Thursday, December 18, 2014


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Governor Cuomo was on the road Thursday, celebrating decisions by a special board on sites for new casinos in New York State. The governor was forced by bad weather to skip a stop in Seneca County. As Bill Carey reports, some leaders down the thruway wish the casino board had skipped Seneca County altogether.

6:09 PM

Members of the trucking industry are relieved, now that a burdensome regulation has been suspended. Last year, a new rule was passed restricting a driver's hours of service. Cara Thomas explains why truckers were so opposed to this legislation.

Updated 6:38 PM

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Renewed Search Underway for Missing Teen in Solvay

More than three weeks has passed since a Solvay teen was reported missing. Now, police are ramping up their efforts to find Dekreon Reid-Cruz. Several agencies searched the area near the 18-year-old's home Thursday. Candace Hopkins explains why police are out searching again, and what residents can do to help.

Updated 5:41 PM

Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In on Sony Hack Attack

A cyber security expert weighs in on the Sony hack attack connected to the studio's decision to pull the movie, "The Interview," from theaters. Some critics have said the attack reveals flaws in the country's security system. Madeleine Rivera has the story.

Updated 8:29 PM


Delayed Homicide Ruling, Longer Wait for Justice in 1985 Nanette Gordon Case

It will be 30 years in August since Nanette Gordon was murdered in her DeWitt apartment, a case mired in scandal and led to the resignation of the medical examiner. In this edition of the cold case series, "Unsolved But Unforgotten," reporter Katie Gibas explains the mysterious case that almost wasn't ruled a homicide.

Updated 12/15/2014 10:41 AM


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Landowners Hoped to Cash in on Fracking

High hopes are dashed following the decision to ban fracking in New York. Many landowners hoped to lease their mineral rights for a slice of the economic pie. Crystal Cranmore spoke with two farmers who hoped to cash in on fracking. Updated 7:05 PM


Casino, Hydrofracking Decisions a "Game Changer" for Southern Tier

Depending on where you stand, this week's landmark decisions from the state on hydrofracking and casino licenses were either something to cheer, or a major blow. So while some are claiming victory, others are wondering what’s next for the Southern Tier. Alexa Green takes a look at how the decisions could impact the local economy. Updated 7:49 PM


Fracking Ban Draws Mixed Reaction Across the Southern Tier

New York State residents finally have their answer to the controversial fracking question. During Governor Cuomo's cabinet meeting, officials with the state health department and DEC recommended a fracking ban because of all the risks associated with high volume hydrofracking. Carmella Mataloni has a recap on the recommendation and some local reaction. 7:16 AM


'Stuff the Truck' Campaign Takes Off at Destiny USA

The donations are starting to pile up at Destiny USA for a few Syracuse based charities that could really use some help. You're also encouraged to help Destiny's "Stuff the Truck" campaign by dropping off a gift this weekend. Brad Vivacqua reports. 6:56 AM

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