ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday.
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- In an effort to combat high gas prices in Erie County, Legislator Ted Morton, chairman of Energy and Environment, is clocking a resolution to cap the sales tax on gasoline at $0.10 for $2 per gallon.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democrats in the state Assembly are expected to call Tuesday for replacing their powerful longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, after he was charged with taking millions of dollars in kickbacks over a decade.
Boston, Mass. (WBEN/AP) - Was it the locker room attendant who is responsible for the deflated footballs behind what is now know as "deflategate"? The NFL's probe into whether the New England Patriots used deliberately under-inflated footballs against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game has focused on a locker room attendant.