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Upstate man arrested after threat to firemen

KNOX — An upstate New York man has been arrested after he set fire to his home and threatened to harm responding authorities, police said. Investigators said 49-year-old Kenneth Fortuin set fire to the home in Knox outside Albany on ...

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FBI: No threat to Boston-Chicago flight sent to NY

BUFFALO — A domestic dispute was likely at the root of a possible bomb scare that forced a Boston-to-Chicago flight carrying 83 passengers to land in Buffalo on Monday, but there was never a real threat, the FBI said. Steven ...

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Rotunno faces new charges in Syracuse

A Greece man accused of threatening to kill former President George W. Bush is facing new weapons-related charges in Syracuse. The threat charge against Ian L. Rotunno, 24, was dismissed Friday morning by U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson ...

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Deal sought for man in George W. Bush threat

Lawyers say they’re seeking a pre-trial deal for an upstate New York man charged with threatening to kill, kidnap or harm former President George W. Bush. Federal prosecutor Bradley Tyler and Ian Rotunno’s attorney ...

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Official apologizes for Ariz. rampage reference

AMSTERDAM — A public official from Upstate has apologized for alluding to the shooting rampage in Arizona during a contentious meeting on a businessman's proposal for a new landfill.

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