List by Category: New York News

New York Attorney General Calls For Release Of Secret Attica Prison Documents

04.24.13 |

New York State is seeking the release of sealed Attica Prison Riot documents. The 1971 rebellion remains the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion. 32 inmates and 11 civilian employees died; the majority of the fatalities occuring when state troopers ...

NY Police Has A Solution For Gun Violence In The Classroom

04.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State's police force has a different solution: use retired officers to protect kids. There's a statewide movement amoung county sheriffs, and it's gaining traction. Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler sheriffs say it would cost little to hire ...

Cuomo Has Yet To Release Women's Equality Bill

04.23.13 |

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting knocked for keeping his abortion bill private. Pro-life groups are fighting Andrew Cuomo's Women's Equality Act but the problem is the act doesn't exist. Not yet, at least. Cuomo listed 10 measures during ...

NY Out With New Wildlife Guide

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Where are the best places in New York to see bald eagles, snapping turtles, and other critters? All you need to do is snag a brand new wildlife guide, put out by the state. The 216 page "New York Wildlife Viewing Guide" was made available for ...

Still No Timetable On A Hydrofracking Decision In NY

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

When will New York make the decision on high-volume hydrofracking? At a press conference, State Health Commissioner Mirav Shah announced March 11th that the decision could come "within weeks," but quickly added "there is no timetable" to the end of ...

SAFE Act Team Trying To Make The Rules Clear In NY

04.22.13 |

County clerks, judges, and sheriffs have begun working out the confusion of the SAFE Act in New York state, after a man erroniously had his weapons seized earlier this month in Erie County. After the incident, Governor Cuomo formed a committee of ...

Spring Thunderstorm To Barrel Through NY, PA Today

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A high wind watch is in place until midnight tonight for the Family Life listening area.  Last night, winds were clocked at over 50 miles an hour from western New York, through the twin tiers and parts of central New York. Winds that strong ...

Father And Daughter Deploying From Same Unit In NY

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A father and a daughter will deploy together to Afhganistan next month with a New York-based army unit. 21 year old Army Soldier Miranda Mogg, and her father, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Mogg, are members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade at ...

New Bill In The Works In NY That Affects Dog Owners

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill in the works in New York to hold a dog owner lable and financially responsible the first time their dog bites someone and causes injury.  Under current law, a dog owner is only responsible the second time an attack occurs. The ...

Immigration Bill Would Help 100-Thousand Farm Workers In NY

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The 844 page immigration bill unveiled Wednesday in Congress will help New York farmers tremendously. It would let many farmworkers stay in the U.S. permanently and would create a new visa to benefit dairy and horse farms that don't rely on ...

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