New York

Mike Groll / AP

A well-known assemblyman from the Rochester area has committed suicide. A police officer saw Bill Nojay shoot himself near his family’s cemetery plot around 9:30 am Friday morning.

Evan Vucci / AP

New York State Republican Party Chair Ed Cox is talking up Donald Trump, and predicts that the Republican presidential candidate will do well in New York.

Cox says Trump has been looking presidential lately, appearing in Mexico alongside that country’s president, and visiting flood-ravaged Baton Rouge.

Craig Ruttle / AP

Researchers at Stony Brook University have found that a significant number of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster are experiencing cognitive impairment, which has long been considered a leading risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Geothermal Advocates Pressuring Gov. Cuomo For Tax Credits

Aug 29, 2016
Chris Caya / WBFO

Legislation to make one clean energy source more affordable in New York appears to be stuck on Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. But advocates of geothermal heating and cooling want Cuomo to sign the bill.

Supporters point out that geothermal reduces greenhouse gases by using the earth to heat and cool buildings. They are questioning Governor Cuomo's commitment to the environment as he continues to delay approval of a package of tax credits. 

David Karp / AP

After 10 years of hiding and running from the government, Long Island businessman Jacob Alexander pled guilty to securities fraud in federal court this week. The case has spawned a new type of fear of financial crimes.

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