Mary Clark put forth a bill — requiring schools to inform parents of special-education services — after her grandson committed suicide in 2010. The superintendent of his school believes it is unnecessary.

For the second time in a week, Michele Salerno was arrested for assaulting a Guilderland Police officer. Police say he bit the first time and then, the second time, slammed his door on the hand of a sergeant delivering a bench warrant.

In a Court of Appeals decision announced Monday, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield prevailed in cases testing their zoning prohibitions against activities surrounding high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

The county's groundbreaking law on cyberbullying has been struck down. The attorney for a teen arrested under the law says there are better ways to prevent bullying while the cop who made the arrest says such a law is needed.

A deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the brain and spinal cord, rabies came to America in the 1700s when European settlers brought their dogs.

A common saw on the worth of bats is human-centric: They eat bugs.

A bat, in a single night, will eat half of its weight in insects — not just the mosquitoes that plague us but all manner of night flyers, like moths and beetles.

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