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Newburgh shooting
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January 26, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Three people were shot and killed and another person was seriously wounded in what was reportedly a home-invasion shooting in Orange County on Sunday morning.
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, a health surveillance officer monitors passengers arriving at the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong. A preliminary investigation into viral pneumonia illnesses sickening dozens of people in and around China has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus, state media said Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. In Hong Kong, 15 patients with symptoms of respiratory illness were being treated as of Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Adam Warner
January 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio will meet with health officials on Friday to discuss the city’s response to any potential cases of the deadly coronavirus, which has shut down parts of China and led to fears of an epidemic.
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop in Austin, Texas. A federal judge in Seattle has granted an injunction that prohibits the Trump administration from allowing a Texas company to post 3D gun-making plans online. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
David Caplan
January 23, 2020 - 6:32 pm
New York State is suing the Trump administration for allowing 3-D printed gun files on the Internet, Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday, saying the lawsuit is designed to "stop the Trump administration from catering to the gun lobby."
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Sheldon Silver, former Speaker of the New York State Assembly
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January 21, 2020 - 3:25 pm
A federal appeals court upheld former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction Tuesday but ordered a resentencing after reversing the conviction on some charges.
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January 21, 2020 - 2:05 pm
ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a $178 billion state budget proposal Tuesday that includes a plan to create a team tasked with reining in spending on Medicaid. The Medicaid Redesign Team will be asked to find ways to trim $2.5 billion in spending from the program, Cuomo said...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019 file photo, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., speaks to reporters as he leaves the courthouse after a pretrial hearing in his insider-trading case, in New York. Collins is resigning from his seat ahead of an expected guilty plea in an insider trading case in which he was accused of leaking confidential information during an urgent phone call made from a White House picnic. Collins submitted a resignation letter Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 according to a spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. It will take effect when Congress meets in a brief session on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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January 17, 2020 - 5:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former congressman Chris Collins, who represented Western New York and was one of President Donald Trump’s first supporters was sentenced Friday to two years and two months in federal prison after admitting he helped his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock market losses when he...
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Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
David Caplan
January 17, 2020 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's been two more vaping-related deaths in New York State -- one in New York City, the other in Ontario County near Rochester -- bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the state to four, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. "The State Department of Health has...
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David Caplan
January 16, 2020 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A group of state lawmakers want you to butt out. The group, including Sen. Todd Kaminsky from Nassau County and Sen. Liz Krueger of Manhattan, want to ban cigarette filters -- aka butts -- as well as single-use electronic cigarettes. The proposed Tobacco Product Waste...
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Brooklyn Tech High School
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January 16, 2020 - 6:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York's high school graduation rate continued to edge upward in 2019 ahead of a review and possible revision of diploma requirements, education officials said Thursday. The overall graduation rate was 83.4%, up just short of a percentage point from the previous year, data...
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Grafton Thomas
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January 16, 2020 - 4:31 pm
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — The man charged in an attack at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration that left five people wounded, one critically, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges on Thursday. Grafton Thomas appeared in Rockland County Court. On Monday, he also pleaded not guilty...
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