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Police: Suspect in deadly drive-by shooting arrested
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Rochester police say they've arrested a suspect in the drive-by shooting outside the Boys & Girls Club that left three young men dead and four other people wounded....
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Schenectady man pleads guilty to break-ins, sex crimes
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- A Schenectady man pleaded guilty to breaking into two area homes and masturbating in the presence of children last year....
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Man who spent 7 years awaiting trial gets 20 years in prison
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 32-year-old man who spent seven years awaiting trial at Rikers Island was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for a 2008 Memorial Day weekend slaying....
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Man convicted in plot to sell deadly ricin as 'death pills'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Manhattan man looking to acquire ricin so he could sell "simple and easy death pills" and guarantee "risk-free" murder was convicted of federal charges Thursday....
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British man pleads guilty in North Korea-related drug scam
NEW YORK (AP) -- A British man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to import 100 kilograms of North Korean-produced methamphetamine into the United States....
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4 New York men killed when car plunges down embankment
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) -- Investigators were trying to figure out Thursday what caused a 19-year-old woman to miss a sharp turn on a Hudson Valley road, sending her car down a 110-foot embankment and into a house, killing the four co-workers riding with her....
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Burglary of armored car company foiled by alert officer
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- A group of sophisticated burglars penetrated a vault at an armored car company on Long Island and nearly made off with $1.8 million, but their escape was foiled by an alert policeman on patrol near the remote office park, officials said Thursday....
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Slain security guard remembered as 'incredible human being'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A security guard who was killed on the job at a federal government office building last week was a loving person and "incredible human being" whose death has been a terrible blow to his fellow guards, more than 200 mourners were told at a memorial service Thursday night for Idrissa Camara....
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NY Congresswoman Maloney intends to vote against Iran deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is the latest New York lawmaker to oppose President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear agreement....
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Judge gives 18 years to head of Georgia-to-New York gun ring
NEW YORK (AP) -- The leader of an illegal Georgia-to-New York gun ring, who in seven months sold 151 weapons to an undercover officer on a Brooklyn street corner, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in state prison....
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