1,900 Lose Power In NY After Driver Hits PoleAuthorities 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.
Paterson Promises NY Cigarette Tax CollectionGov. 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."