Albany WATCH: Raw video of Sheldon Silver leaving the state Capitol after Assembly Democrats announce Joe Morelle will be interim Speaker. 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 07:30 PM
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.
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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. 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. 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. 09:37 PM
Jury Deliberating in Former Cornell Wrestler's Rape Trial
Ithaca
A jury is deliberating Peter Mesko's case in Ithaca. 03:35 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. 07:15 AM
Highlights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
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Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Clarkson University and Trudeau Institute Combat Bacterial Infections
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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. 06:05 PM
Excited Fans Attend AHL All-Star Classic in Utica
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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. 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 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. 10:32 AM
Former State Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money From Cayuga Nation Trusts
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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. 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. 02:44 PM
Assemblyman: Sheldon Silver Asked to Step Down, Assembly Will Regroup Tuesday
Albany
New York State Assembly members met late Monday to determine the next step after Sheldon Silver's arrest. They asked him to step down. 01/26/2015 09:18 PM
Syracuse Basketball Fans Hopeful Despite Loss to North Carolina
CNY
SU fans spent Monday evening cheering on the men's basketball team after witnessing the Orange lose to Miami at home just 48 hours before. And while supporters were hoping for a different outcome at Chapel Hill, SU wasn't able to claim a victory over the Tar Heels. Elizabeth Jeneault has reaction from fans, who aren't writing the team off just yet. 01/26/2015 11:18 PM