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Patrol car overturns, killing state trooper

HASTINGS (AP) -- A New York State Police trooper is dead following a car wreck north of Syracuse.

Trooper Amanda S. Anna, 31, of Liverpool died at a hospital early Saturday after an accident in Hastings.

The Syracuse Post-Standard reported that her patrol car overturned on a county road just before 11:30 p.m. Friday.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.



School changes plan to pass out condoms

NEW YORK (AP) -- A Brooklyn high school will no longer distribute condoms to students leaving their prom.

The principal of Bedford-Stuyvesant Preparatory High School told WABC-TV Saturday that he doesn't want to violate Department of Education policy.

The school had notified parents that it will hand out the condoms on June 7.

The department permits schools to distribute condoms but it's usually done in the nurse's office.



Student suspended for alleged hit list

SOUTHOLD (AP) -- A 12-year-old student has been suspended from a Long Island school after allegedly writing a list of students that he planned to kill.

WABC-NY reported Saturday that a student at Southold Junior Senior High School showed a fellow classmate a list of 20 student names in a notebook. WABC said the student had an illustration for how he would kill each one.

The district posted a statement on its website saying the student was suspended and faces a hearing with the district superintendent.