New York State Police http://wrvo.org en April 15 marks assault weapons registration deadline http://wrvo.org/post/april-15-marks-assault-weapons-registration-deadline <p></p><p><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_302257651" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">April 15</span></span>, besides being tax day, is the first day that owners of semi-automatic weapons will be required to register their guns with the state police.&nbsp;</p><p>The head of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, a gun owners and pro-Second Amendment rights group, says his members don’t like the new requirement that they register any assault weapons they own under the state’s gun control laws. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:31:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 54266 at http://wrvo.org April 15 marks assault weapons registration deadline New York State Police cracking down on drivers passing stopped buses http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-state-police-cracking-down-drivers-passing-stopped-buses <p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:35:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 53685 at http://wrvo.org New York State Police cracking down on drivers passing stopped buses Despite well-publicized shootings, crime rate is down http://wrvo.org/post/despite-well-publicized-shootings-crime-rate-down <p>In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting and the contentious push for new gun control laws in both Washington and Albany, it’s often easy to forget that the United States has been experiencing what some have called the "Great American Crime Decline."<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:47:17 +0000 David Chanatry 33086 at http://wrvo.org State agencies try to explain gun laws to critical citizens http://wrvo.org/post/state-agencies-try-explain-gun-laws-critical-citizens-0 <p>Two weeks after passing new gun control measures, New York officials are holding public forums around the state to discuss what's in the law. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 16:54:48 +0000 Matt Richmond 32594 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo says troopers' "troubled" history is in the past http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-troopers-troubled-history-past <p>New York’s first graduating class of New York State Police in three years received their diplomas in a ceremony Tuesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo, who spoke at the event, says he hopes some of the recent controversies surrounding New York’s elite police unit is behind them. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:03:55 +0000 Karen DeWitt 27671 at http://wrvo.org Russian and US students study cyber threats together http://wrvo.org/post/russian-and-us-students-study-cyber-threats-together <p>A bill to strengthen the nation&rsquo;s cybersecurity laws <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/03/us/politics/cybersecurity-bill-blocked-by-gop-filibuster.html" target="_blank">stalled in Congress this week</a>, but the issue remains a top priority for policy makers and business leaders around the globe.</p><p>That&#39;s why the University at Albany has launched a new program pairing students in New York and Russia to teach them about cybersecurity.</p><p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 12:01:00 +0000 Marie Cusick 24146 at http://wrvo.org Russian and US students study cyber threats together Northern New York crash kills six http://wrvo.org/post/northern-new-york-crash-kills-six <p>Six people died Thursday in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Route 11 in the town of Antwerp, in Jefferson County.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:38:44 +0000 Joanna Richards 22865 at http://wrvo.org Northern New York crash kills six