New York


Regional Briefs – February 26, 2017

Driver Arrested With a $13,000 Bill for Unpaid Tolls WEEHAWKEN, N.J. – A New Jersey man who owes $12,740 in unpaid tolls across 21 separate accounts was arrested Friday at…

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6,000 New Yorkers Drive for Uber — In Other States

Uber says nearly 6,000 New York state residents regularly leave the state to drive for the ride-hailing company elsewhere because Uber cannot operate outside of the New York City area.…

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Regional Briefs – February 22, 2017

Worker Pinned Under Large Pile of Steel at Bed Factory CARLSTADT, N.J. – A bed frame factory worker was seriously injured Wednesday when a ceiling hoist lost its load, dropping…

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Regional Briefs – February 20, 2017

Cuomo Warns New Yorkers Of New Tax Scams ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning New Yorkers of a new scam targeting company payroll and human resources workers, The Associated…

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Russia’s Ambassador to U.N. Dies Suddenly in NYC

Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64. Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press…

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Regional Briefs – February 19, 2017

Plan to Renovate New Jersey Statehouse Gets Underway TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s plan for a four-year $300 million renovation of New Jersey’s statehouse began Friday, with the governor’s office…

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Regional Briefs – February 16, 2017

Family Shocked at Wrong Headstone on Girl’s Grave UNIONDALE, N.Y. – A Long Island family is reeling after discovering on Tuesday the wrong headstone on the grave of their 9-year-old…

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Regional Briefs – February 15, 2017

Bronx Person Dies, Two Ill From Rat-Related Disease BRONX – A Bronx resident has died and two others became severely ill in the last two months after contracting a rare…

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