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Trump Era Throws Wrench Into Grad Students' Hopes For Unions

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 7:37am

Graduate teaching assistants at private universities had high hopes 18 months ago when a federal labor board ruled that they had a right to collective bargaining, but after the election of President Donald Trump, some schools are taking another shot at halting the burgeoning unionization movement.

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88-Year-Old Man Who Tried To Kill Wife With Hammer Sentenced

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:21pm

An 88-year-old man who tried to kill his wife with a hammer at her New York nursing home has been sentenced to six months in jail.

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Pennsylvania Couple Loses Money in Telephone Scam

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 5:22pm

Pennsylvania State Police are looking into an incident in which victims were convinced over the phone to send the scammer money.

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Pyeongchang Olympics Begin With Mixed Doubles Curling

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 5:13pm

The Pyeongchang Olympics have begun with a curling competition featuring a showdown between a pair of U.S. siblings and a Russian husband-and-wife team competing in neutral uniforms with no national insignia.

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Kolb Pulls Out Of New York Governor's Race

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 4:37pm

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is dropping out of the race for New York Governor.

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Schumer Says Budget Deal Helps Upstate NY Fuel Cell Maker

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 4:13pm

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says the bipartisan budget deal approved by Congress will help an upstate New York fuel cell company.

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New York Firefighters Face Off in Winter Games

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 3:42pm

Firefighters from around New York State are holding their own Winter Games.

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Searchers Look For 49-Year-Old Skier On Whiteface Mountain

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 2:16pm

State police and forest rangers are searching Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks for a 49-year-old Toronto firefighter who was last seen by his skiing party Wednesday afternoon.

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Defense Exposes Misdeed By Witness In Trial Of Ex-Cuomo Aide

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 1:37pm

The government's star witness in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was bracing for a scolding from prosecutors as he left the witness stand Thursday after admitting that his proclivity to tell lies did not end when he promised not to commit any more crimes.

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Central Valley BOE Expected To Name Rich As Superintendent

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 1:35pm

The Central Valley School District Board of Education is expected to name Jeremy Rich to the position of Superintendent at its next regular meeting

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NY Doctor And Wife To Pay Fine For False Medicare Claims

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:18pm

An upstate New York doctor and his wife have agreed to pay $500,000 for submitting false claims to Medicare for unapproved chemotherapy drugs.

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Griffo Bill Would Allow Gold Star Families To Obtain Special License Plates Passes Senate

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:14pm

The state Senate has passed legislation that provides Gold Star family members with the option of obtaining special license plates.

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With Extraordinary Political Optics, Winter Olympics Begin

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:35am

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger, suspicion and bloodshed.

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Erin Hamlin Leads USA At Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:18am

The Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics is complete.

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Cuomo Plans NY Tax Change To Avoid $1.5B Hit On Taxpayers

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:10am

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to separate the state's tax rates from the federal rates to keep New Yorkers from a $1.5 billion income tax increase, the Democrat's top budget official testified Thursday during a budget hearing.

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Mohawk Valley Nine Holds First Meeting Of 2018

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:33am

The Mohawk Valley Nine met for the first time this year earlier this week.

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Police Arrest 6th Suspect In Syracuse Shooting Death

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:34am

A sixth person has been arrested in the murder of a man who was shot to death in his Syracuse home in December.

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Keeler and WIBX Present 'Stage for Heart' Comets Event for Radiothon

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:27am

If you're looking for something truly unique for a Valentine's Day date idea, we've got one!

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Keeler Show Notes for Friday, February 9th, 2018

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:46am

Keeler Show Notes for Friday, February 9th, 2018

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Witness Clashes With Cuomo Ex-Aide's Lawyer At Bribery Trial

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:09am

A lawyer attacked the credibility of a key government witness on Wednesday at the bribery trial of a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo before the witness lashed back, calling it insulting to suggest he'd lie to avoid prison.

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