(AP) Republican Dean Skelos, the leader of the New York Senate surrendered Monday to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson launch their runs for president today. Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Carson the only likely African-American.
Town of Wales, NY (WBEN) A tractor rollover in the Town of Wales claimed two lives Sunday afternoon. Erie County Sheriffs say that 56-year-old, John Rutkoswki was pulling a tree stump out of the ground with a tractor at his home on Schang Road just before noon.