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New York State is being sued over the way it purges names from voting rolls.

The pastor at a Pennsylvania church says a member of his congregation was the young man whose body was found off New York's Lake Ontario shore after a kayaking trip with his twin brother and a friend. 

U.S. Coast Guard

Multiple state and federal agencies are assisting in the search for three kayakers who went missing while on Lake Ontario.

New York State

Although upstate regions continue to struggle, New York State had more jobs last year than at any time since the Great Recession, according to a new report on employment published Monday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has been acquitted of a weapons charge by an Ohio judge.

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The group Environmental Advocates of New York says nearly 336 million gallons of sewage have been discharged into New York waterways since mid-May.

Less than one week into the renegotiation of NAFTA and Donald Trump has already threatened to blow up the agreement.

A Jamestown man has been sentenced to prison for stabbing his wife and stepson to death in their home.

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who plunged off a cliff into Zoar Valley Gorge with his parents has internal injuries, multiple fractures and a head injury.

Baptist Manor Apartments

A renovated affordable housing complex for seniors has opened in Buffalo.

National Public Radio

Factory activity in New York State surged this month to the highest level in nearly three years.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law new penalties for those who make bomb threats.

New York State is making more changes to its medical marijuana program.

Marineland Canada

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it is surprised and extremely disappointed to hear that all animal cruelty charges have been dropped against the Marineland amusement park.

After more than a decade of fighting, a judge has awarded $461,000 to a Chinese tourist who sued the U.S. government after being injured by a border agent at Niagara Falls more than a decade ago.

Thousands of migrants are fleeing the United States for Canada via a remote back road in Upstate New York.

Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case rather than go straight to a retrial. That was the ruling Thursday from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed state regulators to investigate wastewater discharges that turned the water near the base of Niagara Falls black last weekend.

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New York State is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer,” which would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving.

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The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened in the the Town of Hartland Sunday evening.

National Public Radio

Is a painting once stored behind a sofa in Tonawanda a Michelangelo?

The Trump administration has released its broad goals for a new North American Free Trade Agreement, but the language is mostly vague and offers just enough clues to point to potentially tough negotiations ahead.

New York Now

NEW YORK (AP) _ A federal appeals court has overturned the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. 

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A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia says a Buffalo native was killed fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria last week.

Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills Defensive Tackle Adolphus Washington has been arrested in Ohio on a weapons charge.

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Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed one person and hospitalized four others Sunday afternoon.

The body of a woman found along the Lake Erie shoreline will be autopsied Wednesday by the Chautauqua County coroner.

Authorities are warning residents about a telephone scam where callers pose as police officers.

Associated Press

A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the ride.

New York State & Local Retirement System

A West Seneca woman will not go to jail for collecting her dead mother's pension payments for more than 30 years.

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