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New York State Police have arrested the son of the owner of Prestige Limousine Chauffeur Service, the company involved in the crash that left 20 people dead about 40 miles outside Albany last weekend. Nauman Hussain, whom police described as the company's "operator," was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide for his role in the fatal incident.

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A former civilian cook at the Attica Correctional Facility has been sentenced to one year of interim probation for having sexual contact with an inmate assigned to her.

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Authorities say two men have died after their boat capsized while they were fishing on a pond in Alden.

Four men who were the subject of a police manhunt Tuesday night are believed to have left the Southtowns and there is no longer any imminent danger to residents, according to police.

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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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It is the first time in more than four decades anyone at the Genesee County Sheriff's Department can remember a deputy fatally shooting a suspect. It happened Wednesday night at a Pembroke restaurant.

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A  Buffalo-area couple and their two dogs were pulled to safety from Letchworth Gorge Sunday evening.

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Erie County legislators have unanimously asked Albany to extend the deadline for renewing pistol permits, noting potentially thousands of permit holders have not renewed.

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A Lakeview corrections officer has been arrested by New York State Police on rape and misconduct charges.

New York State Police Troop A says it have a woman in custody after she barricaded herself in her home on Brown Hill Road in the Town of Concord.

Trucker charged with manslaughter in UB professor's death

Aug 17, 2017
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State police say a truck driver was shopping online on his cell phone when his vehicle rear-ended a car, killing a University at Buffalo professor.

Jefferson County stunned by murders of young mother, trooper

Jul 11, 2017
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A Fort Drum soldier is being held in Jefferson County jail without bail on charges that he murdered his wife and a New York State trooper on Sunday night in the rural town of Theresa, NY.

Two Orleans County Sheriff deputies arrested

May 18, 2017

New York State Police have arrested two Orleans County Sheriff deputies for double-dipping.

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New data indicates that many motorists across the state are texting behind the wheel – and are getting caught in massive numbers.

Apparently, the latest winter blast got more than tempers flying Wednesday in Cattaraugus County. One man escaped gun shots and another is in jail.

Phishing scam targets New Yorkers

Dec 10, 2016
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State police are warning against an identity phishing scam.

Lockport trio honored for purse snatcher takedown

Nov 18, 2016
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Lockport college junior Daniel Bronson is being credited with taking down a purse snatcher.

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Authorities are turning to the public for assistance with a Wyoming County murder case.

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A wrong-way driver caused a fatal, multi-car crash this morning along the Niagara Thruway.

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A chain reaction accident on Grand Island last night has caused minor injuries to a New York State Police Officer.

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Genesee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a Cheektowaga woman.

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Convicted killer David Sweat is back in the custody of law enforcement, and will likely never see the outside world again. After spending three weeks on the run in the Adirondack region of northern New York, a State Police Sergeant shot Sweat not far from the Canadian Border.

The latest winter snowstorm to pound Western New York has taken the life of at two people, including a young girl.

An off-duty New York State Police Officer has been charged with driving while intoxicated in the city of Lockport.

'Holiday Heroes' encourages blood, organ donation

Dec 16, 2014
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Local police, firefighters and first responders in collaboration with Unyts kicked off the Holiday Heroes campaign Tuesday.

Akron man accused of raping young girl

Nov 11, 2014
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State police have arrested a 27-year-old Akron man for rape involving a young girl in Niagara County. 


I-290 bridge dedicated to fallen Trooper Kevin Dobson

Jun 5, 2014
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A bridge on the I-290 was dedicated to New York State Trooper Kevin P. Dobson Thursday. The dedication ceremony was attended by many members of the state and local police, as well Dobson’s family and area lawmakers.

Police standoff ends peacefully in Lewiston

May 19, 2014
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A Lewiston man faces charges after a police standoff at his home Sunday afternoon.

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Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at St. Bonaventure University’s Reilly Center for State Police Trooper Ross Riley.

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An effort to ensure that local drivers are using their seat belts will soon get underway.

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