Mother, son sentenced for stealing $1M-plus from trade group
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A mother and son who admitted to stealing more than $1 million from a New York state trade group have been sentenced to prison time and ordered to repay the funds they pilfered.
Albany County prosecutors say 53-year-old Randi Smith, of Amsterdam, and 23-year-old Dakota ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Holiday meals in New York state might be pricier this Thanksgiving.
A survey by the New York Farm Bureau found a 22 percent price increase for the average Thanksgiving Day dinner over last year — from $44.74 to $55.53 to feed 10 people. That includes a more than $8 ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a man accused of killing a woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family’s New York City home ended in a hung jury late Tuesday.
Judge Michael Aloise in Queens granted a mistrial after the jury sent him a note saying it was split after just a ...
McCollum, Lillard help Blazers edge Knicks 118-114
NEW YORK (AP) — The bad beginning to the road trip is behind them and the Trail Blazers are ready for the rest.
Even if Milwaukee and Golden State are two of the toughest stops on the NBA schedule.
“Now we got the back end of it, against two of the best teams on their home floor,” ...
GOP Rep. Collins of NY declares victory after absentee count
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins declared victory Tuesday in his western New York district, saying a count of absentee ballots preserved his lead over Democratic challenger Nate McMurray.
“Congressman Collins led and won on election night and maintained that ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on two unfinished congressional races in upstate New York (all times local):
Democrat Anthony Brindisi says updated vote counts show he will defeat Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney in an upstate New York congressional race that was too ...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke Tuesday to government lawyers seeking yet again to delay his ruling over whether it is legal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
“Enough is enough,” Judge Jesse M. Furman in New York said as he rejected what he said has ...
Ultra-Orthodox schools could face pressure under new rules
NEW YORK (AP) — Private and religious schools that don’t provide instruction substantially equivalent to New York state’s public schools will be threatened with loss of funding for textbooks, transportation and other services under new state Education Department rules released Tuesday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has announced four players have signed national letters of intent to play for the Orange next season.
The group includes 6-foot-10 center John Bol Ajak and three guards — Brycen Goodine of Rhode Island, Quincy Guerrier of Montreal, and 6-1 ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:
Target Corp., down $8.12 to $69.03
The retailer’s profit fell short of Wall Street expectations as it invested more in its stores and its online business.
Ross Stores Inc., down $8.55 to $82.64
No one dreams of a white Thanksgiving, but back-to-back snowstorms are making that a reality for millions across the Northeast.
The latest snowstorm created messy road conditions Tuesday across much of New England, and the wintry outlook continues throughout the week. The forecast calls ...
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at a New Jersey mansion where four people were found dead (all times local):
Authorities say two adults and two children were found dead at the scene of a burning mansion near the New Jersey shore.
Monmouth County ...
Kushners buying Manhattan hotel in third such deal this year
NEW YORK (AP) — The family real estate company once run by Jared Kushner is buying a hotel on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the third hotel it has purchased this year.
The Kushner Cos. said Tuesday that it is in contract to buy the 20-story Hotel on Rivington for an undisclosed amount. ...
Gay athlete in dispute with parents stops taking donations
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A college athlete who says she was cut off by her parents when they found out she is gay has stopped accepting online donations, saying she’s received more than anyone expected.
Emily Scheck, of Webster, New York, announced the decision and thanked her supporters in a ...
Cuomo, other state officials give out holiday turkeys
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of his administration have given out Thanksgiving turkeys at several locations across the state.
The Democrat’s first stop Tuesday morning was the Bay Eden Senior Center in the Bronx. Next he headed to the Long Island Cares food ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Scores of mayors from across New York state have proposed a new initiative that they say will help them address the issues they’ll face in 2019.
The New York State Conference of Mayors gathered in Albany Monday, bringing together more than 80 city and village officials, ...
Joanna Gaines tells how to make a house a home in new book
NEW YORK (AP) — Joanna Gaines, known for her cozy-yet-cool designs including open-concept floor plans, farmhouse sinks and sliding barn doors, admits having to scale back on the vision of her own home in Waco, Texas, to allow her children to add personality to their own spaces.
“In the ...
Jenrry Mejia released by Mets after 3 drug suspensions
NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Jenrry Mejia was released Tuesday by the New York Mets after serving three drug suspensions.
The 29-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic was told in July by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred that he could return to the big leagues in 2019.
Man sentenced for fatally stabbing student in college dorm
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A former student at an upstate New York college has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally stabbing a fellow student earlier this year.
The Press and Sun-Bulletin
Signal failure suspends PATH trains in, out of New York
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A signal failure has suspended PATH trains in both directions between New Jersey and New York.
The failure occurred early Tuesday afternoon.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says PATH tickets are being cross-honored by New Jersey Transit at New York ...
NYPD: ‘No credible threat’ on Thanksgiving parade
Fatal hospital shootings in the US in recent years.
Shootings at hospitals are far from rare.
Still, the shooting on Monday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago that claimed the lives of four people, including the shooter, is among the worst in the U.S. in more than two decades. On June 20, 1994, former airman Dean A. Mellberg fired on a military ...
Former NY state Senate leader Skelos won’t seek bail
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH’-lohs) plans to go to prison in January for his federal corruption conviction.
According to Newsday , attorney Alexandra Shapiro says ...
Arrest in African Burial Ground racist graffiti crime
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a man suspected of scrawling racist graffiti at the historic African Burial Ground in New York City.
Federal prosecutors have charged Ivan Nieves with vandalism and disorderly conduct. Authorities say the 57-year-old was seen on area ...
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Novelist William Kennedy to receive prestigious Irish award
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist William Kennedy will receive an award from Ireland’s president for his Albany-based literary works focusing on the Irish-American experience.
The Times Union
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting in upstate New York.
Rochester police say officers found 24-year-old Christopher Brock suffering from gunshot wounds on a city street around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
He was transported to Strong Memorial ...
New York killer charged with Connecticut homicides
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for murder in New York has been charged with two 1993 killings in Connecticut.
Howard Brown was charged Monday with murder in connection with the Bridgeport killings. The Connecticut Post
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) _ Air Industries Group (AIRI) on Monday reported a loss of $3.1 million in its third quarter.
The Hauppauge, New York-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to 5 cents per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha Stewart’s first Uber ride was not a good thing.
Stewart ordered the “most expensive version” Monday outside Tiffany’s flagship store in New York City. As Stewart explained on Instagram , she wanted to be picked ...
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in upstate New York who was placed on leave amid accusations of child sex abuse says he knows he’s innocent.
WGRZ-TV in Buffalo
Assembly to hold hearing on marijuana legalization
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Assembly are traveling to Binghamton for a hearing on the potential legalization of marijuana.
Lawmakers from four different Assembly committees will participate in the hearing, which is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the ...
New York holiday drive for toys, coats and school supplies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will begin collecting toys, coats and school supplies for a holiday drive.
The Office of General Services is setting up drop-off locations at state-operated buildings around New York for new unwrapped toys, coats and school supplies. The drop-off ...
Suspect charged in Baby Hope death dies in custody
NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant worker accused of killing a toddler known as Baby Hope, whose body was found in 1991 in New York City, has died in custody.
An official told The New York Times that ...
Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill
NEW YORK (AP) — Many young boys grow up with superheroes adorning their walls. Jonah Hill grew up with a picture of Martin Scorsese on his.
The actor related the poignant anecdote at a star-studded benefit Monday evening at the Museum of Modern Art, honoring the celebrated director both ...
NEW YORK (AP) — When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don’t just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees.
Some of the industries that have defined New York City and the Washington, D.C., area will face increased competition for talent ...
TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Marquee matchups await holiday tournaments
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self still remembers the time he met Al McGuire, the colorful Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster who led Marquette to a national championship more than four decades ago.
Self was an assistant at Oklahoma State. McGuire had moved from the sideline to ...
Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail Monday after a prosecutor said there was evidence that he directed or participated in multiple acts of violence as part of a deadly gang.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry B. Pitman concluded an ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Filip Chytil is having quite the scoring run, and the New York Rangers could not be happier.
Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal 4:32 into the third period to rally the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. The 21st overall pick in the 2017 NHL ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx Zoo says it has euthanized a 48-year-old Asian elephant that had fallen progressively ill.
The zoo said it decided to euthanize Maxine on Monday after exhausting all options and determining she was no longer able to eat. It said she had neurologic deterioration ...
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 17 points with 12 rebounds and Colgate beat Binghamton 76-68 Monday night to close out the Central New York Hoops Classic.
Owners of a four-game win streak, Colgate is 4-1 for the first time since the 2007-08 season. It’s the Raiders’ first ...
Yankees get Paxton from Mariners for Sheffield, 2 others
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton spent the first two months of the 2016 season in the minor leagues after an awful spring training caused his demotion.
When he returned to the majors, he quickly emerged as the Mariners’ ace, and now the Yankees hope he can bolster the thin rotation that ...
The Latest: Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine held on multiple charges
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine (all times local):
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine (teh-KAH’-shee sihks-NEYN’) was detained without bail after a prosecutor said he was involved in violence.
A federal magistrate judge Monday ordered him held ...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is out of his walking boot and has started jogging. Next step for the New York Jets quarterback: getting back on the field.
Darnold sat out the team’s first practice after its bye-week break while he continues to recover from a foot strain.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a New York City woman who was sexually attacked while jogging near her family’s home.
In closing arguments Monday, prosecutors described the defendant, Chanel (shuh-NEHL’) Lewis, as a loner and ...
‘Obviously, I’m very blessed’: Nets’ LeVert discusses injury
Brooklyn forward Caris LeVert felt the pain in his right foot, and thought it was just a sprain.
That is, until he looked down.
A week removed from dislocating his right foot — a grotesque injury that looked so much worse than what it actually was — LeVert spoke out Monday about what ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a deal to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to Queens will cost the state “nothing” — even though taxpayers will be on the hook for $325 million in direct grants to the company.
Cuomo, a Democrat, went on New York City public radio ...
Mayor, ousted city investigator spar over what led to firing
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner of an agency that investigates waste and malfeasance in New York City government said Monday that he was pressured to not release critical reports by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration and then fired under false pretexts.
Department of Investigations ...
Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges
NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors pushed back Monday against Harvey Weinstein’s latest attempt to have the criminal case against him dismissed, saying there is “ample evidence” to move forward with the sexual assault charges against the former Hollywood producer.
In new court filings, ...