Thursday, November 27, 2014

New York State News

House destroyed by fire after being hit by car
CLAY- Authorities say a 37-year-old man was drunk when he crashed his car into a Syracuse-area home, setting off a fire that destroyed the house.

Inclement weather affecting Thanksgiving travelers
MINEOLA - More than 200 flights have been canceled at airports in the northeast as a storm packing rain and snow moved up the East Coast, disrupting plans for travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations.

State announces traffic restrictions ahead of approaching winter storm
WKTV - Governor Cuomo announced the following traffic restrictions that are in effect in anticipation of the heavy snow fall

Three workers hurt in explosion at SUNY Cortland
CORTLAND - Authorities say three construction workers have been injured in an explosion at a job site on the campus of the State University of New York at Cortland.

New York casino decision expected Dec. 17
ALBANY - A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced Dec. 17.

Judge: Confession can be used in missing boy trial
NEW YORK - A New York City judge has ruled that videotaped confessions by a man charged with killing a boy who vanished in 1979 can be used at his upcoming murder trial.

Auburn chuch robbed during Sunday Mass
AUBURN - Police say three Syracuse teenagers broke into a church office and stole cash and keys during morning Mass on Sunday.

Thruway, Niagara Thruway reopen after massive Buffalo snowstorm
(WKTV) - The New York State Thruway has reopened after being closed for days due to the heavy snowfall in Buffalo.

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms
BUFFALO - The death toll from an epic Buffalo-area snowstorm rose to 12 with the deaths of two elderly residents of a nursing home that was evacuated amid concerns of a roof collapse.

Albany County court attendant accused of rape in Oneida County