Albany Lawmakers are bracing for a late night at the Capitol, with less than 24 hours to pass a budget for the 2015 - 2016 fiscal year. And there are several key issues still left to work out. Back at the Capitol Tuesday is reporter Barry Wygel with the latest. 07:37 AM
The budget agreement does not include the DREAM Act, which would help undocumented immigrants afford college by making them eligible for TAP. As Time Warner Cable News reporter Emily DeFeciani explains, it's a big disappointment for advocates, who have been at the State Capitol every day, pushing for the funding.
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We're learning more about the state budget deal announced late Sunday night. As Nick Reisman explains, lawmakers have agreed to a spending plan that includes adopting new ethics laws, increases school aid, and makes changes to the much debated teacher evaluation process.
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Federal Funding at Risk for Binghamton
Binghamton
The city of Binghamton could lose out on tens of thousands of dollars in critical funding and politicians are playing the blame game. Officials need to spend $80,000 in federal HUD funding to avoid the recapture of funds. Emily Lorsch takes a look at the latest back and forth between Mayor Rich David and Former Mayor Matt Ryan. 03/30/2015 08:30 PM
Another Charge Filed Against Man Accused of Deadly Ithaca Commons Crash
Ithaca
Viacheslav Grychanyi was charged last month with unreasonable speed. 03/30/2015 10:06 PM
Lawmakers Call for Cutting of State Funding to Cornell University
Ithaca
Some state lawmakers want state funding pulled from Cornell University, though others are defending the school. 03/30/2015 07:30 PM
Officials Try to Identify Body Found in Susquehanna River
Broome County
A man's body was found in the Susquehanna River in Endwell Sunday night. 03/30/2015 03:52 PM
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Budget Deal Focuses Heavily on Education
Albany
The proposed budget agreement shows a budget heavily centered around education reform and funding. Karen Tararache has the details. 03/30/2015 05:30 PM
Ethics Deal Levels the Playing Field
Albany
State legislators working as private practice attorneys will now be required to disclose their most profitable legal clients. Geoff Redick reports. 03/30/2015 06:30 PM
Wineries Feel Winters Lasting Impact
Watkins Glen
While the weather turns to spring, one industry is getting ready to deal with the lasting impact from winter. Wineries across the Finger Lakes will soon see how this years grape crop was affected by sub-zero temperatures. But as reporter Matt Jarchow explains, help could be on the way. 03/30/2015 09:15 PM
Cal Harris' Sister-in-Law Testifies at Murder Trial
Schoharie County
More testimony from prosecution witnesses Monday as the Cal Harris trial continues in Schoharie County. The Tioga County man is accused of murdering his wife, Michele, in 2001, though her body was never found. Tamara Lindstrom has the latest. 03/30/2015 05:00 PM
Details of New State Budget Framework
Albany
Reporter Barry Wygel has the latest on what the new state budget deal does, and doesn't have included in it. 03/30/2015 06:53 AM
Update on Interstate 81 South After Closings Sunday Night
Whitney Point
Reporter Brad Vivacqua gives an update on interstate 81 south after it was closed for several hours last night. 03/30/2015 07:11 AM
Broome County Holds 6th Annual Chess Championship
Binghamton
The final rounds of the 6th Annual Broome County Chess Championship were held Sunday. Vince Briga reports. 03/29/2015 04:55 PM
Home and Garden Show Dazzling in Binghamton
Binghamton
The 2015 Home and Garden Show will have one more day to turn people on to some great spring project ideas for people in the Southern Tier. Reporter Vince Briga has more. 03/29/2015 04:41 PM
NCAA Fans Explore Syracuse on Day Off
Syracuse
There was a break in the action on Saturday for N-C Double A tournament fans. With no games, many fans took advantage of the down time, hitting up different places around Syracuse. Our Alexa Green caught up with some to find out how they spent the day. 03/28/2015 10:36 PM
Gov. Cuomo Calls This Budget the Hardest He’s Negotiated
New York State
A final budget deal still has not been reached as state legislators met Saturday to discuss a possible agreement. Nick Reisman reports. 03/28/2015 05:01 PM
Survey Shows Changing View Toward Smoking
Corning
More than one-thousand Southern Tier residents are collectively expressing a changing opinion on smoking. A survey of Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler County residents shows a growing number of residents are against smoking in public. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains what the survey revealed and what it means for the community. 03/27/2015 06:02 PM
Randy Johnson Visits Baseball Hall of Fame
Cooperstown
Come July -- he'll be the first Baseball Hall of Famer to have an Arizona Diamondbacks logo on his plaque. Randy Johnson, a 2015 Hall of Fame inductee, visited Cooperstown Saturday for his orientation. Alana LaFlore shares what he had to say about his achievement. 03/28/2015 05:56 PM
Nigel Saunders Sentenced
Binghamton
It's a case a Broome County Court judge says is the most horrific he has ever seen. Judge Martin Smith sentenced Nigel Saunders to 25 years to life in prison Friday for his role in the murder of 23-year-old Jordan Dordell in 2013. Emily Lorsch reports. 03/27/2015 06:42 PM
Former Cornell Wrestler Heads to Prison for Sexually Abusing Woman
Tompkins County
Peter Mesko, 22, was convicted of first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree burglary. 03/28/2015 01:02 PM
Mental Health Advocate Calls For Careful Discussion As New Details Emerge About Germanwings Co-Pilot
International
Investigators said it appears Andreas Lubitz had an illness he kept hidden from his employer. Time Warner Cable News reporter Ryan Whalen spoke with a mental health expert about the potential impact of the story. 03/27/2015 08:07 PM
Elmira Man Dead After Car Crash
Chemung County
An Elmira man is dead following a crash in the Town of Erin. 03/27/2015 09:22 PM
Tompkins County Sees Population Growth
Ithaca
The numbers say it all in Upstate New York...with most counties losing population since the last census. But the 2014 census does highlight a couple of counties bucking the trend. Reporter Brent Fox tells us how Tompkins County has been able to stay the course. 03/27/2015 03:13 PM
Lawmakers in Albany Draw Closer to Final Deal on New York State Budget
Albany
Budget negotiations appear to be coming to a close at the Capitol, and a final deal could possibly come this Saturday. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman has more on the budget process, which is forcing some lawmakers to work on the weekend. 03/27/2015 08:00 PM
Displays Set Up For Home and Garden Show at Binghamton
Binghamton
Displays are put in place for this weekends big home and garden show from the Southern Tier Home builders and Remodelers Associations at the Binghamton University Events Center. 03/27/2015 02:37 PM
Fans Gear Up as NCAA Tournament Begins Friday at the Carrier Dome
Syracuse
Thousands of basketball fans are in Syracuse this weekend as the NCAA Tournament East Regional begins Friday. Two games will take place Friday night with the regional final taking place in the Carrier Dome Sunday. Brad Vivacqua was in the Dome Friday morning with details on the big weekend. 03/27/2015 06:41 AM

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