List by Category: New York News

Teachout Still in Primary Race After Residency Case

08.21.14 | Bill Price

Zephyr Teachout has survived another attempt by supporters of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to knock her off next month's democratic primary ballot. On Wednesday, a panel of appellate judges upheld a lower court's decision that Teachout is ...

NY High School Cancels Varsity Football Season

08.21.14 | Bill Price

The Pine Valley Central School District canceled their upcoming varsity football season because the school couldn't fill its roster, and the school was still divided over safety issues. Pine valley is working with neighboring schools to provide an ...

Cuomo Supporters in Court Tuesday in Teachout Case

08.20.14 | Bill Price

Cuomo supporters say Teachout doesn't meet the state constitution's... five-year residency requirement to run. Teachout says that claim is a "frivolous" attempt by the Cuomo camp to silence opposition to his re-election. The Fordham university law ...

Kidnappers Lured Amish Girls With Puppy

08.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The pair-- 39 year old Stephen Howells and 25 year old Nicole Vaisey-- premeditated the girl's capture-- stopping at their farmstand with a puppy in the backseat. The younger child got into the vehicle to see the puppy first, and when the older ...

Erie County Must Reveal Conditions in Jails

08.19.14 | Bill Price

A two year investigation by the justice department found evidence of staff-inmate violence and sexual misconduct between staff and inmates since 2003. Nine inmates have committed suicide and at least 15 others have attempted it at the Erie county ...

NY Department of Agriculture Okays Out-of-State Grapes for Winemaking

08.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Typically the practice is banned, but on Monday, the State Department of Agriculture and markets approved the sale-- because over 40-percent of the grape harvest statewide was destroyed in last year's harsh winter. The state hasn't permitted the ...

Push For Release of Attica Prison Break Records

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The whistle blower in the 1971 Attica, New York prison uprising is still pushing for all the records to be released-- 4 decades later. Ex-prosecutor Malcom Bell, now 82, has filed papers in support of opening the long-sealed investigation that left ...

Charges Filed Against Couple in Amish Kidnapping

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, investigators are gathering evidence at the home of Steven Howles Junior-- and his girlfriend Nicole Vaisey including computer hard drives. They will also likely face more charges-- after police found evidence they abused the girls before ...

Potental Bills Owners Want to Move Team Out of Buffalo

08.15.14 | Bill Price

In a release issued Thursday, the Buffalo fan alliance identified several announcements that claim the group was "attempting to acquire and then move the buffalo bills to Toronto." Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of that group. He recently wrote a ...

Common Core Test Results Released

08.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Math scores rose, and English scores were static. Thirty five Percent of kids in grades 3 through 8 were proficient in math, up from 31 percent in 2013. In Rochester, just 5 percent of kids were proficient in English-- The lowest among the 5 ...

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