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NTSB: Sleep apnea, speed cited in NYC-area train crashes

September 21, 2017

The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year were both suffering from severe sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to... more »»

Seal with amputated flipper headed to Niagara Falls aquarium

September 21, 2017

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated after being struck by a boat has recovered and is headed to an upstate New York aquarium. more »»

NTSB: Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apnea

September 21, 2017

Federal investigators have found that the engineers of two New York City-area commuter trains that crashed into stations were both suffering from severe sleep apnea. more »»

Toys R Us revs up for holiday hiring

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us may have filed for Chapter 11 reorganization this week, but the toy chain is revving up its holiday hiring. more »»

StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. more »»

X-rays done in Texas could help identify mummy from Peru

September 21, 2017

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the Corpus Christi... more »»

Snakes, birds, rats and mice removed from western NY home

September 21, 2017

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Officials with an animal welfare organization say they're removed hundreds of reptiles, birds, rats and mice from a western New York home. more »»

Leader of violent upstate NY gang convicted in federal court

September 21, 2017

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The leader of a violent drug gang operating in a Hudson Valley city has been convicted of attempted murder and other federal charges. more »»

Suspect in fatal Father's Day shooting in Albany arrested

September 21, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities in western New York say they've captured a man wanted for a fatal Father's Day shooting in Albany.

The U.S. more »»

Gang member sentenced for murder of NY teenager 12 years ago

September 21, 2017

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A member of a violent New York gang has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for the killing of a 16-year-old Yonkers teenager more than 12 years ago. more »»

Martha Stewart, others to attend women's empowerment event

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Some famous friends will be on hand for Mika Brzezinski's latest "Know Your Value" event.

Martha Stewart, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jane Pauley are among those expected Oct. more »»

Warm weather stretch means quick harvest needed for fruit

September 21, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A stretch of warm weather is helping fruit in upstate New York to ripen faster than harvesters can keep up. more »»

US Caribbean communities stepping up for Irma-hit region

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — West Indian communities around the United States are stepping up to get help for the islands of the Caribbean ravaged by the wind and water of Hurricane Irma. more »»

Man dies after contracting Legionnaire's disease

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say a resident in a Queens high-rise apartment building has died after contracting Legionnaires' diseas. more »»

Officials vote to create registry to combat 'zombie homes'

September 21, 2017

BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island village says they've approved creating of a registry of financially distressed properties.

The Babylon board of trustees says the Sep. more »»

Fergie says she and Josh Duhamel still 'great friends'

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Fergie says even though she and husband Josh Duhamel are splitting up they're still "great friends" who love one another and their young son. more »»

Boston kicks off a year of US tributes to Leonard Bernstein

September 21, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Leonard Bernstein (BURN'-stine) would have turned 100 next year — a remembrance that's being celebrated in the composer-conductor's Massachusetts birthplace. more »»

Kingston, Bronx Civic Center win $10M revitalization prizes

September 21, 2017

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kingston and the Bronx Civic Center in the South Bronx are the two newest winners of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's downtown revitalization contest. more »»

New York joins states protecting diamondback terrapin

September 21, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators have banned commercial harvest of diamondback terrapins, a turtle species that lives in the brackish waters of the lower Hudson River and Long Island. more »»

 
 
 

 

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