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  • Opening statements in Sodus double murder trial expected Monday

    Defense says prosecutors failed to prove Dean pulled trigger in Sodus murders

    The defense says prosecutors failed to prove Timothy Dean pulled trigger in Sodus double murder Attorneys presented their closing arguments Thursday in the trial of the former Texas police officer accused of killing a young couple in Sodus. Timothy Dean faced trial this week for the murders of Joshua Niles and Amber Washburn last October. Deputies said Dean was the...
  • Court backs farmworkers ability to organize

    Court backs farmworkers ability to organize

    The state Appellate Court on Thursday backed the ability of workers in New York’s agricultural sector to collectively bargaining and join labor unions. The development was cheered by supporters of a bill meant to expand labor rights and benefits to farm workers, but blasted by the New York Farm Bureau, which promised to appeal. The ruling comes as Democratic state...
  • Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls

    Bill to combat robocalls gets through Senate

    The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake phone numbers popping up on caller ID. The Senate passed the bill 97-1...
  • FLX WEEKLY: Holiday Weekend Preview & Flooding on Lake Ontario (podcast)

    FLX WEEKLY: Holiday Weekend Preview & Flooding on Lake Ontario (podcast)

    The unofficial start to summer arrives this weekend with Memorial Day in the Finger Lakes. We’ll fill you in on the weather outlook, all the events in Waterloo and we’ll take a look at some photos of the devastating flooding on Lake Ontario. .