FLN News Articles

Cuomo Signs Tough New Anti-Texting And Driving Bill Into Law

07.02.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's young drivers now face a 60-day suspension when caught texting or using a hand-held cell phone on the road under a law Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed.

Safety Pistol Permit Classes

07.01.13 | Abby Lutcher

These classes are the culmination of the sheriff's office and county court judges working together to make sure everyone stays safe.

Severe Weather-Ruled Sunday Night

07.01.13 | Abby Lutcher

Shortly after 5 pm Sunday night 1 of 3 different severe thunderstorm warnings was issued by the National Weather Service. Areas such as Woodhull, Lindley, Gang Mills, Corning, and South Corning were struck with strong tree damaging gusts of wind, ...

Debate Reignites Over Fireworks

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

A bill passed the legislature legalizing sparklers and other small fireworks.

Special Ambulance

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

Obesity is a major problem both in Western New York and in the United States. In New York State, 24.5 percent of adults are overweight or obese. The numbers are worse in WNY, where 37.5 percent of adults are considered overweight, and 24.7 percent ...

Most Polluted Beach

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

There is a nationally ranked beach right in Rochester's backyard, but not in a good way.

Grant Money to Make NY Safer

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

More than $13 million in grants is intended to make New York safer.

NY Unemployment Rates Drop in Local Areas

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

The New York State Labor Department has released preliminary May 2013 unemployment statistics for metro areas across the state.

One Assemblyman's Opinion on Women's Equality Act

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says it's time to make progress for the women in New York by passing the first nine of ten parts to Gov. Cuomo's Women's Equality Act.

Stalled Women's Act

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

What is next... for New York's stalled Women's Act?

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