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Appellate court in NY upholds Thomas Clayton's "first-degree" murder charge

08.22.19 | Bill Price

Clayton is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife Kelley back in 2015. The former Elmira Jackals hockey player hired Michael Beard to kill his wife. The case garnered national attention and was featured on an episode of...

Call it the great New York state license plate debate

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Starting next year, New York license plates that are more than 10 years-old will need to be replaced. Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara says, it seems like New York keeps "coming up with ways to send more of our heard-earned money to...

NY church with historical ties to Harriet Tubman catches fire during a storm

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church in Auburn reportedly got struck by lightning, but fire officials say they will investigate the exact cause of the fire. Tubman, a 19th century abolitionist leader, had raised funds to build the church which...

NY issues new vaccine regs to prevent "bogus" medical exemption claims

08.20.19 | Jeremy Miller

The new rules require doctors to fill out detailed forms about the legitimate medical reason a student cannot be fully vaccinated as required by law which also applies to child care. Doctors used to be able to sent a signed statement to schools...

A war of words following the firing of NYC cop

08.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Daniel Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and his pension after the chokehold death of Eric Garner five years ago. "Justice served," says Mayor Bill De Blasio. Police union president Pat Lynch says the mayor has turned his back on law...

NY proposing new law to define mass shootings as domestic terrorism

08.16.19 | Bob Price

Mass violence motivated based on religion, race, color, gender, or gender identity would be punishable by up to life in prison without parole under Governor Cuomo's first-in-the-nation proposal. Steve MacMartin, is a criminologist at Medaille...

2 WNY districts are among 10 worst in the nation for black Americans to live

08.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

The study by 24/7 Wall Street found NY-25 is the second worst in the country, with NY-26 ranking ninth worst. A large majority of those districts include the cities of Buffalo and Rochester, respectively. Editor Douglas McIntyre says his list...

Families of 26K unvaccinated children in NY await judge's decision on school

08.15.19 | Bob Price, Sarah Harnisch

Attorney's representing these families were in court yesterday to try and get the state's revamped vaccine law blocked. In June, Governor Cuomo signed legislation requiring all school-age children to receive vaccinations unless a medical...

400+ suits filed in 24 hours since NY's Child Victims Act took effect

08.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

A quarter of those cases are against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Buffalo Attorney William Lorenz says, "survivors of abuse can now hold accountable the people who ruined their lives." Adam Gee is a lawyer from Elmira and expects thousands...

Archdiocese of NY slated to release 300+ names of accused abuse perpetrators

08.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Anderson Report on sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of New York contains the identities and details on 310 clerics accused of child abuse. The objective is to demand full disclosure by the archdiocese, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, and the...

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