- Ex-suburban NY police officer indicted in prescriptions case Updated: Jul-02-15 2:42 pm
WHITE PLAINS, New York - A former Mount Vernon police officer has been indicted on charges he used forged prescriptions to obtain painkillers.
- World championships lands defenseman Moore job with Devils Updated: Jul-02-15 2:30 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Playing in the recent world hockey championships for the United States might have been the best thing that has happened to defenseman John Moore.
- Feds: NYC mailman's scheme delivers $1M in bogus tax refunds Updated: Jul-02-15 2:15 pm
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors say they have charged a New York City mail carrier with stealing over $1 million through a scheme that delivered bogus tax refunds.
- Rangers' Martin St. Louis announces retirement Updated: Jul-02-15 2:15 pm
- Body of prison escapee released to New York funeral home Updated: Jul-02-15 1:59 pm
ALBANY, New York - The body of a convicted murderer who was fatally shot three weeks after he broke out of prison was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard.
- 2 charged in death of baby who ingested heroin, cocaine Updated: Jul-02-15 1:40 pm
KINGSBURY, New York - Two people have been charged in the overdose death of a 13-month-old New York girl who ingested heroin and cocaine.
- Bucks land free agent big man Greg Monroe Updated: Jul-02-15 1:21 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks have landed their big man.
- Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring Updated: Jul-02-15 1:14 pm
NEW YORK - "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.
- Cuomo: Tourism economic impact in NY state hit $100B in '14 Updated: Jul-02-15 1:08 pm
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the total economic impact of New York state's tourism topped $100 billion last year for the first time.
- NYC moves to expand food composting program Updated: Jul-02-15 12:40 pm
NEW YORK - New York City is moving to require large-scale commercial establishments like hotels and sporting arenas to compost all of their food scraps.
- Pricy NYC restaurant settles wage violation complaint Updated: Jul-02-15 12:25 pm
NEW YORK - One of New York's most expensive restaurants has agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and failed to pass the extra cash on to the waiters.
- Southern Tier racino to submit casino license proposal Updated: Jul-02-15 12:17 pm
SCHENECTADY, New York - Tioga Downs racino is moving ahead with its proposal to build a full resort casino in New York's Southern Tier.
- 2 rescued from roof of Jeep swept away in New York creek Updated: Jul-02-15 11:23 am
MARBLETOWN, New York - Police say two people have been rescued from the roof of their partially-submerged vehicle after it got swept away by a rain-swollen creek in the Catskills.
- Islanders sign 6 players to 2-way, 1-year contracts Updated: Jul-02-15 10:54 am
NEW YORK - The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.
- 'Rectify' returns for Season 3 of a murder's aftermath Updated: Jul-02-15 10:20 am
NEW YORK - Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season's "Rectify." It was set in a hospital room as Daniel, played by series star Aden Young, came out of the coma from his brutal beat-down. At bedside was his devoted sister Amantha, played by Spencer.
- Cops: Woman used her twin's ID to open accounts, spend $12K Updated: Jul-02-15 10:16 am
NEW PALTZ, New York - State police say a 28-year-old Long Island woman used her twin sister's Social Security number to open several credit cards and charged more than $12,000 on them.
- Veterans' signs: Be courteous when setting off fireworks Updated: Jul-02-15 10:02 am
NIAGARA FALLS, New York - Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are asking their neighbors to be considerate when setting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend.
- Police investigating upstate city's 4th shooting in 4 days Updated: Jul-02-15 9:52 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Police say a 21-year-old Poughkeepsie man is in critical condition after being wounded in what was the Hudson Valley city's fourth shooting in as many days.
- AP source: Arron Afflalo, Knicks agree on 2-year deal Updated: Jul-02-15 9:48 am
NEW YORK - Arron Afflalo is about to team up with Carmelo Anthony again.
- A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit Updated: Jul-02-15 9:47 am
NEW YORK - Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.
- L.L. Bean opening first outlet store in New York state Updated: Jul-02-15 9:34 am
QUEENSBURY, New York - L.L. Bean plans to open its first outlet store in New York state at a popular shopping complex near the Adirondack Mountains.
- Teen hospitalized after falling off car's running board Updated: Jul-02-15 7:40 am
CENTER MORICHES, New York - A Long Island teen riding on a Jeep's running board is hospitalized after falling off and striking his head.
- Woman killed, husband injured after being stabbed in home Updated: Jul-02-15 7:29 am
LACKAWANNA, New York - Authorities say a 21-year-old woman is dead and her husband is hospitalized after they were stabbed inside their Buffalo-area home.
- Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee Updated: Jul-02-15 6:41 am
NEW YORK - A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison.
- Police: Mother took infant, held knife to throat in photo Updated: Jul-02-15 6:04 am
NEW YORK - A New York City mother has been arrested after police say she threatened her 7-month-old baby boy.