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Regional heroin deaths surge

02.05.14 | Bob Price

An abundance of cheap and impure heroin across the region led to a sharp rise in deadly overdoses last year, with fatalities doubling over the previous year and surging more than fivefold since 2011, according to data released Tuesday by the Monroe ...

Snow, ice, slush make slippery going in NY

02.05.14 | Bob Price

    It was snow, then it was ice, then it was frozen rain, then it was slush. The surface was slippery Wednesday no ...

Grab the shovel: A foot of snow on the way

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Fire up the snow blower and be careful on the roads: a foot of snow is on the way. The National Weather Service at Greater Binghamton Airport is forecasting 10 to 14 inches of snow throughout the region, expected to start between 10 p.m. and ...

Astorino Forms Committee to Run for Governor

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has created a campaign committee for governor as he considers a challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Astorino for Governor committee was registered with the state Board of Elections on ...

Firefighters save dog from sinkhole in Buffalo, NY

02.03.14 | Bob Price

A German shepherd is back on solid ground after being rescued from a sinkhole that opened up in a Buffalo park. The 3-year-old dog named Mack dropped more than 10 feet to the bottom of the watery hole during a Sunday morning walk with his owner, ...

Flu like illness spreads at Ithaca College

02.03.14 | Bob Price

A nasty flu like illness is going around Ithaca College. In the past week about 30 students have come to the health center complaining about flu like symptoms.Students are asked not to attend class if they are feeling this way and the health center ...

N.Y.'s Lotto continues long decline as games grow

02.03.14 | Bob Price

Lotto is still losing its mojo. New York’s venerable twice-weekly Lotto drawing continues its long-term decline in an age of multistate mega jackpots. Even as overall lottery revenues grew, receipts from Lotto dropped from $137.5 million in ...

County Sheriffs Speak Out on SAFE Act

02.03.14 | Bob Price

In the year since the passage of the New York SAFE Act, the law has been met with opposition from many angles, including local law enforcement.  Our news partner, WETM in Elmira sat down with several county sheriffs in the Southern Tier to ask ...

35,446 fans to fill Carrier Dome Saturday to beat SU record

01.30.14 | Bob Price

It's now official. The first ACC tilt between two traditional college basketball powers will be played in front of a Carrier Dome record crowd. Syracuse University's Athletics Department announced Thursday afternoon that a capacity crowd of 35,446 ...

Trump on governor's race : 'I Believe I Will Win'

01.30.14 | Bob Price

Donald Trump is sounding confident as he nears a decision on whether to run for governor of New York.  The billionaire real estate developer told a Buffalo radio station Thursday that if he does run, he believes ...

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