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Former New York cop sentenced for insurance fraud

A retired Buffalo police officer will avoid jail but must pay back $6,400 after inflating a car insurance claim.


Related Topix: New York Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A 'Disgrace'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is under fire for signing off on a building plan that allows a new luxury high-rise on Manhattan's western edge to have a separate entrance for low-income residents.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.


Related Topix: Prison, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Drugs

NY to appeal federal Medicaid claim for $1.25B

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it issued the "disallowance" last week, which was discussed at a congressional hearing Tuesday, along with an audit report saying New York was overpaid another $200 million that should be refunded.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, New York Government

Deming Headlight

Orlando Bloom swings at Justin Bieber for dissing Miranda Kerr

Orlando Bloom took a swing at Justin Bieber on Wednesday morning at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain, according to multiple reports.


Related Topix: Spain, World News,

The Modesto Bee

A sampling of editorials from around New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally took public questions on Monday about a scorching report in The Times last week that revealed how his aides had interfered with ethics investigators in Albany.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

WSTM-TV Syracuse

New York officials seek help counting wild turkeys

The state Department of Environmental Conservation conducts the Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey each August to estimate the number of new offspring per female.


Public's right to film police officers remains an issue from New York to Los Angeles

The public's right to film cops is an issue that continues to gain national attention following the death of Eric Garner, who died in police custody.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Guards At New York City Jail Accused Of Drug Trafficking

JULY 24: New York City mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a ceremony to receive honorary citizenship during a visit to his grandmother's town on July 24, 2014 in Grassano, Italy.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Reuters


Subway Etiquette No Joke for New Yorkers

As any New Yorker knows, hopping on the subway in the summer is no joyride-and there are some riders who make the experience a lot more unpleasant.



Florida Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After Allegedly Stabbing...

The Tallahassee Democrat is reporting that Devante L. Johnson met the victim, who was not named, in Tallahassee's Oakland Cemetery on June 24 at about 11 p.m. to have sex.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Disabled commuter train to NYC cleared from tracks

The Northeast Corridor train, carrying about 1,000 passengers, was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station at 8:39 a.m. but broke down near 10th Avenue, said NJ Transit spokesman William Smith.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel


Pregnant New York woman says she was put in chokehold by NYPD officer

A New York woman who is seven months pregnant complained on Monday that she was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer after barbecuing outside her home, fueling a controversy that has raged in the city following a man's death linked to the technique.


Merced Sun-Star

New Yorkers lag as potential organ donors

A study from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield shows 22 percent of New York adults in the donor registry, compared with 48 percent nationally.


Related Topix: New York Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Campbell Brown takes on teacher tenure in New York

An advocacy group headed by former television journalist Campbell Brown filed a lawsuit in New York on Monday that seeks to overturn the state's tenure laws and other job protections for teachers.


Related Topix: Education

Tucson Weekly

Adam Kwasman Makes The New Yorker

First the New Yorker has 20 pages of ads and New York events. Then the first feature in every issue is "The Talk of the Town," a series of short pieces about cultural and political issues.


Related Topix: New York Government

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Suspected sex offender killed during arrest

A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York City law enforcement sources.


KOLD-TV Tucson

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

In this image released by Syfy, Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark on a New York City street in a scene from "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. .


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, 90210, Television, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Drama Movies, Ian Ziering, Celebrities, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

The Star Press

New York knows where your license plate goes

Traffic heads east on Interstate 490 near Alexander Street in Rochester. Anytime you are on the road, therea?'s a chance the license plate on your vehicle could be photographed and saved in a police database.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Daily Mail

Dinosaurs were killed by 'colossal bad luck': Prehistoric creatures ...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


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