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Authorities: Fake explosives found in NY town pose no threat

May. 26, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating how some fake, inert explosive devices turned up in parking lots in a town in New York's Hudson Valley, while noting that there's no danger to the public. The FBI tweeted Sunday about the peculiar finds in Newburgh. It's about 70 miles (112 km) north of...

1 man killed, 1 woman injured in apartment shooting

May. 26, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man has been killed and a woman injured after a shooting inside an apartment. The New York Police Department says officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday that two people had been shot inside an apartment on East 102nd Street in Manhattan. They found a...

'Dorm chef' still cooking up culinary buzz

May. 26, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City's most coveted reservations. Three years after graduation, the "dorm chef " is still cooking up culinary buzz. His club,...

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment

May. 24, 2019 3:50 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday's...

Bank CEO pleads not guilty in bid to get Trump post

May. 23, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to a financial institution bribery charge as his lawyer said he's done nothing wrong....

Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York

May. 23, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward, a sign that the interstate feuding that stalled the process over the last several years may finally be coming to an end. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that it is starting a...

The Latest: Stephen Calk pleads not guilty in loan scheme

May. 23, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the charges against bank CEO Stephen Calk (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A banker charged in New York with issuing loans to win a role in President Donald Trump's administration has pleaded not guilty. Stephen Calk entered the plea during an appearance in Manhattan federal court...

'When They See Us' actors revisit the Central Park Five case

May. 23, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Jharrel Jerome, perhaps best known for his role in "Moonlight," recalls walking to school a few years ago in his native New York City, worried about an upcoming test, when he was stopped by two police officers. "Stop! Can I see your bag?" one asked him. He immediately froze in fear....

Nik Wallenda and sister plan highwire walk over Times Square

May. 23, 2019 7:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross New York's Times Square — without his feet touching the ground. ABC announced Thursday that Wallenda and his sister Lijana will cross the tourist hotspot during a 1,300-foot (396-meter) simultaneous highwire walk 25 stories...

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns

May. 22, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly both...