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  • Thief who targeted dead trooper's ID heads to prison

    Thief who targeted dead trooper's ID heads to prison BALLSTON SPA – The Bronx man who stole fallen state trooper’s Timothy Pratt’s identity days after he died was sentenced in Saratoga County Court on Tuesday. Steven Calderon will spend 1 and 1/3 to 4 years in state prison. Source:…

  • Cuomo signs 43 bills, vetoes 31

    Cuomo signs 43 bills, vetoes 31 llegal deer hunting is becoming more costly, the state Parole Board is becoming more transparent and state workers’ schedules might be getting more flexible. Those are just three results of 43 new wide-ranging laws approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday. He vetoed…

  • Annie Jean Pharoah

    Annie Jean Pharoah Annie Jean Pharoah, 93, formerly of Kring Point, passed away on November 28, 2017 at Samaritan Keep Home where she had resided since January 2012. Annie was born on July 25, 1924, in Rome, NY, the daughter of Samuel R. and Winifred M. Ellis Davies. She…

  • Amherst residents talking turkey after “Tom” captured by police

    Amherst residents talking turkey after “Tom” captured by police AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – People in Amherst are talking turkey. The infamous Amherst Turkey, which created traffic snarls for years in one neighborhood, was captured by Amherst Police Wednesday. He’s been taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center and will eventually…

  • Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill to keep Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca

    Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill to keep Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A measure to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca has been vetoed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The state has been making plans to merge the facility with the…

  • Buffalo police investigating kidnapping of teen girl

    Buffalo police investigating kidnapping of teen girl BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo police are investigating a case of kidnapping from Wednesday night. Officers say a 15-year-old girl was forcefully taken from a bus stop at Jefferson Ave. and E. Utica sometime between 7-9 p.m. The suspect was described as a…

  • Patricia M. LaDue

    Patricia M. LaDue Hamlin: Went into the arms of the Lord on November 28, 2017. She is survived by Edward Sr., her husband of 60 years; children, Mashell LaDue, Cheryl (Richard) David, Tina (Russell) Baxter, Cora Jo (Darrell Sayles) Benedict, (predeceased by son-in-law, Kevin), Edward (Vicki) LaDue Jr., Fredrick…

  • Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret”

    Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret” NEW YORK (WIVB) — Recently fired NBC News anchor Matt Lauer has released a statement following his release from the company. Lauer was fired for “inappropriate sexual behavior,” according to NBC. MORE | Learn more about his firing…

  • Ronald J. Smith

    Ronald J. Smith The memorial service for Ronald J. Smith will be 12:00pm Saturday, December 2nd at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Leon “Toby” Schilling officiating. Burial will be held at a date and time yet to be determined. Calling hours will precede the service from 10:00am…