List by Category: New York News

NY lawmakers want the state to kick in money to help municialities pay for early voting

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Legislators voted earlier this year to allow voters to cast a ballot starting 10 days before an election. That led to complaints from county officials who said they don't have the money to pay for the extra staff, training, and record-keeping...

The swelling field of 2020 Presidential candidates has grown again

03.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The testing of the White House waters is over for Kirsten Gillibrand.  The U.S. Senator from the Empire State just made the run official over the weekend. The Democrat has spent more than a month traveling to Iowa and New Hampshire to...

Deputy credited with saving family from fire in Mendon

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol in Mendon is credited with saving a family from a fire. The deputy noticed flames coming from the garage of a home on Clover Street around 1 a.m. Friday, and immediately requested the fire...

Appeals court: Sheldon Silver can remain free during appeal

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A federal appeals court says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free while it decides the merits of his appeal of his public corruption conviction. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a one-page order extending...

Manafort hasn't seen his last day in court

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

New York prosecutors have now unsealed a 16-count indictment accusing Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign manager, of giving false information on mortgage loan applications. Those state charges were made public Wednesday, .just minutes after a...

NY counties voice concerns over legalizing recreational marijuana

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Association of Counties says legalizing weed would put a strain on resources for counties across the Empire State. The organization, which represents leaders for counties across New York state, says legalization would have a...

Gov. Cuomo urges FAA to ground Boeing Max 8 planes

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Boeing Max 8 model has been involved in two fatal crashes in less than five months. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chow is among the American air safety regulators declining to sideline the aircraft.  Boeing's 737 Max 8 plane is at...

Tim Tebow is heading to central NY to play professional baseball

03.13.19 | Bob Price

Tim Tebow will begin the regular season at AAA-Syracuse. Last year, Tebow played for the AA-Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The Heisman trophy winner played football with the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets before launching his professional...

Making history: NY HS girl's basketball team to compete in state final four

03.12.19 | Bob Price

The Jamestown-area team is competing in the state final four this weekend for the first time in the school's history. The Maple Grove Red Dragons from Bemus Point, New York are just two wins away from capturing a state...

It could take longer to legalize marijuana in New York

03.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo says he doesn't think it will be included in the upcoming state budget. Political Analyst Kevin Hardwick session the pressure is expected "toward the end of session." Cuomo insists lawmakers will eventually reach an agreement...

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