ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating the deaths of two inmates at New York's maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility. The state corrections department and state police say the inmates died on Thursday and a third inmate was hospitalized. The deaths are being described as unattended. But officials aren't releasing any details today.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state comptroller's office is conducting an audit of statewide hate crime reporting after an apparent spike in incidents. Auditors will examine the state Division of Criminal Justice Services handling of annual reports culled from police data. The report last month showed 720 hate crimes statewide in 2012, up almost 30 percent.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Regulators have set talks next week on classifying how new state land in the central Adirondacks can be used. The woodlands and waterways in the towns of Indian Lake, Minerva and Newcomb were acquired by the state from The Nature Conservancy, which bought the land from the Finch, Pruyn (preyen) timber company in 2007.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A Buffalo-built American fighter that's one of the few remaining still-airworthy planes to survive the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is being donated to an organization that flies World War II aircraft at events across the nation. Robert Collings of the Collings Foundation says the Curtiss P-40B Warhawk will eventually fly over Buffalo and other cities, with plans to participate in the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in 2016.
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