Associated Press

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New York State Police

A state trooper responding to a call about a suicidal and possibly armed man barricaded in his home near the Pennsylvania border early Monday was fatally shot along with the man, a school principal, officials said.

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ALBANY — A New York state trooper responding to a domestic call early Monday morning was killed along with a suspect, officials said. The trooper was killed while responding to a domestic dispute south of the city of Corning, near the Pennsylvania state line, an official with knowledge of the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press.

The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to release the information.

National Public Radio

A new state law is taking effect in New York that requires schools to teach mental health to students in elementary, middle and high school.

Dept. of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation / University of Rochester

More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined.

The Canadian Press

A federal judge has approved a landmark deal to compensate members of the Canadian military and other agencies who were investigated and sometimes fired because of their sexual orientation between 1955 and 1996.

New York State Senate

A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Looking for a challenge this summer? The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has one for adults and youngsters.

File Photo / WBFO News

The New York State Assembly has voted to eliminate the requirement for cash bail in most criminal cases.

Governor's Office

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is riding a school bus around New York State to highlight his proposal to allow parents or teachers to petition a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students.

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New York State Sen. Catharine Young (R-Olean) wants to use cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.

File Photo / WBFO News

The government is recommending a 15-year sentence for a Lackawanna man who traveled to Turkey to try to join the Islamic State group.

National Warplane Museum

A flyover involving four World War II-era airplanes Thursday helped kick off this weekend's air show in Niagara Falls.

Twitter

Sean Patrick Maloney, the first openly gay Congress member from New York, says he is running for state attorney general.

Twitter

Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout is launching her Democratic campaign for New York attorney general with a promise to crack down on potential conflicts of interest in President Donald Trump's business empire.

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee can return to Canada after pleading not guilty to allegations he made lewd comments and rubbed the shoulders of a 19-year-old hotel shuttle driver while in Buffalo for the NHL combine.

Officials in New York are conducting a series of cybersecurity drills to test how vulnerable the state's election system is to hacking.

National Public Radio

Sears is closing another 72 stores after reporting a first-quarter losses and plunging sales. The company says it will post a list of those locations on its website by midday.

National Public Radio

Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges for alleged attacks on two women in New York.

Stratford Festival

Police in Stratford, ON, say all buildings at the Stratford Festival have been turned back over to staff following a bomb threat that cancelled the official opening night of the 2018 season.

Lynn Bader / WNED-TV

Police are investigating a shooting outside the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga.

The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit Friday against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulatory agency for what it says is a blacklisting campaign aimed at preventing firms from doing business with the gun owners' group.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Lt. Craig Lehner has been added among the names of dozens of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty on the State of New York Police Officers' Memorial in Albany.

Mobile devices across Canada will be buzzing a little more than usual this week as emergency management officials test a new national public alert system.

National Public Radio

Sen. Chuck Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban e-cigarette flavors like candy and cookies that can appeal to young people in the wake of warnings that teens and children are increasingly using e-cigarettes.

The second trial for New York's former assembly speaker is likely to be a repeat of a 2015 trial, but with language that will conform to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of corruption.

A new audit is raising concerns about New York state's oversight of domestic violence shelters.

The Canadian Press

Ontario Provincial Police are warning that a drug known as "purple heroin" has turned up in southwestern Ontario.

A federal government study says New York State's arts and cultural industries pump more than $114 billion into the state economy.

Wyoming County Sheriff's Department

Prosecutors in Wyoming County say a town board member and retired sheriff's sergeant was living a double life and killed to bury allegations he was a sexual predator of young men.

Internal Revenue Service

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his tax returns for last year, showing a combined federal and state tax bill of nearly $55,000. 

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