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Webster Ambush Suspect Arraigned

04.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Dawn Nguyen appeared in court Monday and was arraigned on state charges of lying on a gun purchase form. She has been charged with purchasing the weapon that was used in the Webster ambush Christmas Eve, which was orchestrated by William Spengler, ...

Common Core Tests Start Today For NY Kids in 3rd Through 8th Grade

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of thousands of kids across New York State take their Common Core tests this week; a test that schools have spent months preparing for. The tests, given this week and next, cover English and Math for students in third through eighth ...

Two Key Parts Of NY's SAFE Act Kick In Today

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, you can start registering your assault weapons. Also today, there's a limit on the ammunition in magazines, to 7 bullets. You'll have a year to register or sell your weapons. State officials say weapons that didn't use to be listed as ...

Hymnal From 1640 To Be Auctioned In NY

04.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A tiny hymnal from 1640 believed to be the first book ever printed in what is now the United States is going up for auction, and it could sell for as much as $30 million.  Only 11 copies of the Bay Psalm book survive in varying degrees of ...

Study Shows Kids At Religious Schools Are A Year Ahead of Their Peers

04.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Princeton University study out this week found religious schools perform better then both public schools and charter schools. What's interesting is that the study was put out by quite a liberal university. Researchers found religious, mostly ...

Civil War Ring From PA Found In Virginia

04.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A civil war-era ring lost by a Union soldier from Pennsylvania 150 years ago has been found. The ring was worn by Levi Schlegel, a Berks County native who lost it at an encampment near Fredericksburg, Virginia. Relic hunter John Blue found the ring ...

One of the Comfort Brothers Released From Prison In NY

04.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of two brothers linked to the 1980 shooting death of a state trooper in Corning, New York has been released from prison.  62 year old Larry Comfort was granted parole and was released Tuesday from a correctional facility in Westchester ...

Weiner Considering Running For NYC Mayor

04.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Political strategists think a disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner stands a chance of becoming the next mayor of New York City. He fell from grace after tweeting lude photos of himself. But last month, the politician spent 100-thousand ...

Multiple Sclerosis In New York May Be Linked To A Lack of Vitamin D

04.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Western New York has the second highest rank in the country for multiple sclerosis cases. The data, being discussed after the death of former mouseketeer Annette Funicello, who was from upstate New York, and died after 20 years battling the ...

First Lawsuit Filed Against SAFE Act On Medications And Gun Restriction

04.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A man has filed the first lawsuit against New York's SAFE Act for having his gun permit suspended because he was on medication. A Western New York attorney says the man was on anti-anxiety medication only, and had no criminal past. The man had to ...

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