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  • Health inspectors detail food violations at NY State Fair

    Health inspectors detail food violations at NY State Fair

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-01-16 15:18:17 GMT
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Health inspectors found more than 100 critical violations by 61 food vendors at the 2017 New York State Fair.    The state provided a list of violations in response to a Freedom of Information request by Syracuse.com .    Critical violations relate directly to factors that could lead to food-borne illnesses.    However, there were no substantiated reports of illness.    Violations may include the food's condition or source;...
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Health inspectors found more than 100 critical violations by 61 food vendors at the 2017 New York State Fair.    The state provided a list of violations in response to a Freedom of Information request by Syracuse.com .    Critical violations relate directly to factors that could lead to food-borne illnesses.    However, there were no substantiated reports of illness.    Violations may include the food's condition or source;...
  • Gov. Cuomo wants NY scrubbed from plan to expand offshore oil drilling

    Gov. Cuomo wants NY scrubbed from plan to expand offshore oil drilling

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:47 AM EST2018-01-16 12:47:42 GMT

    New York's governor is urging the federal government to exempt the state from the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. 

    New York's governor is urging the federal government to exempt the state from the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. 

  • Police Pursuit Suspect Charged

    Police Pursuit Suspect Charged

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:36 AM EST2018-01-16 12:36:36 GMT

    A man from Glen Aubrey is facing multiple charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. 

    A man from Glen Aubrey is facing multiple charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. 

  • Early voting supporters in NY watching Cuomo's next move

    Early voting supporters in NY watching Cuomo's next move

    Monday, January 15 2018 3:26 PM EST2018-01-15 20:26:51 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is one of the last remaining states in the nation that doesn't allow early voting.    Groups that want to change that are now calling on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include money in his state budget proposal to allow for the change, which they say could cost local election agencies about $7 million. Groups urging the governor to set aside the money include Citizen Action, Common Cause and the League of Women Voters.    Cuomo has pro...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is one of the last remaining states in the nation that doesn't allow early voting.    Groups that want to change that are now calling on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include money in his state budget proposal to allow for the change, which they say could cost local election agencies about $7 million. Groups urging the governor to set aside the money include Citizen Action, Common Cause and the League of Women Voters.    Cuomo has pro...
  • PA Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races

    PA Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races

    Monday, January 15 2018 1:06 PM EST2018-01-15 18:06:36 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not yet know which district they live in.    The prospect that the state Supreme Court could decide a high-profile gerrymandering case by ordering new boundaries for Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is sowing uncertainty barely a month before candidates begin circulating petitions.    Primary fields could be jam-packed, driven by Democrats' anti-Trump fer...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not yet know which district they live in.    The prospect that the state Supreme Court could decide a high-profile gerrymandering case by ordering new boundaries for Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is sowing uncertainty barely a month before candidates begin circulating petitions.    Primary fields could be jam-packed, driven by Democrats' anti-Trump fer...
  • Horse buggy-car crashes a concern on NY roads

    Horse buggy-car crashes a concern on NY roads

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-01-15 13:55:33 GMT

    Rising populations of Amish and Mennonite communities in more rural parts of New York state over the last decade have meant an increase of horse-drawn buggies on the roads.

    Rising populations of Amish and Mennonite communities in more rural parts of New York state over the last decade have meant an increase of horse-drawn buggies on the roads.

  • NY lawmakers to review Cuomo's local government plan

    NY lawmakers to review Cuomo's local government plan

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-01-15 13:47:52 GMT

    New York lawmakers want to know if a new state initiative aimed at reducing property taxes is working as intended.

    New York lawmakers want to know if a new state initiative aimed at reducing property taxes is working as intended.

  • Professor At Center Of Misconduct Complaint Apologizes

    Professor At Center Of Misconduct Complaint Apologizes

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:41 AM EST2018-01-15 12:41:56 GMT

    The University of Rochester professor at the center of a sexual misconduct complaint has apologized to his students and colleagues for the distress and disruption it has caused. 

    The University of Rochester professor at the center of a sexual misconduct complaint has apologized to his students and colleagues for the distress and disruption it has caused. 

  • Syracuse Teenager Charged with Murder in Shooting Death

    Syracuse Teenager Charged with Murder in Shooting Death

    Saturday, January 13 2018 9:53 AM EST2018-01-13 14:53:54 GMT

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A Syracuse teenager has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of another teenager in early December.  

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A Syracuse teenager has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of another teenager in early December.  

  • Panel backs U of R misconduct probe; president resigns

    Panel backs U of R misconduct probe; president resigns

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:22 AM EST2018-01-12 09:22:27 GMT

    A special committee has found that the University of Rochester properly dealt with sexual misconduct allegations against a professor and did not retaliate against faculty who brought the complaints.

    A special committee has found that the University of Rochester properly dealt with sexual misconduct allegations against a professor and did not retaliate against faculty who brought the complaints.

  • New York woman gets prison in boss-poisoning death

    New York woman gets prison in boss-poisoning death

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-01-12 09:18:28 GMT

    A New York woman convicted of manslaughter for the 2015 poisoning death of her boss has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

    A New York woman convicted of manslaughter for the 2015 poisoning death of her boss has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

  • New York communities get $5 million for snowmobile trails

    New York communities get $5 million for snowmobile trails

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-01-12 09:18:04 GMT

    More than $5 million has been awarded to communities in New York state for snowmobile trail maintenance and grooming.

    More than $5 million has been awarded to communities in New York state for snowmobile trail maintenance and grooming.

  • Sams Club to Close 63 Stores, Including in Upstate NY

    Sams Club to Close 63 Stores, Including in Upstate NY

    Thursday, January 11 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-01-11 21:21:25 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Walmart official says the company is closing 63 Sam's Club stores across the country. About 10 of those stores will be repurposed into e-commerce distribution sites. The official said at least eight stores closed Thursday and the rest would shutter in the coming weeks. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss details of the decision publicly. The closures came on the same day that Walmart announced it would boost its sta...

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Walmart official says the company is closing 63 Sam's Club stores across the country. About 10 of those stores will be repurposed into e-commerce distribution sites. The official said at least eight stores closed Thursday and the rest would shutter in the coming weeks. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss details of the decision publicly. The closures came on the same day that Walmart announced it would boost its sta...

  • Judges rule Pennsylvania can keep congressional map

    Judges rule Pennsylvania can keep congressional map

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-01-11 12:50:31 GMT

    A federal judicial panel has ruled that Pennsylvania can keep its congressional map, turning back an argument from a group of Democratic voters who contended that it should be thrown out because the state lawmakers who created the map in 2011 gerrymandered it to help Republicans.

    A federal judicial panel has ruled that Pennsylvania can keep its congressional map, turning back an argument from a group of Democratic voters who contended that it should be thrown out because the state lawmakers who created the map in 2011 gerrymandered it to help Republicans.

  • Non-Profit Organizations Being Honored

    Non-Profit Organizations Being Honored

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-01-11 12:35:35 GMT

    Dozens of non-profit organizations in the Southern Finger Lakes region will be honored for their work in the community.

    Dozens of non-profit organizations in the Southern Finger Lakes region will be honored for their work in the community.

  • States To US: Pass Along Utilities' Tax Savings To Customers

    States To US: Pass Along Utilities' Tax Savings To Customers

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:26 AM EST2018-01-11 12:26:27 GMT

    Attorneys general, consumer advocates and regulators in more than a dozen states are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ensure that utility customers also benefit from windfalls utilities will reap from corporate tax cuts included in the federal tax overhaul.

    Attorneys general, consumer advocates and regulators in more than a dozen states are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ensure that utility customers also benefit from windfalls utilities will reap from corporate tax cuts included in the federal tax overhaul.

  • Findings Due Of School's Handling Of Sexual Misconduct

    Findings Due Of School's Handling Of Sexual Misconduct

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:20 AM EST2018-01-11 12:20:30 GMT
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - University of Rochester officials are set to hear the results of a special committee's investigation into the university's handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a professor.    The private western New York university's Board of Trustees appointed the committee in September to look into allegations made in complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.    The complaints, and a federal lawsuit, were filed by a group of...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - University of Rochester officials are set to hear the results of a special committee's investigation into the university's handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a professor.    The private western New York university's Board of Trustees appointed the committee in September to look into allegations made in complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.    The complaints, and a federal lawsuit, were filed by a group of...
  • Wolf signs disaster emergency in opioid crisis

    Wolf signs disaster emergency in opioid crisis

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-01-10 20:12:33 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has declared Pennsylvania's opioid addiction epidemic a public health emergency and ordered a command center set up to treat the crisis like it would a natural disaster.    Wolf signed the order Wednesday. His office says seven other states have taken similar actions to address the problem.    A command center is to be set up at the state's emergency management headquarters in Harrisburg. Wolf's office says the m...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has declared Pennsylvania's opioid addiction epidemic a public health emergency and ordered a command center set up to treat the crisis like it would a natural disaster.    Wolf signed the order Wednesday. His office says seven other states have taken similar actions to address the problem.    A command center is to be set up at the state's emergency management headquarters in Harrisburg. Wolf's office says the m...
  • New York State Police launching drone program

    New York State Police launching drone program

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 2:49 PM EST2018-01-10 19:49:43 GMT

    NEW YORK (WENY) - New York State Police are launching an Unmanned Aerial System program. The State Police will use drone technologies for law enforcement and public safety missions. The program is launching this month at four different troopers: Troop A, which serves eight counties in Western New York; Troop D, which serves seven counties in the Central New York region; Troop F, which serves five southern counties west of the Hudson River; and Troop G, which serves ten counties in th...

    NEW YORK (WENY) - New York State Police are launching an Unmanned Aerial System program. The State Police will use drone technologies for law enforcement and public safety missions. The program is launching this month at four different troopers: Troop A, which serves eight counties in Western New York; Troop D, which serves seven counties in the Central New York region; Troop F, which serves five southern counties west of the Hudson River; and Troop G, which serves ten counties in th...

  • Teacher accused of secretly taking lewd photos of girls

    Teacher accused of secretly taking lewd photos of girls

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-01-10 17:56:24 GMT
    HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania high school Spanish teacher has been charged with secretly taking lewd photos of girls during school hours.    Prosecutors say 34-year-old Gaspare Gambino of Honesdale was arrested Wednesday. He's charged with 14 counts of invasion of privacy, a misdemeanor.    Prosecutors allege that Gambino took photos of at least 14 girls in his classroom and in other locations at Honesdale High School. The photos were close-ups of girls' bre...
    HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania high school Spanish teacher has been charged with secretly taking lewd photos of girls during school hours.    Prosecutors say 34-year-old Gaspare Gambino of Honesdale was arrested Wednesday. He's charged with 14 counts of invasion of privacy, a misdemeanor.    Prosecutors allege that Gambino took photos of at least 14 girls in his classroom and in other locations at Honesdale High School. The photos were close-ups of girls' bre...
  • National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

    National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:49 AM EST2018-01-10 12:49:33 GMT

    January 10 marks National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. And with the fridged temperatures we've seen recently many people are expecting to see higher electric bills in the coming weeks.

    January 10 marks National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. And with the fridged temperatures we've seen recently many people are expecting to see higher electric bills in the coming weeks.

  • Penn State Settles Suit Over Alleged Sandusky Abuse In 2007

    Penn State Settles Suit Over Alleged Sandusky Abuse In 2007

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-01-10 12:30:10 GMT

    Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in 2007, when he was about 14 years old.

    Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in 2007, when he was about 14 years old.

  • NY Officials To Study Revenues From Daily Fantasy Sports

    NY Officials To Study Revenues From Daily Fantasy Sports

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-01-10 12:27:28 GMT

    New York lawmakers want to know how much money the state is making off daily fantasy sports.

    New York lawmakers want to know how much money the state is making off daily fantasy sports.

  • Probe Into Possible Propane Price Gouging Begins

    Probe Into Possible Propane Price Gouging Begins

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:24 AM EST2018-01-10 12:24:52 GMT

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday that he was launching an investigation into extended delays in delivering propane to customers and possible price gouging during the recent cold spell.

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday that he was launching an investigation into extended delays in delivering propane to customers and possible price gouging during the recent cold spell.

  • Pennsylvania paid $900,000 over sex misconduct

    Pennsylvania paid $900,000 over sex misconduct

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 1:43 PM EST2018-01-09 18:43:18 GMT

    Pennsylvania has revealed it paid $900,000 in 2016 to settle a workplace sexual misconduct case, its biggest payout of that type to come to light in recent months.

    Pennsylvania has revealed it paid $900,000 in 2016 to settle a workplace sexual misconduct case, its biggest payout of that type to come to light in recent months.

  • California Storm Follows Fires, Bringing New Round Of Danger

    California Storm Follows Fires, Bringing New Round Of Danger

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-01-09 12:37:06 GMT

    The same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months now have to handle hard rains that bring another type of danger.

    The same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months now have to handle hard rains that bring another type of danger.

  • NY State Comptroller To Discuss Budget Challenges For 2018

    NY State Comptroller To Discuss Budget Challenges For 2018

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-01-09 12:27:56 GMT

    New York's chief fiscal officer will be discussing challenges facing lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo as they negotiate a state budget.    

    New York's chief fiscal officer will be discussing challenges facing lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo as they negotiate a state budget.    

  • Report: NY must invest more to expand Pre-K education

    Report: NY must invest more to expand Pre-K education

    Monday, January 8 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-01-08 15:27:18 GMT

    A new report is slamming the state of New York for the slow pace of expansion in pre-kindergarten programs.

    A new report is slamming the state of New York for the slow pace of expansion in pre-kindergarten programs.

  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll Increase Takes Effect

    Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll Increase Takes Effect

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:18 AM EST2018-01-08 12:18:07 GMT

    Motorists who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike are now seeing higher tolls.

    Motorists who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike are now seeing higher tolls.

  • Capitol Watch: Cuomo on Taxes, Thruway improvements

    Capitol Watch: Cuomo on Taxes, Thruway improvements

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-01-08 12:15:54 GMT

    Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a look at the state's tax code following the enactment of the Republican tax overhaul in Washington.

    Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a look at the state's tax code following the enactment of the Republican tax overhaul in Washington.

  • NY Lawmakers Get Down To Work

    NY Lawmakers Get Down To Work

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:13 AM EST2018-01-08 12:13:19 GMT

    New York lawmakers are back at work in Albany.

    New York lawmakers are back at work in Albany.

  • Recovery Group Praises Cuomo's Tough Talk on Opioids

    Recovery Group Praises Cuomo's Tough Talk on Opioids

    Sunday, January 7 2018 9:07 AM EST2018-01-07 14:07:52 GMT

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A group representing substance abuse treatment professionals is praising new proposals from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to crack down on the opioid epidemic. John Coppola, executive director of the New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers, said Cuomo's proposal was "loud and clear" that addiction prevention, treatment and recovery must be a priority.  

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A group representing substance abuse treatment professionals is praising new proposals from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to crack down on the opioid epidemic. John Coppola, executive director of the New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers, said Cuomo's proposal was "loud and clear" that addiction prevention, treatment and recovery must be a priority.  

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Taxes, Thruway Improvements

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Taxes, Thruway Improvements

    Saturday, January 6 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-01-06 14:51:05 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a look at the state's tax code following the enactment of the Republican tax overhaul in Washington.    The governor says he wants to soften the blow of the federal overhaul, which sharply limits a deduction for state and local taxes. Under the new rules, many New Yorkers will see increases in their overall tax bill.    Cuomo says he's weighing various ideas, including tax...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a look at the state's tax code following the enactment of the Republican tax overhaul in Washington.    The governor says he wants to soften the blow of the federal overhaul, which sharply limits a deduction for state and local taxes. Under the new rules, many New Yorkers will see increases in their overall tax bill.    Cuomo says he's weighing various ideas, including tax...
  • Tolls increasing on Pennsylvania Turnpike

    Tolls increasing on Pennsylvania Turnpike

    Friday, January 5 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-01-05 16:06:21 GMT

    A new year means higher tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

    A new year means higher tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

  • 4 GOP candidates for PA Governor work to distinguish themselves

    4 GOP candidates for PA Governor work to distinguish themselves

    Friday, January 5 2018 5:11 AM EST2018-01-05 10:11:26 GMT

    The four announced GOP candidates for governor worked to distinguish themselves at their second public forum together.

    The four announced GOP candidates for governor worked to distinguish themselves at their second public forum together.

  • New York governor's DC attacks prompt 2020 speculation

    New York governor's DC attacks prompt 2020 speculation

    Friday, January 5 2018 5:05 AM EST2018-01-05 10:05:49 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking aim at Washington and emerging as a powerful critic of President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking aim at Washington and emerging as a powerful critic of President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans.

  • Sayre Kmart among dozens of stores closing nationwide

    Sayre Kmart among dozens of stores closing nationwide

    Thursday, January 4 2018 9:47 PM EST2018-01-05 02:47:49 GMT

    The Kmart store on Elmira Street in Sayre, PA is one of the dozens of Kmart and Sears stores which will be closing, nationwide, according to an announcement from parent-company Sears Holdings.

    The Kmart store on Elmira Street in Sayre, PA is one of the dozens of Kmart and Sears stores which will be closing, nationwide, according to an announcement from parent-company Sears Holdings.

  • Groups renew ethics reform push ahead of 6 corruption trials

    Groups renew ethics reform push ahead of 6 corruption trials

    Thursday, January 4 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-01-04 19:44:35 GMT

    Government watchdog groups say a string of upcoming trials involving six former key figures in New York state politics will put the spotlight on the need for ethics reforms in Albany.

    Government watchdog groups say a string of upcoming trials involving six former key figures in New York state politics will put the spotlight on the need for ethics reforms in Albany.

  • Pennsylvania gives approval to first medical pot dispensary

    Pennsylvania gives approval to first medical pot dispensary

    Thursday, January 4 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-01-04 18:18:28 GMT

    The Pennsylvania Health Department says it's given the state's first all-clear for a medical marijuana dispensary to begin providing the drug, once it's available from a licensed grower.

    The Pennsylvania Health Department says it's given the state's first all-clear for a medical marijuana dispensary to begin providing the drug, once it's available from a licensed grower.

  • Snatched by hungry eagle, little dog lives to bark the tale

    Snatched by hungry eagle, little dog lives to bark the tale

    Thursday, January 4 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-01-04 13:04:27 GMT

    A healthcare executive says he saw an eagle snatch his sister's little white dog.

    A healthcare executive says he saw an eagle snatch his sister's little white dog.

  • 'Cycle the Erie Canal' Registration Now Open

    'Cycle the Erie Canal' Registration Now Open

    Thursday, January 4 2018 7:49 AM EST2018-01-04 12:49:35 GMT

    Officials with the annual Cycle the Erie Canal event are excited to announce the opening of registration for the 2018 ride.

    Officials with the annual Cycle the Erie Canal event are excited to announce the opening of registration for the 2018 ride.

  • Gov. Cuomo Is Facing More Competition

    Gov. Cuomo Is Facing More Competition

    Thursday, January 4 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-01-04 12:38:08 GMT

    Governor Cuomo is facing more competition in the upcoming gubernatorial race.

    Governor Cuomo is facing more competition in the upcoming gubernatorial race.

  • Lawmakers Holding Hearing On Worker Scheduling Regulations

    Lawmakers Holding Hearing On Worker Scheduling Regulations

    Thursday, January 4 2018 7:25 AM EST2018-01-04 12:25:10 GMT

    Two Republican state lawmakers are holding a public hearing on new state labor regulations that they say will have an adverse impact on New York businesses.
      

    Two Republican state lawmakers are holding a public hearing on new state labor regulations that they say will have an adverse impact on New York businesses.
      

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Issues State of the State Address

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Issues State of the State Address

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 6:40 PM EST2018-01-03 23:40:09 GMT

    Albany, N.Y. (WENY) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued his state of the state address on Wednesday, laying out his agenda for 2018. 

    Albany, N.Y. (WENY) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued his state of the state address on Wednesday, laying out his agenda for 2018. 

  • NY Gov. Cuomo To Detail 2018 Agenda In Speech To Lawmakers

    NY Gov. Cuomo To Detail 2018 Agenda In Speech To Lawmakers

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-01-03 12:35:22 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to deliver his annual state of the state address to lawmakers, and the ideas already are piling up.    

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to deliver his annual state of the state address to lawmakers, and the ideas already are piling up.    

  • Officer Involved Shooting In Binghamton

    Officer Involved Shooting In Binghamton

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-01-03 12:27:39 GMT

    A New York State Trooper in Binghamton is recovering in the hospital after being hit in the street.

    A New York State Trooper in Binghamton is recovering in the hospital after being hit in the street.

  • Gov. Cuomo seeks new state office for workforce development

    Gov. Cuomo seeks new state office for workforce development

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-01-02 18:41:11 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to recreate a new state office that would focus on developing New York's workforce to meet the needs of emerging industries.    The Democrat says he'll seek $175 million from the Legislature to create an Office of Workforce Development to coordinate the dozens of workforce training programs currently handled by various state agencies.    Cuomo says the goal is to "ensure all New Yorkers have access to training to mee...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to recreate a new state office that would focus on developing New York's workforce to meet the needs of emerging industries.    The Democrat says he'll seek $175 million from the Legislature to create an Office of Workforce Development to coordinate the dozens of workforce training programs currently handled by various state agencies.    Cuomo says the goal is to "ensure all New Yorkers have access to training to mee...
  • Cuomo To Push For Legislation To Combat Sexual Harassment

    Cuomo To Push For Legislation To Combat Sexual Harassment

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 7:21 AM EST2018-01-02 12:21:32 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing several measures to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing several measures to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

  • PA residents now have access to more fireworks

    PA residents now have access to more fireworks

    Monday, January 1 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-01-02 04:58:57 GMT

    Under the new PA revenue bill passed in October, firework vendors in the state are now allowed to sell consumer-grade fireworks to residents. 

    Under the new PA revenue bill passed in October, firework vendors in the state are now allowed to sell consumer-grade fireworks to residents. 

  • NY Legislature returns, faces tough choices on budget, MTA

    NY Legislature returns, faces tough choices on budget, MTA

    Monday, January 1 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-01-01 15:33:16 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo are getting back to work this week in Albany.    The Legislature will begin its 2018 session Wednesday. Cuomo will deliver his State of the State address the same day.    This year's big challenges include a $4 billion budget deficit and debates about funding big investments in New York City's aging subway system.    Lawmakers will also debate ways to combat sexual harassment and a pr...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo are getting back to work this week in Albany.    The Legislature will begin its 2018 session Wednesday. Cuomo will deliver his State of the State address the same day.    This year's big challenges include a $4 billion budget deficit and debates about funding big investments in New York City's aging subway system.    Lawmakers will also debate ways to combat sexual harassment and a pr...
  • Here's Where The Minimum Wage Is Going Up In 2018

    Here's Where The Minimum Wage Is Going Up In 2018

    Monday, January 1 2018 7:46 AM EST2018-01-01 12:46:45 GMT

    On December 31 and January 1, the minimum wage will go up in 18 states and about 20 cities and counties, according to an analysis by the National Employment Law Project.

    On December 31 and January 1, the minimum wage will go up in 18 states and about 20 cities and counties, according to an analysis by the National Employment Law Project.

  • Inmate Behind 2015 Prison Break Had A New Escape Plan

    Inmate Behind 2015 Prison Break Had A New Escape Plan

    Monday, January 1 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-01-01 12:37:00 GMT

    A convicted murderer whose prison break captivated the nation says he uncovered a way to escape from another maximum-security facility in New York.

    A convicted murderer whose prison break captivated the nation says he uncovered a way to escape from another maximum-security facility in New York.

  • Two Suspects Arrested in Troy, New York Quadruple Homicide

    Two Suspects Arrested in Troy, New York Quadruple Homicide

    Sunday, December 31 2017 8:29 AM EST2017-12-31 13:29:38 GMT
    Credit: Nicholas Buonanno/The Record via APCredit: Nicholas Buonanno/The Record via AP

    TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Police say two people have been arrested in the quadruple homicide that took the lives of two women and two children in their upstate New York apartment.    

    TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Police say two people have been arrested in the quadruple homicide that took the lives of two women and two children in their upstate New York apartment.    

  • Governor Cuomo touts proposal to fight "exploding" student loan debt

    Governor Cuomo touts proposal to fight "exploding" student loan debt

    Saturday, December 30 2017 1:04 AM EST2017-12-30 06:04:57 GMT

    This is his 16th proposal ahead of the 2018 New York State: State of the State address.

    This is his 16th proposal ahead of the 2018 New York State: State of the State address.

  • CPP Marching Band Rings In 2018 Overseas

    CPP Marching Band Rings In 2018 Overseas

    Friday, December 29 2017 7:56 AM EST2017-12-29 12:56:37 GMT

    The Corning-Painted Post Marching band is ready to ring in 2018 overseas. 

    The Corning-Painted Post Marching band is ready to ring in 2018 overseas. 

  • Lawmakers look to truck safety during holiday travel season

    Lawmakers look to truck safety during holiday travel season

    Thursday, December 28 2017 5:42 PM EST2017-12-28 22:42:49 GMT

    New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing a bill aimed at preventing deadly crashes involving tractor-trailers.

    New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing a bill aimed at preventing deadly crashes involving tractor-trailers.

  • Experts say law prevents prepaying Pennsylvania taxes

    Experts say law prevents prepaying Pennsylvania taxes

    Thursday, December 28 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-12-28 22:30:08 GMT

    Pennsylvania taxpayers hoping to avoid higher rates next year by paying before 2017 ends appear to be out of luck.

    Pennsylvania taxpayers hoping to avoid higher rates next year by paying before 2017 ends appear to be out of luck.

  • Gov. Cuomo proposes measures to fight student hunger

    Gov. Cuomo proposes measures to fight student hunger

    Thursday, December 28 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-12-28 21:49:36 GMT

    New York would join several other states banning so-called school "lunch shaming" under legislation proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

    New York would join several other states banning so-called school "lunch shaming" under legislation proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

  • New York DEC Announces Grants to Improve Water Quality

    New York DEC Announces Grants to Improve Water Quality

    Thursday, December 28 2017 7:34 AM EST2017-12-28 12:34:05 GMT

    New York is offering $87 million in grants to improve the water supply across the state.

    New York is offering $87 million in grants to improve the water supply across the state.

  • Victims In Basement Apartment Were Mom, 2 Kids, 2nd Woman

    Victims In Basement Apartment Were Mom, 2 Kids, 2nd Woman

    Thursday, December 28 2017 7:29 AM EST2017-12-28 12:29:10 GMT

    Four people found slain inside a New York apartment house the day after Christmas have been identified as two children, their mother and a second woman.

    Four people found slain inside a New York apartment house the day after Christmas have been identified as two children, their mother and a second woman.

  • Former NY state prison guard charged with raping inmate

    Former NY state prison guard charged with raping inmate

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 10:50 PM EST2017-12-28 03:50:44 GMT

    Authorities say a former correction officer at a western New York state prison facility has been charged with raping an inmate.

    Authorities say a former correction officer at a western New York state prison facility has been charged with raping an inmate.

  • Democrat files arguments against tied vote in crucial Virginia race

    Democrat files arguments against tied vote in crucial Virginia race

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 8:47 PM EST2017-12-28 01:47:02 GMT

    If the court refuses to revisit its decision, the state elections board will determine the winner by drawing names from a bowl. The board initially planned the drawing for Wednesday, but postponed it after Simonds' filing.

    If the court refuses to revisit its decision, the state elections board will determine the winner by drawing names from a bowl. The board initially planned the drawing for Wednesday, but postponed it after Simonds' filing.

  • Victims in basement apartment were mom, 2 kids, 2nd woman

    Victims in basement apartment were mom, 2 kids, 2nd woman

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 2:34 PM EST2017-12-27 19:34:38 GMT
    Credit: Nicholas Buonanno/The Record via APCredit: Nicholas Buonanno/The Record via AP
    TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Four people found slain inside a New York apartment house the day after Christmas have been identified as two children, their mother and a second woman.    Troy police Chief John Tedesco says the victims were a 36-year-old woman, her 5-year-old daughter, her 11-year-old son and a 22-year-old woman who had a relationship with the mother.    Tedesco says a property manager found the bodies Tuesday after being asked to check on the welfare of the res...
    TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Four people found slain inside a New York apartment house the day after Christmas have been identified as two children, their mother and a second woman.    Troy police Chief John Tedesco says the victims were a 36-year-old woman, her 5-year-old daughter, her 11-year-old son and a 22-year-old woman who had a relationship with the mother.    Tedesco says a property manager found the bodies Tuesday after being asked to check on the welfare of the res...
  • 4 people dead in home; police say deaths appear suspicious

    4 people dead in home; police say deaths appear suspicious

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 8:08 AM EST2017-12-27 13:08:01 GMT

    Police say four people have been found dead and may have been killed in an apartment in New York's capital region.

    Police say four people have been found dead and may have been killed in an apartment in New York's capital region.

  • NY Gov. Cuomo: Pre-Pay Property Taxes Now to Keep Deduction

    NY Gov. Cuomo: Pre-Pay Property Taxes Now to Keep Deduction

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 7:35 AM EST2017-12-27 12:35:16 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says taxpayers can soften the blow of the federal tax overhaul by paying some of their local property taxes now so they can deduct the payments from their 2017 federal taxes.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says taxpayers can soften the blow of the federal tax overhaul by paying some of their local property taxes now so they can deduct the payments from their 2017 federal taxes.

  • 8 States Sue Environmental Agency Over Upwind Air Pollution

    8 States Sue Environmental Agency Over Upwind Air Pollution

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 7:29 AM EST2017-12-27 12:29:19 GMT

    The attorneys general in eight Eastern Seaboard states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over air pollution that blows in from upwind states.

    The attorneys general in eight Eastern Seaboard states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over air pollution that blows in from upwind states.

  • Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:04:36 GMT

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

  • PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:59:36 GMT

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

  • Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:03:46 GMT

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

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