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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say 16- and 17-year-old inmates will be moved off the troubled Rikers Island jail complex and into a Bronx youth facility. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) announced the $300 million, four-year plan Thursday. It's subject...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 11:56 a.m. Donald Trump's son is accusing Ted Cruz of "total disloyalty" for refusing to endorse his father's presidential bid. Donald Trump Jr. told CNN Thursday that he thinks Cruz has an eye on...
HIGHLANDS, N.Y. (AP) — A man held an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in his squalid motel room for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks, authorities said Thursday. Perry Coniglio was arrested Tuesday in his room adjoining the victim's at a motel in...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's police union is condemning Hillary Clinton for allowing relatives of people killed by police to speak at the Democratic National Convention without giving equal time to families of fallen officers. President John McNesby says the union is...
LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — The mile-long town green here seems little changed from the days when French troops camped on it during the Revolutionary War. It is hayed each year by farmers and, in the winter, the town turns part of it into an ice skating rink. The green is a center of...
NEW YORK (AP) — It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue joint with drinks flowing on the outdoor deck. Except all of it...
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer shot and wounded an autistic man's black caretaker, authorities said, in an incident purportedly captured on cellphone video that shows the caretaker lying down with his arms raised before being shot. North Miami Assistant Police Chief Neal...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a police standoff in New York City (all times local): 6:50 a.m. Authorities say police negotiators are trying to talk to a man barricaded inside a vehicle in Manhattan, where he's suspected of tossing a hoax bomb through the window of a police...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are in standoff at Columbus Circle with a man believed to have thrown a suspicious device into a police car. The New York Post reports that a man in a gold SUV flung the device into a marked police car in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night. Authorities...