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Kevin Crossley, 34, a village of Whitesboro Police Department officer, died Wednesday.Provided photo. WHITESBORO, N.Y. -- State police said a 26-year-old woman caused a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night that killed an Oneida County police officer. No criminal charges have been filed at this ...
Last fall, Washington County became one of the first two counties in Upstate New York to launch a specialized arraignment court. Six months later, it's already receiving national recognition. Spectrum News reporter Matt Hunter has a closer look at why officials believe the new court is improving the ...

WATERLOO -- The only benefit to Seneca County in the state budget is a $299 per week reduction in the county's Medicaid payment, Board of Supervisors chairman ... Shipley said the state budget increases overall transportation funding, but most notably for light rail projects in New York City and Buffalo.
Proposals to raise the smoking age in Ulster and Dutchess Counties have recently begun to gain popular support. As of now the only other New York counties that ban the sale of tobacco and electronic cigarettes to those under 21 are Cattaragus, Chautauqua, Cortland, Onondaga, Orange, ...
School officials and students in Broward County did not want the program, which was named after Aaron Feis, a coach who died in the massacre. This week, school board members there voted not to participate and encouraged the state to redirect the $67 million to pay for additional school resource ... Teacher Gun
MONTICELLO -- As a supervisor in Sullivan County's Temporary Assistance Program, Thelma McIver helps oversee the distribution of the county's safety net for residents who have fallen on hard times. But she still wasn't prepared to see one of her own colleagues in the office seeking rental assistance.

Stretching across the western edge of Massachusetts, the county is roughly equidistant from New York and Boston, with most towns about a ..... Jade-Snow Carroll, 39, a graphic designer, left New York for Hillsdale, N.Y., in 2009, but are now working with INC to renovate a farmhouse and build a new ...
Our wide-ranging list of the most beautiful places in New York covers everything from stunning views to charming villages to lush gardens, but remember, ... One of a few small towns on our list, Angelica has all the charming beauty a small, Upstate NY town should, including quaint shops in ...
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, whose county neighbors Putnam, announced his bid for New York governor last week as the Republican ... in an interview, he was supporting Molinaro, an elected office holder he knew "very well," considering both of their home counties are in the Hudson Valley.
BELMONT, N.Y. -- Law enforcement officials believe suspects in a March 21 theft of 18 firearms from an Allegany County store were spotted in Genesee, Potter ... The state police based in Coudersport, Pa., New York state police, the ATF and the NSSF are working together on the ongoing investigation. gun
One of these competing telegraph companies involved Hiram Sibley who had moved to Rochester, N.Y. in 1838. In 1849, Sibley and Judge Samuel L. Selden, who held the House Telegraph patent rights, organized the New York State Printing Telegraph Co. Selden and Sibley decided to acquire all of the ... gun
The three-year project began in Steuben County in 2017. The program will also target Allegany County in the future. The project is supported with funds from Health Research Inc. and the New York State Department of Health. The goal is to help women better understand the need for regular breast cancer ... gun
Police: 1 Dead, Several Hurt In DWI Crash On LIESuffolk County police said it happened around 3:30 p.m. near exit 68 in Shirley. Netflix Job Posting Calls For Professional Binge WatchingNetflix is looking to hire an "editorial analyst" to watch, categorize, and rate their catalogue of shows and movies. gun
A progressive powerhouse in New York politics thinks Nevada is ready to move left. The Working Families Party, comprising influential labor leaders and progressive activists in the northeastern United States, thinks that move starts with getting Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani into the ... gun
Single Jackpot-Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Morris County Gas StationThe winner will receive an estimated $521 million, amounting to the fourth largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions. Plane Lands Safely At JFK Airport After Bird Strike Shortly Following TakeoffPort Authority sources tell ... gun
The same county that had been carried by President Barack Obama in 2012 and 2008 swung to Trump in 2016, giving the Republican nearly 52 percent of its vote and cementing its profile as one of the small number of bellwether communities in New York state. As Otsego County goes, so goes the nation. gun
First responders carry a person to an ambulance after a helicopter crashed into the East River along New York on Sunday, March 11, 2018. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said Sunday the Eurocopter AS350 went down just after 7 p.m. Sunday in the waterway just north of Roosevelt Island ... gun

Beer fans still have an option at the Four Corners: The 4 Corners Tap Room, operated by the Nelson Farms Country store, opened in February, serving New York state craft beers, wine, spirits and cider. Madison County is also home to the Empire Farm Brewery and Critz Farms Brewery just outside ... gun
He then proceeded toward the officer again – all along the officer was giving instructions to put the bat down,” said Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. “A civilian got involved at that point to help the officer, and that civilian was struck in the head with the bat… He turned on our officer, his last ... gun
But on Sunday, the authorities in Plymouth County, Mass., announced a breakthrough: They had made an arrest. Two days earlier and 700 miles away, the police in Troutman, N.C., helped Massachusetts state troopers arrest Michael Hand, 61. Rendition proceedings are underway to bring Mr. Hand back ... gun
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jury selection gets underway Monday in the corruption trial of former Nassau County executive Ed Mangano. Mangano and his ... Federal investigators had also looked into payments that Singh had made to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. As part of his own ... gun
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — New York City has been illegally sending homeless people to Broome County for at least four months, Broome County officials ... doesn't know if other upstate counties are also experiencing the arrival of people from the HRC program, however, “I don't think it's just Broome County. gun
But you get into the more liberal states — New York, Maine, all those up in the Northeast — they are not big purchasers.” One of his customers was the sheriff's office in Renville County, Minn. In an interview, Sheriff Scott D. Hable said stun cuffs were useful in courtrooms because shackles make a defendant ... gun
There is a big geographic variation in cirrhosis death rates across the state. Here are counties with the highest cirrhosis death rates per 100,000 people in New York. The numbers are from the state Health Department. The county rates are based on the average number of deaths from 2013 through 2015. gun
A bribery trial is set to begin for a former suburban New York county executive, his wife and a former town supervisor. ... CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have tried and tried again to take on public corruption in New York, going after several of the state's most powerful politicians and power ... gun
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island officials urged caution Friday, as a powerful coastal storm brought heavy rain and strong winds to the ... Nassau County Executive Laura Curran told residents to “use your common sense.” ... Curran said county officials were mostly focused on coastal flooding. gun
There are currently 6,122 National Grid customers without power in Oneida County; 1,386 without power in Herkimer County; 2,824 in Madison County; and fewer than five without power in Otsego County. There are currently 35 NYSEG customers without power in Oneida County; 25 without power in ... gun
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Broome County Executive Jason Garnar declared a State of Emergency for the county effective immediately. The County Executive also issued a Travel Ban for the Towns of Deposit, Sanford and Windsor and Village of Deposit closing local and county roads in those municipalities. gun
A plow clears more than 6 inches of wet, heavy snow in the Oneida County town of Kirkland this morning, Friday, March 2, 2018.( Glenn ... ROME, N.Y. -- A state of emergency has been declared in Oneida County. ... A strong winter storm is crossing Upstate New York, bringing heavy snow and strong winds. gun
Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek has declared a State of Emergency for Sullivan County effective 12:00 PM Friday, March 2, 2018 to 12:00 AM Saturday, March 3, 2018, due to significant impacts ... A State of Emergency is issued under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law. gun
Hailey Pipher, from the Town of Elmira, who has reigned for the past year as Chemung County dairy princess, was crowned New York state dairy princess ... As state princess, she will receive a $1,200 scholarship and will represent ADANE at county dairy princess pageants, farm meetings and a variety of ... gun
Cayuga County: All roads are closed except for essential travel, according to the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office. Travel is restricted to emergency personnel and others performing activities to save lives, prevent injury or protect property. Roads are limited to travel to and from work necessary for health and ... gun
In northeastern New Jersey, he said, small rivers and streams may cause problems. Snow is not expected to be as much of an issue for New York City. But Orange County may see four to eight inches of snow, Putnam County may see three to five, and Fairfield County in Connecticut may see two to three. gun
In Putnam County in upstate New York, the sheriff said an 11-year-old boy died after a large tree fell and crashed into a home, trapping the boy underneath. .... A meteorologist at the Weather Service's Albany office said late Friday that Richmondville, N.Y., had gotten 37.5 inches of snow — and counting. gun
MADISON COUNTY, N.Y. -- A travel ban for Madison County has been extended through midnight. Travel was initially banned until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 2. Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood had already upgraded to a travel ban from a warning. Reports of downed trees and wires have hampered travel ... gun
Slave ships landed at the port in New York City, and their cargo was then brought south. Individuals sold at New York City's slave market ended up everywhere, including Albany County — then a wide swath that encompassed much of what's now considered the broader Capital Region. According to Oscar Williams, who ... gun
A Baltimore County, Md., jury on Friday awarded more than $38 million to the family of a woman who was fatally shot by the police in 2016 after a standoff that had been partly broadcast on Instagram. The woman, Korryn Gaines, was shot several times by a Baltimore County police officer as her 5-year-old ... gun
The effort uses talk radio, traditional media and the internet to reach potential visitors, and is fueled by I Love New York and county funding. The “Cross Border ... The promotion matches Allegany and Wyoming Counties with communities like Rochester, the Finger Lakes, the Genesee River basin, and the ... gun
The county health department reported there have been 254 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in Steuben County this flu season. Lab-confirmed cases are just a percentage of the total infections in the county. Steuben County Health Department Director Darlene Smith said these cases of influenza ... gun
ALBANY — After nearly 18 months of full-time duty, a Wayne County deputy has been named 2018 Deputy of the Year. Deputy Thomas Munzert of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office received the honor from the New York State Sheriffs' Institute for his heroism and quick action in rescuing a woman whose ... gun
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is starting its $75 million program to replace aging septic system in more than 30 counties. Gov. Andrew ... The amount of the funding ranges from $75,000 to $225,000 each for most of the 30 upstate counties selected and $1 million for Nassau County on Long Island. gun
Marion County Commissioners got a ride in the Marion County Sheriff's Office new Air One helicopter, a 2006 Bell, on Thursday. Representatives from law enforcement and other agencies also got a close-up look at the new helicopter at the McPherson Governmental Complex in Ocala. The 2017 penny ... gun
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The New York Liberty women's basketball team is heading for a new home. The WNBA team is leaving the city and will now play in Westchester County. As CBS2's Dick Brennan reported, the move has some young hoopsters fired up. The New Rochelle Junior ... gun
NEW YORK— A National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for parts of northeast New Jersey and New York City Sunday. The advisory goes into effect until about 3:45 p.m. Sunday for poor drainage areas including Hudson, Eastern Passaic, Union, Bergen and Essex Counties in New Jersey and ... gun
800 Young St., Tg-Cotops Youngmann II NY to 800 Young St., $2,950,000. • 94 Penarrow Drive, Daria L. Pratcher; Donald E. Smith to State of New York Mortgage Agency, $109,000. • 28 Cranbrook, Gregory Zakrzewski; Jeanne M. Zakrzewski to Paul R. Frankenberger, $108,000. • 34 Cleveland Ave., Paul ... gun
At the same time, district attorneys in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Westchester County have all announced that they will no longer ask for cash bail in many misdemeanor cases. In April, Jonathan Lippman, the state's former chief judge, called for bail reform, noting in a broad report on the state's criminal justice ... gun
The owners of the hazardous waste landfill in the Town of Porter have paid big money in the past decade to promote their agenda in state offices and last year hired a Western New York firm to directly lobby Niagara County lawmakers. Records on file with the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), ... gun
In the lawsuit, filed Sunday at the New York County Supreme Court, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accused the company, and especially Harvey Weinstein, of "vicious and exploitative mistreatment of company employees," including "sexual harassment, intimidation, and other misconduct. gun
MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A missing teenager with special needs was found safe after a silver alert was issued early Saturday. Authorities say 16-year-old Brianna Lane disappeared from her home in Mastic Beach. She's described as 5 feet tall, 165 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair, and a ... gun
DATABASE: Check your county's flu rate here. The increasing number of cases means the state is still in search of the flu season's peak. It led Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to announce Thursday that counties would be eligible for extra reimbursement from the state if they expand access to the flu ... gun


 

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