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New York State Police

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

04/17/2014

The inside of a limo bus that the owner claims was trashed by a group of drunken teens. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Owner: Drunken Teens Caused $25,000 Worth Of Damage To L.I. Limo Bus

The party bus that police said was full of drunken teens Monday night is completely trashed, company owner Matt Delaney said.

04/16/2014

Luis Guevara-Henriquz was charged with endangering the welfare of children. (credit: New York State Police)

Cops Arrest Driver After Dozens Of Drunken Teens Found On Limo Bus In Southampton

There were 42 people, all ages 16 and 17, in various stages of intoxication aboard the limo bus, police said.

04/15/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

L.I. New York State Police Investigator Nabbed By FBI On Child Porn Charges

SeanMichael Pagano, 37, of Mount Sinai, was being held without bail following his arrest Thursday on charges he downloaded videos depicting young girls engaged in sexual acts with adults. Pagano has worked as a high school and college lacrosse coach.

04/04/2014

St. Patrick's Day (credit: ClipArt)

New York Setting Up DWI Checkpoints For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that from Friday through Monday, drivers can expect sobriety checkpoints, increased DWI patrols and increased inspections on underage drinking and sales to minors.

03/14/2014

State Trooper John Devoe warned motorists of a wrong-way driver on the New York State Thruway. (credit: CBS 2)

State Trooper Hailed As Hero After Elderly Man Drives Wrong Way On Thruway

Deirdre O’Neil was traveling southbound on the New York State Thurway around 3 p.m., where a confused motorist was driving for eight miles in the wrong direction, police said.

01/07/2014

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NY State Police Targeting Drunk Driving During Holidays

The goal of the initiative “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.

12/24/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Cops: Poughkeepsie Man Kills Self After 11-Hour Standoff

A Poughkeepsie man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an 11-hour standoff at a Putnam County motel, police said.

12/08/2013

Paraglider Accident

Man Killed In Orange County Paragliding Accident

A paragliding accident left a man dead Wednesday on a frozen river in Orange County.

12/04/2013

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N.Y. State Announces Plan To Fight Wrong-Way Thruway Crashes

The State of New York has announced a new, high-tech effort to combat wrong-way crashes, using radar, flashy LED signs, and text alerts to drivers’ cellphones and the resources of local police.

12/04/2013

Texting while driving (file/credit: CBS 2)

NY State Troopers Using Tall, Unmarked SUVs To Peer In On Texting Drivers

New York has given state police 32 tall, unmarked SUVs to better peer down at drivers’ hands, part of one of the nation’s most aggressive attacks on texting while driving.

11/25/2013

Bimbo Bread

Westchester County Boy Reportedly Finds Needle In White Bread

A 15-year-old Westchester County boy got an unwelcome surprise this week while eating a piece of toast, according to a published report.

10/26/2013

Deer Crossing (credit: clipart.com)

New York State Police Warning Drivers To Watch Out For Deer

New York state police and the Thruway Authority have issued their fall “Antler Alert.”

10/11/2013

Fatal Sprain Brook Parkway crash, Sept. 1, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Four Dead In Single-Car Crash On Sprain Brook Parkway In Greenburgh

A single-car crash left four people dead early Sunday in the Westchester County municipality of Greenburgh.

09/01/2013

Multiple agencies have joined the search for a Monroe boy who went missing on Sunday. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities Search For Missing Mentally Disabled 10-Year-Old

The boy was playing on the grass near his home and wandered away from his yard, state police, as well as firefighters and local EMS have joined the search, CBS 2 reported.

07/28/2013

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