List by Category: New York News

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 ...

America's Most Wanted Is Canned; It Was Hosted By A NY Native

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The long-running crime show "America's Most Wanted" has been cancelled by its cable network, but a new show featuring Auburn, New York native John Walsh is being considered, called "John Walsh Investigates". America's Most Wanted premiered in 1988 ...

SAFE Act To Stay The Way It Is For Now

04.02.13 |

There likely won't be any more changes to SAFE Act this year. Lawmakers in Albany said Monday it seems any more changes to the much debated gun-control bill is off the table for the rest of this year. The issue likely won't be brought up again this ...

NY Program To Hand Out Air Conditioners This Summer

04.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Normally, H.E.A.P. funding pays to keep your house warm in the winter. Now, in New York, the same program is distributing air conditioners this summer to those with medical conditions. The program is supported by $3 million dollars from the home ...

Spring Should Be Here Next Week In NY, PA

04.01.13 |

The arrival of something like spring may be at least another week away. Accuweather meteorologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania say they can confidently predict the Keystone and Empire states will bid a final goodbye to winter, and next week will ...

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