Regional Briefs – July 18, 2018

Troopers Still Investigating Man’s 2003 Disappearance

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – It’s 15 years since the owner of a 1987 Volkswagen disappeared while camping at an upstate park, and state police still haven’t closed the case, The Associated Press reported. The vehicle’s owner, Dean Lewis, was traveling alone around the country and was last seen Sept. 25, 2003.

State Aims to Boost Election Cyber Security

ALBANY – New York state is taking steps to ensure its elections are protected from cyberattacks by foreign hackers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The state allocated $5 million to conduct cybersecurity risk assessments and detect intrusion devices.

Woman Faked Terminal Illness For Extended Stay at Home

EGG HARBOR, N.J. – A woman who faked having a terminal illness in order to convince a family to take care of her for more than a month was arrested, WCAU reported. Kiley White, 26, was cared for by Linda Evans in Egg Harbor, who said that “every day was just like she has one more day to live.”