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July 11, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PULASKI, N.Y. (AP) — A central New York man got a rude awakening when a large snake fell from his bedroom ceiling and landed on him while he slept. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says Wednesday that one of its officers responded to a call on June 29 from a man who says a snake...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio looks through a closed gate at the Port of Entry facility, in Fabens, Texas, where tent shelters are being used to house separated family members. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is alleging that de Blasio illegally crossed from Mexico into the U.S. while visiting the El Paso, Texas, area in June, an accusation the mayor’s office flatly denies. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
July 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3:30 p.m. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says allegations that he and his security detail illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border last month are "absolutely ridiculous." De Blasio...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" has been arrested on charges alleging she stole debit card information from a man she visited on a prostitution date. Shannade Clermont was arrested Wednesday on charges including wire fraud and aggravated...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PULASKI, N.Y. (AP) — A central New York man got a rude awakening when a large snake fell from his bedroom ceiling and landed on him while he slept. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says Wednesday that one of its officer responded to a call on June 29 from a man who said a snake...
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July 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials from a suburban New York town say playing "Dixie" at a town-sponsored Fourth of July celebration was an oversight. Clarkstown Town Supervisor George Hoehmann tells The Journal News that the song "was not deliberately picked" for the July 2 fireworks display. "Dixie...
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July 11, 2018 - 11:21 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A truck driver has been sentenced to prison for causing a fatal crash on the New York State Thruway that happened while he was online and speeding through a construction zone. Kristofer Gregorek was sentenced in Buffalo Wednesday to 1½ to 4½ years in prison for the June 2017...
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This photo provided by Suffolk County police shows Brian Sinclair. Authorities say a police officer made a daring leap to stop a crane truck after Sinclair, the intoxicated driver smashed into four vehicles and sped off on the Long Island Expressway. Suffolk County police say Sinclair went about 9 miles after barreling through traffic on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Sinclair was jailed pending arraignment Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. (Suffolk County police via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 10:37 am
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer made a daring leap to stop a crane truck after the intoxicated driver smashed into four vehicles and sped off on the Long Island Expressway. Suffolk County police say 47-year-old Brian Sinclair went about 9 miles after barreling through...
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July 11, 2018 - 9:57 am
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — One of a dozen suspects in the death of a 15-year-old boy attacked with a machete outside a New York City bodega has waived extradition from Connecticut. The Republican-American reports that 25-year-old Luis Cabrarasantos told a judge Tuesday that he was innocent before...
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July 11, 2018 - 8:48 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is set to announce new steps to combat toxic algae in Lake Erie. Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-sikz) office says he'll announce a new plan on Wednesday to deal with water quality issues. The governor's office has said in recent months he's considering...
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July 11, 2018 - 8:48 am
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say they've arrested a man who shot a woman and her two children. Schenectady police officials say the suspected gunman, 47-year-old DeShawn Howard, shot a 35-year-old woman alongside her 7-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter during a domestic...
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