What’s the red sticker on the back of Massachusetts State Police cars?

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. (NEWS10) — On the 100th anniversary of the State Police Patrol, the uniformed patrol division of the Massachusetts State Police has a red sticker on the back window of their department cruisers. What does the sticker mean? PHOTOS: Moose in Massachusetts The red sticker replicates the first patch worn by patrolman. Police say … Read more

Police in New York issue over 60,000 traffic tickets in 1 week

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Thursday, September 2, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) announced that law enforcement agencies across New York State issued 23,087 tickets for speeding during Speed Awareness Week, from July 31 to August 8. Schumer, Gillibrand announce $11M+ for New York fire departments During that time, officers also issued 37,746 tickets … Read more

Deputies rebuild New York vet’s smashed mailbox

PENFIELD, N.Y. (WROC) — On July 8, 79-year-old Donald—a Vietnam veteran living in Rochester—woke up to his mailbox completely smashed, presumably by a car. Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Reale responded to the scene.  Glens Falls disc golf tournament set to benefit Ed Bartholomew memorial fund “It touched my heart. When I got there,” Reale … Read more

Woman sought after backpack with suspected human remains left in Virginia dumpster

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police are looking for a woman who allegedly dumped a backpack with suspected human remains into a store dumpster in Virginia on Monday. The Chesterfield County Police Department said officers responded at about 1:50 p.m. Monday to a report that an unknown woman had placed a backpack in a dumpster … Read more

Police use Taser on NBA’s Jaxson Hayes, newly released video shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer briefly pressed a knee to the neck of NBA player Jaxson Hayes as the New Orleans Pelicans center gasped “I can’t breathe” seconds before another officer used a Taser on him during a struggle, according to body camera video released Friday. WNY brewery leaves 13 beers on … Read more

Police: Avoid Palladino Lane in North Greenbush

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — North Greenbush police are asking people to avoid the area of Palladino Lane after receiving a report of a subject with a gun inside a residence and is believed to be a threat to himself or others. Colonie Police and Troy Police are also on the scene. This is a … Read more

Brothers charged in fatal shooting of Chicago police officer Ella French

CHICAGO (WGN) — Two brothers have been charged in the fatal shooting of Chicago police officer Ella French, the department announced Monday night. Emonte Morgan, 21, is charged with first-degree murder of a peace officer, attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer (two counts), aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and unlawful use of a weapon by … Read more

Woman charged with NYC hate crime for accusing Black teen of stealing

Miya Ponsetto’s booking photo. (Ventura County, California Sheriff’s Office/AP) NEW YORK (NEXSTAR) — The woman who allegedly confronted a teenage boy, demanded his phone, falsely accused him of stealing it, and tackled him in a Manhattan hotel pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges against her in court on Wednesday. Miya Ponsetto was arraigned in … Read more

Ex-NY county coroner investigated over sexual messages to adult impersonating minor

BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WETM) — Former Bradford County Coroner Tom Carman is under investigation by the Luzerne County District Attorney after a video and explicit messages posted on social media suggested he attempted to meet a 15-year-old boy for sex in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller confirmed the investigation to NEWS10’s sister station … Read more

47 indicted in hefty Capital Region drug bust led by Attorney General

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Forty-seven people were arrested and indicted after a massive, yearlong investigation into two major drug and firearm distribution networks in the Capital Region. TIMELINE: 2021 gun violence in Albany “Dangerous drugs and weapons have no place in our communities,” said Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins at a press conference on Thursday. “We … Read more