenced for insurance fraud

July 31, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A retired Buffalo police officer will avoid jail but must pay back $6,400 after inflating a car insurance claim.

U.S. more »»

NY invests $9 million in North Country broadband

July 31, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is investing $9 million to expand broadband access among older adults in the North Country. more »»

Man struck and killed by Amtrak train in NY

July 31, 2014

CORTLANDT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train near the Cortlandt train station. more »»



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