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Man who spent decade in prison to be cleared in 1963 killing

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City prosecutor says a Virginia man who spent a decade in prison after pleading guilty to murder 50 years ago is innocent and should be fully exonerated. more »»

Kaminsky's NY Senate win certified

May 2, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democrat Todd Kaminsky has officially won a close New York state Senate race on Long Island. more »»

Rep. Gibson will not run for NY governor in 2018

May 2, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson says he will not run for governor in 2018, abruptly ending months of public flirtation with running for the office. more »»

Researchers delve into rare Frederick Douglass photo mystery

May 2, 2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Researchers in upstate New York are trying to determine where and when a rare photograph of Frederick Douglass was taken. more »»

Man to be exonerated 50-plus years after wrongful conviction

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 50 years after a wrongful conviction in a New York City killing and more than 40 years after being released from prison, a Virginia man is returning to a courtroom to be... more »»

'The King and I' welcome 2 new leads _ on the same night

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Mazzie found herself last Friday wearing a lilac ball gown hoop skirt and a determined expression. more »»

Collmus will keep calling big horse races for NBC

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — His voice already belongs to history, and now Larry Collmus has another five years to see if he gets to call another Triple Crown. more »»

Saoirse Ronan to host Irish Rep gala of 'Finian's Rainbow'

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish Repertory Theatre has tapped a star of the Emerald Isle to host a gala benefit performance of "Finian's Rainbow" — Saoirse Ronan. more »»

Cops: Woman, 19, dies in fall into ravine on NY reservation

May 2, 2016

CATTARAUGUS INDIAN RESERVATION, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman who fell into a ravine on an Indian reservation in western New York. more »»

Free to speak, stop-and-frisk judge claims some victories

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Tossing the gavel aside, feisty Judge Shira Scheindlin is speaking out, declaring victory over critics in the battle over police stop-and-frisk tactics and telling why she thinks... more »»

At Tony Award nominations Tuesday, all eyes on 'Hamilton'

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — One thing practically assured on Tuesday is that the Broadway megahit "Hamilton" will get plenty of Tony Award nominations. The real question is how many. more »»

Democrats gather for traditional Galivants Ferry Stump

May 2, 2016

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) — Democrats are gathering along the banks of the Little Pee Dee River for a political tradition that's more than a century old. more »»

Raging fire destroys historic New York City church

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter.

The fire that started at 7 p.m. more »»

Authorities identify central NY man killed by falling tree

May 2, 2016

LYSANDER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died after a tree fell on him during a logging accident in central New York. more »»

Work begins to move Nikola Tesla monument at Niagara Falls

May 2, 2016

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A monument to inventor Nikola Tesla will soon have a new view of Niagara Falls. more »»

Police: 2 rescued from partly submerged car on Long Island

May 2, 2016

ISLAND PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two men have been rescued after the car they were in went into a Long Island waterway. more »»

Man who spent years imprisoned to be cleared in 1963 killing

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A Virginia man who spent nearly a decade in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering an artist in Brooklyn more than 50 years ago is poised to be formally exonerated. more »»

 
 

 

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