Category: State/National News

Syrian activists claim deadly ‘toxic gas’ attack

BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM Story Detail Syrian man mourns over a dead body after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces,...

16 Syracuse-Area Contractors Fined for Violating State Law

16 contractors based in the Syracuse area were fined up $1500 after being discovered that they violated the New York State Home Improvement...

Ken Preston Sheds Light on Why President Obama May Not Be Coming to Rochester

By Delani Weaver The White House said President Obama will be making a bus trip to upstate New York and Pennsylvania August 22 thru 23 to...

Changes eyed in door-to-door mail delivery

ANDREW MIGA WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s about as...

Central NY lab admits falsifying results

Syracuse, N.Y. – (AP) — Federal authorities say a central New York laboratory has pleaded guilty to fraud for changed dates on...

Syracuse Orange returning to practice at Fort Drum

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Rookie Syracuse coach Scott Shafer is bringing the team back to Fort Drum for preseason training camp for the...

Rights officials in Russia go to meet Snowden

VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Story Detail Deputy head of the Russian office of Human Rights Watch, Tatiana Lokshina, speaks to the media at...

VIDEO: As Zimmerman Verdict Looms FL Cops Urge “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands”

Florida authorities are preparing themselves for the aftermath from the verdict of the racially charged George Zimmerman trial. Knowing...

Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal...

2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount

By TRENTON DANIEL Story Detail (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) BELLE ANSE, Haiti (AP) — The hardship of hunger abounds amid the stone...