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July 19, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says a high-pressure steam leak has caused street closings in Manhattan's Flatiron District. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Buildings along several blocks of Fifth Avenue have been evacuated as a precaution. The steam leak was reported...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:23 am
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they're searching for an "armed and dangerous" man a day after a police officer fired a shot at the man during a traffic stop in western New York. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says a Geneseo (jeh-NEH'-see-oh) police officer made a stop for a "...
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Musician Billy Joel performs during his 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
July 18, 2018 - 10:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night. Springsteen surprised the audience — who loudly cheered "BRUCE" — at Madison Square Garden when he walked onto the stage. Springsteen...
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July 18, 2018 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an 82-year-old Manhattan doctor has been convicted of illegally dispensing thousands of opioid prescriptions to patients, one of whom died of an overdose two days after a visiting the doctor. A Brooklyn jury on Wednesday found Dr. Martin Tesher guilty of...
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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a news conference Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the John Jay Pool on New York's Upper East Side, with pool staffers and NYC Parks Dept. empolyees behind him. Schumer said a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate as girls, and he called for a special outreach program to inform parents on the dangers that swimming pools and waterways pose to toddlers. (AP Photo/Julie Walker)
July 18, 2018 - 5:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls. Schumer is calling on the federal government to take steps to help prevent drowning deaths...
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July 18, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed in Manhattan federal court by six states and New York City to challenge Justice Department rules requiring immigration enforcement cooperation in return for federal anti-crime funds. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A Justice Department spokesman says six...
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July 18, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Six states and New York City are suing the federal government, saying it is unlawfully forcing them to engage in federal immigration enforcement to receive anti-crime funds. Lawsuits were filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of New York state and city, Connecticut,...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:20 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Advocates scrambling to assist hundreds of asylum seekers flown from the southern border to an upstate New York jail say detainees are arriving confused and disoriented. The Albany County Jail has taken in roughly 300 apprehended migrants this summer under an arrangement with...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:09 pm
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been charged in the stabbing death of his older brother. State police say 37-year-old John Ferguson is pleading not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Daryl Ferguson early Tuesday morning. Ferguson spoke quietly in answering...
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July 18, 2018 - 9:09 am
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stabbed his older brother to death. State police say 37-year-old John Ferguson was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Daryl Ferguson early Tuesday morning. Ferguson spoke quietly in...
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