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Teen sentenced for firing gun at Rochester police officer

September 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for firing a gun at a Rochester police officer during a foot pursuit earlier this year. more »»

Judge briefly closes courtroom in Ex-tennis star case

September 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge hearing a disciplinary case against a police officer who wrongly arrested tennis star James Blake temporarily sealed the courtroo. more »»

Man gets prison term for killing wife by setting her on fire

September 20, 2017

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who killed his wife by setting her on fire has been sentenced to 21 years to life in prison.

The Times Union of Albany reports (http://bit. more »»

NY man sentenced for killing wife by setting her on fire

September 20, 2017

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A 69-year-old New York man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in state prison killing his wife by setting her on fire. more »»

Professor who tweeted about 'future dead cops' is digging in

September 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A professor who tweeted about teaching "future dead cops" at a college of criminal justice says he'll continue to speak out despite being placed on leave. more »»

NY professor digs in after 'dead cops' tweet

September 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — An economics professor who's been placed on leave by New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice after tweeting about "future dead cops" says he'll continue to speak out. more »»

Police: 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homes

September 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested three people who used obituaries to plan out thefts of items left in vehicles parked at western new York funeral homes. more »»

Trial opening for man accused of plotting to kill blogger

September 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller for the Islamic State group is going on trial in federal court. more »»

Former insurance broker sentenced to prison for $1.8M scheme

September 20, 2017

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A former insurance broker on Long Island who pleaded guilty to grand larceny and fraud has been sentenced to serve three to nine years in prison. more »»

Coastal flood warnings still in effect for Long Island

September 20, 2017

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Coastal flood warnings remain in effect for parts of Long Island as Hurricane Jose weakens to a tropical storm but continues to churn in the Atlantic. more »»

Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering

September 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an... more »»

Whiting Foundation announces $120K in grants for magazines

September 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York nonprofit has announced it will provide grants to reward and encourage American nonprofit magazines. more »»

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

September 20, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Time was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. more »»

New York invests $69M in upgrades for local water systems

September 20, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is making a $69 million investment in local water and sewer projects.

The state announced the funding on Tuesday. more »»

The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US East Coast

September 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — The latest on powerful Hurricane Maria (all times local):

11 p.m. more »»

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

September 20, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually... more »»

 
 
 

 

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