ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's challengers in this year's governor's race are calling for a criminal probe after reports his office meddled with Cuomo's own special corruption commission. Democrat Zephyr Teachout also says Cuomo should step down if it's found he directed or knew of the interference.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Standard & Poor's has upgraded the ratings for New York's general obligation and appropriation-backed bonds. A credit analyst says the move was based on the state's improved budget management and relatively modest projected budget gaps in the coming few years.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A former New York man has been charged in the 1995 killings of his wife and another woman. Robert Honsch, who now lives in Ohio, was charged with murder Tuesday night, with authorities alleging he shot his wife, with her body found in western Massachusetts. The other victim was found in a Connecticut strip mall parking area.
SARATOGA, N.Y. (AP) - An autopsy will be done on a man whose body was found floating in Saratoga Lake yesterday afternoon. The county's sheriff says the man was a local resident who had gone swimming while visiting a campground on the northern end of the lake. Investigators do not suspect foul play.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Rochester is marking the 50th anniversary of race riots that resulted in 5 deaths, hundreds of arrests and millions in damage. A ceremony was held last night along the Genesee River and the city's mayor has designated the next two days "Days of Remembrance and Re-Commitment."
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