101-year-old dies; neighbor arrested on murder charge

Police in Rochester, New York have arrested a neighbor on a murder charge in connection with the death of a 101-year-old woman
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1st phase of highway interchange improvements completed

The first phase in a multimillion-dollar improvement project for a Rochester-area highway interchange has been completed
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2 adults face drug charges after child drowns in Erie Canal

Authorities say two adults who were with a child when she wandered off and drowned in the Erie Canal are now being held on drug charges
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2 burned bodies found in vehicle, investigation underway

Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose burned bodies were found in a charred vehicle parked outside a western New York storage building
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2 dead after experimental plane crashes near Rochester

Two men are dead after an experimental plane crashed near Rochester, south of Olympia
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2 people killed, 3rd person wounded in late-night shooting

Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third in an upstate New York village has been taken into custody
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3 killed in Goodhue County crash, including 2 young brothers

A crash on a highway in Goodhue County has taken the lives of two young brothers from Red Wing and a third person
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3 men charged in firearms thefts at upstate NY gun store

Authorities say three Rochester men have been charged with stealing numerous firearms from a western New York gun store during break-ins four days apart last month
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57-year-old Minnesota man competes in 2 baseball leagues

A 57-year-old Minnesota man competes in two baseball leagues
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Ailing Iowa Supreme Court justice to resume hearing cases

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht says he will resume hearing cases and participating in decisions as he continues treatment for skin cancer
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Alabama authorities identify stabbing victims from New York

Officials have identified two women from New York who were stabbed to death in northern Alabama
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Analysis: Bills moved faster in Wisconsin Capitol under GOP

A Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism analysis found that the length of time bills were deliberated dropped significantly after Republican legislators took control in 2011, diminishing the public's opportunities to influence lawmaking
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Arrest made in shooting that left 2 dead, woman paralyzed

Police in Rochester say a 28-year-old man is set to be arraigned on murder and assault charges for a shooting last month that killed two men and left a woman paralyzed
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As more Minnesota Muslims seek office, some face a backlash

There are has been a surge in the number of Muslim candidates running for elected office in Minnesota this year, but many have encountered prejudiced comments in the course of campaigning
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Attorney general: Police officer involved in shooting

New Hampshire's attorney general says there's been a shooting involving a police officer in Rochester
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Auburn is latest winner of downtown revitalization contest

The city of Auburn is the latest winner of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $10 million downtown revitalization contest
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Autopsy: Man in police shootout wounded multiple times

An autopsy shows that a man who died in a shootout with police in New Hampshire suffered multiple gunshot wounds
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Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect firefighters who are more often encountering active-shooter or other deadly situations
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Capitol Watch: Primary Election Edition

In New York state political news, candidates are making their final push before Thursday's primary, set to decide several contentious legislative matchups as well as the Democratic primary races for governor and attorney general
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Carper wins, antiestablishment wave ebbs in Delaware

U.S Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has easily fended off a challenge from a political newcomer who was part of an antiestablishment wave of young activists hoping to move the Democratic Party farther to the left
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Carper-Harris matchup highlights Delaware primary elections

A battle between the state's senior senator and an upstart challenger riding an antiestablishment wave within the Democratic Party highlights Thursday's primary elections in Delaware
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Coalition urges Cuomo to sign prosecutorial misconduct bill

A coalition of clergy members, labor unions, elected leaders and people whose criminal convictions were overturned are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would create a panel to investigate prosecutorial misconduct
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Collins' exit prompts GOP scramble, ballot questions

Congressman Chris Collins' decision not to seek re-election following an arrest on insider trading charges is prompting questions about how to remove the Republican's name from the November ballot _ and touching off a GOP scramble to replace him
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Correction: Carnegie Heroes story

Correction: Carnegie Heroes story
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Delaware GOP renounces Republican nominee for US House seat

The Delaware GOP's executive committee has voted to renounce the Republican nominee for a U.S. House seat after he went on a Facebook tirade
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Delaware's Carper a breakwater for an antiestablishment wave

U.S Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has easily fended off a challenge from a political newcomer who was part of an antiestablishment wave of young activists hoping to move the Democratic Party farther to the left
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Doctor admits fondling girls, collecting child pornography

A former pediatrician admits that he fondled young girls at his house, persuaded mothers to let him photograph their daughters' genitals, collected child pornography and owned child sex dolls
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Editorials from around New York

Editorials from around New York
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Ex-school nurse could avoid jail in missing medicine case

A former middle school nurse in northern Indiana has pleaded guilty to stealing students' medication as part of an agreement that could allow her to avoid jail time in the case
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Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials
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Explosion at bagel store blows out building doors, windows

Fire officials in upstate New York say a stove at a bagel store has caused an explosion that blew out the shop's doors and windows
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Explosion at manufacturing plant injures 2 workers

Officials say two workers have suffered serious injuries in an explosion at a Rochester manufacturing plant
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Feds file charges against man who fled police stop in July

Federal authorities say they've charged a North Carolina man believed to be still on the run after pulling a gun on a New York police officer three weeks ago
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First Iraq War veteran to lead NY American Legion sworn in

The American Legion in New York has sworn in its 100th commander and for the first time, it's an Iraq War veteran
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Fitness club attack: Man's lawyer says it's not a felony

The lawyer for a man charged with attacking a woman outside of a New Hampshire fitness club admits it happened, but says there's not enough evidence to prove it's a felony
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Florida man jailed after fleeing police in upstate New York

A Florida man is jailed after authorities say he led police on a 36-mile (58-kilometer) chase in upstate New York, barreling his car toward a blockade and drawing fire from a trooper before crashing into an embankment
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For 2nd time in 10 days, New York farmer killed by bull

State police say a 72-year-old man has died after being struck by a bull on a farm in western New York
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Former Mayo Clinic employees reunite after 50 years

Five former surgical recorders who worked for the Mayo Clinic reunite for the first time after 50 years
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Frederick Douglass replica statues being made to mark birth

The first three of 13 replicas of the Frederick Douglass statue in a Rochester park are set to be installed as part of a tribute to the bicentennial of the abolitionist's birth
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Girl, 5, dies in upstate New York pickup truck collision

Police say a 5-year-old girl has died after the pickup truck she was riding in crossed over a highway median and struck an oncoming pickup truck in upstate New York
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GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges
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GOP officials: Indicted Rep. Chris Collins to stay on ballot

A Republican official says U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite previously suspending his campaign amid an insider trading indictment
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Group marks Potawatomi Trail of Death from Indiana to Kansas

Commemoration of 1830s Potawatomi Trail of Death stretches from Indiana to Kansas
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Historic Rochester carousel back in action with free rides

An historic carousel is back in operation in a lakeside Rochester park, with free weekend rides being offered through Columbus Day
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Hotel, housing planned as Strong's Museum of Play expands

The Strong National Museum of Play is set to break ground on a major expansion that will add a ropes course, more parking and space for new attractions
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Hudson Valley post office named for late Congressman Hinchey

President Donald Trump has signed a bill naming a Hudson Valley post office for the late U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey
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Incumbent Carper fends off rival in Delaware Senate primary

Incumbent Tom Carper has won the Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Delaware fending off liberal challenger
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Intense rain floods streets, closes interstate in Minnesota

Heavy rain has flooded streets and highways in southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin, challenging motorists to find new routes to their destinations
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Iowa hunter faces disability by creating call of the wild

Brandon Knopf climbed the career ladder to management by his 30s and built a home on prime land near Lake Red Rock
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Iraqi man seeks release after long immigration detainment

An Iraqi man who allegedly hid his past as a member of an elite Iraqi military force is asking a federal judge in Minnesota to release him after 16 months in immigration custody
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