Utica

Toilet Plunger, FILE PHOTO

Police: Man Armed With Plunger Tries To Rob Central New York Bank

Utica police tell local media outlets that Lawrence Deptola went into city bank Thursday afternoon and threatened a teller with the plunger.

04/13/2012

Utica Fugitive Caught In Brooklyn After Taunting Police On Facebook

“Catch me if you can. I’m in Brooklyn.” Those were the words posted on the Facebook page of a fugitive wanted in upstate New York.

07/28/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg cuts the ribbon at the new Brooklyn Brewery Brewhouse - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 14, 2011 - Photo: Spencer Tucker / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg’s Method Of Raising A Glass Raises Eyebrows

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an unusual way of enjoying a beer.

02/15/2011

DNA - Graphic: AP

Schumer Wants To Expand Arrestee DNA Collection

The goal is to expand the DNA database to help solve open cases and reduce the rate of false convictions.

01/21/2011