Governor Orders Probe Of Abuse Claims By Immigrant Children
Virginia's governor ordered state officials Thursday to investigate abuse claims by children at an immigration detention facility who said they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells.
New York Lottery Numbers For Thursday, June 21, 2018
These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday
Service Dog Gets Own Photo In Middle School’s Yearbook
A service dog has his own photo in an upstate New York middle school's yearbook.
Friendly Emu Named Charles Is Back In Upstate NY Sanctuary
Charles the emu is back home in an upstate New York bird sanctuary after spending the week wandering the countryside.
Government’s Key Witness Testifies At Buffalo Billion Trial
The government's prized cooperator at a corruption trial that grew from an ambitious New York state redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion began his testimony Thursday, describing how a developer and a key player in the project forged a solid relationship after bonding while talking ab…
Big Friendly Emu Named Charles Wandering Around Upstate NY
Bird sanctuary officials are asking people in upstate New York's Rensselaer County to keep their eyes peeled for a large emu named Charles.
Syracuse Men Returning To Famed Henley Royal Regatta
The Syracuse men's rowing team is returning to compete in the famed Henley Royal Regatta.
Man Finds Rattlesnake Under Hood While Trying To Start Car
An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
Dig It: Archaeologists Scour Woodstock ’69 Concert Field
Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.
Court Voids Rules Letting Charter Schools Certify Teachers
A New York court has thrown out new rules that would have let some charter schools certify teachers with less instruction and classroom practice than required by the state.