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As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads....
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NY police: Man killed by police in housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say an officer patrolling a public housing complex shot and killed a man he encountered in a stairwell....
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Closed Thruway section to reopen with restrictions
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the 132-mile section of the Thruway closed since Tuesday because of a massive lake-effect snow storm in western New York will reopen later Friday with restrictions....
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NYC is sending special response team to Buffalo
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City fire department is sending a federally trained response team to Buffalo, where it will help coordinate snow recovery....
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Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant....
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NYC borough officials boycotting bridge's 50th anniversary
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City is 50 years old but not everyone is celebrating....
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Blue pear-shaped diamond sets auction record
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon has sold for $32.6 million. It's an auction record for any blue diamond....
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Pregnant lawyer denied trial delay
WHITE PLANS, N.Y. (AP) -- A Judge has denied a lawyer's request to postpone a trial until next fall because she is in the sixth month of a high-risk pregnancy....
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Widow: Husband called for help that never arrived
ALDEN, N.Y. (AP) -- The family of a western New York man who died inside his snowbound vehicle says he called for assistance several times but help never arrived....
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Ruling shields apartments in bankruptcy
NEW YORK (AP) -- A court has ruled that rent-stabilized apartment renters have legal protection to file for bankruptcy without fear of losing their homes....
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