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Upstate Limo Disaster – Governor “the worst traffic accidents in the history of the state of New York”

Governor Cuomo: Sad news, we had a terrible traffic fatality in the Capital Region. Over 20 people deceased. It's one of the worst traffic accidents in the history of the state of New York. It is really tragic. It reminds us all that every day is precious. We take it for…
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Upstate Limo Disaster – Fatal limousine crash in town of Schoharie NY

Latham, NY: State Police release - The investigation into the fatal limousine crash killing 20 on October 6, 2018 is ongoing. Currently, a State Police Forensic Investigation Unit is examining the vehicles involved in the crash and a State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit will perform a mechanical examination of the…
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HEALTH – Alcohol Causes Cancer and Cost Taxpayers $2.+ per drink

Alcohol is known to be a risk factor for cancers of the head and neck (mouth, throat, and voice box), liver, colon, rectum, and breast.  The cost of this dangerous behavior impacts many aspects of the drinker’s life and the lives of those around them. However, most of the costs resulted from losses…
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Department of Homeland Security Launches First National Awareness Day

WASHINGTON— Today, the Department of Homeland Security will proudly host the national “If You See Something, Say Something®” Awareness Day. The “If You See Something, Say Something®” campaign is calling on citizens and national public and private-sector partners to participate in activities related to the campaign, including: Learning what suspicious…
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Presidential Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Certain Terrorist Attacks

Washington, DC: from the President of the United States, Donald Trump.  Consistent with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 1622(d), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency previously declared on September 14, 2001, in Proclamation 7463, with respect to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001,…
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ICE arrests 65 during Operation Cross Check in New York City and Long Island

NEW YORK – Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 65 during a 5-day period, ending July 20 in New York City, and on Long Island. During the operation, ICE’s ERO arrested 65 individuals for violating immigration laws. 64 of those arrested, had been previously removed from the…
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New York Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIS

Ali Saleh, 25, of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty today to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, Attorney Richard P.…
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NATIONAL GATEWAY – Superstorm Sandy Coast Guard cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art facility at Station Sandy Hook

NEW YORK – Capt. Tim Heitsch, commander, Coast Guard Base Boston, and Mrs. Linda Papp observe damage to Station Sandy Hook housing, , Nov. 9, 2012. Papp met with members from Station Sandy Hook and toured the unit and housing, which sustained damage from Hurricane Sandy. Coast Guard photo by…
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ICE HSI New York operation leads to arrests of 3 dozen Darknet vendors selling illicit goods, weapons, drugs seized and more than $23.6 million

NEW YORK — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, working with its law enforcement partners, conducted an unprecedented operation to infiltrate and destabilize based Darknet vendors operating across multiple markets around the country. Special Agents of HSI New York, in coordination with the Attorney’s…
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Illegal Immigration Crisis – DHS Secretary Nielsen’s Remarks

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered remarks at the White House Press Briefing on the illegal immigration crisis at the southern border: SECRETARY NIELSEN: Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here because I would love to see if I can help explain some of…
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