MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday evening, its sights set on the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison Thursday, after balking at certain conditions of the home confinement he was granted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Businesses applying for lucrative tax credits from New Jersey from 2013 to 2019 said they planned to relocate out of state in order to get awards but never intended to move, a task force proving the incentives said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx Zoo and New York City's aquarium are set to reopen this month, but New York City is canceling street fairs, outdoor concerts, parades and other big events through September as local officials try to keep city blocks open for restaurants and the public.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns for a criminal investigation but sent a second request by Congress for the records back to lower courts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors withheld evidence, elicited false testimony and made other missteps that contributed to botched convictions for murder and other violent crimes in New York City in the 1980s and 1990s, according to a report released Thursday by the same office that brought the cas…
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lake Erie's annual blob of pea-green algae is expected to be smaller this summer than a year ago following a relatively dry spring, but that doesn't necessarily reflect significant improvement toward reducing the nutrient pollution that causes it, scientists said …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities believe rising rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February after his social media posts led five suspects to the house he was renting, police said after detectives arrested the group Thursday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ousted U.S. attorney who was leading investigations into President Donald Trump's allies told the House Judiciary panel on Thursday that Attorney General William Barr “repeatedly urged” him to resign during a hastily arranged meeting that sheds light on the extraordinar…
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A New York man was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison for participating in a conspiracy to help a former Missouri man who died in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney has won a Republican primary in central New York to earn a rematch with Democrat Anthony Brindisi, who ousted her from office in 2018.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting President Donald Trump’s complaints that he's being harassed, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a New York prosecutor’s demands for the billionaire president’s tax records. But in good political news for Trump, his taxes and other financial records almo…
Lindy Ruff impressed the New Jersey Devils with his experience from decades of coaching. Tom Fitzgerald wowed ownership with his moves in a few short months as general manager.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a roller Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter" in front of the namesake Manhattan tower of President Donald Trump, who tweeted last week that the street mural would be “a symbol of hate.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Reports: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in prison, weeks after he was let out as part of effort to slow coronavirus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday in two cases involving access to President Donald Trump’s financial records. The cases were the last to be released of the high court’s term, which dragged into July because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — The head of a state-sponsored regional diversity program said she’s moving out of an Adirondack village, citing racist graffiti on a railroad bridge that made her feel unsafe.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James proposed sweeping changes Wednesday to boost oversight of the New York City Police Department, including forming an independent commission that would approve the department's budget and have the final say on officer discipline.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a hybrid back-to-school plan Wednesday with most students inside their physical schools just two or three days a week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it's up to him to decide whether schools can open at all.
BOSTON (AP) — Colleges and universities pushed back Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the country if they plan on taking classes entirely online this fall, with Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filing a …
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be toppled by the coronavirus pandemic.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will move its August road course race from Watkins Glen in upstate New York because of state health restrictions, and the event will shift instead to the road course at Daytona International Speedway.
NEW YORK (AP) — One person suffered minor injuries when the brick facade of a vacant parking garage in Manhattan partially collapsed on Wednesday, officials said.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres dropped their lawsuit against the federal government after immigration officials reversed course by approving the team’s strength and conditioning coach’s petition for a green card.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on whether Congress and the Manhattan district attorney can see President Donald Trump's taxes and other financial records that the president has fought hard to keep private.
NEW YORK (AP) — The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have shared a tragic fate, together losing at least 134 members of their mostly Hispanic congregations to the coronavirus.
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Roselynn McNaught passed away July 8, 2020. At Bookhout Funeral Home, visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., July 13. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., July 14.
COOPERSTOWN - Joseph Raymond McCullion, our brother and friend, has gone home to his Lord, June 30, 2020. He was born May 28, 1943 in Tampa, Florida. Joseph was a kind, loving, compassionate man. He loved his NY sports teams - the Yankees, Rangers and Giants. He was a lifelong fan of all thr…
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