State News

Opioids
Dreamstime
March 05, 2019 - 7:09 am
Recovering drug addicts, their parents and counselors will meet with state lawmakers in Albany Tuesday.
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows West Point Cadet Peter Zhu who died on Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. The parents of Peter Zhu have received a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for possible artificial insemination. (U.S. Military Academy at West Point via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 10:14 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for "the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on." U.S. Military Academy Cadet Peter Zhu was...
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March 04, 2019 - 5:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Starting the year with a multibillion-dollar shortfall will leave New York state with ``less and less and less'' to spend in the upcoming budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday after he and fellow Democrats controlling the Legislature failed to agree on revenue estimates. The...
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Tick
Dreamstime
March 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
A state lawmaker is urging her colleagues to make fighting and preventing Lyme disease in New York a bigger priority.
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March 01, 2019 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A sponsor of sports betting legislation in New York says the bill likely would allow for in-person wagering at places like Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden. Assemblyman Gary Pretlow said Friday that legislation he announced this week is being tweaked and will have the...
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This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 photo shows Mary Tromblee in the office of the Solomon Law Firm in Albany, N.Y. Tromblee, a nurse for the New York Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, is one of three women working in a small upstate office for the disabled who says they complained for years about sexual harassment by a male co-worker before anything was done. The women told The Associated Press that the man groped them, exposed himself and called them vile names, but it wasn't until he threatened to sexually assault one of the women that he was charged with harassment. (AP Photo/David Klepper)
March 01, 2019 - 5:18 pm
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — One woman says a male co-worker at her state job grabbed her head and forced it between his legs. Another woman says the same man exposed his penis to her while she worked in her cubicle. A third says the man pulled her into a small room, unzipped his pants and said, "Why...
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Anthrax test
Dreamstime
March 01, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Police arrested a suspect who they say mailed hoax anthrax letters to courts and federal offices in New York and Connecticut.
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A general view as the New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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March 01, 2019 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police say an Upstate New York man faked his own robbery and abduction because he couldn’t pay off money he owed stemming from a Super Bowl pool. Robert Brandel, 60, of North Tonawanda, was found by police tied up in his pickup truck in Newfane, outside Buffalo, on Monday. He...
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March 01, 2019 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A bill in Albany would allow New York State driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented immigrants, A plan that Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez plans to support. RELATED: Brooklyn DA throwing out thousands of low-level pot summonses | Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding...
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AP
February 28, 2019 - 6:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Lawmakers in New York voted to join 41 other states in criminalizing revenge porn Thursday, passing legislation that would make it a misdemeanor to disseminate explicit photos of a person without consent. The measure would also allow victims to file lawsuits against the person...
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