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Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 5:15 PM

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks was shot and killed Friday, but the other is still on the run.An official with knowledge of the manhunt said Richard Matt was killed and David Sweat is still on the run. The official wasn't authorized to talk about the development publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.

Updated Jun 22, 2015 at 10:33 AM

AMITY — After an extensive search in Friendship of the area of an unconfirmed sighting of escaped prisoners and convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt, New York State Police today announced the area is clear.The...

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 4:55 PM

 DANSVILLE — A Livingston County sex offender was arrested last week after a brief foot chase and area search.Robert McLoud, 25, of Geneseo, who is a New York State Level 3 Sex Offender holding the designation of...

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 3:56 PM

DANNEMORA, N.Y. — The two killers who cut their way out of a maximum-security prison apparently used tools routinely stored there by contractors, taking care to return them to their toolboxes after each night's work so that no one would...

Updated May 27, 2015 at 8:55 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Memorial Day weekend crackdown by New York State Police targeting impaired drivers netted 187 arrests for driving while intoxicated.Several sobriety checkpoints were conducted across the state, and state police...

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 10:28 AM

DANSVILLE — A 51-year-old Dansville man who crashed his pickup truck into an Ossian Street home, fatally injuring 4-month-old Calin Fly, has been charged with manslaughter.Tracy Abbott pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Thursday...

Updated Apr 19, 2015 at 9:27 PM

SPARTA — State police say the man found dead at the scene of a fire Thursday hasn’t been identified. Mount Morris-based state police said the man’s body was sent to the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office to be...

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