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Rochester police say a man has died after officers used a stun gun to subdue him during an arrest. Chief Michael Ciminelli says the man crashed a pickup truck into a house yesterday morning. He then crashed into a church and another house before locking himself in the cab of the truck. Cimenelli says an officer used a stun gun when the man charged out of the truck with his fists clenched.

Big changes are coming to Belmont Park when American Pharoah attempts to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak.

A bill that attempts to reduce high electricity bills that many New England consumers pay each winter is moving to the Connecticut governor's desk.

A bridge that connects Chicopee and Holyoke that's been closed for nearly four years is scheduled to reopen in June, delighting businesses and political leaders in both cities.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency officials say they are reviewing flood insurance claims of Superstorm Sandy victims.

A plane in the Navy's ace stunt flying team, the Blue Angels, lost a small piece of its right wing during a performance at the Rochester International Airshow on Saturday.

Some Democrats hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential campaign.

But she hasn't jumped in so far, and that leaves Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders as their next best option.

National Missing Children's Day is being observed simultaneously with Memorial Day.

It's held in honor of Etan Patz, who went missing on May 25, 1979. Etan's body was never found. A recent trial in the case ended with a hung jury.

Robert Lowery of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says more than 470,000 children are missing across America.

He says children should be empowered to "say no" — and parents should pay attention if something happens that makes a child uncomfortable.


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The National Sports Academy in Lake Placid is closing at the end of May after graduation and won't re-open in the fall.

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The Vermont Legislature wants feedback on its legislative website and suggestions for improving it.