NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) - A Poughkeepsie man is charged with a deadly shooting in a college bar over the weekend that law-enforcement officials say was retaliation for another killing. Basheem Bennett was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault. Authorities say 29-year-old Ryan Gray was killed and a 26-year-old woman was wounded by gunfire early Easter morning at the bar in New Paltz.
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) - A 30-year-old upstate New York Roman Catholic priest has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. James Taylor was arrested today after a two-day investigation. He's accused of inappropriate conduct with a 15-year-old Clifton Park girl since last October, including physical contact, telephone calls, text messages and photos.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills are going pay up for oversharing. The team has reached a settlement with fans who say the team sent them too many texts, agreeing to issue debit cards for the Bills store worth $58 to $75 each. Along with the $2.5 million worth of cards, the Bills will pay $562,000 in legal fees under terms of a class action settlement approved by a federal court in Florida last week.
NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (AP) - Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital to help fund its growth. The privately-held food company says that as part of the deal, TPG will have representation on the company's board. Chobani was founded in 2005 and is based in New Berlin, New York.
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