New York


Regional Briefs – May 25, 2017

Dutch Officials Retrace Steps of Their Forebears KINGSTON, N.Y. – Dutch officials got a taste Wednesday of how their ancestors explored North America 400 years ago, the Daily Freeman reported.…

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Regional Briefs – May 24, 2017

NY Lawmakers Vote to Let Uber, Lyft Start Earlier Upstate ALBANY – New York lawmakers voted Tuesday to let Uber and Lyft begin picking up passengers upstate on June 29,…

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Regional Briefs – May 23, 2017

Alcoholics Anonymous Sues For 12-step Manuscript NEW YORK – Alcoholics Anonymous is suing for the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the “Twelve Step” recovery program due to be…

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Regional Briefs – May 22, 2017

Cafe Worker Fired Over Anti-Cop Insults on Receipt GALLOWAY, N.J. – A cafe worker who wrote insults in Spanish on a police officer’s receipt Sunday was fired from Romanelli’s Garden…

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Regional Briefs – May 21, 2017

Ex-IBM Employee Admits to Economic Espionage Charge WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – An ex-IBM software developer pleaded guilty Friday to economic espionage, The Associated Press reported. Xu Jiaqiang, 31, an immigrant…

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Richard Rojas Charged With Murder for Times Square Rampage

Richard Rojas, the motorist accused of steering his car onto the sidewalk in Times Square and mowing down pedestrians, has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder,…

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Regional Briefs – May 17, 2017

NY Settles Housing Case Involving Ex-Nazi Enclave YAPHANK, N.Y. – New York announced Wednesday a settlement with a housing enclave that was a Nazi camp in the 1930s, The Associated…

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Regional Briefs – May 16, 2017

Police Probe Arson, Graffiti At Black Family’s Home SCHODACK, N.Y. – Authorities are investigating a suspected arson fire at the home of a black family whose house was spray-painted Sunday…

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MTA Unveils Plan for Improvements to NYC Subway System

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled a plan to improve service and clean up New York City’s subway system. MTA officials announced Monday that the plan includes improving tracks and…

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George Washington Bridge Bus Station Reopens

The renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Station in Washington Heights opened Tuesday. According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the station has a waiting area with…

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