It’s America’s birthday!
The quintessential American holiday happens to fall on a Saturday this year. How great is an Independence Day that involves sunny, hot weather—no small thing considering all the rain and wind we’ve had this year—and a long weekend for many of us?
Albany, NY (WBEN) There are new protocols in place at Clinton Correctional Facility, nearly a month after the escape by two convicted killers. The state department of corrections also has a new superintendent.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal officials have granted asylum to an Afghan military officer who along with two comrades slipped away from a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid being sent back home.
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) -- One of two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison in June told police that they conducted a practice run the night before their daring escape, a district attorney said.