Monthly Archives: February 2018

  • Trump says he ready to pursue gun laws unpopular with GOP

    Trump says he ready to pursue gun laws unpopular with GOP WASHINGTON — In a White House summit meeting on guns, President Donald Trump expressed willingness to buck the National Rifle Association on new gun laws that Republicans on Capitol Hill have opposed for years. “We want to pass something…

  • School bus driver in fatal crash case denies he was on phone

    School bus driver in fatal crash case denies he was on phone CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school bus driver who’s charged in a wreck that killed six children has testified that he wasn’t on his cellphone when the wreck happened. Johnthony Walker also testified at his trial…

  • Scott Blackmun resigns as CEO of U.S. Olympic Committee

    Scott Blackmun resigns as CEO of U.S. Olympic Committee COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Scott Blackmun is resigning as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, citing health problems as the reason he’ll depart after leading the federation for more than eight years. The 60-year-old CEO was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier…

  • 2nd Colonie gun shop burglary suspect arrested

    2nd Colonie gun shop burglary suspect arrested COLONIE — A Rensselaer teen became the second person arrested in an Oct. 29 gun shop break-in, town police said. Source: Times Unition 2nd Colonie gun shop burglary suspect arrested

  • Defense wraps up closing arguments in Percoco trial

    Defense wraps up closing arguments in Percoco trial NEW YORK (NEWS10) – The defense has wrapped up closing arguments in the corruption trial of Joseph Percoco. Percoco’s attorney made one last pitch to the jury that his client did nothing criminal. Prosecutors have zeroed in on the word “ziti”,…

  • Pres. Trump voices support for certain gun control measures

    Pres. Trump voices support for certain gun control measures Washington (CNN) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled his support for a hodgepodge of policies — from strengthening background checks to raising the minimum age to buy certain guns and taking guns away from the mentally ill — during a meeting…

  • Jerry Jones convicted of Maple Street homicide

    Jerry Jones convicted of Maple Street homicide Jones, 48, found guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of Stanley Ksionzyk in July 2017.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Jerry Jones convicted of Maple Street homicide

  • Former Priest admits to abusing young boys in the 1970’s

    Former Priest admits to abusing young boys in the 1970’s BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former priest for Buffalo’s Catholic Diocese is now admitting he sexually abused teenage boys in the late 1970’s. That admission comes a day after a South Buffalo man accused the priest of abuse. Michael Whalen…