State News

Brian Kolb
Ontario County Sheriff's office
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February 13, 2020 - 6:28 pm
A state Republican lawmaker who was charged with drunken driving and blamed his wife for a New Year's Eve crash said Thursday he will not run for reelection this year.
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a bill signing ceremony in New York. Cuomo says his state will file a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's plan to block New Yorkers from enrolling in "trusted traveler" programs. Federal officials say they took the step because of a new New York law barring immigrant agents from getting access to state motor vehicle records. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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February 13, 2020 - 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the White House on Thursday in the hope he could persuade President Donald Trump to reverse a decision to boot New Yorkers from programs that allow travelers to avoid long lines at the U.S. border. The Democratic governor and Republican president...
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February 12, 2020 - 6:54 pm
After weeks of facing heavy criticism from law enforcement over New York's bail law, state Senate Democrats are considering a proposal to give judges more discretion over who is released from jail before trial.
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Kimberly Dole
February 12, 2020 - 8:40 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that he'll be meeting with President Trump to discuss the Trusted Traveler Program.
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David Caplan
February 10, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Bad news, apartment hunters: You're going to have to pay a brokers until at least mid-March.
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, The Statue of Liberty is shown in New York. The Department of Homeland Security says New York residents will be cut off from ‘trusted traveler’ programs because of a state law that prevents immigration officials from accessing motor vehicle records. Acting Deputy DHS Secretary Ken Cuccinelli says tens of thousands of New Yorkers will be inconvenienced by the action. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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February 10, 2020 - 4:15 pm
New York state officials filed a lawsuit Monday challenging the Department of Homeland Security's move to block New York residents from participating in Global Entry and other programs that allow travelers to avoid long lines at airports and borders.
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February 08, 2020 - 3:31 pm
A 41-year-old man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after police say he hanged his children's cat and sent them pictures of its dead body.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
February 07, 2020 - 6:59 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security's decision to block New Yorkers from participating “trusted traveler programs” in retribution for a new state law that could hinder federal immigration enforcement.
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo scientist and study director Jennifer Molignano uses an electronic pipette to prepare culture medium, a dark pink fluid that provides nutrition to living human skin tissue, as she sets up a demonstration of experiments at a MatTek Corporation lab, in Ashland, Mass. Molignano demonstrated experiments created to evaluate the effects of exposing living human skin tissues to commercially available skin care products, as well as an experiment to evaluate the effects of ultraviolet B rays, a simulation of exposing skin tissues to sunlight. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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February 01, 2020 - 10:46 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoos and makeup on rabbits, mice and rats is cruel and outdated. The cause has gained support from...
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January 31, 2020 - 7:36 pm
The New York State Bar Association is endorsing the legalization of recreational marijuana, a move that comes as state lawmakers consider proposals this session to legalize the drug.
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