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Fugitive taunts police on Facebook to catch him

NEW YORK — A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to ‘catch me if you can. I’m in Brooklyn’ has been arrested. The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos ...

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Cuomo signs texting-driving bill

ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that will allow police to stop drivers they see texting while driving. Previously, police could only cite a driver for the traffic violation of distracted driving if they were stopped primarily for another offense, such as speeding.

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Numerous holiday arrests made

More than 150 people in Erie and Wyoming counties were charged from Friday through Sunday as part of the state police’s Occupant Safety details and Sobriety Check Points. State police report throughout the weekend ...

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Court takes up suggestive witness identification case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether due process protections against unreliable identification evidence apply to all identifications made under suggestive circumstances, or only when the suggestive circumstances were orchestrated by the police.

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Police can use ‘real-time’ GPS tracking device, rules 7th Circuit

Police didn't need a warrant to install a "real-time" tracking device on a drug suspect's vehicle, the 7th Circuit has ruled in affirming the denial of a motion to suppress. Phoenix police identified the defendant as a suspect in a drug trafficking operation.

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Allegany County judge donates for K-9 door

An automatic vehicle door opener will help Trooper Dean E. Nolte and his K-9 partner Nugent in their police work. The door was funded by a donation by Allegany County Judge Terrence M. Parker.

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