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Detectives from the New York Police Department have visited a rural upstate town as part of their investigation into the disappearance of a Queens man nearly 30 years ago.

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New York regulators have released the final version of an environmental impact review of shale gas development that's expected to lead to a state ban on fracking.

Federal authorities say the co-owner of a dog food plant in upstate New York has admitted hiring four unauthorized workers from Guatemala.

Police say a body recovered from the Erie Canal is that of a 23-year-old College at Brockport student.

State health and environmental officials are urging New Yorkers to take steps to save energy and reduce smog following an air quality advisory Friday in the lower Hudson Valley.

Vermont lawmakers looking to overhaul the state's school governance system are going to have to resolve significant differences between the House and Senate if they hope to pass a bill this year.

Democratic lawmakers in New York will try again to oust state Senate Leader Dean Skelos following his arrest on federal corruption charges.

Jockey Vincent Powers and gelding Billy Kelly have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.

New York state police are defending the actions of two troopers who placed a 5-year-old special needs student in handcuffs and shackled his feet while bringing him to a hospital for a mental evaluation.

Barnes Air National Guard Base is holding a memorial service to honor the 13 members of its 104th Fighter Wing who have died on duty since 1948.