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Jury has case of man charged with attacking Japanese tourist
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of a western New York man charged with attacking a Japanese tourist in a Niagara Falls park....
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Brooklyn Brewery not leaving longtime home for Navy Yard
NEW YORK (AP) -- The founder of Brooklyn Brewery says the local craft beer business with a global brand won't be moving after all....
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After 19 deaths in 19 days, county beefs up drug prosecution
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- After 19 suspected opioid deaths in as many days, prosecutors in one western New York county say they're putting more focus on drug cases....
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New York state to award $2M to fight invasive species
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is making $2 million available to local governments and non-profit groups to help in the fight against invasive species....
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NY officials remind drivers to 'move over' for emergencies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials are reminding drivers of a new state law requiring them to move over a lane when volunteer firefighters or ambulance workers are involved in a roadside emergency....
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Man pleads guilty to role in bogus federal tax return scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York City man has admitted to his role in a scheme to use stolen identities from people in New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere to file bogus tax returns with the IRS....
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Battle on Snowshoes re-enactment set at Fort Ticonderoga
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) -- A battle fought on snowshoes amid the Adirondack wilderness more than 2½ centuries ago is being re-enacted as a living history event....
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Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" to appear in US courtroom
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico....
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NYPD officer set to testify about killing of unarmed teen
NEW YORK (AP) -- A white police officer who shot an unarmed, black teenager in the bathroom of his New York City apartment is expected to offer his first public account of the slaying on Friday at his department disciplinary trial....
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$43M verdict upheld for duo exonerated in LI teen's slaying
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against a Long Island county after DNA evidence exonerated three men who had been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager in 1984....
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