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A surprise catch! This 139-pound, 6-foot fish was caught by researchers in a New York lake

Researchers recently caught a 6-foot-long, 139-pound lake sturgeon in Oneida Lake near Syracuse as part of the state's restoration efforts.

 

Newark cop fatally shoots estranged wife, wounds her boyfriend: report

An off-duty Newark police lieutenant fatally shot his estranged wife and seriously wounded her boyfriend Sunday night, according to a report. Lt. John Formisano, a 24-year veteran of the department, opened fire inside a home in Jefferson, according to NJ.com, which cited a Newark police spokesman. He left children in the house and fled after...

 

Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Long Island jogger

A driver has been arrested in the alleged hit-and-run death of a jogger on Long Island, police said. Michael McDermott, 37, was running along the shoulder on Lake Avenue in St. James when a 2014 Nissan sedan struck him around 12:20 p.m. Sunday, according to police. The driver, Keith Clancy, 32, of Mattituck, fled the...

 

Con Ed warns more blackouts could be coming

Con Edison is still baffled over what caused the weekend’s major blackout — and warned on Monday that more outages could be coming with a heat wave on the way. “We expect that there could be service outages — those things happen during heat waves,” the power company’s chief spokesman, Mike Clendenin, said during a...

 

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan

40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.

 

Woodstock 50's final stand? Meeting to present Vernon application set for Tuesday

The 2019 Woodstock festival is proposed to be held at Vernon Downs near Utica on Aug. 16-18.

 

New York outlaws discrimination based on hairstyles, textures associated with race

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed law banning discrimination based on hairstyles associated with race, such as braids, twists and dreadlocks

 

Who is the mayor of Mount Vernon? Richard Thomas or Andre Wallace?

Richard Thomas and Andre Wallace are both making claims on the mayor's office in Mount Vernon

 

New York outlaws discrimination based on hairstyles, textures associated with race

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed law banning discrimination based on hairstyles associated with race, such as braids, twists and dreadlocks

 

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