New York State News
DEC advises residents to watch for giant hogweed
ALBANY - If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which can cause blistering and blindness.
Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC
NEW YORK - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.