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We have a burst of "balminess" on tap today

10.01.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It may be fall and the first day of October, but Meteorologist Kevin Williams says it will feel like summer. Buffalo could break the "extreme" of 83°F set back in 1898 when William McKinley was president. Rochester may also witness...

The fight to protect religious exemptions for vaccines hits Steuben Co., NY today

09.30.19 | Sarah Harnisch

When the stay was shut down for lawyer Michael Sussman's religious freedom case earlier this summer, the strategy switch to get a new case heard before a conservative judge further upstate. Hundreds of people attended a vigil last night in Bath...

2 NY congressman say they need "all the facts" before endorsing impeachment

09.26.19 | Jeremy Miller

Congressman Anthony Brindisi is one of the few Democrats not calling for impeachment right now after the release of a memo detailing a call between President Trump and the Ukrainian president. The congressman represents an area that includes...

Signature of one of Elmira’s most famous residents was recently found in a cave

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Signed by Samuel Clemens more than 150 years ago, the signature inside Mark Twain’s cave was discovered in July and recently verified by historians. Cave owner, Linda Coleberd, is ecstatic. The cave is located in Hannibal, Mississippi...

A rough road in western New York will be repaired

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

The crumbling three-mile stretch of the New York State Thruway that runs through Seneca Indian Nation territory is getting fixed under an agreement between the state and the Senecas. Seneca President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. says the Senecas are...

No shots, no school in New York

09.25.19 | Bob Price

But many families are finding it hard to get in compliance with the new vaccine law. Rebecca Graves of Buffalo tried to get her 11-year-old son the MMR vaccine, but the nurse told her office visitors have increased significantly in the last few...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for regional approach to recreational marijuana

09.25.19 | Bob Price

Cuomo is in Connecticut today to try to get neighboring states to work together on "pot policies" that also address vaping products. The governor says pot legalization is a top priority for next year's legislative session. Opponents argue in...

Big bundle of money coming to bomb squads in the Empire State

09.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

A dozen local squads will share a $2 million federal grant for equipment and training. The funding will focus on combating threats from improvised explosive devices or IED's. Rochester, Syracuse and Endicott along with Erie, Chautauqua, Monroe...

NY state police could be the next agency to utilize body cameras

09.23.19 | Bob Price

State Senator Patrick Gallivan says there's no question that body cameras are a useful tool, but says policing is still about human interaction. That said, Gallivan admits cops who wear cameras tend to behave better than those who don't. He...

Parents of NY BOCES student sue state over new child vaccine law

09.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Carl Schwartz says the Monroe No. 1 BOCES is refusing to accept his son's medical exemption to the mandatory shots. The 11 year-old is autistic and non-verbal and for years has had a physician's letter exempting him from vaccines for medical...

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