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Plane crash kills NYS Trooper

09.30.13 | Bob Price

An off-duty New York State Police Trooper has died after the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed near a lake in the Adirondack Mountains. Tim Cowper crash-landed just before 4 p.m. yesterday.  The 55-year-old was an experienced pilot ...

NY voters could push top judges' retirement to 80

09.27.13 | Bob Price

Judges could remain on the state's highest court until they turn 80 years old if New York voters approve a referendum Nov. 5 to increase the age limit by a decade. Approval would postpone mandatory retirement for four of the seven judges currently ...

Role of hit in WNY football player's death questioned

09.27.13 | Bob Price

There is increasing evidence that 16 year-old Brocton High School Football player Damon Janes's death on the field earlier this month may not have been the result of a direct head-to-head hit. Janes was a running back on the Westfield/Brocton ...

Free Tickets For The Military... To Buffalo Sabres Games

09.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Buffalo Sabres Forward Mike Weber is giving away a pair of 18th-row Sabres hockey tickets every game this season to a soldier serving from western New York. It's part of the Tickets for Troops program. They launched the program to show appreciation ...

WNY Girl scores touchdown at "boy's" high school football game

09.26.13 | Bob Price

Jensine Falu-Montes has done something never before accomplished in high school sports in upstate new york.  The junior running-back for the Webster Schroeder varsity football team scored a touchdown during a boy's game this week. The 17 ...

NY's GOP re-elects Cox

09.25.13 | Bob Price

New York state Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox has been re-elected to his leadership post. Cox was unanimously re-elected at a state party meeting Tuesday. The lawyer and longtime party activist was first sworn in as chairman of the state ...

NY family hurt when deer jumps through minivan

09.25.13 | Bob Price

A Plattsburgh area family was enjoying the fall foliage when a six-point buck flew through one side of their minivan and out the other, leaving them showered with glass and wondering what just happened. "If my daughter hadn't been lying down in the ...

SUNY Raises Bar for Aspiring Teachers

09.24.13 | Bob Price

Aspiring teachers will have to be near the top of their class and pass an entrance exam to attend a State University of New York program under tougher college admission requirements. The changes, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, were approved by the ...

New York's New Anti-Texting Signs

09.24.13 | Bob Price

New York's Thruway and other major state highways are getting nearly 300 new signs directing drivers to "text stops" as part of a campaign against distracted driving. The blue signs have messages like "It can wait, text stop 5 miles." They refer to ...

3 Western New York Sisters Reunited after 73 years

09.23.13 | Bob Price

3 sisters have been reunited in Western New York some 73 years after their mother abandoned the older two and disappeared with the youngest sister. The Daily News of Batavia reports that the sisters - 80-year-old Joan Billings, 78-year-old Shirley ...

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