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An Ohio man wanted for kidnapping five children and their mother has been arrested in Cheektowaga.

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A former Ft. Drum soldier has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2017 murders of his wife and a New York State trooper.

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Rapper Kodak Black and three companions have been arrested at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge on charges they tried to bring weapons and marijuana into the United States from Canada.

Albany County District Attorney

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.


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What do you do when you are driving and you see flashing lights on the side of the road? Slow Down? Move Over? You should. It's the law.

DWI crackdown comes with the holidays

Dec 27, 2018
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New York State Police will increase patrols to crack down on impaired driving through the end of the year.

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One man is dead in what is being described as a confrontation between a Fredonia police officer and a man said to have been covered with blood and waving a knife.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say a vehicle tried to cross from Canada to the United States without inspection Monday afternoon, leading officers on a chase that ended in a crash.

If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the New York State Police and seeking personal information, don’t share anything — it’s a scam.

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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
University at Buffalo

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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