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New York State Police say they've seized 200 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $1 million after pulling over a vehicle on a Hudson Valley road.

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New York State police say a trooper was shot and killed when he responded to a call of a suicidal man in the Southern Tier Monday morning. 

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The supervisor of the Saratoga County Town of Galway has died.

According to New York State Police, Paul Lent died after a tractor accident on his property Friday. Police say Lent was performing agricultural work when his tractor overturned and pinned him, causing his death.

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New York and Vermont are among 22 states participating in a “Border to Border” law enforcement campaign aimed at getting more people to wear their seatbelts.

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A bridge over the Adirondack Northway in Saratoga County has been named for a fallen state trooper.

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New York State Police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a collision that seriously injured two troopers early Sunday.

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New York State Police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a collision that seriously injured two troopers early Sunday morning. Major Robert Patnaude said Sunday afternoon that Chris Neumann of Castleton, N.Y. was to be arraigned later Sunday.

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Two New York State Troopers were hurt responding to an early morning car crash on I-90.

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Police in New York state say they will once again step up road patrols around the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Troopers and other law enforcement officers assemble outside Siena College following services for Michael Anson.
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New York State Trooper Michael Anson was remembered today for three decades of service. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports from Anson’s funeral service at Siena College.

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New York State Police issued an update today in the case of a local elementary school teacher shot and killed by police.

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Services will begin this afternoon to honor former Schenectady Public Safety Commissioner Wayne Bennett, who died earlier this week at age 71 after a battle with cancer. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports Bennett, who also served as a State Police Superintendent, is being remembered as a man who fought to restore the integrity of Schenectady’s police force.

State police say a 72-year-old upstate New York man has drowned while paddleboarding on Lake Champlain.

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The Center for Law and Justice says some Albany residents are angry about a recent announcement that state troopers will help patrol neighborhoods in the city.

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A U.S. Army soldier was charged Monday with murder in the fatal shooting of a New York State Police trooper who was responding to a domestic dispute.

New York state police are searching for two fugitives who are wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder in Tennessee.

New York state troopers issued more than 15,000 tickets during a five-day sweep targeting drivers using electronic devices.

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The funeral for an 18-year veteran of the New York State Police was held in Plattsburgh Monday.  47-year-old Trooper Brian Falb died of brain cancer related to his service as a first responder following the 9/11 attack at the World Trade Center.

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New York state police say a man is dead after he fled a traffic stop and drove off a boat launch ramp into the Hudson River.

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New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the National Transportation Safety Board to launch an in-depth investigation of small-plane crashes.

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State police say a sheriff's deputy for an upstate New York county has died in a one-car on-duty crash on a road in the Catskills.

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Two children were involved in a tragic accident in the small community of Greenwich, New York Tuesday. The boys were playing in a snow bank when they became trapped inside. One did not survive. Police still do not know the exact cause of the accident.

State police are warning New York residents of an identity phishing scam.

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The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists of the closure of Route 9 and Route 32 in South Glens Falls Monday morning.

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Calling hours and funeral services have been set for New York State Trooper Timothy Pratt, who was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning.

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A New York State trooper has died after being hit by a vehicle while assisting the driver of a tractor trailer that had stopped in a median this morning in Wilton. 

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Monday night’s fire at the Gap Distribution Center in Dutchess County has left hundreds of employees displaced as an investigation into the cause gets under way.

A missing persons case appears to be moving from cold to warm as New York state police investigate new leads.

New York state troopers have shot and killed a man they say was brandishing a pair of knives on a road in Albany County.

Rotterdam Police today gave an update on their investigation into a fatal police shooting over the weekend.
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Rotterdam Police today gave an update on their investigation into a fatal police shooting over the weekend.

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