NY bans cosmetic pet tattoos, piercings

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York. It will soon be a crime to pierce or tattoo your companion animal…

Upstate NY deputy injured by pickup truck

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A 23-year-old Rochester-area man has pleaded not guilty to assault charges stemming from an alleged attempted robbery…

New York casino decision looms

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state board will soon announce the winning bids for up to four casinos in upstate New York. Supporters of the 16 propo…

SUNY Research Foundation to pay $3.75M

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the Research Foundation for the State University of New York has agreed to pay $3.75 million to …

Man, 66, dies in Brooklyn fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a 66-year-old man has died in a fire in Brooklyn. The victim was found after firefighters extinguished the f…