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New York may soon become the 16th state to legalize adult-use marijuana

01.22.21 | Bob Price

Still, some wonder if the costs of legalized marijuana outweigh the benefits. Will Jones with Smart Approaches to Marijuana, says "commercialization" is really what's happening. He insists we've already seen the ill effects of that with alcohol...

Cuomo: NY could run out of COVID vaccine within 2-3 days

01.21.21 | Bill Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo says product supply is more of an issue than the "distribution network" in the Empire State. He is telling vaccine providers to "hold-off" on making appointments unless they know they can meet the demand. Cuomo says...

3 National Guard soldiers have died in a military helicopter crash in Upstate NY

01.21.21 | Bill Price

The tragedy happened last night near Rochester during a routine training exercise. Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter says the chopper went down in a field in Menden. Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed all flags on state buildings to be lowered...

Amber Alert continues for 2 siblings abducted from Greece, NY

01.20.21 | Family Life News Team

The person who called 911 says her seven foster children were upstairs when she was downstairs and saw the two suspects break-in through the window. She says they duct-taped her and two of the kids together, and then took the two missing...

Cuomo says he'll sue if federal aid fails to cover NY's $15 billion shortfall

01.20.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he'll aim to do "everything" in his power as people in the state have faced harm and unfair treatment. New York's executive says under the "worst-case" scenario the Empire State will receive six-billion dollars from...

Town of Hamburg, NY still shocked following tragic house fire

01.19.21 | Bill Price

The Monday blaze claimed the lives of a woman and two young children. One neighbor says her heart breaks for the victims and firefighters involved in this terrible tragedy. Hamburg Fire Chief Jared Sterner says the investigation into the fire...

Lake effect snow warnings are underway in W NY

01.19.21 | Bill Price

Southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties in western New York are included in the weather warning. Much of the region already has over a foot of snow on the ground, with up to a foot more on the way. Heather Kenyon at the...

More than 40 percent of women who have had an abortion were churchgoers at the time

01.15.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Michelle Brown with Life Choices Center in Binghamton says less than two percent of woman facing an unplanned pregnancy turn to church members for help, usually because of the fear of public shame. Brown, who once faced an unplanned pregnancy...

Gov. Cuomo focusing on green energy in the third part of State of the State

01.14.21 | Brandon Dickson

Gov. Andrew Cuomo thinks transitioning to a green economy will provide crucial jobs for the state in a post-COVID world. On Wednesday, the Democrat said New York will work with the private sector to build a brand-new green energy transmission...

NY's nursing home death report delayed 3x

01.14.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Watchdog group the Empire Center requested the nursing home data back in August, but the state Department of Health says it won't be made public until at least March 22nd. DOH officials say records being requested are still under "review."...

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