Tag archive for ‘New York’
By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Police divers recover body of boater who drowned in NY lake

BELLMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've recovered the body of a 32-year-old northern New York man who drowned while swimming in an Adirondack lake. State police say George Mitchell, of Plattsburgh, was boating More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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US safety board to detail findings of deadly NY train crash

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to meet and detail a probe into a 2015 crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the New York suburbs, a day after More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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New York renames bridge after fallen state trooper

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A bridge on Interstate 87 will now bear the name of a state trooper who was struck and killed by a car last fall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed into law legislation renaming the More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Bicyclist dies after crashing into side of bus in upstate NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Police in New York's capital city say a bicyclist has died after colliding with a bus. Officials say the crash happened in Albany around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police say a 42-year-old man riding down More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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2 killed, 1 seriously injured in crash

HARTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Two people in upstate New York have died in a two-vehicle crash. The crash happened in Hartland around 7 p.m. Sunday. Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour says a car didn't yield and drove through More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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4-year-old girl seriously injured in crash

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a car in upstate New York. Police say the child was struck on a road in Lockport around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. She was flown to a hospital More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Charles Schumer, New York senator, previews Democrat’s new economic plan, party unity

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced that the Democratic arty on Monday will unveil "A Better Deal" in an attempt to woo blue-collar workers that his party lost during the 2016 election. "It is going More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Some urge sprinkler mandates across US after Honolulu fire

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. has a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built. Many cities - including New York, More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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NY crew heading west to help fight wildfires

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A crew from New York state is heading west to help battle wildfires. Twenty employees and volunteers from the state Department of Environmental Conservation are departing Saturday to help where More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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NY murder jury wrestles with question fit for English class

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York jury that's trying to decide whether four people are guilty of murder has also been eager to figure out another question: What does "importune" mean? Jurors in Rochester More...