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  • Police: Brothers were beaten in church to make them confess

    NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Two teenage brothers were brutally beaten in church – one fatally – in an effort by their parents, sister and other members to get them to …


  • Escaped NY prisoner shot and killed

    MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks was shot and killed …


  • NHL notebook: Lightning, Rangers face off for chance at Cup

    It’s one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals and the chance to play for hockey’s biggest prize. That’s what the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers …


  • G-Prep girls embrace latest challenge

    The core of the Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team has played in big games. Seniors Otiona Gildon, Oona Harrington, Lauren Weir and Laura Stockton have been to national club tournaments …


  • NY congressman in custody on federal fraud charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was arrested Monday to face a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.


  • Celebrated New York train station turns 100 years old

    NEW YORK – Grand Central, the country’s most famous train station and one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture in America, turns 100 on Feb. 1. Its centennial …


  • 4 firefighters shot, 2 fatally, in western NY

    Four volunteer firefighters responding to an intense pre-dawn house fire were shot Monday morning, two fatally, leading to a shootout between a suspect and police in suburban Rochester, N.Y., police …


  • There’s a bit of everything on Broadway this fall

    Stars, stars, stars It wouldn’t be Broadway these days without A-list celebs, and this season has lured Pacino, Holmes, Paul Rudd, Jessica Chastain and Alec Baldwin. Returning Broadway veterans include …


  • Nix delivers in pinch as Yankees beat M’s

    Whether it was Hisashi Iwakuma or Josh Kinney, Seattle’s pitchers kept successfully working themselves out of jams most of the day. Until Shawn Kelley threw a slider that got a …


  • Commentary: Ichiro helped himself, Mariners with trade

    SEATTLE - The Mariners without Ichiro Suzuki didn’t look much different, on the surface, than they did with him. They struggled to hit at Safeco Field and fell to the …


  • Hughes leads Yankees past Mariners for 6-2 victory

    NEW YORK — Phil Hughes won consecutive starts for the first time this season, Raul Ibanez homered against his former team for the second day in a row and the …


  • Miguel Cotto stops Antonio Margarito by TKO

    NEW YORK – Miguel Cotto battered Antonio Margarito over nine lopsided rounds then won a TKO decision amid confusion in the corner before they came out for the 10th on …


  • Idaho treasurer defends hiring limos for NYC trips

    A stretch limousine for eight people — with minibar, mood lights and TV — awaited Idaho Sen. Dean Cameron when he arrived with his wife at New York’s John F. …


  • Driver in fatal N.Y. bus crash pleads not guilty

    The driver of a tour bus sliced end-to-end by a pole in a horrific March crash that killed 15 people returning from a gambling trip in Connecticut pleaded not guilty …


  • Police say no evidence of Taliban link to failed bomb

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s police commissioner says there’s no evidence of a Taliban link to a failed bomb found in an SUV parked in Times Square.


  • Doug Clark: Music’s the best cure for airsickness

    I’m back from the Big Apple to the land of the Bob Apple. Contrary to vicious rumor or Police Guild no-confidence vote, my recent absence was not due to termination …


  • Air Force One flyover near ground zero causes panic in New York

    NEW YORK – One of the president’s official planes and a supersonic fighter jet zoomed past the lower Manhattan skyline in a flash just as the workday was beginning Monday. …


  • Spider-Man the musical opens on Broadway in 2010

    Spider-Man has conquered the movies. Now it’s Broadway’s turn. “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” will open Feb. 18, 2010, at the Hilton Theatre in New York City.


  • Plane on autopilot before crash

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The commuter plane that crashed near Buffalo was on autopilot until just before it went down in icy weather, indicating that the pilot may have ignored federal …


  • Town’s shaken residents seek spiritual comfort

    CLARENCE, N.Y. – At Clarence United Methodist Church, they prayed – for the victims, for their families and for the small army of workers sifting through plane wreckage in suburban …


  • 49 killed when plane hits Buffalo home

    CLARENCE, N.Y. – A commuter plane crashed into a suburban Buffalo home and erupted in flames late Thursday, killing all 48 people aboard and one person on the ground, authorities …


  • Crew describes river landing

    NEW YORK – The pilot who ditched his jetliner in the Hudson River and saved the lives of everyone on board said he had a “sickening” feeling when a flock …


  • N.Y. Senate pick promises to seek ‘common ground’

    NEW YORK – Senator-designate Kirsten Gillibrand pledged Sunday to combat gun violence while protecting hunters’ rights, saying “there’s enormous space for common ground” on issues on which she differs from …


  • Kennedy drops out of Senate contest

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Caroline Kennedy withdrew from consideration for the U.S. Senate seat once held by her slain uncle, Robert F. Kennedy, after a night of turmoil and uncertainty over …


  • Jet’s engines lost power at same time

    NEW YORK – A jetliner that crash-landed in the Hudson River had lost power simultaneously in both engines after reaching an altitude of only 3,200 feet, the plane’s black box …


  • Pilot picked spot in river near boats

    NEW YORK – The pilot of a crippled US Airways jetliner made a split-second decision to put down in the Hudson River because trying to return to the airport after …


  • Passengers amazed to be alive, grateful to pilot

    NEW YORK – Shock, relief, gratitude. Most of all, the soaked and freezing passengers of Flight 1549 just seemed amazed to be alive. All of them. “You’ve got to give …


  • ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

    NEW YORK – It was just a few minutes after takeoff. The voice that came over the intercom was urgent, but calm. “Brace for impact,” Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger …


  • Pilot reported double bird strike after takeoff

    WASHINGTON — A US Airways pilot reported a “double bird strike” less than a minute after takeoff today and was headed for an emergency landing in New Jersey when he …


  • Madoff hit with new restrictions, but no jail

    NEW YORK – A judge on Monday allowed Bernard Madoff to remain confined to his Manhattan penthouse, rejecting a bid to jail the disgraced financier but imposing new restrictions to …

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