Upstate new York news

Dramatic Video Shows New York State Trooper Rescue Drowning Man
The life and work of a New York State Trooper can change as rapidly as the weather does here in New York.  One day you might be chasing bad guys going 100 MPH, the next you could be rescuing an injured owl on the side of the road, later that day you might be helping an old lady fix a flat tire …
Troopers in Albany Rescue Ducklings Trapped in Drain
Perhaps we oughta call these men the real Duck Dynasty or how about, wait for it..... Duck, Duck Sleuths?
A family of ducks trying to cross a portion of I-87 in Albany ended up in a storm drain, stranded without their mom and probably had little chance for survival had it not been for the heroic…
Great Escape Retires Nostalgic 80’s Attraction
Some people who have already been to the Great Escape in Lake George this spring have snapped photos of this nostalgic attraction, hoping to preserve a childhood memory.  Right now it just looks as if it's "temporarily closed," but this oldie but goodie is permanently ret…
100’s of New Yorkers Flood Cuomo Impeachment Hotline
The firm handling complaint messages and emails left by vexed New Yorkers say they've been inundated with claims against the much maligned Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo.  The voicemails and emails - estimated to be in the hundreds - will take months to listen to and read.  Once that work …
Police Say Adirondack Cabin Was Rigged to Explode When Owners Entered
Imagine trying to get in the front door to your home, car, or in this case a hunting cabin, only to learn that someone had rigged it to explode upon opening.  Something like this would be terrifying at the least, catastrophic - or perhaps even deadly - at the worst.  But that's what happened when th…