ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A federal jury has convicted three men of killing three drug-ring confederates inside a suburban Rochester apartment in 2010, slayings that stemmed from a dispute over money. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports jurors found Richard Emanuel Anderson, Andrew Wright and Aston Johnson guilty of murder and drug conspiracy soon after starting deliberations today.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo says it appears an engineer's speeding is likely to be what caused the fatal derailment of a Metro-North train. Cuomo made his comments today on New York public radio's 'Capitol Pressroom' show. Four people were killed and more than 60 others injured in the Sunday morning crash on a riverside curve in the Bronx. The National Transportation Safety Board says the agency hasn't yet determined what caused the accident.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As the public comment period on new liquefied natural gas regulations concludes, environmental groups have delivered thousands of comments critical of the regulations and demanded that they be withdrawn. New Yorkers Against Fracking and other organizations were in Albany today to deliver what they say are more than 50,000 comments on the regulations.
HOPKINTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager is recovering from injuries suffered when his all-terrain vehicle hit a deer on a road in northern New York. The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office tells WWNY-TV in Watertown that 18-year-old Alex Hanson was driving the ATV today when he hit the deer on Route 72 in the town of Hopkinton, on the northern edge of the Adirondack Park 135 miles northeast of Syracuse.
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