Syracuse University will pay $3.7 million to settle a lawsuit brought by five female faculty members who claimed they were paid less than their male counterparts who held equivalent positions.
NEW YORK — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has encouraged religious-minded people to get a COVID-19 vaccine by saying it is God's will that they get inoculated.
A federal judge in Utica on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York State from proceeding with a Covid-19 vaccine mandate on all health care workers.
NEW YORK — The conviction of one of ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aides for fraud and accepting bribes was affirmed by a federal appeals court Wednesday.
"They’re dropping everything against Robby," said attorney Todd J. Aldinger, who along with Paul Cambria Jr. represented the Athletes Unleashed owner in the case. "I don’t know how you can see this as anything but a total victory for Robby."
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that he was declaring a disaster emergency related to gun violence in New York state.
The Diocese of Rochester has asked a federal judge to approve a $35 million settlement agreement with its insurers to help pay survivors of sexual abuse.
NEW YORK — An equal blend of black and white thread, the gray uniform worn by the New York State Police stands for the impartiality of justice.
ROCHESTER — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, whose husband was arrested on drug and gun charges last week, told a candidates' forum that she didn't know about the guns found in her house during a police raid.
A mayor in upstate New York whose past year has been marred by protests over police brutality and her indictment in a campaign finance case now faces a new crisis: Her husband is charged with being part of a cocaine distribution ring.
Firefighter Scott Martin was fired earlier this year because he tested positive for marijuana. He is a certified medical marijuana patient who uses cannabis to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and back pain.
A statue, which is part of a series at Dow Park in Jamestown memorializing the local Underground Railroad movement, appears to have been stolen. The piece is one of three at the park created by the late David Poulin titled "Underground Railroad Tableau."
UTICA — A central New York man was given the maximum sentence for fatally shooting his wife and hiding her body in a dumpster.
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