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Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ex-Islanders Forward Vanek Helping Federal Probe In Rochester

In statement released by his agent, Vanek said he was asked for his cooperation in an investigation. He said he wasn’t a target of the probe or prosecution.

07/22/2014

Red light camera (credit: CBS 2)

AAA: NYS Red-Light Camera Programs Have Dropped The Ball In Reporting Effectiveness

A study by AAA found serious flaws in the red-light camera programs in New York City and several other municipalities in the state.

05/19/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Must Pick New Running Mate After Duffy Decides Not To Run

Governor Andrew Cuomo will need to find a new running mate, since Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy has decided he will not be seeking another term.

05/08/2014

Sink Spigot

State Fairgoers: Rochester Has N.Y. State’s Tastiest Drinking Water

Rochester beat out New York City and Mount Vernon this week as the winner of the New York State Drinking Water Contest.

08/31/2013

Youth vandals allegedly did this and more to a home near Rochester. Now, the man who claims he caught them is facing charges. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Faces Charges After Catching Alleged Vandals In The Act

The boys are accused of causing havoc in the home, near Rochester, but now the man who caught them could be in trouble.

06/17/2013

Plane Off Newark Runway

Commuter Plane Blows Tires, Veers Off Runway At Newark Airport

A United Express flight from Rochester blew its tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday evening and veered off the runway.

01/20/2013

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied Upstate New York School Bus Monitor Launches Anti-Bullying Foundation

Karen Klein’s story sparked nationwide outrage and prompted 32,000 people to donate money on her behalf. In all, more than $700,000 was raised, so Klein has launched her own anti-bullying foundation.

08/22/2012

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied School Bus Monitor Karen Klein Announces That She’s Retiring

The 68-year-old suburban Rochester grandmother said that she’s not quitting because of what happened on the last day of school in June, when four seventh-grade students taunted her with profanity, insults and threats during a school-bus run.

07/28/2012

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NY State Dry Spell Prompts Warnings To NY Boaters, Campers

State officials are warning campers and boaters of a high fire danger and low water levels in the state due to hot weather and a lack of rain over the past 10 days.

07/13/2012

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New York Officials To Hold 11 Job Fairs Across The State

New York officials have scheduled a series of job fairs across the state this month to showcase more than 10,000 job opportunities.

06/06/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters march on to the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Oct 1, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Make Court Appearances In New York

Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.

12/14/2011

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Nassau County Opens New Court For Veterans

Nassau County officials are marking Veterans Day a day early. They opened a court Thursday dedicated to cases involving former service members involved in non-violent crimes.

11/10/2011

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Mayor Bloomberg Applauds Test Score Improvement By NYC Students

In New York City, 43.9 percent of students met or exceeded the English proficiency standard. That’s up from 42.4 percent last year. In math, 57.3 percent of city students were proficient, up from 54 percent last year.

08/08/2011

FILE -- Omega Mckenzie gets into a moving truck moments before leaving for Atlanta, Georgia from Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Shows 1.6 Million New Yorkers Left Empire State Since 2000

The number of New Yorkers who have left the state totaled more than the populations of Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, White Plains and West Babylon combined.

08/03/2011

Workers evaluate the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a tour bus carrying about 50 people on the New York State Thruway in Waterloo, N.Y., Friday, July 22, 2011. (credit: David Duprey/AP)

At Least One Dead, 30 Injured When New York City-Bound Tour Bus Crashes In Waterloo

The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.

07/22/2011

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