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February 14, 2018 - 3:00 pm
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they're still trying to "piece together" how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and in ski clothes. New York State Police Maj. John Tibbitts said...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it's time New York made it illegal for police officers to have sex with people in their custody. The Democrat said Wednesday that he'll amend his budget proposal to include language saying that people in police custody cannot legally give consent to engage...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:34 pm
RIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say four vehicles — one of them stolen — have been involved in a devastating crash that has claimed five lives. The wreck occurred Wednesday in the Suffolk County hamlet of Ridge, New York. Newsday reports that one of the victims was in the stolen car. The...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter Constantinos "Danny" Filippidis was reported missing Feb. 7 from...
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February 14, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter Constantinos "Danny" Filippidis was reported missing Feb. 7 from...
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Handler Bill McFadden poses for photos with Flynn, a bichon frise, after Flynn won best in show during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — America's new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show. Flynn the bichon frise is taking quite a victory lap on Valentine's Day, hours after he won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. The white powder puff's tour of the town is set to finish...
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February 14, 2018 - 10:58 am
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say they have arrested a woman and found five children unharmed after she allegedly kidnapped them in Massachusetts and threatened to harm them and herself. Pittsfield, Massachusetts, police notified regional law enforcement Tuesday to be on the lookout...
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February 14, 2018 - 10:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state watchdog agency has deemed Rikers Island and four upstate jails as the worst local jails in New York. The Commission of Correction on Wednesday submitted to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leaders of the Legislature a report that identifies "the most problematic...
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February 14, 2018 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art says its recently concluded Michelangelo exhibit is the 10th-most visited exhibition in the museum's history. "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" ended Monday after drawing 702,516 visitors over its three-month residency. The New...
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February 14, 2018 - 8:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers have passed a bill to move New York's Primary Day to Thursday, Sept. 13. It's currently scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11. Lawmakers and supporters said that they wanted to move the date in honor of 9/11, as well as in observation of the Jewish holiday of Rosh...
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