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After rail tragedy, the little guy won

The horse-drawn carriage carrying Porter D. Smith and his family approached the railroad crossing on a Farmington road known today as County Road 22 on a frigid February night in 1900. A Lehigh Valley express train bound for New York ...

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Man sentenced in crash that injured MCC student

Mario Carlenius, 39, was sentenced Tuesday by Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Francis A. Affronti to three to nine years in state prison for his role in the Nov. 30 crash that left a Monroe Community College student with permanent ...

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Police: Man’s bad idea results in crash

JAMESTOWN — It turns out coasting an SUV with no brakes downhill to a scrap yard isn’t a good idea after all. Police say a 28-year-old man found that out Tuesday evening when he attempted to drive an SUV to ...

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Status update due in Flight 3407 lawsuits

BUFFALO — Three years after the crash of Continental Flight 3407 near Buffalo, lawsuits filed by the families of many of its 50 victims continue to work their way through court. Lawyers for the families and those representing the airlines ...

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NTSB orders airline to turn over records on pilot

WASHINGTON — Federal accident investigators are ordering a regional air carrier to turn over previously withheld records regarding the qualifications of the pilots involved in a deadly 2009 air crash. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman said in a ...

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Judge to hear status of Flight 3407 crash suits

BUFFALO — Lawyers for passengers killed aboard Continental Connection Flight 3407 outside Buffalo will be back in court, along with attorneys for the airlines they're suing. They'll update U.S. District Judge William Skretny on Wednesday on the status ...

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COA allows damages cap in hockey bus crash

ALBANY (AP) — The New York Court of Appeals says Canada’s limit on damages for pain and suffering applies to claims against the Canadian charter company and driver deemed 90 percent liable for the 2005 crash that killed four passengers ...

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Family of heavily armed man: He was troubled

GARDEN CITY — The family of a heavily armed man who was killed in a shootout with police has apologized to a wounded EMT who rushed to the gunman's aide after he crashed his pickup truck.

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Police: Man was on his way to commit mass murder

GARDEN CITY — Police say a man who crashed a truck into a utility pole and opened fire on a Long Island ambulance crew appeared to be on his way to carry out a mass killing. Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey says ...

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Western NY man, 32, dies in snowmobile crash

CHERRY CREEK — Authorities say a 32-year-old western New York man has died after crashing his snowmobile into a snow bank and hitting a tree. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's office says Ryan Anderson of Cassadaga ...

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