A liberal church in Ithaca, NY is offering "sanctuary" to illegal immigrants

05.14.19 | Bob Price

They've declared themselves a "sanctuary church." Pastor David Kaden of the First Congregational Church says undocumented immigrants can find refuge and "resources" through their house of worship. Critics say the church is only adding to the...

The count of measles cases continues to rise across the country

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

As of the latest tally, the number of cases has reached 839.  That's the most since 963 cases were reported for all of 1994. 23 States have reported cases this year with the vast majority of illnesses in New York. Measles was once common...

A NY state trooper from the Southern Tier will be honored tonight in D.C.

05.13.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Nicholas Clark, of Canisteo, NY, will be remembered along with 370 other fallen officers in tonight’s annual candlelight vigil. The New York state trooper was killed last summer near Corning. The National Law Enforcement Memorial aims to...

Syracuse University's commecement ceremony sets a record

05.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Sunday's graduation awarded degrees to more than 7,300 students--the largest graduating class to date. It was the school's 165th commencement ceremony.  

The world famous Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY got underway today

05.10.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Organizers say one of the things you'll notice right away is all the extra parking! The 121st annual lilac festival runs through Sunday, May 19th. This festival goes back to 1898. Half a million people are expected to attend.

NY's Senate okays giving U.S. House access to Pres. Trump's state tax records

05.09.19 | Bill Price

The bill which now heads to the state Assembly allows three congressional committees to get access to those returns. It would include filings related to personal income taxes, real estate taxes, and corporate income taxes. The measure covers up...

Response on NY's aim to legalize prostitution

05.09.19 | Bob Price

Western New York Assemblyman David DiPietro says a bill to legalize prostitution signals just how low state government will go. The Republican represents Erie and Wyoming Counties in Albany. The Democrat majority in the state Assembly and...

More drama involving the Woodstock 50 Festival

05.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

With just two days to find $30 million to keep the concert going, organizer Michael Lang is now claiming a company that used to be involved in the event committed a plethora of wrongdoings, including trying to influence performers to pull out of...

Pro-lifers in NY are keeping a watchful eye on assisted suicide legislation

05.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Advocates in Albany call it "death with dignity," but critics such as Pastor Robert Poolon say it could lead to elder abuse and target people with disabilities. Governor Cuomo supports the effort to allow the terminally-ill to take life-ending...

Counties along Lake Ontario are expected to announce states of emergency

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

More than 800,000 sandbags, along with National Guard troops, are in place to help mitigate flooding this week. Congressman Chris Collins visited the lake shore community of Kent in Orleans County yesterday. In 2017, historic flooding caused...

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