Albany WATCH: Raw video of Sheldon Silver leaving the state Capitol after Assembly Democrats announce Joe Morelle will be interim Speaker. 01/27/2015 10:20 PM
A deal has been reached for Joe Morelle, a Rochester-area Democrat, to serve as interim Assembly speaker, forcing the embattled Silver to step down as speaker, effective Monday. Time Warner Cable News reporter Nick Reisman has the story.
Updated 01/27/2015 07:30 PM
Here is a look at the latest headlines for Wednesday, January 28th.
04:44 AM
Assembly Republicans: Silver's Arrest, Aftermath a Distraction
Albany
The democratic meetings behind closed doors have Assembly Republicans wondering when they can get back to work. Just last week, Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle said that Silver's arrest was not a distraction. But as Geoff Redick explains, GOP lawmakers see it differently, and they want to get past this scandal, and get lawmakers back on the clock. 01/27/2015 06:10 PM
Questions Remain Over Long Term Political Impact of Silver's Arrest
Syracuse
Despite the deal for Sheldon Silver to step down as speaker, questions remain over the long term political impact. As Bill Carey reports, the GOP is ready to try to make the scandal a major issue. 01/27/2015 09:59 PM
Trial Underway for Accused Hit-and-Run Driver
Syracuse
The trial for a Liverpool woman accused of leaving the scene of a deadly crash is underway. Alicia Alampi is accused of crashing into Robert Bevard as he walked along Park Street in 2013. She is charged vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of an incident without reporting and DWI. Iris St. Meran has more from the courtroom. 01/27/2015 08:58 PM
Jefferson County Rallies Against Closing Sheltered Workshop
Jefferson County
New York State is phasing out sheltered workshops. Those are businesses designed to employ people with disabilities. The Supreme Court has called them unconstititional. But as our Brian Dwyer reports, not every community agrees... and Jefferson County is calling for the state to reconsider. 01/27/2015 09:37 PM
Jury Deliberating in Former Cornell Wrestler's Rape Trial
Ithaca
A jury is deliberating Peter Mesko's case in Ithaca. 01/27/2015 03:35 PM
Luxury, Horsepower on Display at Detroit Auto Show
National Auto Show
There was a time when four doors meant family car, not performance car. Our Ed Keiner has more on how automakers are blurring that distinction.
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Syracuse Company to Play Unique Role in Super Bowl
Syracuse
A Syracuse company's high powered LED lights will help illuminate the field that tens of millions around the world will have their eyes peeled to Sunday. Ephesus Lighting installed about 300 of its specialty lights at the University of Phoenix Stadium before the NFL season began. Elizabeth Jeneault explains how this year's Super Bowl will be impacted by those fixtures. 01/27/2015 10:39 PM
Northeast Winter Storm Affects Flights in Central, Northern New York
Syracuse
Central New Yorkers are dodging a bullet in terms of the heaviest snow but the storm is still having a big impact on local travelers. Brad Vivacqua has more. 01/27/2015 07:15 AM
Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty Against Eric Frein
Pennsylvania
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against Eric Frein 01/27/2015 04:45 PM
Clarkson University and Trudeau Institute Combat Bacterial Infections
St. Lawrence County
It's a major health threat across the globe. Every year, tens of thousands of people in the U.S. die from antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Caitlin Landers went to Clarkson University to find out about some promising new developments to combat the problem. 01/27/2015 06:05 PM
Excited Fans Attend AHL All-Star Classic in Utica
Utica
All eyes were on Utica as the best players in the American Hockey League hit the ice for the A-H-L All-Star Classic at the AUD. People from across the country showed up to support their favorite players. And as Alana LaFlore shows us, Utica Comets fans found hosting the event extra exciting. 01/27/2015 10:42 AM
Northeast Snow Storm Affects Travel Across New York State
Albany
The snow is falling in the Capital Region but -- it's not at all what we expected. Barry Wygel reports. Updated 01/27/2015 12:00 PM
Syracuse Common Councilors Take Position on I-81 Debate
Syracuse
Syracuse's common council has taken its stance on the future of Interstate 81. Bill Carey says lawmakers have unanimously voted to tell the state, they want the elevated highway gone. 01/27/2015 10:32 AM
Former State Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money From Cayuga Nation Trusts
City of Buffalo
An employee with the state office of Children and Family Services has pleaded guilty to stealing money from the trust accounts of Cayuga Nation children. 01/27/2015 02:38 PM
Upstate DOT Sends Resources Downstate
Vestal
This week's blizzard was forecasted by some to be one of the worst downstate has ever seen but the people expecting a record amount of snow won't be on their own. As Emily Lorsch shares, many areas across the region are sending resources to help keep communities safe. 01/26/2015 11:19 PM
Holocaust Survivors Commemorate Auschwitz Liberation
International
It has been 70 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. Many of the survivors were back at the former camp today for an official commemoration. Washington D.C. reporter Geoff Bennett filed this report. 01/27/2015 02:44 PM