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This undated photo provided by the National Cancer Institute shows Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Albany Medical Center's Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. (Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 8:34 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases. The recipients of the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research were announced...
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August 15, 2018 - 2:22 am
WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials on Long Island say lightning caused a fire that destroyed three buildings at a summer camp. Newsday reports firefighters responded to Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts in Wheatley Heights around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say crews contained the blaze...
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August 14, 2018 - 11:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence. The New York Times reports that Jones tweeted a link to a video calling for supporters to get their "battle rifles...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:11 pm
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 66-year-old woman who claimed she needed to "rid the house of evil" fatally stabbed a visitor from England in an unprovoked attack. Faye Doomchin, of Great Neck, Long Island, is being held without bail after being arraigned Tuesday on murder charges. Her lawyer...
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August 14, 2018 - 4:59 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A former pediatrician admits that he fondled young girls at his house, persuaded mothers to let him photograph their daughters' genitals, collected child pornography and owned child sex dolls. Dr. David Blasczak of Newark in western New York pleaded guilty to child...
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August 14, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for LeSean McCoy says the eviction proceedings against the Buffalo Bills running back's ex-girlfriend have been finalized and she is no longer living in his Atlanta area home. McCoy began eviction proceedings in June against Delicia Cordon. Attorneys for McCoy met with...
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August 14, 2018 - 3:38 pm
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a mother accused of killing her 4-month-old daughter had a child who died earlier and spoke of being "blamed again for this." Twenty-three-year-old Candace Parrow was arrested Monday and charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and strangulation...
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August 14, 2018 - 3:16 pm
LLOYD, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say a member of the law enforcement agency has been involved in an accident that injured a pedestrian on a Hudson Valley road. Troopers say the accident occurred around 6 a.m. Tuesday on a road near Route 9W in the Ulster County town of Lloyd. Police say a...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is disputing President Donald Trump's story that Cuomo called him and promised not to challenge him for the White House in 2020. Cuomo told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn't have "personal political conversations" with the president and said he's...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:44 pm
ARDSLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins has been convicted of driving while impaired in the New York City suburbs. The Journal News reported on Tuesday that Martins was found guilty of the violation last week in Ardsley Village Court. Village Justice David Rifas also...
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