List by Category: New York News

Investigation Continues in Tony Stewart Accident

08.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Investigators are focusing on the lighting and the track-- in the probe into the death of racing star Kevin Ward Junior, who was struck by Tony Stewart Saturday night in Canandaguia. They ant to know if Ward, dressed in a black suit and helmet-- ...

New York Health Insurance Rates to Increase

08.12.14 |

People living in rural New York will face the highest health insurance increases under the state's new exchange-- with Binghamton, Ithaca and Jamestown-- and the towns surrounding them-- will see some of the largest increases-- while Syracuse, ...

Fatal Accident at Canandagua Raceway Kills Young Driver

08.11.14 | Bob Price

Forensic teams with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office are reviewing several videos from fans who witnessed the fatal accident at Canandaigua  Motorsports Park on Saturday Evening. NASCAR driver Tony Stewart Collided with 20-year-old sprint ...

New York Rebate Checks to Arrive Soon

08.11.14 | Terry Diener

The state plans to start rolling out its two tax rebate programs in late September: first, a 350-dollar check for families with children, then a check to refund residents for this year's growth in school property taxes. The 740-million-dollar ...

Wording Challenged on NY Ballots

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Along with a full slate of candidates for state offices, New York voters in November will be asked to weigh in on 3 ballot proposals: two that would change the state constitution and a third that would allow the state to borrow money for schools. ...

"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 ...

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