FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) - An investigator says a Hermon woman has admitted she and her boyfriend used a dog to lure two young Amish sisters from their family farm stand in northern New York with plans to turn them into slaves. The sheriff's sergeant says Nicole Vaisey and Stephen Howells Jr. released the girls after getting scared over the media coverage of their abduction.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A Buffalo jury has convicted two men who held a man captive for 17 hours at a city home because they thought he was a police informant. Authorities claimed Wesley Woods and Stephen Dawson kidnapped the crack addict, with video showing the pair torturing him, at one point shoving a gun down the victim's mouth.
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- An 80-year-old man is dead and another man has been seriously hurt after their cars collided at an intersection in Wallkill yesterday. State troopers say William Unterman was killed when his SUV hit a minivan. The accident remains under investigation.
BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) -- ESPN anchor Linda Cohn is suing a Hudson Valley hockey rink, saying a change-making machine fell on her arm and sliced up her arm. Cohn says her arm needed 25 stitches after the March incident at the rink in Brewster. She's seeking unspecified damages.
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