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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 21, 2015 at 11:03 AM

DANSVILLE — People of all ages from the Dansville community took part in unofficially beating the Guinness World Records for Freeze Tag Friday at the Dansville Central School.Most of the participants were students from the school...

Updated Jun 17, 2015 at 2:37 PM

 NUNDA — Four members of the Nunda Fire Department who went above and beyond the call of duty in saving the lives of three community members were honored this week as the State Senate passed resolutions designating them as...

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 May 25, 2015 at 8:42 PM

 ROCHESTER — Born weighing just 1 pound, 8 ounces, James Davis’ life almost ended before it began.His mother, Jennifer, was only 26 weeks along when she needed an emergency C-Section and James was admitted to the...

Updated May 5, 2015 at 9:21 AM

New regs called costly, time-consuming

Posted Apr 13, 2015 at 12:01 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton's bid for the Oval Office.Cuomo announced his support for Clinton's candidacy Sunday, the day the former first lady, secretary of state and U.S. senator...

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 5:51 PM

CANEADEA — This week, Concerned Citizens of Allegany County (CCAC) announced a public gathering for an afternoon of activities to commemorate the successful end to an environmental battle that has kept the region free from becoming a...

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 2:35 PM

ATHENS, N.Y. — With the touch of a finger on an iPod-style screen, Eric Besenfelder can monitor and troubleshoot the shiny, wood-pellet furnace that heats Athens Elementary School in the Hudson Valley.Like the smoky, outdoor wood...

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