Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case

    Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case A corrections officer who provided contraband to David Sweat and Richard Matt is heading to jail.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case

  • Oswegatchie man charged with petit larceny

    Oswegatchie man charged with petit larceny pSTAR LAKE — State police on Sunday charged Harry J. Cooper, 33, of 89 Dowling Road, Oswegatchie, with petit larceny, second-degree criminal contempt and acting in a manner injurious of a child less than 17 years old, all misdemeanors. /ppTroopers charge that at…

  • Apple vs. FBI could have larger impacts, UB professor says

    Apple vs. FBI could have larger impacts, UB professor says BUFFALO, N.Y.(WIVB)- The line in the sand between privacy and security is becoming harder to see. Tuesday, Apple’s legal team will address Congress in an ongoing battle to justify why the company shouldn’t have to give the FBI access…

  • Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver snow

    Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver snow A winter storm watch is in effect for Monroe County and points west from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service says.               Source: Rochester New York Latest News Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver…

  • ALL ACCESS: A trip inside a medical marijuana growing facility

    ALL ACCESS: A trip inside a medical marijuana growing facility Fulton County, New York (WBNG Binghamton) Medical marijuana is being grown legally in New York for the first time in more than a century. Josh Martin of Action News was given an exclusive look at a brand new medical…

  • 4 hurt in shooting at Ohio school; suspect in custody

    4 hurt in shooting at Ohio school; suspect in custody pMADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 14-year-old boy pulled out a gun in a southwestern Ohio school cafeteria on Monday and opened fire, hitting two students, authorities said. /ppTwo other Madison Local Schools students were injured in another way. None…

  • Tough-guy journeyman actor George Kennedy dies at 91

    Tough-guy journeyman actor George Kennedy dies at 91 pLOS ANGELES — Tough-guy actor George Kennedy, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of a savage chain-gang convict in the 1960s classic “Cool Hand Luke,” has died. /ppHis grandson Cory Schenkel says Kennedy died on Sunday morning of old age…

  • NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

    NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data pNEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department cannot force Apple to provide the FBI with access to a locked iPhone data in a routine Brooklyn drug case, a magistrate judge ruled Monday./ppU.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein’s written decision gives support…

  • Lead poisoning: Causes, effects and

    Lead poisoning: Causes, effects and (WBNG Binghamton) Several local schools have found high levels of lead in their water supplies, and more schools are expected to release findings this week — but contaminated water isn’t necessarily the biggest concern. Source: Binghamton NY Latest News Lead poisoning: Causes, effects and

  • Unions drive $15 minimum wage push

    Unions drive minimum wage push Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing questions over a union campaign backing his $15 minimum wage push            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Unions drive minimum wage push