Illegally hunting on state land was just one law two hunters broke in New York.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers were called to the Town of Colchester about illegal ATV use and illegal tree stands in the Delaware Wild Forest.

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Illegal ATV's, Baiting & Tree Cutting

An investigation found two hunters with ATVs on State land, a place where it's illegal to hunt. If that wasn't bad enough, Forest Rangers discovered recently cut trees and the hunters were baiting deer.

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Both hunters were issued tickets for illegal ATV use, illegal tree cutting, and illegal baiting of deer.

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Hunting Requirements

Hunters are required to wear a fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink hat or vest when hunting deer or bears with a firearm. They are also required to report their deer, bear, and turkey harvests online.

Read More: Hunter Caught on Camera Violating New York State Hunting Laws

Daily hunting hours for deer and bears are 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset.

You can see all the rules and regulations for hunting in New York at DEC.NY.Gov.

13 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- December 2023

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 12/01/2023:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

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Best & Worst Times To Drive Around Thanksgiving In New York State

AAA is advising the best and worst times to drive for Thanksgiving.

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The Top 10 Snowiest Cities in New York State

If you love all things winter, then chances are you live in one of these cities. Road Snacks compiled a new list of the state's snowiest places by looking into their annual snowfall rates and determining the average amount.

So hang onto your snow shovels. This list throws some major curveballs - but it's all facts.

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5 New Laws You Should Know For 2023 In New York State

2023 comes some new laws that you need to know about.

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Ten New York Laws That are Completely Insane, But Exist in 2023

There's no way that someone could actually be arrested for breaking these...right? Check out ten laws that are insane, but still exist somewhere in New York.

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