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2010 NY governor candidate Paladino recovering from COVID-19

Sep. 24, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Thursday he is recovering from COVID-19, though the Republican still maintains public officials are overreacting to a “bad flu bug.” Paladino said he was hospitalized for a few days after initially showing...

Inspections found nursing home lapses as COVID-19 raged

Sep. 24, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Health inspectors found safety shortcomings at 77 New York nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic, including basic infection-control violations like failing to have staff wear masks or wash their hands, according to records and state officials. State and federal inspection...

Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, greets supporters at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Saco, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Judge: Eric Trump must give NY deposition before election

Sep. 23, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric has until Oct. 7 to speak to New York investigators probing his family’s business practices, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting his lawyers’ contention that his “extreme travel schedule” on the campaign trail warranted a...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Sep. 23, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy The New York Times Sept. 19 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87, will forever have two legacies. The one Americans could be focusing on right now is the one of legal...

NY urged to avoid another surge of virus in jails, prisons

Sep. 22, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Family members of incarcerated New Yorkers and corrections officers are calling on the state’s lawmakers and governor to ensure prisons and jails won’t again face a staffing shortage, barriers to social distancing and dangerous rationing of protective gear ahead of the...

NY halts commercial evictions, groups demand aid for renters

Sep. 21, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York commercial tenants are protected from evictions and foreclosures through Oct. 20 under a new executive order announced Monday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the executive order helps commercial tenants and mortgagors hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic restrictions to reduce its...

U.S. Attorney General William Barr arrives to speak with federal officials for a panel discussion on combatting human trafficking at the U.S. Attorney's Office on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Feds threaten funds to NYC, Seattle and Portland over unrest

Sep. 21, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department identified New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle as three cities that could have federal funding slashed under a memorandum by President Donald Trump that sought to identify localities that permit “anarchy, violence and destruction in American...

This image provided by the Supreme Court, shows Joan Ruth Bader at two-years-old in 1935, at her home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States via AP)

Ginsburg to be remembered with statue in her native Brooklyn

Sep. 19, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. A legal trailblazer and champion of women’s rights, she...

This undated combination of photos made from video provided by the New York City Police Department, shows a man New York City police are seeking in connection with anti-Black and anti-Semitic graffiti found on a Manhattan college campus. The graffiti, including a swastika and racist statements, was scrawled on the side of New York University's Silver Center For Arts & Science around 1:35 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 police said. (New York Police Department via AP)

Anti-Black, anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on NYU building

Sep. 18, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A state hate crimes task force will assist a New York City police investigation into anti-Black and anti-Semitic graffiti found on a Manhattan college campus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. The graffiti, including a swastika and racist statements, was scrawled on the side of New York...

A commuter, left, rides the subway without a face mask in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new public service campaign to encourage mask usage as well as a new $50 fine policy for those who refuse to wear face coverings on subways, buses and commuter railroads. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NYC tries $50 fines to get scofflaws to don masks on subway

Sep. 18, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The young man slouched against the inside of the subway doors as the No. 3 train headed south along Broadway. Across the aisle, another young man lay asleep, sprawled across three seats. In ordinary times, it would be the snoozing seat hog who got angry glares. But in the age of COVID-19,...