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Rochester finance director charged with DWI

Charles A. Benincasa, 59, Rochester’s finance director, was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated. About 8:40 p.m., State Police monitoring police radio heard a report of a hit and run collision at the McDonald’s Restaurant on Culver Road in Rochester. ...

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State police dedicate sign to fallen trooper

The Badge of Honor Association in conjunction with the New York State Police Saturday honored fallen Trooper William P. Keane with a sign dedication on Mile Strip Expressway, (State Highway 179), south of Buffalo. Keane suffered a fatal heart attack ...

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State police holiday arrests

New York state troopers from Troop A in Batavia were kept busy during the Independence Day weekend. Between Friday and Sunday, troopers from the Jamestown, Fredonia and Collins stations responded to 102 calls for service, made 417 vehicle-and-traffic arrests, 59 ...

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State police issue phone scam warning

The New York State Police is issuing a warning regarding the latest phone scam hitting the Western New York area. The state police have received several calls regarding phone scammers contacting residents and businesses stating they owe money or that ...

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State police in nationwide enforcement effort

The New York State Police investigated zero fatal crashes during a four-day multistate campaign designed to save lives. Troopers participated in “I90/94 Challenge,” a traffic enforcement campaign with law enforcement officials in 14 other states on one of the country’s ...

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State police join multi-state safety effort

The New York State Police will join law enforcement officials in 14 other states to increase traffic enforcement on one of the country’s most highly-traveled interstates. The “I90/94 Challenge”, conducted on I-90 and I-94 across the United States, is part ...

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Colonie man charged with impersonating trooper

While state police were conducting a traffic stop Sunday in the city of Albany, a man pulled his vehicle over and asked them if they needed assistance, saying he was a trooper out of Latham. Other than wearing a polo ...

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Police: Man made 48 false child abuse calls

WHITNEY POINT (AP) — State police said they’ve charged a 43-year-old upstate New York man with making nearly 50 false reports of violence against children to the state child abuse hotline. Investigators said Harry Clauson of Whitney Point in Broome ...

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Arrest made in Waterloo murder

State police in Waterloo on Monday arrested Brian J. Karris, 37, on a Seneca County indictment charging him with second-degree murder. Karris is accused of killing Thomas J. Blancke, 24, of Geneva, on Dec. 14 at the Five Points Correctional ...

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Troopers investigating school incident

A misinterpreted text led to a state police investigation last week after a complaint of a possible school shooting scenario. Troopers said a two-day investigation revealed a 14-year-old student at Thousand Islands School in Jefferson County was observed completing a ...

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State police, sheriff to share dispatch services

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police have reached an agreement to have the county 911 Center also answer calls for the state police. The new agreement will further enhance efficiency and maximize the resources of ...

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2 men, 72, charged with stealing copper wire

BATAVIA — State police have charged two 72-year-old men with stealing copper cable from three western New York towns during thefts that began in 2011. Troopers said the two Attica residents approached land owners in the towns of Alexandria, Darien ...

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