WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has begun his second term by declaring that the nation's "possibilities are limitless."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A group of angry firearm owners gathered at the state Capitol in Albany as part of a series of nationwide rallies protesting new gun control proposals.
(WKTV) Senator Joseph Griffo (R, Rome) is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to reward the schools that turned their work in on time.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Those television and radio advertisements meant to steer patients with minor ailments from the emergency room are working. But- it's also created another concern. Urgent Care locations in Upstate New York have seen a 50% increase in visits for thing like sore throats and earaches.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Cuomo administration is launching a website to answer questions about the state's new gun control measure signed into law this week.
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A poll suggests New York voter sentiment has shifted from support of shale gas drilling to opposition by a narrow margin.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Time is just about up for New York school districts to adopt a teacher evaluation plan or lose out on state aid. As of late Wednesday, all but four districts had submitted plans in advance of Thursday's state-imposed deadline.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - An executive with the state Thruway Authority and Canal Corp. has been named the next director of the New York State Fair. State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel Aubertine says Thomas Ryan of Little Falls will replace Dan O'Hara as fair director as of Feb. 1.
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ALBANY-(WKTV)Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the NY SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act) late this afternoon.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Legislature has passed the nation's toughest gun control law and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The bill calls for a tougher assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.
Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) issued the following statement in legislation that was passed by the Senate overnight Monday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Senate where Republicans hold strong sway has approved what supporters say will be the toughest gun laws in the nation.
HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The chairman of the Herkimer County Legislature says passing stricter gun laws in New York State would devastate the county.
FORESPORT, N.Y. - New York State has purchased 518 acres of land in northern Oneida County which will become the area's newest state forest, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced on Monday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - People familiar with the internal negotiations say Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have a tentative deal to enact the nation's first gun control measure following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Veterans Administration has told western New York members of Congress that more than 700 patients at the Buffalo VA Medical Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C because of accidental reuse of insulin pens.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Senator Joe Griffo (R-47) is hopeful that Mixed Martial Arts fighting will become legal in New York State this year.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Stacey 'Polly Wogg' McAdams, a D.J. at Big Frog 104, came across a song that she knew was powerful, so she just had to play it on the air, and she is believed to be the first D.J. in the country to play it.
Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is trying to ensure that taxpayer money used to fund public assistance is used for things like housing and food on the table, and not things like gambling and drinks at the strip club.
NEWSChannel 2's Jason Powles spoke with Tim Kremer, the Executive Director of the New York State School Board Association about Governor Andrew Cuomo's education goals as announced in his 2013 State of the State Address. **Click the video for the full interview**