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Crackdown on gang nets 44 convictions

BUFFALO (AP) — Law enforcement officials say they’ve made a Buffalo neighborhood much safer following the arrests and convictions of dozens of members of a violent street gang. Federal prosecutors and local police officials say they’ve removed some 200 members ...

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State police crackdown on aggressive driving

New York State Police will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative targeting speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. The “Speed Week” campaign runs through April 24. Fines for speeding and aggressive driving can reach nearly $1,000 and add up to ...

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Officers to crack down on drunken driving

Monroe County sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement agencies will be involved in a statewide crackdown on drunken driving through Sept. 2. STOP-DWI Crackdown Weekend aims to increase law enforcement, reduce the numbers of injuries and fatalities because of drunken ...

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Labor law crackdown

The U.S. Department of Labor wants restaurants and other employers to realize it is serious about violations to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s wage-and-hour laws. Over the past three years, the DOL has increased the consequences for employers who violate ...

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NY crackdown on synthetic pot nets drugs, arrests

ALBANY — State police say their investigation into the illegal sale of banned substances resulted in the seizure of more than 11,000 packages believed to contain synthetic marijuana. Authorities say the seized drugs are valued at more than $150,000. Police ...

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Troop E participates in a national DWI campaign

New York State Police are participating in a national impaired driving enforcement campaign called the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Crackdown.” The effort, which started Friday, will run through New Year’s Day. More than 20,000 police agencies nationwide ...

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AG, Gillibrand announce crackdown on illegal guns

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are launching a crackdown on illegal gun sales. The announcement Sunday came just days after Schneiderman’s undercover investigation led to criminal charges against 10 New York gun dealers for illegal ...

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