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Co-founder of Purdue Pharma dies at 97

July 18, 2017

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The co-founder of Purdue Pharma, a Connecticut company that markets the powerfully addictive painkiller OxyContin, has died at age 97.

Company officials say Dr. more »»

Lawsuit claims Uber discriminates against wheelchair riders

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A nonprofit disability rights organization has filed a class-action lawsuit against Uber, claiming the ride-hailing service discriminates against New York City riders with... more »»

The Latest: State to look at wrongful convictions proposal

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to set up a special commission to investigate wrongful convictions (all times local):

7:25 p.m. more »»

Lawsuit: Uber discriminates against NYC wheelchair riders

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against Uber that claims the ride-hailing service discriminates against New York City riders with disabilities by not providing enough access... more »»

Cities aiming to reclaim once-polluted rivers for swimming

July 18, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — They dove in, splashed around and blissfully floated in the murky river water. more »»

Authorities describe 'frenzy of violence' in MS-13 gang hits

July 18, 2017

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Court documents show that one intended victim of an alleged MS-13 bloodbath on Long Island was able to escape the fatal beatings. more »»

Hedge fund to sell property to prep school across the street

July 18, 2017

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones said Tuesday his firm plans to relocate to a new office in the state and sell its current property to a prep school. more »»

Police say boy on Long Island killed in boating accident

July 18, 2017

CENTERPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 10-year-old boy was killed in a boating accident. more »»

Hedge fund to sell Greenwich property to prep school

July 18, 2017

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones says his firm plans to relocate to a new office in Connecticut and sell its current property to a prep school. more »»

New York, Philadelphia TV stations, others to host debates

July 18, 2017

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New York and Philadelphia TV stations along with university, media other sponsors will be hosting three debates in this year's contest to succeed New Jersey Republican Gov. more »»

What's next? Senate GOP scrambles after health care flop

July 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now what?

Senate Republicans were scrambling to pick up the pieces Tuesday after their attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed a second time. more »»

Top official seeks state panel to probe wrongful convictions

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City politician is pressing the state to set up a special commission to investigate wrongful convictions and get at the problems and the people to blame. more »»

NYC official seeks state panel to probe wrongful convictions

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A top Brooklyn politician is pressing the state to set up a special commission to investigate wrongful convictions and get at the problems — and people — to blame. more »»

Canadian admits collecting $383K through fake IRS tax return

July 18, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Canadian man admits he cheated the U.S. government out of $338,000 by filing a fake tax return with the Internal Revenue Servic. more »»

Wall Street's Goldman Sachs moves quietly into Main Street

July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — More homeowner, less hedge fund titan. Goldman Sachs, long known for its super-rich clients and well-connected executives, is starting to act more like a neighborhood bank. more »»

Closing statements underway in trial of 4 charged in slaying

July 18, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are being made in the trial of a woman, her two adult sons and her boyfriend charged with killing the woman's estranged husband. more »»

NY restaurant owner from Vermont found dead at marina

July 18, 2017

ESSEX, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they're investigating the death of a Vermont man whose body was found floating in a Lake Champlain marina near the New York restaurant he ran with his wif. more »»

NY Army National Guard troops to train Ukrainian forces

July 18, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — More than 200 soldiers in a New York Army National Guard until will head to Europe in October for a nine-month mission to train Ukrainian forces. more »»

 
 
 

 

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