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Wednesday 06/03/2015
NYPD cop accused of using dead man's credit card to buy ring
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — An NYPD police officer is accused of stealing a dead man's credit card to buy a $3,200 diamond ring.

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Man pushes woman, 28, off subway platform in Manhattan
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for the suspect who pushed a 28-year-old woman onto the tracks at a New York City subway station.

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Man pushes woman, 28, off subway platform in Manhattan
Posted: June 03, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for the suspect who pushed a 28-year-old woman onto the tracks at a New York City subway station.

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Crash closes 3 northbound Thruway lanes in Rockland County
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — State police say an accident involving a tractor-trailer has shut down three of the four northbound lanes of the Thruway in Rockland County.

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New Chinese restaurant's name: I Don't Know
Posted: June 03, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — There's a new Chinese restaurant in Rochester. The name? I Don't Know.

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Biotechnology entrepreneur's wine collection to be auctioned
Posted: June 03, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The wine collection of a noted biotechnology entrepreneur is headed for the auction block where it could bring a total of $1 million.

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More details emerge in cop's fatal shooting of car passenger
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer was being dragged by a car in a suburban Rochester parking lot when he fatally shot an armed passenger police had been seeking to check on his welfare.

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Cameron Diaz, Paula Abdul join arts education program
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Diaz, Paula Abdul and Macy Gray are joining a White House-sponsored initiative to help struggling schools through arts education.

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Hard Rock, track propose long-planned casino at Meadowlands
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are unveiling plans for a new casino just outside New York City.

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Park Avenue Armory appoints new artistic director
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The Park Avenue Armory has tapped the head of the Dutch National Opera as its artistic director.

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Students voting on replacement for Redskins nickname, mascot
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — Students in a suburban Buffalo school district are casting ballots to replace the Redskins nickname for their sports teams.

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Former NYC agency employee convicted of killing co-worker
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A former employee of a New York City agency has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a co-worker at their Hudson Valley office building last year.

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Westchester County bans indoor e-cigarette use
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Vapers in Westchester County are being forced to take their electronic cigarettes outside after lawmakers approved a countywide indoor smoking ban.

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Ferry service between Carteret and New York explored
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

CARTERET, N.J. (AP) — Officials are testing the waters of operating a ferry between Carteret and New York City.

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Police: 16-year-old fatally stabbed in Rochester
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old has been fatally stabbed in western New York.

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Authorities: Death of woman found last month ruled homicide
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:04 am

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The death of a woman found dead by a passerby in western New York has been ruled a homicide.

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Judge orders new trial for man convicted in 1988 slayings
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has ordered a new trial for a man serving two consecutive 20 years to life prison terms for the 1988 killing of two friends after an argument about a car in Brooklyn.

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Officials advise against swimming at 63 Long Island beaches
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in Long Island have issued an alert against swimming at 63 beaches because heavy rainfalls may have caused bacteria levels to rise in the water.

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Sen. Gillibrand pushing measure to help states fix bridges
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for a new measure that will give states the authority to use more federal funds on local bridge improvement projects.

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Upstate NY police department investigating stun gun death
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation is underway in the case of an upstate New York man who died after being hit by a police stun gun.

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Woman accused in murder-for-hire plan; Ex-husband was target
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 56-year-old woman is being held on charges she tried to pay someone $20,000 to kill her ex-husband, his wife and their daughter.

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Cuomo reports 30 additional groups back sex assault law
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 30 additional groups, including End Rape on Campus, are backing his proposal to require uniform protocols to prevent and respond to sex assaults on campuses.

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David McCullough being honored by NY state history group
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough is receiving an award at an event being held in downtown Albany.

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NYSERDA proposes long-term renewable energy commitment
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has submitted a blueprint for boosting renewable power like solar and wind.

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NY State Police confiscate drugs, arrest 45 at folk festival
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

STERLING, N.Y. (AP) — A state police sting operation inside the Sterling Stage FolkFest Music Festival resulted in the arrest of 14 people for selling and possessing drugs.

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Kennedy outduels Syndergaard in Padres' 7-2 win over Mets
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 4:04 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Although Noah Syndergaard showed flashes of his considerable talent, the New York Mets' highly touted rookie didn't show enough.

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Yankees 5, Mariners 3, 11 innings,
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

New YorkSeattle
abrhbi abrhbi
Gardnr cf5220AJcksn cf4141
CYoung lf3000Blmqst ss4000
GJones ph-lf-rf3123S.Smith ph1000
ARdrgz dh5000BMiller ss1000
Teixeir 1b4011Cano 2b6021
Headly 3b4110N.Cruz rf5011
Beltran rf5010Seager 3b5020
RFlors lf0000Weeks dh5000
Pirela 2b2010Morrsn 1b5120
Gregrs ph-ss3020Ruggin lf4010
JMrphy c3010Zunino c0000
BMcCn ph-c2010WCastll c5120
Drew ss-2b5121
Totals445145Totals453143

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Padres 7, Mets 2
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 4:04 am

New YorkSan Diego
abrhbi abrhbi
Grndrs rf4010Venale cf5122
Tejada 3b4120DeNrrs c4122
Duda 1b3000Upton lf5000
DnMrp 2b3000Kemp rf4000
Cuddyr lf4131Alonso 1b4230
WFlors ss4011Mdlrks 3b4110
Lagars cf4010Spngnr 2b3131
Plawck c4000Amarst ss4122
Syndrg p1000Kenndy p1000
Muno ph1000Gyorko ph1010
Lthrsch p0000Thayer p0000
Robles p0000Garces p0000
Mayrry ph1000Almont ph1000
ATorrs p0000Benoit p0000
CTorrs p0000Kelley p0000
Cecilin ph1000
Totals34282Totals367147

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Nurses' union says strike authorized if negotiations fail
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 4:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The union representing more than 18,000 registered nurses at 14 of New York City's private hospitals said members have voted to authorize a strike if contract negotiations aren't carried out in good faith.

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With Medal of Honor award, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 4:04 am

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't related to Johnson by blood after all.

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Tuesday 06/02/2015
NYC Mayor de Blasio returns to The Daily Show
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 2:02 am

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made his second — and likely final — appearance with Jon Stewart at the helm of The Daily Show.

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Mets' Wright confident he'll return from back injury
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 1:01 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — New York Mets third baseman David Wright is confident he'll return this season from his back injury.

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NYRA board chairman taking leave of absence
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 1:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the board of the New York Racing Association is taking a leave of absence following allegations that his company provided a "no-show" job to the son of former state Senate leader Dean Skelos.

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Padres reinstate Alonso from 15-day DL
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 1:01 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have reinstated first baseman Yonder Alonso from the 15-day disabled list.

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A dozen new falcon chicks banded high atop 3 NYC bridges
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 12:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Conservationists have banded 12 peregrine falcon chicks in nests high atop three New York City bridges

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NYPD: Maryland Woman dies after botched cosmetic procedure
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 12:04 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a Maryland woman after she got a cosmetic procedure to enlarge her buttocks from an unlicensed doctor who later fled the scene.

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JPMorgan Chase getting rid of voicemail for some employees
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — For JPMorgan Chase employees, it might be best not to leave a message.

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NYPD: Arrest in subway slashing of Swedish tourist
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested a man accused of slashing a Swedish tourist on the neck as she rode the subway in Brooklyn.

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Panel to study proposals for Great Lakes fish farming
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A panel of experts will study proposals to allow fish farming in Michigan's Great Lakes waters.

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Drug distribution firm plans $48M warehouse in Olive Branch
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) — Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen says it will invest $48 million to build a warehouse in DeSoto County, hiring 129 people.

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Cuomo, NY Democratic Party push to renew tax cap
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is renewing his push for lawmakers to extend a cap on local property taxes.

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American Pharoah owner named defendant in libel suit
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 10:03 pm

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of Triple Crown contender American Pharoah is facing more legal troubles.

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NY high court hears arguments on NYU expansion
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's highest court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that could threaten New York University's ambitious expansion plan.

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Blue Jays activate Navarro; send Thole to minors
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays activated C Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list and sent C Josh Thole to Triple-A Buffalo after the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals.

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NY mayor acknowledges shooting spike, says police can handle
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged on Tuesday that a spike in shootings was alarming but sought to reassure people the police department was handling the problem.

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Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

ZURICH (AP) — The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA.

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Cuomo administration rejects records request, cites probe
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An agency in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has rejected a public records request relating to state housing loans to a real estate firm in the middle of an ongoing investigation into Albany corruption.

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American Pharoah owner paved path of bold bets
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahmed Zayat spends big money buying and betting on horses, and brags about how successful he's been at everything he's set out to accomplish.

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American Pharoah arrives in New York for Triple Crown try
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 9:26 am

NEW YORK (AP) — American Pharoah arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin final preparations for this weekend's Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

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Clint Eastwood to make biopic of pilot 'Sully' Sullenberger
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Eastwood will follow his box-office sensation "American Sniper" with a biopic of pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.

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