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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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A New York State assemblyman is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to launch an independent investigation into allegations that the Putnam County district attorney has remained involved in a case from which he recused himself.

NY, Fla. suspects in federal online gambling probe

Apr 11, 2013

Nine people including two upstate New York jail guards are being charged after an investigation of online gambling and money laundering.

A U.S. Attorney says three men and a woman from Florida have been charged along with five men from the Albany area. Two of the Florida suspects are charged with money laundering, and two with transmission of wagering information. The New Yorkers are charged with enterprise corruption.

New York Finds No Child Abuse of Kennedy Heir

Apr 5, 2012

A letter made available to The Associated Press says an investigation prompted by a Kennedy heir's attempt to take his infant son from a New York maternity ward has found no evidence of child abuse. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports...

The March 30 letter from the state child protection agency says a report of suspected child abuse against Douglas Kennedy, the son of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was determined to be unfounded.

Upstate NY Sheriff Investigates Soda Bottle Bomb

Mar 26, 2012

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating after someone turned in a lump of melted green plastic that appears to have been a homemade bomb rigged with matches, gasoline and bullets.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

Deputies say a Barneveld resident found the object on a trail in the town of Trenton on March 18 and turned it in to the sheriff's office on Sunday.