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May 21, 2018 - 1:29 am
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island town has proposed a ban on public urination and defecation amid numerous complaints to the town board. The Hempstead Town Board will vote Tuesday on scheduling a public hearing on a proposal to update the town's disorderly-conduct code to enact the ban. Newsday...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:14 am
EAST OTTO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in upstate New York have found the body of a California man who was reported missing earlier this month. Cattaraugus (kat-uh-RAW'-gus) County officials say they found Rudy Ray Rockett Sr. in East Otto on Saturday night. Rudy Ray Rockett Jr., the son of the missing...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a “60 Minutes” broadcast Sunday, May 20, 2018, in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2005. Batali issued a statement denying he assaulted the woman. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
May 20, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a "60 Minutes" broadcast Sunday night in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her...
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May 20, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a police officer was arrested for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station — while pretending to help him. His mother turned the baby-faced youth in to police on Sunday, nearly a week after he fled the station at...
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May 20, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a New York police officer is under arrest for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station — while pretending to help him. The youth was in custody Sunday, nearly a week after he fled the station at 34th Street and...
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May 20, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has a warning for college students: Beware of predatory loan practices in the wake of the Trump administration's recent move to cut back its monitoring of financial institutions. The New York Democrat announced Sunday that she'll demand new oversight...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:25 am
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point cadets are taking part in summer training exercises. The U.S. Military Academy says cadets will be coached in infantry operations, artillery firing, weapons training and other military-related skills. Residents near the Hudson Valley academy might occasionally...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:23 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has a new plan to control the tick population and combat tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will apply "eco-friendly" tick control treatments on public lands in the Southern Tier, the capital region and the Hudson...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Stories about New York state's history are being told in a new podcast produced in conjunction with the New York State Museum. The museum in downtown Albany has partnered with WAMC-Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media to launch "A New York Minute in History." The podcast...
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May 20, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Their ability to work with the results of the raid were delayed for weeks after attorneys for the lawyer, Michael Cohen, went to...
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