The Latest: Husband Killed Wife, Himself Over Her Illness
Police say a woman shot to death in her hospital bed outside New York City was killed by her husband, who then killed himself. The man left a note in their home saying he wanted to end her suffering.
Police: 1870 Fountain Linked To Racetrack Founder Damaged
Police are looking for a man suspected of vandalizing a nearly 150-year-old fountain linked to the founder of thoroughbred racing in Saratoga Springs.
State To Spend $10.7M To Redesign Highway Where Teen Died
Work is set to begin on a nearly $11 million project to improve pedestrian safety along a stretch of an Albany-area highway where a 16-year-old girl was struck and killed two years ago.
Capitol Watch: Cuomo, Nixon Notch Endorsements
In New York state government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon are racking up endorsements with less than six weeks left before the Democratic primary.
NY Man Sentenced To 2+ Years For Post About Killing Police
A western New York man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for a Facebook post about killing police officers.
2 New Exotic Species Identified In The Great Lakes
Two new exotic zooplankton species have crept into the Great Lakes, according to researchers.
Maximum Security Prison Inmates In Lockdown After Gang Fight
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says several prisoners suffered minor injuries and no guards were hurt when a gang fight broke out at a 1,400-inmate maximum-security prison in New York near the Vermont border.
NYS State Fair Weighs In On Confederate Flags At County Fairs
New York State Fair officials are asking the operators of the state's county fairs to discourage the selling or displaying of items that could offend fairgoers
Freight Train Derailment Blamed On Flooding Of Tracks
Authorities say flooding is likely to blame for a freight train derailment in New York's Southern Tier that sent two empty railcars into the Delaware River. No one was hurt.
Beasts Unburden: Donkeys At Mini Ranch Help People De-stress
In most of the world, donkeys are beasts of burden, but the only job of the long-eared denizens of Donkey Park is to nuzzle, bray and beguile the diverse group of people who find comfort in their company.