BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Some unresolved state cases still linger but five years after the crash of Continental Flight 3407 near Buffalo, observers say any trial appears to be less likely. Federal safety authorities blamed the crash on pilot error. The last of more than 40 federal wrongful death claims was recently settled. Any unresolved state cases are tentatively set for trial in November.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) - One person has died and a second was wounded in a shooting yesterday at a bar in New Paltz. Police have not identified the victims but tell area media the shooting happened in a bar popular both with college students along with local residents.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Police have made several arrests after a series of fights early this morning outside Rochester's Main Street Armory. Police tell area media at least two groups were involved in the fighting. Two people were injured, including one police officer.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Senator Charles Schumer today will visit a Rochester brewery as he presses for federal regulators to drop a proposal that craft beer brewers say could cripple their operations. The New York Democrat will visit Rohrbach's (ROHR'-bahks) Brewing. An FDA proposal would classify companies distributing spent grain as animal feed manufacturers, with brewers saying it would send their costs up.
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