Anti-Semitism grows in Jewish communities in NYC suburbs

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — F or years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families pushed out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have taken advantage of open s...

Inmate's suicide shows need for reforms, advocates say

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The final two months of Cachin Anderson’s life in New York’s prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headf...

Nicaraguan judge sentences man to 30 years in NY killing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nicaraguan judge sentenced a man to 30 years behind bars in the killing of a young nursing student in upstate New York, a district attorney in the state said Friday. ...

Funeral scheduled for NYPD officer killed by friendly fire

A funeral is scheduled to begin Friday morning for a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire during a struggle with an armed man. Authorities say Officer Brian Mulkeen w...

Transgender prisoner dies of cancer days before release

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A transgender prison inmate who got attention for suing the state of New York over her alleged rape in a men's prison died of cancer last weekend, days before she was set to be fre...

New York judge resigns after compliant about noose posting

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York town judge resigned following a complaint about a Facebook post that featured a noose, a Trump campaign slogan and a phrase about making "evil people" fear puni...

NY schools first to have 'red flag' petition power on guns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access t...

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New...

Photos of New York knife killing victim shared online

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a suspect in the killing of a 17-year-old girl in upstate New York posted pictures of her corpse online. Authorities found the girl dead outside a vehi...

Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a cellphone during a car cra...

Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas-area fire chief who warned lawmakers months before a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival that Nevada should bolster its emergency management planning says he wa...

Family of Botham Jean files suit against ex-Dallas cop

DALLAS (AP) — The family of a 26-year-old black man who was shot and killed in his own apartment by a white former Dallas police officer has filed a federal lawsuit. The lawsuit file...

Texas man's shooting by police overshadowed despite momentum

DALLAS (AP) — For Dallas-area residents, the Sept. 1 killing of O'Shae Terry in Arlington brought to mind the shooting of Jordan Edwards in another Texas city last year. The 24-year-...

Lawyer: Firing of officer who killed neighbor is premature

DALLAS (AP) — The attorney for a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment says the officer's firing was premature and unfair. Robert R...

Funeral set for man killed by white Dallas police officer

DALLAS (AP) — A funeral is scheduled Thursday for a black man killed in his home by a Dallas police officer who says she mistook his residence for her own. The service for 26-year-ol...