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Three persons from Leroy have been arrested following an altercation in the Emergency Room of United Memorial Medical Center last evening. A city police officer and a state trooper were already there on other business when the altercation broke out. The law officers attempted to separate the parties, a physical altercation started. Police have charged 35 year old Ryan Norton of Summit Street in Leroy with disorderly conduct and menacing, 22 year old Kyle Nash of Church Street in Leroy with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and 18 year old Alexandria Zarty of Church Street in Leroy with Obstructing Governmental Administration. Police say the three were at the hospital for the treatment of a head wound suffered by Zarty. Police also say they tasered Zarty after she jumped on the back of the state trooper. Norton and Nash are in jail while Zarty was given an appearance ticket so she could receive medical treatment for the head injury.

One of the persons arrested in the raid on a meth house in Alabama last year has died. 45-year-old Kenneth Mosholder has suffered a heart attack. He was charged by the Federal Government for running the methamphetamine operation. The trailer home which housed the meth lab turned out to be owned by the county and has since been destroyed.

Law enforcement officials will be out in full force starting today conducting A statewide Stop DWI crackdown. The Memorial Day Holiday week-end begins today and this is the first of several crackdowns scheduled for this summer mainly centered around holiday periods State DMV officals remind drivers that a blood alcohol above point 08 (zero eight) results in a DWI charge. The crackdown for Memorial Day continues through Tuesday.

State lawmakers are agreeing to a deal Governor David Paterson put on the table to keep all New York State Parks open this Memorial Day weekend. The state Parks Department had closed 41 parks and 14 historic sites this season due to New York's cash crunch. Governor Paterson shifted eleven-million dollars from the state Environmental Protection Funds to open the parks.

New York Democrats made it official, nominating state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and his running mate, Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy, to head their ticket this November. Cuomo is promising to reform Albany, cap taxes, and open more charter schools. Cuomo is also looking to shrink state government. Republican Party Boss Ed Cox charges Cuomo is part of the political elite and following in the footsteps of his father.
Cuomo's Republican opponents charge the Attorney General is part of the dysfunction in Albany and did not fight his fellow Democrats, who controlled the governor's mansion and the state Legislature for the first time since 1935.

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