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November 20, 2017 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection is starting in a trial surrounding a conspiracy to help Iran evade economic sanctions without the star defendant, an international gold trader. The case has strained diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Turkey. Lawyers for a banker who is a co-defendant of Reza...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:12 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian has died after being hit on a Rochester street by a vehicle driven by a man who was drunk behind the wheel. Officers say a man was walking at the intersection of Atlantic and Coventry avenues around 2 a.m. Monday when he was hit by a car driven by a 27...
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November 20, 2017 - 7:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they've charged two teenage boys with assault after they slashed a New York City store owner before cutting off a cabbie's thumb while trying to flee. Authorities say the attack occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at a Bronx bodega, where a 17-year-old from Brooklyn and...
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November 20, 2017 - 6:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York have charged a 17-year-old girl and her boyfriend in the slaying of the teen's father. Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon, both of Buffalo, were arraigned Sunday on second-degree murder charges in the death of 58-year-old Thomas Heath...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:09 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York are searching for two suspects in connection with a double shooting. WHAM-TV reports the shooting happened around 5 p.m. Sunday in Rochester. Police say a 40-year-old man and a 35-year-old man were both shot. Investigators believe the suspects fled...
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November 20, 2017 - 2:08 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say a Dunkin' Donuts employee used pepper spray on a co-worker following an argument. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office say the altercation happened at a Syracuse Dunkin' Donuts Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the employee sprayed another...
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November 20, 2017 - 2:06 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo are investigating separate shootings over the weekend that left two people with gunshot wounds. Officials say the first shooting happened around 3:15 a.m. Saturday. Police say a 20-year-old man was shot. Authorities say about 45 minutes later, a 37-year-old...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Workers are cutting down the second of two trees that will be on display outside the New York state Capitol for the holidays. The 40-foot-tall blue spruce being cut down in Rome on Monday will be displayed at the park on the east side of the Capitol. A 50-foot-tall blue spruce...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:06 am
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A million-dollar lab aimed at protecting hemlock trees from an invasive insect is being created on the Cornell University campus. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the lab will get $500,000 from the state and will be headed by Cornell entomologist Mark Whitmore...
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November 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard and state officials in Connecticut and New York are urging boaters to winterize their vessels within the next few weeks to guard against hazards from cold weather conditions and storms. Authorities say people who plan to take their boats out of the water...
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