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Drone spotted at Kennedy Airport; 2nd in days

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials say a pilot reported an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night.

It was the second drone sighting in days. more »»

Retailers to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlement

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers including Walmart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to keep realistic toy guns off their shelves in New York as part of a settlement with the state. more »»

No one hurt when man opens fire inside crowded Rochester bar

August 3, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Rochester have arrested a man who's accused of firing a gun inside a crowded bar. more »»

Upstate New York school district invests in solar power

August 3, 2015

WARWICK, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York school district has announced it will invest in a solar power project expected to reduce its energy costs by more than half. more »»

Funding helps protect upstate NY melon farm from development

August 3, 2015

EASTON, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York melon farm that has been in business for more than a century is now forever protected from development thanks to funding from public and private donors. more »»

Estate of woman struck in Staten Island accident files suit

August 3, 2015

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — The estate of a 77-year-old woman fatally struck near the entrance ramp to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Staten Island has filed a lawsuit. more »»

Sen. Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer call for more gun control

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control. more »»

NYS reaches settlement with sellers of toy guns

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has reached a settlement with sellers of toy gun.

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman tells The New York Times (http://bitly. more »»

Police: 23-year-old man drowned off Westhampton Beach

August 3, 2015

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old Brooklyn man drowned in the waters off Westhampton Beach over the weekend.

Newsday reports (http://nwsd. more »»

Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads

August 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early votin... more »»

Saturday tours at New York state Capitol

August 3, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Free tours of the New York state Capitol are now being offered on the second Saturday of each mont. more »»

Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

August 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails... more »»

Fight against invasive sea lampreys moves to New York creek

August 3, 2015

GOWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Crews will be out on Cattaraugus Creek in western New York later this month in search of invasive sea lampreys.

The U.S. more »»

NYC officials to hold Bronx forum on Legionnaires' outbreak

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are holding a town hall discussion with health experts on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the Bronx that has killed four people and sickened dozens. more »»

Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC

August 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The rise of smartphone ride-hailing services has given New York City riders increasingly more choices in how to get from here to there. more »»

Operations return to normal at upstate NY reservoir

August 3, 2015

DEPOSIT, N.Y. (AP) — New York City officials say operations have returned to normal at an upstate reservoir as they work to permanently plug a leak near its dam. more »»

Clinton's presidential campaign airs its first TV ads

August 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. more »»

 
 

 

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