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A compilation of state lawmakers in New York who have faced legal or ethical charges since 2000.

The number of opioid deaths in New York skyrocketed 135 percent between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 alone, the state had nearly 3,800 opioid deaths, according to the state Health Department. Here's a breakdown of deaths by county. Source: NYS...

The Journal News/lohud obtained the New York State Police incident database for Central New York Psychiatric Center in Marcy, the upstate town about 50 miles east of Syracuse. The data reflects incidents inside the Office of Mental Health...

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The data below show all controlled substance arrests in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam between 2010 and 2015.

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The data below show controlled substance arrests in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam between 2010 and 2015. Data has been condensed to show only sale and possession arrests, and the chart does not include arrests for marijuana.

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Crime outside New York City is continuing its downward trend, with crime down 8 percent from January through May compared to the same period in 2010. Crime statewide has dropped steadily over the past 10 years.
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More than three thousand hate crimes were reported in New York state between 2008 and 2012. The table below shows the number of Hate Crimes incidents reported in each county by individual reporting agencies. Only those agencies that reported...

State prisons have as many as 8,000 excess beds at their 67 facilities, and the ratio of corrections officers to inmates far exceeds national averages, state records show. A review of population counts and staffing levels by Gannett's Albany...

Nearly 40 years after tough new drug laws led to an explosion in prison rolls, New York State has dramatically reversed course, chalking up a 62-percent drop in people serving time for drug crimes today compared with 2000. Experts say that the...