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  1. Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | MyFoxNY

    The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new.

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  2. Feds: 2 NYC men plead guilty to drug trafficking chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | MyFoxNY

    U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian says Thursday that 27-year-olds Patrick Lloyd and Michael Spencer pleaded guilty to conspiracy and weapons charges in U.S. District Court in Plattsburgh. Prosecutors say the men were involved with a group that trafficked cocaine and heroin from New York City to upstate Massena.

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  3. Cops: NY escapees clashed on cabin stay before splitting upRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Two killers on the loose from a New York prison for three weeks disagreed over whether to hole up in hunting cabin, with one worried about being captured and the other suggesting they could kill or take hostage anyone who checked in on the remote camp. State Police Maj.

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  4. Escapees bushwhacked, put pepper in boots after prison breakRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The state police major who headed the three-week manhunt for two killers who escaped from a New York prison says the pair bushwhacked, tramped through swamps and put pepper in their boots to elude the army of searchers on their tail. State Police Maj.

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  5. Police: NY man accidentally killed by friend's handgunRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Police say a 35-year-old man is dead after he was accidentally shot by a handgun his friend had kept loaded and handy during the search for two escaped prison inmates. Plattsburgh Police Chief Desmond Racicot says James Kohl picked up his friend Derrick Young's handgun at Young's apartment early Sunday after a night of drinking to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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  6. The Latest: Guard charged in NY prison escape posts bailRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Court documents accuse the corrections officer charged in connection with the escape of two killers from a New York prison with providing the pair with a screwdriver and needle-nose pliers. The documents released by prosecutors Wednesday night also say 57-year-old corrections officer Gene Palmer burned and buried paintings he received from inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat after the pair escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6. Palmer's lawyer says he did not know Sweat and Matt were planning to escape and that he has been fully cooperating with authorities.

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  7. Police release 'progression photos' of escaped killersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The New York State Police on Wednesday released progression photos of what two escaped killers may look like after nearly 2 weeks on the run. On Tuesday, the New York State Police said that the search for escaped inmates was expanding and shifting to other areas surrounding Dannemora.

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  8. The latest on prison escape: 11th day of searching underwayRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Search teams are back in the woods of northern New York looking for two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison a week and a half ago. The more than 800 law enforcement officers searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt have steadily shifted their focus eastward along Route 374 leading from the village of Dannemora, home to Clinton Correctional Facility.

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  9. Prisoner manhunt enters Day 10; alleged helper due in courtRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The manhunt for two escaped murderers has reached its 10th day as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from prison returns to court. Joyce Mitchell is due in court Monday in Plattsburgh.

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  10. The Latest on prison escape: Jailed prison worker movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The jail worker accused of helping two convicted murders escape an upstate New York prison a week ago has been moved to a lockup in another county. Rensselaer County Jail officials say Joyce Mitchell was transported there and arrived at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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  11. Tour bus crash in New York results in injuries, none seriousRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say five people are being treated for minor injuries after a small tour bus crashes off Interstate 87 in the eastern Adirondacks. State police tell The Post-Star of Glens Falls that the bus marked with the name of Plattsburgh-based Ground Force 1 Transportation was traveling in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 when it veered into the median between Exit 24 and Exit 23 in the Warren County town of Warrensburg, 60 miles north of Albany.

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  12. Vermont authorities on alert for 2 escaped inmatesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Vermont State Police and the Grand Isle County Sheriff's Department are on heightened alert for two escaped murderers from a maximum security prison near Plattsburgh, New York, although authorities say the two have no known ties to the state. Authorities tell the Burlington Free Press they began closer monitoring of traffic along the state border after an alert from New York State Police on Saturday.

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  13. Search continues for kayaker missing on Lake ChamplainRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The Coast Guard says crews are continuing to search Lake Champlain for a kayaker who was last seen on the Vermont side of the lake near Colchester Point and was thought to be paddling toward Plattsburgh, New York. The Coast Guard says 25-year-old Sean Hawley of Arlington, Vermont, was last seen at 11 p.m. Saturday paddling a black, inflatable kayak.

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  14. Search underway for missing Lake Champlain kayakerRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The Coast Guard says 25-year-old Sean Hawley of Arlington, Vermont, was last seen at 11 p.m. Saturday. He was padding a black, inflatable kayak near Colchester Point and going in the direction of Plattsburgh, New York.

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  15. NY town clerk pleads not guilty to federal porn chargesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    William Morgan, who was elected Essex Town Clerk in November 2013, is facing two federal charges for allegedly producing and trafficking child pornography, according to the Plattsburgh Press Republican . Among items collected into evidence in an FBI raid in January of Morgan's office at the town hall in northeastern New York was an external hard drive found in Morgan's vehicle.

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  16. Man, 22, dies in accident at lumber mill in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 22-year-old man has died in an accident at an Adirondack lumber mill where he worked. Troopers say Lance A. Sawyer II of AuSable Forks was fatally injured late Wednesday morning while working at the Ward Lumber Mill in the northern Essex County town of Jay, 120 miles north of Albany.

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  17. Work starts on flood-prone Adirondack Northway bridgesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Work starts this week on a $10.5 million project to replace four bridges on Interstate 87 in Clinton County that are considered vulnerable to flood damage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Northway bridges are among the first under contract as part of New York's Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program.

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  18. Troopers: Woman, 67, dies in house fire in Essex CountyRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 67-year-old woman has died after fire destroyed her home in the Essex County town of Jay.

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  19. Man charged with threatening to kill tribal police officersRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A federal grand jury has indicted a 38-year-old man on charges that he threatened to kill police officers working on the Mohawk Indian reservation on the U.S.-Canada border in northern New York. The U.S. Attorney's office in Albany says Roy Redeye threatened to kill three St. Regis Mohawk police officers in posts made on his Facebook page.

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  20. Prolonged cold spell bedevils home septic systemsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Plumber Patrick Leary tells the Plattsburgh Press-Republican that his crews have been putting in 18-hour days, seven days a week, in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. The problem is that frost has reached 4 feet or more into the ground this winter, when it's normally about a foot or so.

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