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School guidance counselor faces child-porn charge
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A Brooklyn school district guidance counselor has been charged with trading in child pornography....
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Long Island man pleads guilty in fatal drunk driving crash
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man has pleaded guilty in a drunken driving crash that killed his friend last year....
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Arraignment for woman accused of killing fiance on Hudson
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman accused of killing her fiance by sabotaging his kayak on the Hudson River is due in court to answer murder and manslaughter charges....
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Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set....
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At least 20 years in prison awaits Silk Road founder
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors are asking a Manhattan judge to sentence a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site Silk Road to decades in prison, while the defendant is asking to be freed soon enough to show he's a changed man....
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Cuomo tours NY state prison as he pushes sentencing reform
COXSACKIE, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited a state prison in the Hudson Valley on Thursday, met with three 17-year-old inmates and ended the tour by repeating his call for keeping the youngest law breakers from adult prisons....
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ACLU challenging marriage ban for some Rhode Island inmates
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is suing the state Department of Corrections director on behalf of two inmates and the women they're not allowed to marry....
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Investigators search homes of 3 New York political figures
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal and state law enforcement officers executed search warrants Thursday at the homes of three New York political figures, including a former deputy mayor and a former county Democratic chairman....
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Ex-NY Senate leader and son indicted on corruption charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges as prosecutors boosted the amount of money from $200,000 to $300,000 that they allege was illegally steered to the son....
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Mother gets 18 years for killing 8-year-old son in NYC hotel
NEW YORK (AP) -- A self-made health care millionaire who fatally drugged her developmentally disabled child five years ago in a luxury New York City hotel room was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in prison by a judge who said he disbelieved much of her defense and scolded her for not showing remorse....
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