List by Category: New York News

First Lawsuit Filed Against SAFE Act On Medications And Gun Restriction

04.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A man has filed the first lawsuit against New York's SAFE Act for having his gun permit suspended because he was on medication. A Western New York attorney says the man was on anti-anxiety medication only, and had no criminal past. The man had to ...

California Bill Yanks Tax Exemptions from Any Group That Supports Traditional Marriage

04.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The state of California is considering a bill that would make the state the first in the nation to take tax exemptions away from any group that supports traditional marriage. The bill would yank tax breaks from the Boy Scouts and other similiar ...

Wind Gusts Recorded At 50 Miles An Hour In Upstate New York

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Wind, rain and lightening rolled through New York and Pennsylvania overnight. New York was harder hit. Winds were steady at 20 to 30 miles an hour, but the gusts hit 50 miles an hour in parts of upstate New York. And for many, it was the first ...

Food Laced With EColi Could Be Served In NY and PA School Lunchrooms

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food laced with ecoli could be served in your child's lunchroon in Pennsylvania and New York. That's according to the company that manufactured the items-- Farm Rich products-- based in Buffalo. They ...

Upstate New York's Annette Funicello Dies

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello has died. But did you know she was from upstate New York? The American icon passed away Monday after battling Multiple Sclerosis for more then 20 years. She began her stardom at age 13, as a member of the ...

NY Is Selling Prisons... Cheap

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Need a property in New York? How about considering buying a prison? The Empire State is selling off facilities as part of budget cutbacks. For example, one prison campus with 38 buildings on 31 acres was listed for 390 thousand dollars, but you'd ...

New York Hit With Second Political Scandal This Week

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A state Assemblyman was arrested after he revealed Thursday he had been an informant since 2009, and helped prosecutors in public corruption cases. Nelson Castro is from the Bronx. Earlier this week, former state lawmaker Malcolm Smith was accused ...

Alleged Webster Ambush Accomplice Indicted

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The woman charged with providing weapons used in the Webster ambush and shooting on Christmas Eve was indicted on a state gun charge Wednesday. Dawn Nguyen was charged with making a false statement while buying guns in Henrietta in 2010. The ...

ACA Shooting Anniversary Marked In Binghamton

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Wednesday marked 4 years since the American Civic Assocation shootings in Binghamton, New York. 13 people were shot and killed by Jiverly Wong at the ACA. At a memorial service, victims families said yesterday the community is helping them heal. ...

Cuomo Says Registering Assault Weapons Is Next Under NY's SAFE Act

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What is next under New York's SAFE ACT? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made pit stops in Buffalo and Rochester Tuesday to ceremonially sign off on the new state budget. While there, he explained what's next for the SAFE Act. Revised parts of the ...

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