List by Category: New York News

Emergency Vehicles In NY To Be Outfitted With Red License Plates

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York drivers behind emergency vehicles will now start seeing red.Red license plates that is.Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday state and local government emergency response vehicles will now be equipped with red license plates to help law ...

Funeral Service Today For Slain Johnson City Officer

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Nearly 1,000 law enforcement from around the state and community members attended Smith’s calling hours at Chase Funeral Home on Chenango Street in Port Dickinson. Those who knew Smith ”called him “D.W.,” a nickname few ...

NY Budget Includes Tougher Texting Laws For New Young Drivers

04.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tougher texting-while-driving penalties for teenaged and new drivers were included in this year’s state budget agreement, while harsher penalties for driving while intoxicated were dropped. In his budget proposal in January, Gov. Andrew ...

Last of Flight 3407 Federal Lawsuits Settled

04.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The final lawsuit in federal court over the crash of Flight 3407 has been settled. Ping Wang lost her husband in the 2009 crash, and the suit was settled after intense negotiations. "After several conferences with Magistrate McCarthy, the two ...

Services Announced for Johnson City Officer

04.02.14 | Bill Price

Calling hours for slain Johnson City police officer David Smith will take place Thursday from 4-7 pm at chase funeral home in Port Dickinson.The funeral will take place Friday at 11 am at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial Church in Johnson City.  ...

Gun Rights Advocates Rally in Albany

04.02.14 | Bob Price

Thousands of gun rights supporters rallied tuesday afternoon at the New York State Capitol against gun control measures championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.          Celebrity businessman Donald Trump ...

Johnson City Police Officer Shot

04.01.14 | Bob Price

Binghamton police chief Joe Zikuski says officer David Smith was responding to a reported disturbance at the southern tier imaging facility in Johnson City when we was attacked. 43-year-old MRI-technician James Clark struggled with smith outside ...

New York Lawmakers Approve Budget

04.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 140-billion-dollar election year-budget expands pre-kindergarten statewide, but the tax credit for homeschoolers was yanked from the final version. It provides tax relief for businesses and property tax relief for homeowners. The senate passed ...

Vote set Monday on late-night N.Y. state budget deal

03.31.14 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature have reached a budget deal that would increase school aid by $1.1 billion, enact a public-campaign-financing system for the comptroller’s office and provide tax breaks to homeowners and ...

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick appears on NBC’s 'Meet the Press'

03.31.14 | Bob Price

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick used his appearance on the national NBC news and politics program “Meet the Press” on Sunday to tout the city’s college-graduate talent pool and Democrats’ focus on helping solve problems. Myrick, ...

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