State News

Robocall
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June 17, 2019 - 8:07 pm
Consumer Reports is joining a growing list of consumer advocacy groups pushing for new restrictions on robocalls in New York state.
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Marijuana
Photo by Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
June 16, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Lawmakers have resurrected an effort to legalize marijuana in New York and are reportedly nearing an agreement that could be released as soon as Sunday night.
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
June 16, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.
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Christopher C. Morgan touches the casket of his son, West Point Cadet Christopher J. Morgan, during the interment ceremony at West Point, N.Y., Saturday, June 15, 2019. Over 1500 family, friends and military personnel attended, as well as former President Bill Clinton who delivered remarks at the memorial service. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)
June 16, 2019 - 12:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy's cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan's father had...
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Judge James Reitz
NYsenate.gov
June 14, 2019 - 6:54 pm
A 57-year-old county judge has died after suffering a heart attack in his upstate New York courtroom.
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Press Association
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The state Senate is expected to vote to end a religious exemption for vaccinations in New York on Thursday and the Assembly is set to move the bill to the floor for a vote in the coming days. Amid an outbreak of measles, the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo appear set...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, listens to Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino as she joined Times's Up advocates speaking out about sexual assault at the State Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Tuesday, June 12, 2019. Sorvino has revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)
June 12, 2019 - 6:26 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino revealed Wednesday that she's a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. The Oscar-winning actress, who was one of the first women to accuse the film producer Harvey...
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Mug shots of alleged gang members caught in Westchester operation
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A police operation in Westchester led to the arrest of 18 alleged gang members on drug trafficking related charges, authorities say. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino and New Rochelle Police Commissioner Joseph Schaller announced the arrests as part of a...
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AP
Glenn Schuck
June 12, 2019 - 6:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The state legislature has reached an agreement to extend rent regulations which cover about half the apartments in New York City and are set to expire in four days. The deal would grant sweeping new rent protections giving tenants rights groups eight of the nine measures they...
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FILE - In a March 19, 2019 file photo, hip hop recording artist Common, left, and Woodstock co-producer and co-founder, Michael Lang, participate in the Woodstock 50 lineup announcement at Electric Lady Studios, in New York. The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival is further in doubt after Watkins Glen International announced Monday, June 10, 2019 that it’s not hosting the anniversary event. Watkins Glen issued a two-sentence statement Monday saying it had terminated the site license for the festival “pursuant to provisions of the contract.”(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 10, 2019 - 8:32 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue. The festival has faced a series of setbacks, and the latest came Monday afternoon, when Watkins Glen International...
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