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Updated Apr 16, 2014 at 7:10 PM

ALBANY — A trial-level judge has dismissed a challenge to New York’s new gun law, rejecting legal claims that the law was pushed through the legislature improperly and that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment.

Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 6:23 PM

ROCHESTER — It's a guilty verdict. A jury has found Dawn Nguyen guilty in connection with the Christmas Eve shootings in West Webster that killed Mike Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka and injured two other firefighters.

Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 6:23 PM

HOPEWELL — Nancy Purdy of Farmington, a former dean and vice president at Finger Lakes Community College accused of changing student records, has paid $5,951 in restitution to the state and college and had her case adjourned by Hopewell Justice...

Posted Mar 31, 2014 at 12:12 PM

The current law in New York state dealing with animal abuse is, according to Ontario County District Attorney R. Michael Tantillo, “a disaster.”

Updated Mar 30, 2014 at 12:38 AM

GREECE — At their most recent monthly meeting, the five members of the Greece Town Board took their seats, gaveled to order and moved quickly through the regular opening agenda:Roll Call. (Check.)Pledge of Allegiance. (Check.)

Posted Mar 7, 2014 at 12:26 PM

CANANDAIGUA — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is making additional information available to prosecutors about a driver’s ticket history. The purpose is to help prosecutors make more...

Updated Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00 PM

BUFFALO — The widow of the state police captain who gave the command to retake the Attica prison from rioting inmates in 1971 says unsealing investigative documents now would be unfair, but others say it’s time, for the sake of history, to let...

Updated Feb 21, 2014 at 1:03 AM

ALBANY — Police can lie when interrogating suspects, but when the lies become “patently coercive,” any confession cannot be used as evidence, New York’s highest court ruled Thursday.

Updated Feb 18, 2014 at 2:02 PM

A North Chili man pleads not guilty to raping three teenage girls that authorities say he lured over social media.

Posted Jan 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM

CLIFTON SPRINGS — An elementary teacher on administrative assignment and a former Clifton Springs police officer last week pleaded guilty to charges related to a 2010 fire at 31 South St. in Clifton Springs. On Jan. 16, Melissa Eagley and Steven...

Updated Jan 20, 2014 at 3:10 PM

A Jefferson Street man was sent to Wayne County Jail over the weekend on a warrant involving an incident in 2012 in which deputies say the man falsely represented himself as his brother during a traffic stop in an attempt to conceal his identity...

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