Upstate New York

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April 15, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Buffalo police are investigating a possible hazing incident after a student at SUNY University of Buffalo went into cardiac arrest early Friday morning. Police suspect Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, 19, may have been a victim of college hazing at the Sigma Pi fraternity house on...
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The New York State Capitol
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February 11, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Should New York be divided into two different states? RELATED: NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act | NY Legislature passes tougher gun control bills | Gov. Cuomo, Cardinal Dolan trade jabs over abortion law A decades-old debate is getting new life, thanks to a non-binding...
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East Middle School
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January 30, 2019 - 5:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's governor has directed the state Education Department to investigate allegations that four 12-year-old girls were subjected to strip searches in their middle school nurse's office. Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday also directed state police to assist local...
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Captain J.P. III
January 25, 2019 - 4:47 pm
TROY, N.Y. (AP) -- An unoccupied Hudson River cruise ship that broke loose from its moorings amid rising water and ice jams has been freed from beneath a rail bridge in Albany, New York. The four-deck Captain J.P. III cruise ship and six other vessels drifted downriver from Troy toward Albany early...
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January 24, 2019 - 5:13 pm
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- School officials are denying a report that four 12-year-old girls were strip-searched for suspected drug use at an upstate New York middle school. Community members packed a Binghamton school board meeting this week to demand answers after reports circulated on social media...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:41 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Some federal employees furloughed under the government shutdown may be recalled to start examining a limousine that crashed in rural upstate New York three months ago, killing 20 people, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. An NTSB statement said with the...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2019 - 5:50 pm
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- A man who used a fake penis to dispense phony urine for a drug test has been sentenced to three years on probation. The 42-year-old man was arrested in April 2017 after his probation officer caught him trying to produce a fake sample for a required drug test in the upstate...
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December 12, 2018 - 5:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The family of one of 20 people killed in a limousine crash claims in a legal filing against New York state that the intersection where the accident occurred was unsafe. The claim notice was filed Monday by an attorney representing the family of Amanda Rivenburg , one of 18...
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October 19, 2018 - 5:59 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A grand jury declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of an upstate police department, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Friday while releasing a report that includes police dashboard video of the...
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October 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say the 18 people in a limousine and two pedestrians who were killed when the vehicle crashed off a rural upstate New York road earlier this month all died from the impact of the accident. New York State Police say Friday that results of autopsies conducted at...
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