ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly. Right now it's expected to take 18 months for the state to get the medical marijuana program up and running.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State regulators have once again extended the public comment period for a fuel shipping company's plan to expand crude oil handling operations at the Port of Albany. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the comment period on Global Companies' air permit application has been extended an additional 60 days until September 30th because of broad public interest.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've charged 47 people with participating in a drug ring that brought heroin to Jamestown in western New York. State, federal and local agencies say the year-long investigation led to seizing more than 3,000 baggies of heroin with an estimated street value of $60,000.
POMPEY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a 23-year-old central New York man who hosted a graduation party earlier this month that got so big and rowdy that authorities called in a helicopter to help break it up. Gregory York faces criminal trespass charges. Police were called to the party and found 200 cars parked on the street and an estimated 500 to 700 people engaged in a large outdoor bash.
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