Crime and Justice

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(WXXI) Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement in the wake of the incident in France where dozens of people were killed after a truck plowed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France:


(WRVO) Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick announced that 11 people have been arrested for inciting a riot at the Father’s Day shooting in Syracuse, during which an officer fired her gun and one man was killed. The officer responded to a shootout that included 37 shots fired from multiple guns, turning a large block party into chaos. 

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Last week was rough. In separate incidents, young black men were shot and killed by police officers in Baton Rouge, LA and St. Paul, MN. Then, at a protest over those shooting deaths, a gunman killed five police officers in Dallas, TX. These events have reignited the national conversation about race and policing. As Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay told NPR's Morning Edition on Monday

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(WBFO) NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman met with reporters in Buffalo after political insider Steven Pigeon was arraigned on Thursday on bribery, extortion and other felony charges.

Pennsylvania advocates on both sides of the abortion issue are working to figure out how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today could affect laws in the commonwealth. The nation's highest court has ruled Texas can't require physicians to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital if they perform abortions, and can't mandate higher standards for abortion facilities.

Binghamton Honors Lives Lost In Orlando

Jun 15, 2016
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Binghamton residents gathered Tuesday night near downtown to mourn and honor the victims of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday.


(WXXI)  The owner of an LGBT-friendly bar in Rochester says she has been unable to hire security for her business and that has her concerned in the wake of Sunday's mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, Florida.

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(WRVO) Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) is hoping that officials can learn from the tragedy in Orlando, to prevent another such deadly terrorist shooting going forward.

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Area representatives in Congress are responding to the massacre in Orlando. 

(WXXI) Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed flags at all state buildings to be at half-staff in solidarity with those impacted by the mass shooting in Florida.