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Hochul Orders More State Police Patrols at New York Schools
New York State Police have been directed to increase patrols at schools in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Texas that left 21 people dead.
New York Regents Exam Canceled in Wake of Buffalo Mass Shooting
A new state Regents exam that was to have been given next month for the first time has been canceled by the New York State Education Department.
Conklin Teen Payton Gendron Indicted for Buffalo Mass Shooting
A grand jury has indicted 18-year-old Payton Gendron in connection with what police have said was a racially-motivated shooting spree in Buffalo that left ten people dead.
Broome DA: Rules Were Followed After Gendron’s School Comments
Broome County's district attorney believes state police and school officials acted appropriately in responding to Payton Gendron's potentially-threatening remarks last June.
SV, SUNY Broome Officials Mum on Former Student Payton Gendron
Representatives of the Susquehanna Valley School District and SUNY Broome Community College won't answer questions about Payton Gendron, a former student accused in a racially-motivated killing spree in Buffalo.
Endicott Store Sold Conklin Teen Rifle Used in Buffalo Massacre
Payton Gendron purchased a semi-automatic Bushmaster XM-15 rifle used in a mass shooting in Buffalo at an Endicott gun shop. Officials have described it as a "racially-motivated hate crime."
NYSEG Raising Electricity and Natural Gas Rates on Sunday
Days after a power outage affecting more than 100,000 New York customers, NYSEG is preparing to raise its electricity rates again.
New York School Mask Mandate to End Wednesday
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the statewide school mask requirement will end this week.
Lawsuit: IBM Discriminated Against Older “Dinobabies” in Layoffs
IBM executives are accused of working to force out older workers as part of an ongoing effort to deal with growing competition.
Mask Mandate Ending: Hochul Lifts Requirement for New Yorkers
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that she will allow the state's indoor masking requirement to expire.