NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) - A 21-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been charged with a deadly shooting in a college bar in New Paltz over the weekend that law-enforcement officials say was retaliation for another killing. Basheem Bennett was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault. He's pleaded not guilty and is being held without bail in Ulster County Jail.
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) - A 23-year-old upstate New York man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for suffocating his 1-year-old son in 2012. The Times Herald-Record if Middletown reports that Brett Kanoff pleaded guilty today in an Orange County court to killing Cameron Louis Kanoff by suffocating him with a blanket.
NEW YORK (AP) - Texas Governor Rick Perry says it's good for states to face economic competition from each other because it pushes them to be better. The Republican was in New York City today on a trip to meet business owners. He's trying to convince them to move their operations to Texas. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Start-Up NY program has had commercials playing in Texas.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills are internally addressing how an unfinished story about coach Doug Marrone having cancer was posted on the team's website. The Bills released a statement today, describing the posting as "an unfortunate situation" and saying they're looking into how it occurred. The Bills have issued a statement from Marrone saying he had a cancerous mole removed and will have his moles checked every three months.
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