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  • Wife's lover convicted in NY husband's slaying 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:47 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A 62-year-old New Yorker has been convicted of murder in the love-triangle killing of a suburban cab driver.

  • A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:03 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Georgia - Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Florida, and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his wife.

  • NY man charged in girlfriend's shooting death 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:49 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A 25-year-old New Yorker has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting of his girlfriend. His lawyer says it was an accident.

  • NY man sues doc, saying his appendix was left in 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:43 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A New York investment banker had only one appendix. But he says two surgeons reported taking it out, in operations 14 months apart.

  • Man paralyzed in derailment forgives train driver 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:13 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A commuter railroad mechanic who was paralyzed in a deadly derailment said Wednesday that he forgives the man who was driving the train and is grateful to the railroad but is still suing for $100 million to protect his family.

  • Slow start for NY town using birth control on deer 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:31 pm
  • HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, New York - Heavy snow and red tape resulted in a disappointingly slow start for a pioneering program in a New York suburb to use birth control as a no-kill way to thin the numbers of deer.

  • NY rail crash engineer had sleep woes, felt dazed 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:58 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - An engineer driving a speeding commuter train that derailed last year, killing four people, had a sleep disorder that interrupted his rest dozens of times each night and said he felt strangely "dazed" right before the crash, according to federal documents released Monday.

  • Police discover 2 pounds of dynamite in NY home 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:03 pm
  • PELHAM, New York - Police evacuated a few homes in a suburban New York City town after a man cleaning the basement of his deceased brother's home discovered two pounds of dynamite.

  • Friend of Judge Judy's son acquitted of rape in NY 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:49 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A child rape case that sparked allegations of interference by a district attorney - the son of TV's Judge Judy - has ended with the acquittal of his close friend.

  • NY group suspends Playland amusement park revamp 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:28 pm
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - A group that has proposed revamping Playland, the county-owned, money-losing amusement park in New York's suburbs, said Tuesday it is stepping away from the process, at least temporarily.

  • 5 Things To Know: Huge crane awaits NY bridge job 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:22 pm
  • TARRYTOWN, New York - Billed as one of the world's largest floating cranes, the Left Coast Lifter will be going to work this spring on a new span that will replace the Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River north of New York City. Here are five things to know about it:

  • Barge comes loose at Tappan Zee site 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:31 pm
  • TARRYTOWN, New York - The state Thruway Authority is withholding some payments from the contractor for a new Tappan Zee Bridge because barges keep coming loose at the construction site.

  • Fire tears through suburban NY market building 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:01 pm
  • PEEKSKILL, New York - Firefighters say a three-alarm fire coursed through a 176-year-old shop building in suburban New York, but it was boarded up for renovation, and no one was been injured.

  • Rains flood some NYC-area highways, now reopened 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 1:10 pm
  • BRONXVILLE, New York - Heavy rain overnight temporarily flooded some highways in and around New York City, but authorities say they have reopened.

  • Report: Unpaid tolls rose on no-cash NYC bridge 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:03 pm
  • NEW YORK - The amount of uncollected tolls on a New York bridge skyrocketed after electronic E-ZPass systems replaced all cash toll lanes, according to a published report.

  • NY wrong-way driver charged with homicide in crash 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:50 am
  • ORANGETOWN, New York - A wrong-way driver who slammed into an oncoming vehicle on New York's Tappan Zee Bridge, killing a passenger, has been charged with criminal negligent homicide.

  • Riverkeeper: Hudson tributaries need attention 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 3:05 am
  • OSSINING, New York - The Riverkeeper environmental group says testing by trained volunteers has revealed that streams and creeks that run through communities often have more fecal contamination than the Hudson River.

  • NY parks worker accused of stealing from the job 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:14 am
  • WHITE PLAINS, New York - Prosecutors say a Westchester County parks worker stole golf cart batteries, sprinkler heads and other items from his workplace. Then he allegedly redeemed them for cash at a metal recycling company.

  • Court upholds 2 NY pols corruption convictions 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:49 am
  • YONKERS, New York - The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the corruption convictions of two former Yonkers politicians.