On Tuesday, two students were arrested at Lansing High School after allegedly creating a “kill list.” According to the Ithaca Voice, multiple students heard and saw the two students discussing and creating the “kill list.” Police were alerted by students and staff about the incident and detained the students charging them with making a terroristic threat. The incident took place just a week after another Lansing student was charged in a similar incident.
According to Spectrum News, this week, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation banning the sale of bulletproof vests to civilians in New York. Erie County State Senator Sean Ryan co-sponsored the bill after retired police officer Aaron Salter failed to stop the alleged mass shooter at a Buffalo Tops supermarket in May. The shooter wore a bulletproof vest. The legislation bans vendors from selling vests to the public and also applies to online sales. The legislation does not affect current and former purchases, it only applies to sales starting in July.
The average gas price in New York is now $5.00. According to AAA , Wednesday’s average was $4.98, on Thursday’s it rose to $5.00, the highest it's ever been. AAA recommends drivers save fuel by combining trips into one, removing heavy items from your car, avoiding traffic, and having the correct tire pressure.
New York may become one of the first states to legalize human composting. Governor Kathy Hochul is currently reviewing legislation that will legalize natural organic reduction. Advocates say composting is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than traditional burials. According to Spectrum News, an above-ground container accelerates the process of biological decomposition, turning human remains into soil. The legislation also allows the compost created from a loved one to be used by family and friends on private land.
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