List by Category: New York News

Texas Governor Rick Perry Challenges Governor Cuomo to Debate

04.23.14 | FL News Team

Texas governor Rick Perry challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo to a public debate over tax policy, while praising Cuomo's recent support of charter schools, during a radio interview with Fred Dicker on Tuesday.Perry is in New York City to kick off a ...

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Pay and Treatment

04.23.14 | FL News Team

 Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual ...

Deputy Uses Narcan to Save Man from Heroin Overdose

04.22.14 | FL News Team

Members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office Highway Patrol Division recently used the drug Naloxone to save the life of a 25-year-old who had reportedly overdosed on heroin.The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a woman on ...

GOP Seeks NY Comptroller Candidate

04.22.14 | FL News Team

The state Republican Party appears to have its candidates for governor and attorney general, but remains unable to find a candidate for state comptroller. With less than a month before the party’s nominating convention in Westchester County, ...

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

04.21.14 | Bob Price

“Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers ...

Big Names Among Those Courting Bills Ownership

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi's name for added ...

NY Democrat Basil Paterson Passes Away

04.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former New York governor David Paterson's father has passed away. Democrat Basil Paterson was a political powerhouse and served as a state senator, deputy New York city mayor and New York's first black Secretary of State. He was part of the "Gang ...

NY S.A.F.E. Act Troubling for Conservative Groups

04.18.14 | Bob Price

          New york conservatives fear a crisis is in the making because of new registration requirements with the S.A.F.E. act,  a controversial gun control law.   &...

Judge Says NY Gun Law Does Not Violate Second Amendment

04.17.14 | Bob Price

A trial judge in Albany has ruled that New York's new gun law does not violate the second amendment. The decision, announced from state supreme justice Thomas McNamara, rejects legal claims that the gun law was improperly pushed through the ...

New Yorkers Show Interest in Obamacare

04.17.14 | Bob Price

Over 960,000  signed up for health insurance through the state exchange so far, officials said Wednesday.   That leaves the program 140-thousand people shy of its 1.1 million enrollee goal-- but the goal wasn't supposed to be reached ...

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