NY Senate Votes to Outlaw ‘Revenge Porn’
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It would be illegal in New York to disseminate private, explicit photos of another person without their consent under legislation that's been endorsed by the state's Senate.
NY Senate Passes Two Anti-Animal Cruelty Bills
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers have passed a couple of pet-related bills while accompanied by their own pets at the Capitol.
Police Increase Patrols Over Memorial Day Weekend
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police departments around New York state are increasing patrols and cracking down on impaired and distracted driving over Memorial Day weekend.
Catskills Casino Bids Face Competition
WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Ailing areas of the Catskills finally close to landing a casino after decades of trying could be looking at sharing the jackpot with casinos closer to New York City.
President Obama to Visit Cooperstown this Week
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's heading to the Baseball Hall of Fame to stress how tourism can lead to good-paying jobs.
Remington to Move Two Production Lines to Alabama
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Remington Arms Co. is moving two production lines from upstate New York to a new plant in Alabama.
Chris Gibson Facing Wealthy Dem Newcomer in 19th District Race
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Democrat Sean Eldridge has donated nearly $1 million of his own money to his bid for Congress, and his venture capital firm has made investments in businesses across the sprawling upstate New York 19th congressional district where he moved last year.
Lawsuit Alleges Upstate Disabled Woman Raped in Group Home
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of a 27-year-old disabled woman has sued four state workers seeking unspecified damages for failing to protect her daughter from being raped at an upstate New York group home.
Upstate Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Stabbing Death
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a man after they had bumped into one another while walking on an upstate New York street six years ago. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that Atiq Weston of Wallkill, New York pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday in Orange County Court...
Norovirus Blamed for Madison County Illness Outbreak
MADISON, N.Y. (AP) — Public health authorities say a norovirus caused dozens of diners to fall ill after eating at a central New York restaurant's Easter buffet. The Madison County Public Health Department tells local media that lab results confirmed that the gastrointestinal outbreak linked to the Hotel Solsville was caused by norovirus, which can result in nausea, vomiting and diarrhea... Read M