Burlington, VT – Three months after being ordered to pay $8.7 million to a priest sex abuse victim, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington returns to court this week for another trial focusing on its handling of the same priest who allegedly molested children. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
North Country – A baby girl whom police say was beaten by her father when she wouldn't stop crying has died. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson has suggested a billion dollars in additional cuts to the state budget- he wants the legislature to choose from among them and slash spending by slightly more than half of that amount- $600 million dollars. WAMC's Capital correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.
Westchester County, NY – The Westchester County, NY Board of Legislators Monday night approved a social host law aimed at penalizing adults who create the opportunities for minors to drink alcohol. The law takes effect immediately.
NY – Top county officials in New York's Hudson Valley Monday acknowledged the state is in dire financial straits and needs some form of a bailout, but Republican or Democrat, their message is don't put an added burden on local taxpayers. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Dutchess County, NY – Dutchess Community College students could see less of an increase in tuition than initially expected next year, as the county legislature passed a resolution Monday approving the college budget with an amended share of county funding. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.