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Staten Island, Bronx Prisons Among Those Now Closed In New York

The state recently closed the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, the seventh prison, camp or work release facility shuttered in 2011 as New York transferred about 2,600 inmates and 1,400 staff to its 60 remaining penal units in an effort to save millions of dollars and remove excess capacity.

01/03/2012

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Upstate TV Exec Gets 25 Years To Life For Beheading Wife

Muzzammil Hassan expressed deep regret as he was given the maximum sentence when he appeared before Erie County Judge Thomas Franczyk in Buffalo Wednesday.

03/09/2011

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N.Y. Races Still Up In Air

The majority control of the New York state Senate is still uncertain as the official results from two races are still up in the air, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports.

11/04/2010