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KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Ulster County executive and sheriff would get raises, but the county's other elected officials would not, under a proposal by the county's Periodic Compensation Review Committee.The committee is recommending the executive's salary be increased by $4,000, or 3 percent, to $137,577 per year from the current $133,570; and that the sheriff's annual salary increase by $2,500, or…
06.19 / 22:17
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STATEN ISLAND — Robert Croke from Staten Island says one home on his street has become a magnet for trash and rodents. “Our neighbor’s house here is filled with rodents, weeds, broken glass and graffiti for years now,” said Robert Croke. Retired firefighter Andy Scalera, who lives in the area, says his granddaughter had a close call with a raccoon at the Hillman Avenue house. “Last week my 6-year-old granddaughter was in my pool and a raccoon ran across my yar…
06.19 / 22:17
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An annual Father’s Day mountain trail race took a tragic turn for an Alaska family when their teenage son was mauled and killed by a large black bear. The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded terrain along Bird Creek Trail. While running, the teen got separated from the group and sent a text to his mother, who was also participating in the race, saying that he was being chased […
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There’s a new water park in San Antonio, Texas where everyone can soak up the fun. That’s because it’s designed for people with disabilities. The founder of Morgan’s Inspiration Island, Gordon Hartman, worked with experts in the special needs fields to create the water park. “Morgan’s Inspiration Island promises to give individuals with physical or cognitive special needs a place where they can splash and play without barriers,” Hartman said. The water park is an addition to Morgan’s …
06.19 / 22:17
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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for large parts of New York and New Jersey. The storm is already impacting several transit systems. Follow this story for up-to-date commute information. Get live storm info here 5:40 p.m. Customers traveling into and out of Grand Central should anticipate delays of 10-15 minutes on the Metro-North due to circuit issues. Please listen for announcements. 5:30 p.m. Northbound A and C trains are running on the F train line from Jay St…
06.19 / 22:17
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Shoppers witnessed a terrifying incident at the Palisades Center Mall in Rockland County Monday, when a woman fell to her death from the fourth…
06.19 / 22:17
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Severe thunderstorms came plowing into New York City late Monday…
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Winderman said the Knicks should be offering Anthony as a Plan B or Plan C to teams that miss out on George or Butler. He added that he believes the Clippers are Anthony's "most likely"…
06.19 / 22:17
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An American college student has died after being imprisoned in North Korea and returned to his home state of Ohio in a…
06.19 / 22:17
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on White House reaction to Otto Warmbier's death (all times…
06.19 / 22:07
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"The Beguiled" is a strange and uncomfortable film in both of its iterations. Sofia Coppola's take is more nuanced than the 1971 original, with deeper insight into the ladies of Ms. Farnsworth's Seminary and perhaps not enough into the wounded soldier who disrupts their…
06.19 / 22:07
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CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Latest on the death of an American college student days after he was freed from North Korea in a coma (all times…
06.19 / 22:07
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican effort to secretly craft a health care bill and whisk it through the Senate is drawing fire from members of both parties. But it's not uncommon for either party to draft bills or resolve stubborn final hurdles behind closed doors, foregoing the step-by-step,…
06.19 / 22:07
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On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's Force Investigation Team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers were…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
By Jon Cronin, Editor A Jackson Heights woman could face up to 22 years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter in a 2015 car crash that killed a mother and her two young daughters, the Queens district attorney said. Deborah C. Burns, 48, was convicted last month on charges of second-degree manslaughter and assault. […] The post Jax Heights Woman Faces 22 Yrs In Car Crash appeared first on Queens…
06.19 / 22:04
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An appraisal commissioned by the Town of Smithtown puts the market value of a 13-acre Smithtown school district property at $6.6 million or $6.9 million -- less than half of what the district would have gotten in a deal with a developer that fell through earlier this…
06.19 / 21:59
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On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's Force Investigation Team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers were…
06.19 / 21:57
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