Thursday, September 18, 2014

New York State News

Couple accused in kidnapping of Amish girls face additional charges
Police: Man damages two golf courses after breakup
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Authorities say a 23-year-old western New York man caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage at two Buffalo-area golf courses after being dumped by his girlfriend.

Cops: Plattsburgh man hid drugs in stuffed animal
PLATTSBURGH - State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old northern New York man after he found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt.

Utility shuts off service to 24,000 New York households
SYRACUSE - National Grid has shut off electric and gas service to more than 24,000 upstate New York households during June and July because of unpaid bills.

Rochester police officer killed in line of duty
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say a police officer has died in a shooting in Rochester and a suspect has been apprehended.

Father of abducted Amish girls says they seem OK
OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. - The father of the two northern New York Amish girls abducted last month says his daughters are sleeping well, eating well and playing.

Amish to build garage for pair who returned girls
RICHVILLE, N.Y. - An Amish community is building a new garage for the northern New York couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.

Police: Couple wanted two Amish girls for slaves
Developer, wife were on board out-of-control plane
ROCHESTER - A prominent real estate developer and his wife were aboard the plane that strayed out of control and crashed off the coast of Jamaica.

Suspect in Amish kidnapping may have stolen drugs
OGDENSBURG, N.Y. - The hospital that employed a suspect in the abduction of two Amish girls in northern New York is conducting an investigation into the possibility that he stole drugs from the facility.