A lawsuit has been filed against the Vermont Department for Children and Families alleging its social workers failed to act on reports of abuse and neglect of two Ludlow children for four years until local police intervened.
Less than two weeks after filing suit to halt a proposed casino project in one location, an Orange County village has filed a second lawsuit pertaining to another casino proposal in the county.
The Village of Kiryas Joel filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Woodbury town and village officials, Caesars Entertainment and partner Flaum Management and others, alleging failure to consider the environmental impact of a casino project. Paul Larrabee is spokesman for Kiryas Joel, which is near the site of Ceasars’ proposed casino.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says regulators will investigate what caused Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage as the state reviews the company's merger with Comcast Corp.
Cuomo says Wednesday that dependable Internet service is "vital" and that providers have a responsibility to deliver reliable service. He says he has directed the state's Department of Public Service to review the outage as part of its examination of the merger.
The mayor of Albany has reached a 10-year agreement with Capital View Casino and Resort, the proposed project across the river in East Greenbush. Kathy Sheehan saysthe Capitalize Albany Corporation will receive $1 million a year if the Churchill Downs/Saratoga Casino and Raceway-backed project gets the lone Capital Region casino license. The Albany Common Council is reviewing the written proposal. The city has already tepidly backed the other Rensselaer County casino proposal, but not exclusively.