Jason Lanning, 46, of Depew was virtually sentenced Thursday morning in State Supreme Court to one year in jail, followed by 10 years of sex offender probation, and he must register as a sex offender after release.
A New York State trooper who was terminated in 2010 has been charged with misrepresenting himself as law enforcement in order to gain personal information from four victims and forcible sex from two of them.
The new mugshot legislation that passed in the state budget this month has been sometimes described as a mugshot “ban.” That’s not entirely accurate -- most local law enforcement agencies will be able to choose whether they make mugshots public or not.
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.
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.