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Chairman: House won't agree to nix property tax deduction

November 12, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee said Sunday that he's confident that chamber won't go along with the Senate's proposal to eliminate the deduction for property... more »»

Former South American soccer officials face US bribery trial

November 12, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Three former South American soccer officials are going to trial in a U.S. case expected to provide a window into systemic corruption within FIFA, the sport's governing body. more »»

NYC mayor says Flight 587 victims will never be forgotten

November 12, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor says those killed when a plane crashed in a Queens neighborhood weeks after the 9/11 attacks will never be forgotten. more »»

Early reports show fewer bears killed by New York hunters

November 12, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State conservation officials say hunters in New York have killed about the same number of deer as last year at this point in the hunting season, but the number of bears is down. more »»

Schumer calls airport screening lapses 'highly concerning'

November 12, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says continued lapses in airport screening procedures are "highly concerning and a major threat we must neutralize. more »»

Police say pressure cooker left at subway station not a bomb

November 12, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City subway station has been reopened after police determined that a pressure cooker left at the station was not a bomb.

The 33rd Street station on the No. more »»

Police investigate suspicious package at NYC subway station

November 12, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating what appears to be a pressure cooker inside a suitcase at a New York City subway station. more »»

NY governor sings bill to allow medical marijuana for PTSD

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. more »»

US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

November 11, 2017

BONN, Germany (AP) — A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. more »»

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New York City.

The giant Rockefeller Center tree arrived Saturday. more »»

Attorney: Subpoena too broad in Weinstein rape investigation

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A subpoena in the Harvey Weinstein rape investigation requesting all medical treatment records from a therapist for "Boardwalk Empire" actress Paz de La Huerta is too broad and... more »»

Buffalo to be site of monument honoring black veterans

November 11, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A new monument planned for Buffalo's waterfront will honor African-American military veterans. more »»

Body count blamed on MS-13 violence grows in NYC suburbs

November 11, 2017

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The discovery of remains from three young Hispanic men in suburban New York brings the body count from alleged MS-13 gang violence to 25 in the past two years. more »»

Capitol Watch: Convention canned, push for vote on gun bill

November 11, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, unions are celebrating a big win in the recent rejection of a constitutional convention. more »»

Buzz Aldrin joins New York City Veterans Day parade

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Air Force's highest-ranking woman are joining Mayor Bill de Blasio and others at the city's Veterans Day parade. more »»

Lawmaker: Eliminate fee for US veterans military records

November 11, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York congressman wants to eliminate the fee veterans sometimes have to pay in order to obtain their own military records.

Rep. more »»

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins NYC for Veterans Day parade

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Air Force's highest-ranking woman are joining Mayor Bill de Blasio and other lawmakers at the city's Veterans Day parade. more »»

NY state lawmakers to discuss heroin, opioid epidemic

November 11, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate is planning another meeting to hear from local law enforcement, mental health experts and the loved ones of those lost to heroin and opioids. more »»

NYC panel on monuments seen as hateful to meet next week

November 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A panel that's examining New York City statues and monuments seen by some as oppressive will hold its first public hearing next week. more »»

School bus kills 6-year-old girl who walked in front of it

November 10, 2017

KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 6-year-old Brooklyn girl has died after being struck by a school bus in an upstate New York village. more »»

 
 
 

 

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