1,900 Lose Power In NY After Driver Hits Pole

Authorities in upstate New York say a drunken driver hit a utility pole and shut off power for 1,900 people. The accident Saturday in Mohawk also halted train service.


New York Gov. David Paterson

Paterson Promises NY Cigarette Tax Collection

Gov. David Paterson on Thursday promised to finally start collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American stores, despite state police warnings that such enforcement could result in “violence and death.”