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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A woman arrested in connection with a heroin trafficking ring last year has been sentenced, marking the final judgement in a case that saw 10 people accused of conspiring to shuttle drugs... Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A man convicted of killing his grandfather more than 20 years ago was arrested again after violating his parole, authorities said on Monday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Four area residents have been sentenced for their roles in a heroin distribution ring. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Prison programs for juveniles age 16 and 17 are in the midst of major reform in New York state. Read more

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Ten people, including a correction officer at Clinton Correctional, have been indicted on federal charges for their alleged involvement in a heroin distribution ring Read more

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Land use classification at issue for shuttered prison facility in Gabriels, Town of Brighton Read more

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WEST CHAZY — Teenager had been missing since Tuesday, police said. Read more

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to restrict sex offenders under community supervision from using Pokémon GO and similar games. Read more

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