List by Category: New York News

"Speed Week" Ups Highway Patrols

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Police have started a week-long campaign targeting speeding and aggressive driving. You'll see more state troopers and unmarked police patrol cars on highways. Last year, 25-thousand tickets were issued in a week.

Man accused of Killing NYS Trooper Indicted

08.07.14 | Bob Price

The Florida man accused of intentionally killing New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner in May was indicted Wednesday. 60 year-old Almond Upton faces 11 charges, including first-degree murder. A Broome County Grand Jury says there is evidence ...

NY releases Half of Common Core Exam Questions

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York education officials have released half of the questions from this years' common core math and English exams.... five months after critics complained they were confusing and loaded with brand name references that looked like product ...

Cuomo Challenger heads to Court

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York City law professor Zephyr Teachout is headed to court today to defend her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Governor claims teachout hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. Teachout ...

NYers "ho-hum" about Cuomo Scandal

08.06.14 | Bob Price

Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo meddled with an anti-corruption commission are being met with a shrug from many voters. A new Marist College Poll shows more than 70 percent of voters view the allegations as a minor factor and say it ...

Rochester man charged with threatening the President

08.06.14 | Bob Price

Brandon Correa of Rochester has been indicted by a federal grand jury for making a "direct threat" to kill President Barack Obama, according to a release from federal prosecutors. He was arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan W. Feldman on ...

Wegman's Fruit Recall Extended

08.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A fruit recall announced in July that affected nectarines, peaches and plums sold at Wegman's, Trader Joe's Sam's Club and Walmart initially covered fruit packed between June 1st to June 12th. They just announced the recall from Wawona Packing ...

Syracuse Named Top Party School

08.05.14 | Bob Price

Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation's top party school. The no. 1 Ranking was revealed by the Princeton Review based on a nationwide survey of 130-thousand students.Syracuse's student newspaper ranked second best among the 379 ...

Senator Chuck Schumer Wants Private Drones Better Regulated Over U.S. Soil

08.04.14 |

One top New York lawmaker says he knows what to do about the proliferation of drones in the skies over the U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says he wants to see them better regulated. Schumer says privately operated drones pose not only a safety issue, ...

Dangerous "Giant Hogweed" in Bloom Across New York

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plant is described as a massive version of Queen Anne's lace-- it can grow 15 feet tall, with white flowers the size of dinner plates. But its clear, watery sap causes second and third degree burns, permenant scarring, and blindness if touched. ...

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