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Students Hurt in Crash
Are Recovering: Official
Sep 24, 2023 12:45 PM CDT
Students Hurt in Crash Are Recovering: Official
Two adults are killed in New York bus accident, dozens injured
- A New York school superintendent said he expects all the students hurt when their bus crashed on Thursday during a high school band trip to recover from their injuries. Paul Defendini of Farmingdale schools said some of the students are still struggling, the AP reports. "I know that they...
This Is the Most
Diverse State in America
Sep 24, 2023 12:15 PM CDT
This Is the Most Diverse State in America
California ranks No. 1 on WalletHub's list; West Virginia is in last place
- If you're looking to set down roots in a true melting pot—in a place that WalletHub notes features "a complex tapestry of backgrounds"—there are some places in America that thrive when it comes to diversity. The site wanted to determine "where idea and identity...
of Water Is
Jul 10, 2023 7:45 AM CDT
'The Amount of Water Is Extraordinary'
Heavy rainfall leads to flash floods across New York state, killing woman and stranding drivers
- Bridges collapsed, streets filled with water, and dozens of drivers were stranded Sunday evening due to flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall across a portion of New York state. The
New York Times
reports that the Hudson Valley, which includes the West Point Military Academy in Orange County, was hardest...
Tour for Western NY
Goes Horribly Wrong
Jun 12, 2023 6:40 PM CDT
Tour for Western NY Hospitality Workers Goes Horribly Wrong
1 dies, 11 hurt in cave boat accident
- A tour to show off the attractions of Lockport in western New York state to local hospitality workers went tragically wrong on Monday. One person was killed and 11 others were injured when a flat-bottomed wooden boat capsized in a tunnel during a tour of the Lockport cave, part of...
Limo Service Operater Guilty
of 20 Counts of Manslaughter
May 17, 2023 5:18 PM CDT
Limo Service Operater Guilty of 20 Counts of Manslaughter
Nauman Hussain faces up to 15 years in prison
- Limousine service manager Nauman Hussain was convicted of manslaughter Monday in a courtroom in Albany, New York, just a few miles away from the site of a crash that killed 20 people in 2018. The jury deliberated for less than six hours before finding Hussain guilty of 20 counts of...
NY AG: Trumps Stalling on
May 4, 2023 7:25 AM CDT
NY AG: Trumps Stalling on Documents—Especially Ivanka
Letitia James' office says former president, kids are hanging on to relevant correspondence in civil case
- Last year, former President Trump was held in contempt of court and ordered to pay a $110,000 fine for not complying with a subpoena from the New York attorney general's office in a civil complaint against him. Now, the office of DA Letitia James is slamming Trump, the...
Santos Launches Reelection Bid
Apr 17, 2023 7:45 PM CDT
Santos Launches Reelection Bid
New York GOP says embattled incumbent is on his own
- After lying to voters about his background the first time around, Rep. George Santos has decided—now that much of it is out in the open—to ask voters to again send him to Congress. The New York Republican didn't mention the investigations and accusations facing him in his...
Days After 'Dead' Woman Was
Found Alive, a New Incident
Feb 7, 2023 10:50 AM CST
Days After 'Dead' Woman Was Found Alive, a New Incident
Last time it happened in Iowa; this time, a 'deceased' woman was found breathing on Long Island
- It's not a trend we wanted to see in 2023, but it's one that's emerging. Last month, a senior citizen in Iowa was pronounced dead at a continuing care home, only to be found alive shortly thereafter at a funeral home (she then died two days later,...
For First Time, More People
Work in Florida Than New York
Feb 6, 2023 9:25 AM CST
For First Time, More People Work in Florida Than New York
Labor stats mark a milestone
- A slow-moving trend has become a milestone: Florida has more jobs than New York for the first time, reports Bloomberg . The Bureau of Labor Statistics says Florida had 9,578,500 nonfarm jobs at the end of last year, ahead of New York's 9,576,100. It's the...
Teen Who Killed
Jan 25, 2023 3:18 PM CST
Teen Who Killed Rival Cheerleader Sentenced
15-year-old could be out in 3 years
- A 15-year-old girl who killed a rival cheerleader last year apologized for her "bad choices" Tuesday before she was sentenced. The girl, whose name isn't being disclosed due to her age, pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter in the April death of 16-year-old Kayla Green after an event...
2 Confirmed Dead
in NY Plane Crash
Jan 20, 2023 10:39 AM CST
2 Confirmed Dead in NY Plane Crash
Wreckage of single-engine plane found in woods near Westchester County Airport
- Two men were killed Thursday when a single-engine plane bound for Ohio crashed north of New York City. The Beechcraft A36 took off from JFK Airport at 4:58pm and crashed near Westchester County Airport, around 40 miles away, soon after the pilot contacted the airport to report low oil...
NY Lawmakers Vote
to Make Themselves
Nation's Highest Paid
Dec 23, 2022 11:00 AM CST
NY Lawmakers Vote to Make Themselves Nation's Highest Paid
They approved $142K salary in special session
- State lawmakers in New York have voted to give themselves a Christmas present: Their second large pay rise in the space of four years. A measure to increase the base pay of state Assembly and Senate members from $110,000 to $142,000 sailed through both Democratic-controlled houses of the...
7 Kids Hurt as School Bus
Crashed Into House
Dec 1, 2022 4:59 PM CST
7 Kids Hurt as School Bus Crashed Into House
The injuries in New York's Rockland County are not life-threatening
- Seven children were injured Thursday when a school bus veered off the road in suburban New York, hit two parked cars, and crashed into a house, police said. The crash happened just before 9am in the village of New Hempstead in Rockland County, said the Ramapo police department, per the...
State Watchdog Agrees With
NTSB on Blame in Limo Crash
Oct 29, 2022 4:20 PM CDT
State Watchdog Agrees With NTSB on Blame in Limo Crash
Inspector general reports gaps in policies and procedures
: A state watchdog released a report Friday night blaming New York regulators in the 2018 fatal crash of a limousine—just as federal regulators did two years ago. Oversight by the Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles was inadequate, state Inspector General Lucy Lang found, the AP...
NY Attorney General Sues
Trump, His Kids, His Company
Sep 21, 2022 10:49 AM CDT
NY Attorney General Sues Trump, His Kids, His Company
Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit is culmination of 3-year civil investigation
- New York's attorney general sued former President Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets, including properties in Manhattan, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit , filed in state court in New York, is the culmination of the Democrat'...
New York Declares
Emergency on Polio
Sep 10, 2022 8:25 AM CDT
New York Declares Emergency on Polio
Virus is detected in another county's wastewater
- New York state reported a rare case of polio back in July, and no active cases have since surfaced. However, the virus that causes the potentially fatal disease appears to be spreading nonetheless, prompting Gov. Kathy Hochul to declare a state of emergency, reports NBC News . Her move on Friday...
New York Ends
After 28 Months
Sep 7, 2022 4:55 PM CDT
New York Ends Mask Mandate After 28 Months
They're now optional on mass transit, but not in hospitals
- Masks are still recommended on public transportation in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul says—but after 28 months, they are no longer mandatory. Hochul announced an end to the mass transit mask mandate Wednesday, though many people stopped heeding it months ago and officials had largely stopped enforcing it, NBC...
Want to Buy Whipped Cream?
Can I See Some ID?
Aug 30, 2022 8:21 AM CDT
Want to Buy Whipped Cream? Can I See Some ID?
NY stores are starting to ban sale to minors, but bill's sponsor says that wasn't the intent
- Turns out former President Trump may not have been completely wrong about needing ID when buying groceries, at least in some stores in his home state that are apparently misinterpreting a recently implemented law. Late last year, New York state passed a restriction on the selling of whippits—the cartridges...
Who Takes on
Aug 23, 2022 9:20 AM CDT
Big Primary Question: Who Takes on DeSantis?
Florida Democratic race and congressional contests in New York are in spotlight
- Tuesday is another primary day, with a handful of races in Florida and New York getting the bulk of attention. Coverage:
Democrats will pick their nominee to face Gov. Ron DeSantis in November. Congressman Charlie Crist, who previously served as governor, is running against state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki
A Special Election Next Week
Is Being Closely Watched
Aug 20, 2022 8:15 AM CDT
A Special Election Next Week Is Being Closely Watched
Contest to fill open congressional seat in New York state seen as a national 'bellwether'
- It was shaping up to be a ho-hum special election in New York state to fill an open congressional seat. But next week's contest between Republican Marc Molinaro and Democrat Pat Ryan has suddenly become so much more. Politico sees it as the "ultimate bellwether" race, one that...
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